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    Canada sends parkas, boots to Ukraine as U.S. weighs request for weapons
    Nov27

    Canada sends parkas, boots to Ukraine as U.S. weighs request for weapons

    Nicholson would not say whether the Harper government supports providing heavy military equipment, including tanks and armoured vehicles, to replace Ukrainian material destroyed in fighting Russian-backed separatists …read more Source: The Globe and...

    World Briefing: Germany: Merkel Repeats Tough Stance on Ukraine
    Nov27

    World Briefing: Germany: Merkel Repeats Tough Stance on Ukraine

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told Germany’s Parliament on Wednesday that no military solution to the crisis with Russia was possible, but also that there was no way to lift sanctions under the present circumstances. …read more Source: The New York...

    News of the day from across the globe, Nov. 27
    Nov27

    News of the day from across the globe, Nov. 27

    On Oct. 15, Ken Tsang, a social worker, was kicked and beaten by a number of police officers in an incident that was filmed by a television crew and heightened animosity between the police and protesters after it was shared on social media. The death toll from a series of Syrian government air strikes on the Islamic State group’s stronghold...

    What Does Ukraine’s Future Hold?
    Nov27

    What Does Ukraine’s Future Hold?

    One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform. …read more Source: The Boston...

    World War 3: Report Claims Putin Has ‘Secret Plot’ to Rule Europe
    Nov26

    World War 3: Report Claims Putin Has ‘Secret Plot’ to Rule Europe

    A report is claiming Russian President Vladimir Putin has far-reaching plans to secretly rule Europe via a covert operation with the title, “Putin: the new leader of international conservatism.” Currently, the leaders of European Union and the US are aligned against Putin and have doled out international sacntions following the conflict in...

    Passengers ‘push’ plane from ice after temperatures plunge in Russia
    Nov26

    Passengers ‘push’ plane from ice after temperatures plunge in Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine — You may have had to push a car to get it going, but have you ever tried pushing a plane? That arduous task presented itself to passengers on a UTair flight in Russia this week after their ride got stuck in ice. Passengers in Igarka, a small town some 100 miles north of the Arctic circle in the country’s Krasnoyarsk region,...

    Advanced Russian warplanes arrive in Crimea
    Nov26

    Advanced Russian warplanes arrive in Crimea

    Ed AdamczykSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine, Nov. 26 (UPI) — Russia’s air force has moved some of its most sophisticated war planes to Belbek, near Crimea’s capital of Sevastopol and the Ukrainian border. …read more Source: United Press...

    Canada sends army parkas to Ukrainian troops
    Nov26

    Canada sends army parkas to Ukrainian troops

    OTTAWA – Canada is sending the Ukrainian army more than $22 million worth of cold weather gear, including jackets and boots.Defence Minister Rob Nicholson announced the donation today from surplus military stocks.He says the Department of Foreign Affairs will follow up with an additional $5 million in non-lethal aid early in the new year,...

    German-Russian relations said headed for long impasse over Ukraine
    Nov26

    German-Russian relations said headed for long impasse over Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel put her political colleagues on notice Wednesday that relations with Russia may be in for long-term difficulties over Moscow’s aggressions against Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Max Levchin, Star Entrepreneur And Cycling Fanatic: ‘I Still Want To Be The Fastest Guy Up The Hill’
    Nov26

    Max Levchin, Star Entrepreneur And Cycling Fanatic: ‘I Still Want To Be The Fastest Guy Up The Hill’

    When Max Levchin was 10 years old and growing up in Communist Ukraine in the mid-1980s, his parents saved up to buy him a junior-size road bike, a rare luxury, and his mother, a cycling enthusiast, taught him how to ride. His family happened to live in an apartment complex that stood behind Kiev’s only open-air cycling track. At night,...