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    Poroshenko Compares Holodomor With War In East
    Nov22

    Poroshenko Compares Holodomor With War In East

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has compared the Holodomor of 1932-33 with the current war in eastern Ukraine, saying the war is a continuation of imperial genocide against the Ukrainian people. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nicholson urges Putin to get out of Ukraine
    Nov22

    Nicholson urges Putin to get out of Ukraine

    Nicholson urges Russian president to get out of Ukraine at security conference …read more Source:...

    Nicholson urges Russian president to get out of Ukraine at security conference
    Nov22

    Nicholson urges Russian president to get out of Ukraine at security conference

    Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is calling on Russia to get out of Ukraine, saying that what’s happening there is “completely unacceptable.” Speaking at the International Security Forum in Halifax, Nicholson told delegates during a panel on Saturday that the people of Ukraine deserve the freedom they fought for. Nicholson said he believes...

    Nicholson urges Putin to get out of Ukraine
    Nov22

    Nicholson urges Putin to get out of Ukraine

    HALIFAX – Defence Minister Rob Nicholson called on Russia to get out of Ukraine on Saturday, saying that what’s happening there is “completely unacceptable.”Speaking at the International Security Forum in Halifax, Nicholson told delegates during a panel discussion that the people of Ukraine deserve the freedom they fought...

    ‘They Want To Frighten People’ — Donetsk Native Recalls Captivity In Rebel-Held City
    Nov22

    ‘They Want To Frighten People’ — Donetsk Native Recalls Captivity In Rebel-Held City

    Donetsk native Svitlana Matushko spent seven days in the basement of the former Ukrainian secret services building in the eastern Ukrainian city. She tells how the separatist authorities there are using terror to push out all those who oppose their agenda. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden in Turkey to Discuss Syria, Energy
    Nov22

    Biden in Turkey to Discuss Syria, Energy

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has called on Europe to diversify its energy supplies to reduce its dependence on Russia. Speaking at an energy summit in Istanbul, Biden said “now,” repeating the word three times, is the time to act. He said Ukraine’s energy supply problems only underscore the urgency. Russia has traditionally...

    Syria could be next target of Canada’s CF-18s
    Nov22

    Syria could be next target of Canada’s CF-18s

    Sources tell CBC News that Canada is close to clearing away legal hurdles that stand in the way of a combat mission in Syria. Meanwhile, U.S. Senator John McCain calls the coalition strategy against ISIS ‘delusional.’ …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Marks First Anniversary of EuroMaidan Protest
    Nov22

    Ukraine Marks First Anniversary of EuroMaidan Protest

    A year on, the relatives of protesters who died in Ukraine’s EuroMaidan uprising aren’t the only ones angered by the country’s direction since the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. The lack of progress in investigating the slayings of more than 100 protesters caused hecklers to shout, “Where are the killers?” at...

    Ukraine Defense Minister Says 7,500 Russian Troops Present In Eastern Of Country
    Nov22

    Ukraine Defense Minister Says 7,500 Russian Troops Present In Eastern Of Country

    Ukraine’s defense minister said that 7,500 Russian troops are present in the east of the country, which has been witnessing months of violence between the pro-Russian separatists and the government troops. The statement, from Colonel General Stepan Poltorak comes as four Ukrainian soldiers have been reported dead and 10 others injured in...

    Kiev says Russia has 7,500 troops in Ukraine
    Nov22

    Kiev says Russia has 7,500 troops in Ukraine

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Russia has thousands of troops in its conflict-ravaged east and vowed to boost its own military capacity, ratcheting up tensions Saturday after Kiev’s new coalition pledged to make joining NATO a priority.The latest declarations from Ukraine’s defence minister threaten to provoke fresh Russian anger as...