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    War in Ukraine flares amid worsening tensions
    Jan29

    War in Ukraine flares amid worsening tensions

    There’s been a new round of fighting in Eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian rebels face off with Ukranian soldiers. As Elizbeth Palmer reports, the war of words is back on as well. …read more Source:...

    Biden: More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course
    Jan29

    Biden: More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says Russia must face increasing penalties unless it changes course on Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Amid Fighting In Donetsk, On Edge And Seeking Safety Underground
    Jan29

    Amid Fighting In Donetsk, On Edge And Seeking Safety Underground

    The eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has been under siege and subject to artillery and rocket attacks for months — residents are living in stressful conditions and the separatist militia are jumpy.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Arctic Council meeting sets up awkward Russian visit to Canada
    Jan29

    Arctic Council meeting sets up awkward Russian visit to Canada

    The federal government is set to host a high-level Russian delegation on Canadian soil in April, despite a deep freeze in relations between the two countries over the crisis in Ukraine. The Russian officials will be participating in an Arctic Council meeting in Iqaluit, during which Canada will complete its two-year chairmanship of the...

    Arctic Council meeting sets up awkward Russian visit to Canada
    Jan29

    Arctic Council meeting sets up awkward Russian visit to Canada

    The federal government will host a high-level Russian delegation on Canadian soil in April, despite a deep freeze in relations between the two countries over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    #Expendables  for Ukraine – everything will be ok! (Photo)
    Jan29

    #Expendables for Ukraine – everything will be ok! (Photo)

    Expendables for Ukraine – everything will be ok! …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    EU Policy Up in Air as Greece Seeks Relief
    Jan28

    EU Policy Up in Air as Greece Seeks Relief

    A new Greek government led by the left-wing Syriza party is creating an overlap between the two biggest crises Europe has faced in recent years: the deep economic malaise in the eurozone and the war in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Maidan One Year Later: What Happened to the Social Component?
    Jan28

    Maidan One Year Later: What Happened to the Social Component?

    Amidst increasing hostilities in Ukraine, many of the social aims of the Maidan revolution could be lost or simply forgotten. That, at least, is the impression I got from speaking to activists on the independent left circuit, not to be confused with the old Soviet and authoritarian left. During a recent research trip to Kiev, organizers expressed...

    Ukraine rebels claim new key victory is within grasp
    Jan28

    Ukraine rebels claim new key victory is within grasp

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub, putting them within grasp of a decisive new victory. Debaltseve is one of multiple flashpoints that have flared up across eastern Ukraine since the start of the month, when...

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike
    Jan28

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has come under pressure from Europe’s human rights watchdog and the United States to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison. …read more Source: U.S....