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    Terrific opportunity to invest in Russia: Pro
    Aug08

    Terrific opportunity to invest in Russia: Pro

    The crisis in the Ukraine has provided a buying opportunity, particularly in Russian names, Leader Capital CIO John Lekas said. …read more Source:...

    How Stephen Harper hopes to win the 2015 election
    Aug08

    How Stephen Harper hopes to win the 2015 election

    Ever so slowly, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s strategy for winning the 2015 election is becoming clear. It will be built on four pillars: Economic management and tax cuts; a hard-nosed approach to crime; a “principled” foreign policy that stands up to international tyrants and terrorists; and a simple mantra to discredit and...

    Expert: Russia will use ‘humanitarian crisis’ as excuse to invade Ukraine
    Aug08

    Expert: Russia will use ‘humanitarian crisis’ as excuse to invade Ukraine

    Cut off from the Russian border and under increasing pressure from Ukrainian military forces, the pro-Russian separatists’ stronghold of Donetsk could become the flashpoint for a Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine, an expert on U.S. and Russian national security predicted.. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO Chief to Russia: ‘Step Back from the Brink’
    Aug08

    NATO Chief to Russia: ‘Step Back from the Brink’

    NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is calling on Russia to “step back from the brink” of war in Ukraine by withdrawing thousands of combat troops massed on its border. “Step back from the brink, step back from the border and [do] not use peacekeeping as an excuse for war-making,” said Rasmussen during a visit to...

    Give Peacekeepers a Chance in Ukraine
    Aug08

    Give Peacekeepers a Chance in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is escalating in Ukraine after the latest round of European and U.S. sanctions. Offering an international peacekeeping mission might help to break the cycle. …read more Source:...

    ‘It’d Be Better To Die’ — Ukrainian Journalist Talks About Ordeals In Captivity
    Aug08

    ‘It’d Be Better To Die’ — Ukrainian Journalist Talks About Ordeals In Captivity

    In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Russian Service, Ukrainian journalist and Maidan activist Irma Krat speaks about her ordeal in captivity after being detained and held for 77 days by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada will send non-lethal military supplies to Ukraine to help it protect border from Russia
    Aug08

    Canada will send non-lethal military supplies to Ukraine to help it protect border from Russia

    Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine: Rebels Have Shot Down A Ukrainian Military Plane
    Aug08

    Ukraine: Rebels Have Shot Down A Ukrainian Military Plane

    By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The head of NATO called on Russia to “step back from the brink” of war by pulling its troops back from the Ukrainian border and warned further intervention in Ukraine would bring it greater isolation in the world. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the U.S.-led alliance’s...

    Russian Foodies React To Import Ban With Patriotism, Some Gloom
    Aug08

    Russian Foodies React To Import Ban With Patriotism, Some Gloom

    Russia has banned food imports from the West in tit-for-tat sanctions — and many Muscovites appear resigned to eating domestic, though sophisticates are not pleased. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘We’re at war’: Lone American joins Ukrainian forces, battles pro-Russian separatists
    Aug08

    ‘We’re at war’: Lone American joins Ukrainian forces, battles pro-Russian separatists

    The Ukrainian military finally has American boots on the ground in its fight against pro-Russian separatists. Unfortunately for the Ukrainians, it’s just one man. “Franko” is an American citizen of Ukrainian decent who joined the Donbas volunteer battalion and has fought in the region since April. “I’m of Ukrainian...