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    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    NATO expansion key risk to Russia, Putin says
    Dec26

    NATO expansion key risk to Russia, Putin says

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new military doctrine, naming NATO expansion among key external risks, the Kremlin said on Friday, days after Ukraine made fresh steps to join the Atlantic military alliance. …read more Source:...

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Dec26

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has signed a new military doctrine that describes NATO’s military buildup near the Russian borders as the top military threat amid Russia-West tensions over Ukraine. The document released by the Kremlin on Friday maintains the provisions of the previous, 2010 edition of the military doctrine regarding...

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Dec26

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has signed a new military doctrine that describes NATO’s military buildup near the Russian borders as the top military threat amid Russia-West tensions over Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Conflicting reports of eastern Ukraine prisoner exchange
    Dec26

    Conflicting reports of eastern Ukraine prisoner exchange

    A major exchange of war prisoners is getting underway in eastern Ukraine, with around 370 expected to be released. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia’s New Military Doctrine Lists NATO, US as Major Threats
    Dec26

    Russia’s New Military Doctrine Lists NATO, US as Major Threats

    Russia has adopted a new version of its military doctrine, naming NATO and the United States as major threats to its national security. President Vladimir Putin approved the new doctrine Friday. Its core remains unchanged from the previous version. The new sections outline the threat Russia sees in NATO’s expansion and military buildup, and...

    Putin Signs New Russian Military Doctrine
    Dec26

    Putin Signs New Russian Military Doctrine

    MOSCOW, Dec 26 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new military doctrine, naming NATO expansion among key external risks, the Kremlin said on Friday, days after Ukraine made fresh steps to join the Atlantic military alliance. Moscow’s previous military doctrine, signed by Putin in 2010, also identified NATO...

    Conflicting reports of Ukraine prisoner exchange
    Dec26

    Conflicting reports of Ukraine prisoner exchange

    A major exchange of war prisoners was embroiled in controversy Friday, with some reports saying it has been completed and others saying it had has been pushed back a day. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Kiev And Rebels To Hold Mass Prisoner Exchange, Says Ukraine Security Service
    Dec26

    Kiev And Rebels To Hold Mass Prisoner Exchange, Says Ukraine Security Service

    KIEV, Dec 26 (Reuters) – Kiev and pro-Russian separatists will exchange hundreds of prisoners soon, an aide to the head of Ukraine’s SBU state security service said on Friday, as the military reported a slight increase in rebel attacks. The agreement to swap 125 Ukrainian servicemen for 225 rebels held by Kiev followed peace talks...

    On second thought: Ukraine and Iraq crises led the news, but China’s moves were the most consequential
    Dec26

    On second thought: Ukraine and Iraq crises led the news, but China’s moves were the most consequential

    Getting to the right place at the right time is 90 per cent of my job as international affairs columnist for Postmedia. As U.S. power wanes, China rises, the Middle East fractures and Russia seeks to play the role of international spoiler, guessing about where to go and when gets harder to do every year. …read more Source: Vancouver...