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    Ukraine Crisis: Who Controls What?
    Aug21

    Ukraine Crisis: Who Controls What?

    Pro-Russian rebels, who had taken control of eastern Ukraine, are under pressure as government forces fight to regain control. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Fighting Continues in Ukraine as Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Customs
    Aug21

    Fighting Continues in Ukraine as Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Customs

    KIEV, Ukraine—Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative steps toward its destination. Russia has been trying to send in over 200 trucks carrying what it says is...

    The Gargoyle – Anniversaries marked by the Prime Minister’s Office
    Aug21

    The Gargoyle – Anniversaries marked by the Prime Minister’s Office

    This week’s statement from the Prime Minister’s Office marking the 72nd anniversary of Canada’s participation in the ill-fated raid on Dieppe had me wondering which other anniversaries his office felt worthy of an official communique. (Thomas Mulcair also issued a statement this week noting 72nd anniversary of Dieppe, though...

    U.S. Army veteran, West Point grad killed fighting for Ukraine
    Aug21

    U.S. Army veteran, West Point grad killed fighting for Ukraine

    The lone American fighting for the Ukraine in the current conflict in the Eastern part of the country died in during battle. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages
    Aug21

    Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages

    Pro-Russia separatists who control part of Ukraine’s eastern border allowed Kiev customs officials into the occupied territory Thursday to inspect a Russian convoy seeking to carry aid to the militants’ last two strongholds. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Border Guards Begin Approving Russian Aid Convoy
    Aug21

    Ukraine Border Guards Begin Approving Russian Aid Convoy

    …read more Source: Voice of...

    ‘Ambiguous Warfare’ Provides NATO With New Challenge
    Aug21

    ‘Ambiguous Warfare’ Provides NATO With New Challenge

    Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow. The threats it now believes it faces, however, are distinctly different to those of the latter half of the 20th century. The West then was defending against the risk of Soviet armor pouring across the North German plain. Now,...

    RICK PERRY: There Is ‘A Very Real Possibility’ ISIS Forces Have Crossed US-Mexican Border
    Aug21

    RICK PERRY: There Is ‘A Very Real Possibility’ ISIS Forces Have Crossed US-Mexican Border

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) believes the jihadist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL) may have already sent militants across the U.S.-Mexican border. Perry was directly asked about this prospect Thursday afternoon after he gave a border-security speech at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. Perry, a potential...

    Businesses Wonder Who’s Next After Russia Targets McDonald’s
    Aug21

    Businesses Wonder Who’s Next After Russia Targets McDonald’s

    Russia said on Thursday it was investigating dozens of McDonald’s restaurants, in what many businessmen said was retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine they fear could spread to other symbols of Western capitalism. Russia’s food safety watchdog said it was looking at possible breaches of sanitary rules at McDonald’s, but...

    Conflict rages in eastern Ukraine; Russian aid trucks clearing customs
    Aug21

    Conflict rages in eastern Ukraine; Russian aid trucks clearing customs

    Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian border guard service said Thursday. …read more Source: CTV...