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    Child soldiers appear to be playing a part on both sides of the conflict in eastern Ukraine
    Nov27

    Child soldiers appear to be playing a part on both sides of the conflict in eastern Ukraine

    A boy as young as 15 has been shown training pro-Russian separatist recruits in how to handle weapons, while Ukrainian media have told the story of a 17-year-old volunteer sapper. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Canada will send the Ukrainian army more than $22 million worth of cold-weather gear
    Nov27

    Canada will send the Ukrainian army more than $22 million worth of cold-weather gear

    The donations come from surplus military stocks. The green clothing dates from the late 1990s, said a Defence official, who also indicated that white camouflage winter smocks will not be among the donated items being loaded on a C-17 transport… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    New Ukraine Parliament To Convene
    Nov27

    New Ukraine Parliament To Convene

    Ukraine’s newly elected parliament is due to convene for its first session on November 27. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada sends parkas, boots to Ukraine as U.S. weighs request for weapons
    Nov27

    Canada sends parkas, boots to Ukraine as U.S. weighs request for weapons

    Nicholson would not say whether the Harper government supports providing heavy military equipment, including tanks and armoured vehicles, to replace Ukrainian material destroyed in fighting Russian-backed separatists …read more Source: The Globe and...

    World Briefing: Germany: Merkel Repeats Tough Stance on Ukraine
    Nov27

    World Briefing: Germany: Merkel Repeats Tough Stance on Ukraine

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told Germany’s Parliament on Wednesday that no military solution to the crisis with Russia was possible, but also that there was no way to lift sanctions under the present circumstances. …read more Source: The New York...

    News of the day from across the globe, Nov. 27
    Nov27

    News of the day from across the globe, Nov. 27

    On Oct. 15, Ken Tsang, a social worker, was kicked and beaten by a number of police officers in an incident that was filmed by a television crew and heightened animosity between the police and protesters after it was shared on social media. The death toll from a series of Syrian government air strikes on the Islamic State group’s stronghold...

    What Does Ukraine’s Future Hold?
    Nov27

    What Does Ukraine’s Future Hold?

    One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform. …read more Source: The Boston...

    World War 3: Report Claims Putin Has ‘Secret Plot’ to Rule Europe
    Nov26

    World War 3: Report Claims Putin Has ‘Secret Plot’ to Rule Europe

    A report is claiming Russian President Vladimir Putin has far-reaching plans to secretly rule Europe via a covert operation with the title, “Putin: the new leader of international conservatism.” Currently, the leaders of European Union and the US are aligned against Putin and have doled out international sacntions following the conflict in...

    Passengers ‘push’ plane from ice after temperatures plunge in Russia
    Nov26

    Passengers ‘push’ plane from ice after temperatures plunge in Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine — You may have had to push a car to get it going, but have you ever tried pushing a plane? That arduous task presented itself to passengers on a UTair flight in Russia this week after their ride got stuck in ice. Passengers in Igarka, a small town some 100 miles north of the Arctic circle in the country’s Krasnoyarsk region,...

    Advanced Russian warplanes arrive in Crimea
    Nov26

    Advanced Russian warplanes arrive in Crimea

    Ed AdamczykSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine, Nov. 26 (UPI) — Russia’s air force has moved some of its most sophisticated war planes to Belbek, near Crimea’s capital of Sevastopol and the Ukrainian border. …read more Source: United Press...