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    Ukraine Forces Come Under Attack from Russian Troops
    Jan20

    Ukraine Forces Come Under Attack from Russian Troops

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian army units came under attack from Russian regular forces in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday and heavy fighting was taking place, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. “In spite of preliminary agreements, Ukrainian military units were attacked in the north of the anti-terrorist operational zone by regular military formations...

    Ukrainian forces under Russian troops attack
    Jan20

    Ukrainian forces under Russian troops attack

    Ukrainian forces came under attack by Russian regular forces north of the conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills at least 6 civilians
    Jan20

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills at least 6 civilians

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces.AP reporters saw the bodies of two people who were killed while waiting for a bus in the separatist-held city of Donetsk. Separatist authorities said another person died from an...

    NATO’s Future Rises to Focus of U.S. Presidential Election 2016?
    Jan20

    NATO’s Future Rises to Focus of U.S. Presidential Election 2016?

    NATO was critical to the shaping of the “new Europe” two decades earlier after the fall of the Iron Curtain. Similar and new challenges have emerged where once again NATO may be a defining factor in the future of Europe as well as the Euro-Atlantic family. The Administration of Bill Clinton, Republican Congressional leaders, and civil...

    Russia denies forces entered Ukraine
    Jan20

    Russia denies forces entered Ukraine

    Ukraine’s allegations that Russian troops have been deployed into Ukraine are “complete rubbish,” the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Trudeau touts need for provinces to have ‘partner in Ottawa’
    Jan20

    Trudeau touts need for provinces to have ‘partner in Ottawa’

    LONDON, ONT. – Liberal leader Justin Trudeau all but accused the Conservative government of abandoning Canadians in hard-hit manufacturing regions as he kicked off a two-day caucus retreat in London, Ont. on Tuesday. “The people of southwestern Ontario are amazingly resilient and have demonstrated that moving beyond a manufacturing-based economy...

    East Ukraine War: Russian State TV Purportedly Shows Russian Troops Inside Donetsk Airport
    Jan20

    East Ukraine War: Russian State TV Purportedly Shows Russian Troops Inside Donetsk Airport

    Video footage has emerged from Russian state-controlled television, reportedly shot inside the Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine and showing troops with the insignia of the Russian Naval Infantry, or Russian Marines, on the soldiers’ uniforms, according to reports from Ukraine Today, an independent Kiev-based TV station. …read more...

    East Ukraine War: Russian State TV Purpotedly Shows Russian Troops Inside Donetsk Airport
    Jan20

    East Ukraine War: Russian State TV Purpotedly Shows Russian Troops Inside Donetsk Airport

    Footage has emerged from Russian state-controlled television, reportedly shot inside the Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine and showing troops with the insignia of Russian Naval Infantry, or Russian Marines, according to reports from Ukraine Today, an independent Kyiv-based TV station. If true, the video further undermines Russia’s denial...

    Russia Orders Snap Test of Nuclear Missiles
    Jan20

    Russia Orders Snap Test of Nuclear Missiles

    Russia has ordered a snap drill of its Strategic Missile Troops (RVSN), which control the country’s 305 land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads, according to a statement issued by the unit’s high command today. “More than 1,200 servicemen have been drafted to take part in the test exercises,” Colonel Igor...

    Leaders to Weigh ‘The New Global Context’ at Davos
    Jan20

    Leaders to Weigh ‘The New Global Context’ at Davos

    Against a disturbing global backdrop that includes ongoing hostilities in Ukraine, the crashing of oil prices, a global jobless recovery and the recent slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, more than 2,500 delegates will squeeze into the small ski resort of Davos, Switzerland — population 11,000 — for the World Economic Forum annual meeting....