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    Pro-Russian Ukraine rebels rip up current ceasefire deal, launch new offensive
    Jan24

    Pro-Russian Ukraine rebels rip up current ceasefire deal, launch new offensive

    The top separatist leader in the region vowed to push Ukrainian soldiers out of the area and said rebels would not take part in any more ceasefire talks …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive
    Jan24

    Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multi-pronged offensive against Ukrainian government troops, upending recent European attempts to mediate an end to the fighting. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine headache grows for IMF
    Jan24

    Ukraine headache grows for IMF

    Washington (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund is far from being done with Ukraine, its latest mega-bailout client.A new aid plan for Kiev — larger and longer — is under discussion and raises the risk for the global crisis lender as Ukraine sinks deeper into war against pro-Moscow separatists.Less than a year ago, the IMF...

    Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive
    Jan24

    Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multipronged offensive against Ukrainian government troops, upending recent European attempts to mediate an end to the fighting. …read more Source: CTV...

    Why Yemen’s Collapse Dooms Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy
    Jan24

    Why Yemen’s Collapse Dooms Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy

    Look at a map of the Arabian Peninsula and the surrounding region while taking into account recent headlines and you’ll see that both sides in the war between Shiite and Sunni radicals are defeating the United States. That is, radical Islamist forces (both sets of them) are winning and the United States is losing. We are in one of the most...

    Russia won’t go ‘begging’ for better relations with Canada: Ambassador
    Jan24

    Russia won’t go ‘begging’ for better relations with Canada: Ambassador

    Russia’s new ambassador in Ottawa says his country will not go “begging” for better relations with Canada, even though the two countries need each other to protect the Arctic and fight terrorism. In an interview with the Citizen, Russian Ambassador Alexander Darchiev said his country wants to re-open lines of communication with Ottawa after...

    Civilians’ Blood Stain Donetsk’s Streets
    Jan24

    Civilians’ Blood Stain Donetsk’s Streets

    Increasing violence in Ukraine’s east means civilians have fewer and fewer places where they can feel safe. …read more Source: The Daily...

    With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit
    Jan24

    With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit

    Russia has many ways to influence events in country’s on its periphery, both subtle and not. In Ukraine, that influence-peddling has taken the form of outright warfare. In Georgia, that effort is far less conspicuous, and this week Russia took yet another step to more closely bind that country’s breakaway republics to Moscow. On...

    Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch offensive
    Jan24

    Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch offensive

    Pro-Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal and announced a new multi-pronged offensive against Ukrainian government troops, defying diplomatic efforts to end the spiralling crisis. …read more Source:...

    Note to Ukraine: Stop Whitewashing the Political Record
    Jan24

    Note to Ukraine: Stop Whitewashing the Political Record

    Listen too much to Kremlin pronouncements, and one might get the impression that the Ukrainian government in Kiev is comprised of nothing less than a malevolent and sinister fascist junta. In light of Putin’s own authoritarian tendencies, not to mention Russia’s support for Ukrainian separatists, such talk is highly ironic and that is...