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    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

    With perfect hindsight, Postmedia’s national columnists revisit moments and events they observed in 2014 that deserve a second look. Today, it’s foreign correspondent Matthew Fisher. 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,...

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea, citing security concerns
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea, citing security concerns

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

    Ukraine prisoner exchange underway, around 370 expected to be released
    Dec26

    Ukraine prisoner exchange underway, around 370 expected to be released

    DONETSK, Ukraine – A major exchange of war prisoners is getting underway in eastern Ukraine, with around 370 expected to be released. The pro-Russia rebels are set to release 150 Ukrainian prisoners in exchange for the Ukrainian government releasing 222 captives. READ MORE: Ukraine says truce with Russia results in first casualty-free day...

    Ukraine Prisoner Exchange: Kiev, Pro-Russian Separatists Agree To Swap
    Dec26

    Ukraine Prisoner Exchange: Kiev, Pro-Russian Separatists Agree To Swap

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists agreed on a prisoner exchange Friday but could not come to a deal to restart peace negotiations in Belarus. Kiev will give the rebels 225 of their fighters, while the rebels will hand over 125 Ukrainian soldiers, according to Reuters. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns. In a separate statement, the Infrastructure Ministry issued a directive to bus companies to stop bus services to Crimea starting Friday. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns. The state railways company said that trains bound for Crimea’s regional capital of Simferopol and the port of Sevastopol will run only to stations on the mainland near Crimea starting Saturday. The company...

    Russia hardens military doctrine amid NATO standoff over Ukraine
    Dec26

    Russia hardens military doctrine amid NATO standoff over Ukraine

    Russia hardened its military doctrine, identifying new threats after tensions with its Cold War foe NATO increased over the conflict in Ukraine. The revised document posted today on the Kremlin website names attempts to overthrow neighboring governments as a major threat, as well as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s buildup close to...

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Eastern Ukraine prisoner exchange underway
    Dec26

    Eastern Ukraine prisoner exchange underway

    A major exchange of war prisoners is getting underway in eastern Ukraine, with around 370 expected to be released. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Report Little Progress In Talks To End Fighting
    Dec26

    Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Report Little Progress In Talks To End Fighting

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels reported scant progress toward their goal of a cease-fire after the first high-level talks between the two sides in months. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...