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    Inside the Ring: Russians advance on Ukraine
    Jan22

    Inside the Ring: Russians advance on Ukraine

    Russian military forces are crossing into eastern Ukraine in larger numbers, according to Phillip A. Karber, a Georgetown University professor currently on a fact-finding tour of the region. “Things are really heating up — five Russian armored task forces crossed the border in last 60 hours, a force of about … …read more Source:...

    Hillary Clinton says world must fight propaganda
    Jan22

    Hillary Clinton says world must fight propaganda

    WINNIPEG – Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton is calling on Canada to continue fighting the “ideology of hate” and extremist propaganda fuelling terrorism.Clinton told about 2,000 people at a Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce luncheon that the international community has to target material that is drawing radicals to the...

    Ukraine Plans Talks With Creditors
    Jan22

    Ukraine Plans Talks With Creditors

    Ukraine will enter into negotiations with creditors to ensure the country can pay its debts, the country’s finance ministry said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Baird declines invite for special Syria meeting at Davos that includes Iran
    Jan21

    Baird declines invite for special Syria meeting at Davos that includes Iran

    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird plans to take a pass on this week’s high-level meeting, chaired by his Norwegian counterpart, on the future of Syria at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. However, Baird will attend separate sessions Thursday on the crisis in Ukraine and a meeting focused on the instability being caused by militants...

    Baird declines invite for special Syria meeting at Davos that includes Iran
    Jan21

    Baird declines invite for special Syria meeting at Davos that includes Iran

    OTTAWA – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird plans to take a pass on this week’s high-level meeting, chaired by his Norwegian counterpart, on the future of Syria at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.However, Baird will attend separate sessions Thursday on the crisis in Ukraine and a meeting focused on the instability being...

    US says Russia’s latest ‘peace plan’ for Ukraine is nothing more than an ‘occupation plan’
    Jan21

    US says Russia’s latest ‘peace plan’ for Ukraine is nothing more than an ‘occupation plan’

    U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says Russia’s latest “peace plan” for Ukraine is nothing more than an “occupation plan.” Power told the U.S. Security Council on Wednesday that “the current situation is dangerous” and urged Russia to implement a September cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine President Points to Russian Hand in Conflict
    Jan21

    Ukraine President Points to Russian Hand in Conflict

    DAVOS, Switzerland—Ukraine’s president courted European support Wednesday against what he says are 9,000 Russian troops occupying 7 percent of his nation’s territory. Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he appealed for political and financial support, President Petro Poroshenko held up a piece of a bullet-riddled bus...

    Ukraine president points to Russian hand in conflict
    Jan21

    Ukraine president points to Russian hand in conflict

    Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he appealed for political and financial support, President Petro Poroshenko held up a piece of a bullet-riddled bus as evidence of shelling last week by heavy artillery in “occupied” parts of Ukraine. Ukraine’s intelligence has confirmed from independent sources that there are...

    Ukraine president, at Davos, says 9,000 Russian troops backing rebels in east
    Jan21

    Ukraine president, at Davos, says 9,000 Russian troops backing rebels in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that more than 9,000 Russian soldiers are backing up pro-Moscow rebels here in war-torn eastern Ukraine, where fighting raged on and the roars of artillery fire could be heard from all corners of the city on Wednesday. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending more troops across border
    Jan21

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending more troops across border

    Ukraine’s president on Wednesday accused Russia of moving additional troops and military hardware into his country, a charge the Moscow quickly denied amid intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...