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    Andrea Mitchell: ‘Ukraine Is a Hot War Again’
    Jul26

    Andrea Mitchell: ‘Ukraine Is a Hot War Again’

    The U.S. says Russia has reportedly unleashed artillery attacks on the Ukrainian military. …read more Source:...

    U.S. says Russia is moving bigger rocket launchers to Ukraine border
    Jul26

    U.S. says Russia is moving bigger rocket launchers to Ukraine border

    The Pentagon said Friday that Russia was moving troops and adding heavier artillery near its border with Ukraine where separatists are battling government forces, the latest escalation of Moscow’s involvement in the conflict. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Open Source: A Ukrainian Rebel Commander Veers Off-Script
    Jul26

    Open Source: A Ukrainian Rebel Commander Veers Off-Script

    A separatist commander said that the rebels did have antiaircraft missiles and might have shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S. accuses Russia of firing on Ukraine
    Jul26

    U.S. accuses Russia of firing on Ukraine

    Pentagon says Moscow is also moving powerful rocket systems closer to border, ready for pro-Russian militias …read more Source: The Globe and...

    New EU sanctions to target Russian businesses
    Jul26

    New EU sanctions to target Russian businesses

    European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary deal Friday on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies. The trade bloc’s foreign ministers on Tuesday ordered the preparation of stepped-up economic sanctions, frustrated...

    World War 3? Russia is Firing Across Border Into Ukraine, United States Says
    Jul26

    World War 3? Russia is Firing Across Border Into Ukraine, United States Says

    KIEV, Ukraine—Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis. Russia accused Washington of lying and charged Ukraine with firing across the border on a Russian...

    Ottawa Citizen week in photos, July 19 to 25, 2014
    Jul26

    Ottawa Citizen week in photos, July 19 to 25, 2014

    SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014 Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts took part in Grandpa’s Ride, a special motorcycle ride in support of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in Gatineau on Saturday, July 19, 2014. READ MORE: Photos and Video: Grandpa’s Ride • This was just one of the happenings in the National Capital area to be...

    Weekend Roundup: Queen Rania vs. Shimon Peres
    Jul26

    Weekend Roundup: Queen Rania vs. Shimon Peres

    Two icons of peace and conciliation in the Middle East, Queen Rania of Jordan and Israel’s outgoing president, Shimon Peres, are at bitter loggerheads in this week’s WorldPost. While Peres speaks of Israel’s “moral heritage” and the undisputed right to defend itself against Hamas missiles, Queen Rania pleads for a...

    IMF Urges Ukraine to Honor Bailout Obligations
    Jul26

    IMF Urges Ukraine to Honor Bailout Obligations

    The International Monetary Fund has urged Ukraine’s fragile government to honor its bailout obligations, a sign the fund is concerned that a breakdown in the country’s coalition could jeopardize its emergency financing package. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Malaysia Air Flight 17: Let Grief, Not Anger, Guide Us
    Jul26

    Malaysia Air Flight 17: Let Grief, Not Anger, Guide Us

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 by a missile over rebel held territory in the eastern Ukraine is a tragedy that senselessly ended 298 lives. But to avoid more such catastrophes, we need to let grief, not anger, guide our response. Anger clouds sound judgment; it allows the current tragedy to become a seed for new ones. We need to...