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    US, UK Finally Join in Major Nuclear Meeting
    Dec08

    US, UK Finally Join in Major Nuclear Meeting

    The United States and Britain took part for the first time Monday in an international conference on nuclear weapons’ humanitarian impact and were expected to face pressure to do more to eliminate their atomic arsenals. The three other officially recognized nuclear weapon states – Russia, France and China – shunned the two-day meeting, which...

    Canadians to train Ukrainian military police
    Dec08

    Canadians to train Ukrainian military police

    KYIV, Ukraine – Canadian soldiers are arriving in Ukraine to help train military police, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says. The training is part of an agreement Nicholson signed with Ukraine pledging Canadian help in the face of Russian aggression. “The declaration seeks to initiate a process to strengthen the capacity of the Ukrainian...

    Russia Displays Air Defense Systems Amid Ukraine Tensions
    Dec08

    Russia Displays Air Defense Systems Amid Ukraine Tensions

    Russia displayed its mobile air defense missile systems in central Moscow on Monday, underlining its military might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin said last week that Russia would have enough resources and resolve to protect it from what he described as enemies seeking to dismember the country. Mounted on dark...

    Canadian soldiers to train Ukrainian military police: Nicholson
    Dec08

    Canadian soldiers to train Ukrainian military police: Nicholson

    KYIV, Ukraine – Canadian soldiers are arriving in Ukraine to help train military police, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says. The training is part of an agreement Nicholson signed with Ukraine pledging Canadian help in the face of Russian aggression. “The declaration seeks to initiate a process to strengthen the capacity of the Ukrainian...

    Canadians to train Ukrainian military police
    Dec08

    Canadians to train Ukrainian military police

    Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says Canadian soldiers are arriving in Ukraine to help train military police. Nicholson says that training is part of an agreement he has signed with Ukraine pledging Canadian help in training the Ukrainian military. He says Canada will help in military policing, medical procedures and personal protection education....

    Canada and Ukraine to examine ways to conduct joint military training
    Dec08

    Canada and Ukraine to examine ways to conduct joint military training

    Canada today signed a “Declaration of Intent” with Ukraine to explore opportunities to conduct joint military training and capacity building, the Department of National Defence announced. The agreement was signed by Defence Minister Rob Nicholson at the conclusion of a visit to Kiev, Ukraine. Some more details from the DND news release: Canada...

    US Sanctions Aimed at Changing Power, Russian Envoy Says
    Dec08

    US Sanctions Aimed at Changing Power, Russian Envoy Says

    A senior Russian diplomat accused the United States on Monday of trying to bring down President Vladimir Putin with the sanctions it has imposed on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told parliamentary deputies that ties between Moscow and Washington were in a very deep chill and were likely to remain so if...

    MH17 wreckage heads to Netherlands
    Dec08

    MH17 wreckage heads to Netherlands

    Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 downed over Ukraine makes its way to the Netherlands for examination by investigators. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Fighting for Equal Opportunity in Germany
    Dec08

    Fighting for Equal Opportunity in Germany

    Revolutions elevate a new and unexpected group of people to power. In East-Central Europe in 1990, an electrician became the president of Poland, a playwright the president of Czechoslovakia, and a philosopher the president of Bulgaria. After this brief period of the world turned upside down, the professional politicians took over again (or in...

    In Ukraine, citizens feeling war’s toll on economy
    Dec08

    In Ukraine, citizens feeling war’s toll on economy

    Galina Artemyuk doesn’t bother with gloves even though the mercury never rises above freezing this time of year and her wind-chapped hands are as red as boiled lobsters. …read more Source: Los Angeles...