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Section: US & Canada

    Russia accuses Baird of being provocative over Ukraine
    Nov08

    Russia accuses Baird of being provocative over Ukraine

    Comments that Canada’s foreign minister has made about the ongoing crisis in the Ukraine has stirred up the ire of Russian officials. Russia’s Defence Ministry is accusing John Baird of being provocative for issuing a statement on Wednesday saying Russian troops are moving closer to the border with Ukraine. The Russian news agency...

    Kerry: US, Russia to exchange info on Ukraine crisis
    Nov08

    Kerry: US, Russia to exchange info on Ukraine crisis

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that the U.S. and Russia agreed to discuss the situation on the Russia-Ukraine border. …read more Source:...

    Pentagon Can’t Confirm New Russian Deployment In Ukraine
    Nov08

    Pentagon Can’t Confirm New Russian Deployment In Ukraine

    The Pentagon’s spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby, says he has “no independent operational reporting” to confirm Kyiv’s claim that Russia sent an armored column into eastern Ukraine on November 6. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks
    Nov08

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of sending dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into rebel-controlled eastern regions and said five servicemen were killed in clashes with the rebels. Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at least 32 tanks, 16 artillery systems and 30 trucks loaded with...

    Pentagon Says No Evidence Of Alleged Russian Military Incursion Into Ukraine
    Nov08

    Pentagon Says No Evidence Of Alleged Russian Military Incursion Into Ukraine

    The Pentagon said that there is no evidence to confirm an alleged Russian military incursion into Ukraine, as claimed by Kiev’s military Friday, when Russia was accused by Ukraine of sending dozens of tanks and artillery into the eastern regions of the country. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks
    Nov08

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of sending dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into rebel-controlled eastern regions and said five servicemen were killed in clashes with the rebels.Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at least 32 tanks, 16 artillery systems and 30 trucks loaded with...

    The dragon and the bear: Xi, Putin form power duo at APEC
    Nov08

    The dragon and the bear: Xi, Putin form power duo at APEC

    Beijing (AFP) – China’s authoritarian President Xi Jinping and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin share similar views on issues from human rights to Mikhail Gorbachev, in an increasingly close personal relationship that mirrors their countries’ converging interests.Putin arrives in Beijing Sunday for the Asia-Pacific Economic...

    On Peacekeeping
    Nov08

    On Peacekeeping

    Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at the American Enterprise Institute on UN Peacekeeping Reform, November, 7, 2014Hello everybody. I have come here today to talk about UN peacekeeping. There is a lot going on in the world right now. Elie Wiesel once – quite recently – shared...

    Celebrations mark 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall
    Nov08

    Celebrations mark 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall

    Berlin (AFP) – Germany has kicked off celebrations marking 25 years since the epochal fall of the Berlin Wall, set to culminate in rock stars and freedom icons joining millions at an open-air party.Chancellor Angela Merkel, who grew up in communist East Germany, is leading three days of commemorations for those killed trying to flee the...

    Mourning in Donetsk at Funeral for Two Teens
    Nov08

    Mourning in Donetsk at Funeral for Two Teens

    A time to mourn in eastern Ukraine. Residents in Donetsk head into church Friday to say their final farewells to two teenagers killed Thursday. They were killed while they were playing on a school sports field in the rebel-controlled city. The deaths came a day after a separatist leader was sworn in as head of a self-proclaimed...