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    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...

    FP’s Situation Report, presented by the UAE Embassy: U.S. accuses Iran of breaching nuclear sanctions; Drone strikes and a prisoner return help thaw U.S.-Pakistan ties; Israel conducts airstrikes in Syria; and much more.
    Dec08

    FP’s Situation Report, presented by the UAE Embassy: U.S. accuses Iran of breaching nuclear sanctions; Drone strikes and a prisoner return help thaw U.S.-Pakistan ties; Israel conducts airstrikes in Syria; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The United States accuses Iran of secretly breaching U.N. nuclear sanctions. As Secretary of State John Kerry hints that a nuclear deal with Iran could be done in a matter of months, Washington has evidence that Tehran is trying to buy new equipment for a key nuclear facility. But the White House isn’t...

    Ukraine Expects Russian Gas Supplies To Resume On December 8
    Dec08

    Ukraine Expects Russian Gas Supplies To Resume On December 8

    Ukraine’s energy minister has said Kyiv expects Russia to resume supplies of gas from December 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rage Comes to Russia
    Dec08

    Rage Comes to Russia

    Why Moscow Should Worry about Terrorism December 7, 2014 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine ceasefire may take hold soon
    Dec08

    Ukraine ceasefire may take hold soon

    French President Hollande said after an impromptu visit to Russia for crisis talks on Saturday that a ceasefire could take hold in Ukraine soon. …read more Source:...