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    Conflicting reports of eastern Ukraine prisoner exchange
    Dec26

    Conflicting reports of eastern Ukraine prisoner exchange

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

    Russia’s New Military Doctrine Lists NATO, US as Major Threats
    Dec26

    Russia’s New Military Doctrine Lists NATO, US as Major Threats

    Russia has adopted a new version of its military doctrine, naming NATO and the United States as major threats to its national security. President Vladimir Putin approved the new doctrine Friday. Its core remains unchanged from the previous version. The new sections outline the threat Russia sees in NATO’s expansion and military buildup, and...

    Conflicting reports of Ukraine prisoner exchange
    Dec26

    Conflicting reports of Ukraine prisoner exchange

    A major exchange of war prisoners was embroiled in controversy Friday, with some reports saying it has been completed and others saying it had has been pushed back a day. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Dec26

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has signed a new military doctrine that describes NATO’s military buildup near the Russian borders as the top military threat amid Russia-West tensions over Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    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 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...