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    Ukrainian Separatist Commander Killed By Fellow Separatists
    Jan03

    Ukrainian Separatist Commander Killed By Fellow Separatists

    Following the killing of a commander of a separatist military unit in eastern Ukraine, information has surfaced claiming the commander ran a secret prison that regularly used torture and was apparently killed by fellow separatists …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News Analysis: The Next Battle for Ukraine
    Jan03

    News Analysis: The Next Battle for Ukraine

    A new activist generation seeks a shift in the way society and the state interact. …read more Source: The New York...

    Canadian firms hurt by Ukraine crisis
    Jan03

    Canadian firms hurt by Ukraine crisis

    Canadian exporters stung by Russia’s currency crisis and its retaliatory sanctions against the West wonder what 2015 will hold for a market filled with promise less than 12 months ago, writes Andy Blatchford of the Canadian Press. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Peace Proposal For Ukraine Is Wrong-Headed And Dangerous
    Jan03

    Peace Proposal For Ukraine Is Wrong-Headed And Dangerous

    Efforts to secure some kind of peace deal between Moscow and Kiev – and not just a temporary ceasefire that preserves a frozen conflict – continue. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Poland’s would-be guerrillas: The Home Army is back
    Jan03

    Poland’s would-be guerrillas: The Home Army is back

    Marcin Waszczuk is ready for action. Dressed in camouflage fatigues with a Polish flag on the shoulder, the heavyset 41-year-old is the head of Strzelec, one of Poland’s largest paramilitary organisations, and he wants to be prepared in case of a Russian attack. His office sits in a notable location: the PAST office block, one of...

    Boko Haram extremists kidnap 40 boys, young men in northeast Nigeria
    Jan03

    Boko Haram extremists kidnap 40 boys, young men in northeast Nigeria

    BAUCHI, Nigeria – Boko Haram extremists have kidnapped about 40 boys and young men and killed scores of soldiers in a bold attack on a multinational military base in northeast Nigeria, according to fleeing residents and an intelligence officer. The militants came to the remote village of Malari on Friday and urged people to come out and listen to...

    Canadian firms hurt by Ukraine crisis – exports to Russia plummet as Moscow strikes back against Canadian sanctions
    Jan03

    Canadian firms hurt by Ukraine crisis – exports to Russia plummet as Moscow strikes back against Canadian sanctions

    Canadian exporters stung by Russia’s currency crisis and its retaliatory sanctions against the West wonder what 2015 will hold for a market filled with promise less than 12 months ago, writes Andy Blatchford of the Canadian Press. Here is the rest of Andy Blatchford’s article: Companies from farm-equipment manufacturers to pork...

    Here Are The Drunkest Countries In The World
    Jan03

    Here Are The Drunkest Countries In The World

    Alcohol consumption varies widely across the globe, and US drinkers can keep up with the residents of many other countries. As the map below from the World Health Organization shows, Russians and their neighbors drink more than almost everyone else in the world. Portugal, Grenada, and Andorra are also ranked in the highest category at more than...

    Stressful times for students at Ukraine rebel universities
    Jan03

    Stressful times for students at Ukraine rebel universities

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Third-year economics student Inna Shmarai is kind of stressing out these days.It’s not just that exams are coming up soon at the National University in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk and some of the stuff she’s been studying this term has been really complicated.What’s adding to the slight...

    Harper’s Russian Sanctions Send the Right Signal
    Jan03

    Harper’s Russian Sanctions Send the Right Signal

    One hundred years ago this past summer, western countries, including Canada, ended up in conflict as a result of the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, the now-famous “shot heard ’round the world.” …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...