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    Canada donates $8.1 for Ukrainian police reform
    Oct04

    Canada donates $8.1 for Ukrainian police reform

    Canada will provide the government of Ukraine with up to $8.1 million in new funding to support the country’s new police force, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion announced over the weekend. Dion made the announcement in Regina while attending the Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians to celebrate a triple anniversary: the 75th...

    U.S.-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    U.S.-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama extends his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 28, 2015. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) WASHINGTON—Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and President Vladimir Putin put on hold a deal with the U.S. on disposing weapons-grade plutonium. On the surface, the … …read more...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and President Vladimir … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with… …read more Source:...

    What Ukraine Can Learn From Germany’s Cold War Divisions
    Oct03

    What Ukraine Can Learn From Germany’s Cold War Divisions

    Post-war Germany once faced the same challenges Ukraine does today. Here’s how it beat them. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with U.S.; State Dept. suspends bilateral contacts with Russia over Syria
    Oct03

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with U.S.; State Dept. suspends bilateral contacts with Russia over Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes. Russian President Vladimir Putin visits a reserve for wild horses near the Urals city of...

    Russia: High-ranking Ukrainian Spy Arrested
    Oct03

    Russia: High-ranking Ukrainian Spy Arrested

    Russia’s FSB security service said on Monday it had arrested a senior Ukrainian intelligence officer for gathering secret information about Russian defense and security bodies. Ties between Moscow and Kiev have been tense since 2014, when, after a popular uprising toppled Ukraine’s pro-Russian president, Russia annexed the Crimea...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct03

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes. Russia said last year it had started up a plant that produces mixed-oxide commercial nuclear...

    US Suspends Talks with Russia over Syria
    Oct03

    US Suspends Talks with Russia over Syria

    The U.S. is suspending Syria cease-fire talks with Russia, citing Moscow’s and Damascus’ continued military attacks against civilian targets. “This is not a decision that was taken lightly,” U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement. Though Washington “spared no effort” in trying to...