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    Sweden hopes Ukraine truce mends Russia-EU relations
    Feb23

    Sweden hopes Ukraine truce mends Russia-EU relations

    Swedish Ambassador Bjorn Lyrvall discussed European economy, Ukraine with USA TODAY. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine says weapons withdrawal not yet possible due to rebel attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine says weapons withdrawal not yet possible due to rebel attacks

    Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rocket Launcher Attack Threatens to Open New Front in East Ukraine
    Feb23

    Rocket Launcher Attack Threatens to Open New Front in East Ukraine

    The Ukrainian security services accused Russia of arming and training a group of terrorists who allegedly launched a deadly attack on a peaceful demonstration the as yet untouched Eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv yesterday. An explosion, thought to have been caused by a rocket attack, ripped through the crowd at a march towards a vigil in honour...

    Four Suspects Arrested in Kharkiv Attack Plot
    Feb23

    Four Suspects Arrested in Kharkiv Attack Plot

    Ukraine’s security service — the SBU — detains two men late Sunday in the northeastern city of Kharkiv. They’re suspects in a deadly bomb blast from earlier in the day. The SBU says it’s detained a total of four men suspected of planning a series of attacks in the city with a Russian-made rocket launcher. The arrests...

    Madeleine Albright: The UN ‘Has To Act’ If A State Doesn’t Protect Its Citizens
    Feb23

    Madeleine Albright: The UN ‘Has To Act’ If A State Doesn’t Protect Its Citizens

    Madeleine Albright, the U.S. Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001, chairs the Advisory Council of The Hague Institute for Global Justice. She spoke to The European last week about international security.The European: Mrs. Secretary, the slogan of this year’s Munich Security Conference asked whether the world order was collapsing. Do you...

    Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting
    Feb23

    Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister is implicitly accusing the United States of violating U.N. principles by bombing Syria, occupying Iraq under false pretenses and manipulating a Security Council mandate to destroy and create chaos in Libya. Sergey Lavrov, clearly pointing at the U.S. without naming it, said these acts were the...

    Russian Company to Start Selling Ukrainian Separatist Bikini Range
    Feb23

    Russian Company to Start Selling Ukrainian Separatist Bikini Range

    While most of the fashion world turns its gaze toward London’s runways in search of the latest avant-garde designs for London Fashion Week, one Russian company has drawn sartorial inspiration much closer to home, in neighbouring Ukraine’s eastern, war-stricken regions. Moscow-based company Voenpro has launched a 2015 collection of...

    Opinion: Canada should renew its commitment to fighting tuberculosis around the world
    Feb23

    Opinion: Canada should renew its commitment to fighting tuberculosis around the world

    The world was unprepared for the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa even though red flags were raised months in advance. Thousands of families, communities and individuals were needlessly ravaged by this epidemic. Let us not make the same mistake by ignoring another disease that has killed more people than any other infectious disease in human...

    Russia and US trade accusations at UN meeting over global crises from Syria to Ukraine
    Feb23

    Russia and US trade accusations at UN meeting over global crises from Syria to Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister is implicitly accusing the United States of violating U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continued attacks from separatist rebels. …read more Source: New York Daily...