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    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev
    Jan18

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev

    Fierce fighting raged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as tens of thousands of people gathered in the capital, Kiev, to light candles for peace. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine says tank offensive pushing rebels from airport
    Jan18

    Ukraine says tank offensive pushing rebels from airport

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine rushed tanks to the front lines and claimed Sunday to have cleared pro-Russian rebels from most of Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting, with heavy shelling shaking the key eastern city.As fighting wracked the country’s war-torn east, thousands of people held a common prayer and peace march...

    Ukraine fighting intensifies as president vows to control east
    Jan18

    Ukraine fighting intensifies as president vows to control east

    KYIV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s president vowed Sunday to reassert government control over eastern regions as the army unleashed a counter-offensive against Russian-backed separatist fighters vying for command over the airport in the city of Donetsk. The separatist stronghold was shaken by intense outgoing and incoming artillery fire over the...

    What The World’s Armies Eat
    Jan18

    What The World’s Armies Eat

    One of the biggest challenges facing any military is providing each soldier with a lightweight, self-contained, high-calorie meal inside of a combat zone. These individual field rations called “Meal Ready-to-Eat”(MRE) or “kitchens in a box” are designed to give service members well-balanced meals that can last them an...

    Ukrainian Troops Retake Almost All Of Donetsk Airport From Rebels
    Jan18

    Ukrainian Troops Retake Almost All Of Donetsk Airport From Rebels

    By Natalia Zinets and Lina Kushch KIEV, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks, even as thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march on Sunday. The offensive brought fighting close to the big industrial city of...

    HMCS Toronto returns home to Halifax
    Jan18

    HMCS Toronto returns home to Halifax

    HALIFAX – A Canadian navy frigate returned home to Halifax today after a seven month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea.Dozens of people held yellow balloons and homemade signs as the ice-clad HMCS Toronto docked in Halifax harbour this morning.Master seaman Kurt Sheppard was the first off the vessel, waving a bouquet of red roses as he...

    Ukraine says it reclaimed Donetsk airport after ‘massive military operation’
    Jan18

    Ukraine says it reclaimed Donetsk airport after ‘massive military operation’

    The Ukrainian military on Sunday said its forces had rebuffed an assault by Russian-backed rebels, and reclaimed almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine that was lost in recent weeks, after Kiev rushed tanks to the battle lines in a “massive operation” overnight. Ukrainian officials reported at least six people...

    Ukraine forces reclaim Donetsk airport in new offensive
    Jan18

    Ukraine forces reclaim Donetsk airport in new offensive

    Ukrainian troops launched a ‘mass operation’ overnight, retaking almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president vowed Sunday to reassert control over his country’s conflict-shattered eastern regions as fighting there reached a new peak of intensity.Petro Poroshenko told a crowd of several thousand gathered in central Kiev that Ukraine wouldn’t “give up an inch” of its land to Russian-backed...

    Ukraine leader vows to reassert control as fighting hits new heights in the east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to reassert control as fighting hits new heights in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president vowed Sunday to reassert control over his country’s conflict-shattered eastern regions as fighting there reached a new peak of intensity. Petro Poroshenko told a crowd of several thousand gathered in central Kyiv that Ukraine wouldn’t “give up an inch” of its land to Russian-backed...