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    Letter: ‘Walk softly and carry a big’ twig?
    Sep06

    Letter: ‘Walk softly and carry a big’ twig?

    Re: Canada’s tough guy act, Sept. 3. I have always found the adage “Walk softly and carry a big stick” interesting for the image it conjures in my mind. Walking softly, minding one’s own business, so to speak, not being pushy. But also carrying a big stick, ready to defend oneself. The imagery is clear as well as the message. This...

    Ukraine Cease-fire Appears to Hold
    Sep06

    Ukraine Cease-fire Appears to Hold

    KIEV, Ukraine — After more than four months of bloodshed, a cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east largely held back fighting Saturday, but appeared fragile as both sides of the conflict claimed the others had violated the agreement. Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, told reporters that rebels...

    How Genuine Is Russia’s Ceasefire?
    Sep06

    How Genuine Is Russia’s Ceasefire?

    NATO leaders gathered in Wales this week to address the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by the Islamic State. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold
    Sep06

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold

    KIEV, Ukraine — After more than four months of bloodshed, a cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east largely held back fighting Saturday, but appeared fragile as both sides of the conflict claimed the others had violated the agreement. Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, told reporters that …...

    Pro-Moscow Rebels Say Ukraine Breaks Cease-Fire Deal While They Still Demand Secession
    Sep06

    Pro-Moscow Rebels Say Ukraine Breaks Cease-Fire Deal While They Still Demand Secession

    Pro-Russian rebels said Saturday that Ukraine’s government forces have broken a cease-fire agreement and launched several missiles into the eastern region of Donetsk. The self-proclaimed leaders from Donetsk People’s Republic, or DPR, also said that the cease-fire deal had elements which were not acceptable to the rebels. …read...

    Russia Says ‘Will React’ If EU Imposes New Sanctions
    Sep06

    Russia Says ‘Will React’ If EU Imposes New Sanctions

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has warned Moscow will “no doubt react” if the European Union imposes new sanctions against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ceasefire remains fragile as both sides claim violations
    Sep06

    Ukraine ceasefire remains fragile as both sides claim violations

    Mayor’s office in Donetsk says no reports of shooting or shelling there although some shelling had been heard late Friday afternoon …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Cease-fire in Ukraine appears to hold
    Sep06

    Cease-fire in Ukraine appears to hold

    A cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday. …read more Source: USA...

    Ceasefire in Ukraine appearing to hold
    Sep06

    Ceasefire in Ukraine appearing to hold

    A ceasefire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday, but claims by a pro-Russian separatist leader that the Ukrainian side had violated the agreement showed that the fragile deal could quickly unravel. …read more Source: CTV...

    Iraq, Ukraine see Canada’s military footprint expand
    Sep06

    Iraq, Ukraine see Canada’s military footprint expand

    The end of Canada’s decade-long involvement in Afghanistan was expected to bring a lull in Canadian military operations. Instead, the maple leaf is flying in even more countries thanks to developments in Ukraine and Iraq. Here is where Canadian military personnel and equipment are currently deployed on operations: Port-au-Prince, Haiti...