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    Ukraine denies rights group report it uses cluster bombs
    Oct21

    Ukraine denies rights group report it uses cluster bombs

    Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported it had documented a dozen instances when the indiscriminate weapons were used in populated areas. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    The Russian Submarine in Swedish Waters Isn’t the Only Unwelcome Visitor in the Baltic Sea
    Oct21

    The Russian Submarine in Swedish Waters Isn’t the Only Unwelcome Visitor in the Baltic Sea

    Last week Sweden received a decidedly unwelcome visitor. Following a -Russian-language phone call between the Stockholm archipelago and the Russian city of Kaliningrad, intercepted by Sweden’s FRA signals intelligence agency, the Swedish military discovered what it believes was a Russian submarine just outside Stockholm. Though Russia...

    Ukraine asks for $2.5 billion additional loan from EU to deal with crisis
    Oct21

    Ukraine asks for $2.5 billion additional loan from EU to deal with crisis

    Ukraine has asked the European Union for an additional loan of $ 2.5 billion as it struggles to cope with the implications of its standoff with Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poland’s parliamentary speaker under fire over Putin remarks magazine interview
    Oct21

    Poland’s parliamentary speaker under fire over Putin remarks magazine interview

    A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia’s president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview
    Oct21

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia’s president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview
    Oct21

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia’s president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia, Ukraine meeting over energy dispute as ruble plummets
    Oct21

    Russia, Ukraine meeting over energy dispute as ruble plummets

    Sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and the European Union is causing the value of the ruble to plummet, leaving Moscow officials scrambling to aid its economy by resolving a natural gas dispute with Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine fired cluster bombs: Reports
    Oct21

    Ukraine fired cluster bombs: Reports

    Sites where rockets fell on Donetsk showed clear signs that cluster munitions had been fired from the direction of army-held territory. …read more Source: Toronto...

    From Israel to ISIS: Harper’s ‘Orwellian’ foreign policy
    Oct21

    From Israel to ISIS: Harper’s ‘Orwellian’ foreign policy

    Photo by SPC Ronald Shaw Jr., U.S. Army It’s getting difficult to remember a time when the Canadian Parliament actually tried to make principled decisions regarding foreign policy and our place in the community of nations. But we should try. Perhaps a first step in returning to such a time was the decision of the NDP and Liberal Party to...

    Ukraine, Russia, EU Energy Chiefs Meet to Finalize Gas Deal
    Oct21

    Ukraine, Russia, EU Energy Chiefs Meet to Finalize Gas Deal

    Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies on Tuesday as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union’s energy commissioner. Citing unpaid bills worth more than $5 billion, Russia cut off gas flows to Kyiv in mid-June, adding to tensions sparked by Russia’s annexation of...