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    UK To Send 10 Armored Vehicles To Ukraine To Support OSCE Mission As Tensions With Russia Rise
    Nov18

    UK To Send 10 Armored Vehicles To Ukraine To Support OSCE Mission As Tensions With Russia Rise

    The United Kingdom will send 10 armored vehicles to Ukraine to support the Special Monitoring Mission by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the U.K. Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday. According to the ministry, the newly deployed armed forces are intended to help OSCE conduct its monitoring mission safely as...

    NATO head sees ‘very serious’ Russian military build-up in Ukraine
    Nov18

    NATO head sees ‘very serious’ Russian military build-up in Ukraine

    Brussels (AFP) – Russia is making a “very serious” military build-up in Ukraine and on their shared border, deploying troops and sophisticated equipment including air defence systems, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday.Moscow could be “part of a peaceful negotiated solution or Russia can continue on a path of...

    NATO head sees ‘very serious’ Russian military build-up in Ukraine
    Nov18

    NATO head sees ‘very serious’ Russian military build-up in Ukraine

    Brussels (AFP) – Russia is making a “very serious” military build-up in Ukraine and on their shared border, deploying troops and sophisticated equipment including air defence systems, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday.Moscow could be “part of a peaceful negotiated solution or Russia can continue on a path of...

    Germany’s minister shuttles between Moscow, Kiev
    Nov18

    Germany’s minister shuttles between Moscow, Kiev

    The continuing military conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed more than 4,000 people and displaced a million, according to the U.N. The Sept. 5 accords froze the position of front lines between the sides although heavy artillery fire is still killing civilians and combatants daily. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Germany’s top diplomat on shuttle mission between Moscow, Kiev
    Nov18

    Germany’s top diplomat on shuttle mission between Moscow, Kiev

    Germany’s foreign minister is urging the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists to respect the cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO Sees Military Buildup In Ukraine, Urges Russia To Pull Back
    Nov18

    NATO Sees Military Buildup In Ukraine, Urges Russia To Pull Back

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on November 18 that there has been a “serious military buildup” both in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border, and urged Moscow to pull back its forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian soldier: “they don’t fight. they simply destroy”
    Nov18

    Ukrainian soldier: “they don’t fight. they simply destroy”

    Footage from Ukrainian TV shows government troops in eastern Ukraine coming under fresh artillery fire from pro-Russian separatists. Gavino Garay reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more...

    Ukrainian Soldier: “They Don’t Fight. They Simply Destroy”
    Nov18

    Ukrainian Soldier: “They Don’t Fight. They Simply Destroy”

    Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine duck for cover in this footage shot by a Ukrainian Television channel. It’s the latest flare-up of violence in the region, that now threatens a two month-old truce. …read more...

    Why journalism and jingoism shouldn’t mix
    Nov18

    Why journalism and jingoism shouldn’t mix

    More from Andrew Mitrovica available here. It’s been another instructive week in Ottawa and beyond about how politics gets covered by much of the media. Despite their putative role as professional skeptics, our news outlets routinely prove that they’re anything but. Want proof? Here’s proof. Exhibit A: Mr. Harper in Brisbane....

    The Putin-bashing in Brisbane was childish
    Nov18

    The Putin-bashing in Brisbane was childish

    At the Group of 20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, over the weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin was slighted in numerous ways, big and small. “I guess I’ll shake your hand,” Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said to his face. U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, in a public statement, made a mocking reference to the Russian Navy...