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    Russia’s Economic Crisis Has Officially Arrived
    Jan19

    Russia’s Economic Crisis Has Officially Arrived

    The Russian economy will take a long time to recover. It badly needs structural reforms that it is unlikely to get JUDGING by the lack of economic news in Russia’s media, a crisis has arrived. Just as in Soviet days, state television does not report facts, it conceals them. The official picture is dominated by the war in Ukraine (fuelled by...

    Fighting intensifies as Ukrainian military takes control of Donetsk airport
    Jan18

    Fighting intensifies as Ukrainian military takes control of Donetsk airport

    Andrew V. PestanoDONETSK, Ukraine, Jan. 18 (UPI) — Government forces have escalated operations in the Ukranian city of Donetsk against Russian-endorsed rebels. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine president vows to retake the east
    Jan18

    Ukraine president vows to retake the east

    President Poroshenko again puts the prospect of a successful truce further afield as fighting rages around the destroyed Donetsk airport …read more Source:...

    HMCS Toronto returns to home port after seven month deployment
    Jan18

    HMCS Toronto returns to home port after seven month deployment

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto returned to her home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia today, after what the Royal Canadian Navy is calling a successful seven month-long deployment in the Mediterranean Sea on Operation REASSURANCE. That operation is Canada’s response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and Russia’s military...

    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...

    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 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...

    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...