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    Russia cites ‘information war’ against Moscow and Ukraine rebels in Malaysian plane disaster
    Sep20

    Russia cites ‘information war’ against Moscow and Ukraine rebels in Malaysian plane disaster

    Russia’s U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian bombers intercepted near Canadian airspace
    Sep20

    Russian bombers intercepted near Canadian airspace

    Two Russian bombers were intercepted close to Canadian airspace hours after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressed Parliament, CTV News has learned. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Military Exercises in New strategic Environment
    Sep20

    Ukraine Military Exercises in New strategic Environment

    Ukrainian troops are hosting military exercises with forces from 15 nations, including the United States, in what a senior American officer calls a changed strategic environment. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from the Yavoriv Military Range in western Ukraine. …read more Source: Voice of...

    What the Gargoyle heard: A week on the Hill
    Sep20

    What the Gargoyle heard: A week on the Hill

    Parliament is in session, and so is The Gargoyle. From the Beauce to the bowels of the Centre Block, here’s some of what we heard. Diplomatic dances This week’s visit of Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko included a few awkward behind-the-scenes moments. For example: The snappy-happy press. Journalists normally can’t take photos...

    Kyiv, Rebels Hold Another Round of Talks
    Sep19

    Kyiv, Rebels Hold Another Round of Talks

    A third round of talks between representatives of Ukraine’s government and pro-Russian separatists opened in Minsk Friday, amid reports that renewed shelling in eastern Ukraine had claimed several lives. Attending the latest meeting in Belarus’ capital were Ukraine’s former president Leonid Kuchma and several officials of the...

    In 5 Years, A Computer Program Could Clone Your Personality And Make Decisions For You
    Sep19

    In 5 Years, A Computer Program Could Clone Your Personality And Make Decisions For You

    “When you and I die, our kids aren’t going to go to our tombstones, they’re going to fire up our digital twins and talk to them,” John Smart tells Business Insider. As a futurist and founder of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, Smart uses many names for the technology he predicts — digital twin, cyber-self, personal...

    New Ukraine Talks Start In Minsk
    Sep19

    New Ukraine Talks Start In Minsk

    A new round of talks aimed at finding a lasting solution to the Ukraine crisis has started in the Belarusian capital, Minsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The U.S. Wants to Contain Russia But Cooperate With China
    Sep19

    The U.S. Wants to Contain Russia But Cooperate With China

    BEIJING — The Obama Administration’s policies in the Ukraine crisis appear to have troubles in two aspects: the rebalance to the Asia-Pacific and the containment of Russia. First, national strength in the United States is falling short of its ambitions. While conducting the eastward shift of its strategic center of gravity, or...

    Exxon to wind down Russian drilling project
    Sep19

    Exxon to wind down Russian drilling project

    NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil said Friday that it will stop drilling an exploratory well in Russia’s Kara Sea in compliance with U.S. sanctions against Russia over Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine. Exxon planned to drill the well between August and October. The latest round of sanctions called for … …read more Source: The...

    Estonian President: Europe’s Security Architecture ‘Has Collapsed’
    Sep19

    Estonian President: Europe’s Security Architecture ‘Has Collapsed’

    Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves expressed concern that Russian aggression in Ukraine has led to the collapse of Europe’s security system n a presentation at the Open Society Forum in Tallinn on September 18th. “The current security architecture in Europe, which relied on both the Helsinki Final Act and the Paris Charter, has...