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    Putin Makes His First Move in Race to Control the Arctic
    Jan06

    Putin Makes His First Move in Race to Control the Arctic

    In november, the Russian K-550 nuclear ballistic submarine Alexander Nevsky, submerged in the Barents sea between Russia and the north pole, successfully launched a missile that travelled its prescribed course to Kamchatka in Russia’s far east. The Alexander Nevsky thus joins two other Russian nuclear submarines, which have, in the course...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Jan06

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Divers have recovered five major parts of wreckage from AirAsia Flight 8501, but have yet to find the crucial “black box.” 2. French president Francois Hollande said in an interview Monday that Western nations should ease existing sanctions on Russia. 3. Thousands of...

    12 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east: national guard
    Jan06

    12 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east: national guard

    Kiev (AFP) – Twelve Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 18 injured when a bus collided with military vehicles in bad weather in the war-torn east, the national guard said Tuesday.The collision Monday night was due to bad weather, it said in a statement.Join the conversation about this story » …read more Source: Business...

    The war came to me: From U.S. Peace Corps to Ukraine conflict reporter
    Jan06

    The war came to me: From U.S. Peace Corps to Ukraine conflict reporter

    …More about Russia, War, Conflict, Us World, and Us …read more Source:...

    Rising Warlords Threaten Ukraine’s Rebuilding
    Jan06

    Rising Warlords Threaten Ukraine’s Rebuilding

    Kyiv is abuzz with creative reforms in governance, major anti-corruption initiatives and budgetary clawbacks against rent-seeking oligarchs. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    OSCE To Double Size Of Ukraine Monitoring Mission
    Jan06

    OSCE To Double Size Of Ukraine Monitoring Mission

    OSCE spokesman Michael Bociourkiw made the announcement on January 4 in an interview with the German dpa news agency. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen killed in road accident
    Jan06

    At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen killed in road accident

    The accident took place late on Monday near an area of conflict with pro-Russian separatists who are fighting Ukrainian government forces, police said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    NATO to shift its focus to Europe, create ‘spearhead force’
    Jan06

    NATO to shift its focus to Europe, create ‘spearhead force’

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – Leaving combat operations in Afghanistan behind, NATO is shifting its focus to Europe in 2015 and the creation of its new ultra-rapid-reaction force, designed as a deterrent to Russia. The priority for the 28-member alliance will be to get the new agile expeditionary force into operation, but also settling the question of who...

    NATO’s priority in 2015: Setting up reaction force in Europe
    Jan06

    NATO’s priority in 2015: Setting up reaction force in Europe

    The multinational force, often called the “spearhead,” was ordered into existence by President Obama and other NATO leaders in September so it could be deployed to reinforce alliance members feeling threatened by the actions or ambitions of Vladimir Putin’s Russia. With NATO officially out of combat operations in Afghanistan as...

    NATO’s priority in 2015: Setting up reaction force in Europe
    Jan06

    NATO’s priority in 2015: Setting up reaction force in Europe

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaving combat operations in Afghanistan behind, NATO is shifting its focus to Europe in 2015 and the creation of its new ultra-rapid-reaction force, designed as a deterrent to Russia. The priority for the 28-member alliance will be to get the new agile expeditionary force into operation, but also settling the question of who will...