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    Ukraine gets Radarsat imagery while Canadian military faces shortage of data
    Feb20

    Ukraine gets Radarsat imagery while Canadian military faces shortage of data

    Canada’s military will be providing Ukraine with satellite imagery even though it’s facing a critical shortage when it comes to acquiring such surveillance data for its own use, according to documents obtained by the Citizen. The Conservative government received a request from the Ukrainians in September to provide the imagery from...

    Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate
    Feb20

    Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Stephen Harper’s selective punishment of Vladimir Putin
    Feb20

    Stephen Harper’s selective punishment of Vladimir Putin

    Again this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced more sanctions aimed at punishing Vladimir Putin and once again he threatened more if there are continued violations of a ceasefire in Ukraine. Further Russian escalation will result in further costs to the Russian economy, Harper said. Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson boasted Ottawa...

    Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate
    Feb20

    Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate

    Rebel fighters hug, pose for pictures as they take control of key east Ukrainian town …read more Source:...

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossack fighters celebrate
    Feb20

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossack fighters celebrate

    Cossack fighters laugh, hug, pose for pictures as they take control of key east Ukrainian town …read more Source:...

    Russian Envoy Says Obama’s Extremism Summit a “Mess”
    Feb20

    Russian Envoy Says Obama’s Extremism Summit a “Mess”

    Despite bitter differences over the fate of Syria and Ukraine, the United States and Russia still agree on one thing: The need to confront violent Islamic extremists from North Africa to the Middle East. But forging a coordinated strategy for combating the scourge has been complicated by the deteriorating state of relations between the Cold War...

    Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate
    Feb20

    Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate

    For the rebel fighters who seized control of this strategic town, Thursday was a day of jubilation and bragging of victory. The retreating Ukrainian soldiers were grim, stunned and relieved to have escaped with their lives… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine forces and EU diplomacy take heavy blow as rebels seize key town (+video)
    Feb19

    Ukraine forces and EU diplomacy take heavy blow as rebels seize key town (+video)

    A newly forged cease-fire all but collapsed as government troops withdrew from the transit hub of Debaltseve in what appears to be another implicit victory for Russia’s Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Alexander Zaldostanov, Russian biker, makes Canada’s sanctions list
    Feb19

    Alexander Zaldostanov, Russian biker, makes Canada’s sanctions list

    Canada has added the name Alexander Zaldostanov to the list of Russians under sanctions because of the war in Ukraine. But unlike the other prominent Russians targeted, he is not a senior military officer or the CEO of a major oil company. The 51-year-old Zaldostanov, nicknamed “The Surgeon,” is the head of Russia’s biggest biker gang, the...

    Reflecting on the anniversary of Ukraine’s uprising
    Feb19

    Reflecting on the anniversary of Ukraine’s uprising

    KIEV, Ukraine – It was one year ago that Kiev erupted in bloody clashes that killed dozens of protesters, and eventually led to the downfall of Viktor Yanukovych, the former Ukrainian president who fled the capital under the cover of night, slipping across the Russian border.Fuzzy black-and-white security camera footage from the ex-leader’s...