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    Ukraine separatists claim victory in battle for airport
    Jan15

    Ukraine separatists claim victory in battle for airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine say they have captured the shattered remains of Donetsk airport, further dashing hopes for a lasting peace agreement. …read more Source: U.S....

    The Age of Miracles
    Jan15

    The Age of Miracles

    This is how I spent a few days at the end of last summer. At a meeting in Europe, I heard colleagues who work on humanitarian relief tell heartbreaking stories of suffering in the refugee camps and rubbled cityscapes of the Middle East. Back in the U.S. for Labor Day, with Ukraine in the headlines, I was at a dinner at which well-informed...

    EU Parliament calls Russia potential threat to EU but top official calls for improved ties
    Jan15

    EU Parliament calls Russia potential threat to EU but top official calls for improved ties

    The EU parliament on Thursday condemned Russia as a “potential threat to the European Union itself” even as the EU foreign policy chief sought to resume dialogue with Moscow to help end the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU Parliament calls Russia potential threat to EU
    Jan15

    EU Parliament calls Russia potential threat to EU

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The EU parliament on Thursday condemned Russia as a “potential threat to the European Union itself” even as the EU foreign policy chief sought to resume dialogue with Moscow to help end the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    NGOs and NATO Partners Help to Train Ukrainian Military Personnel to Provide First Aid on the Battlefield
    Jan15

    NGOs and NATO Partners Help to Train Ukrainian Military Personnel to Provide First Aid on the Battlefield

    Teaching the basics of military tactical medicine has become a priority for Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence. According to experts, outdated standards of medical training and a lack of medicines and emergency vehicles were among the main reasons the Ukrainian Army… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Canadians Strongly Condemns Killing of Civilians in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan15

    Canadians Strongly Condemns Killing of Civilians in Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the murder of innocent civilians by Kremlin-backed terrorists, who shelled a checkpoint near Volnovakha, Donetsk oblast in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    NATO Urges Russia To Stop Supporting Separatists In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan15

    NATO Urges Russia To Stop Supporting Separatists In Eastern Ukraine

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has called on Russia to withdraw its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine and use “all its influence” to make them observe a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Steps Up Mobilization, Warns Of Renewed Russian ‘Aggression’
    Jan15

    Ukraine Steps Up Mobilization, Warns Of Renewed Russian ‘Aggression’

    KIEV, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Thursday to refresh its front-line forces and resume partial conscription after a top security official warned that Russian forces backing separatist rebels had sharply increased military activity in the east. “Russian aggression is continuing. There has been a significant...

    Russia’s Forests Overlooked In Climate Change Fight, Scientists Warn
    Jan15

    Russia’s Forests Overlooked In Climate Change Fight, Scientists Warn

    By Angelina Davydova ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Jan 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – R ussia’s forests may lose their power to help curb global warming without stronger domestic protection and a place in a new global climate change deal, scientists have warned. Russia has 19 percent of world forest reserves by surface area. But experts...

    Ukraine Mourns 13 Victims of Bus Blast Possibly Caused by Rebels
    Jan15

    Ukraine Mourns 13 Victims of Bus Blast Possibly Caused by Rebels

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine held a day of mourning Thursday after 13 people were killed two days ago when their bus was hit by what the government says was a shell fired by Russian-backed separatists. President Petro Poroshenko said respects would be paid for all people killed by rebel offensives in eastern Ukraine. The separatists deny responsibility...