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    While NATO Discussed Russian Aggression, Fighting Spiked in Eastern Ukraine
    Jul12

    While NATO Discussed Russian Aggression, Fighting Spiked in Eastern Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—Over the weekend, as NATO leaders in Warsaw, Poland, were discussing ways to counter Russian aggression, the conflict in eastern Ukraine concurrently spiked to its worst level in months. “I don’t think it’s a coincidence,” Stephen Blank, senior fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council, told the Daily...

    Moscow Lists Crimean Journalists, Activists As ‘Terrorists’ And ‘Extremists’
    Jul12

    Moscow Lists Crimean Journalists, Activists As ‘Terrorists’ And ‘Extremists’

    Authorities in Moscow have listed 22 people who were born on Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula as “terrorists and extremists.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Ally Belarus ‘Not Threatened’ By NATO Reinforcement
    Jul12

    Putin Ally Belarus ‘Not Threatened’ By NATO Reinforcement

    Russia’s ally Belarus has dismissed suggestions the NATO reinforcement in the Baltics and Poland is a threat to its security, despite bordering two of the four countries involved. The plan to rotate four NATO battalions through Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia has prompted much concern in Moscow, where state officials have voiced...

    Matthew Fisher: Trudeau the reluctant cold warrior salutes Canadian soldiers at close of Ukrainian visit
    Jul12

    Matthew Fisher: Trudeau the reluctant cold warrior salutes Canadian soldiers at close of Ukrainian visit

    YAVORIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s whirlwind five-day visit to Eastern Europe ended Tuesday amid the staccato bursts of assault weapons and heavy machine guns and the thwack and smoke from an explosion as Ukrainian troops accompanied by Canadian mentors from Quebec’s storied Royal 22nd Regiment — the Vandoos — charged...

    NATO-Russia Council: From High Hopes To Broken Dreams
    Jul12

    NATO-Russia Council: From High Hopes To Broken Dreams

    The NATO-Russia Council began as a promising effort to bury the Cold War past, but it has been on a downhill slide for the better part of a decade. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian PM Trudeau Visits Troops In Ukraine
    Jul12

    Canadian PM Trudeau Visits Troops In Ukraine

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Canadian troops on July 12 near Lviv, where they are helping to train their Ukrainian counterparts. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Strips Novaya Gazeta Reporter’s Credentials To Work In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul12

    Kyiv Strips Novaya Gazeta Reporter’s Credentials To Work In Eastern Ukraine

    Kyiv has stripped the military accreditation of a reporter with Russia’s independent Novaya Gazeta newspaper, alleging she revealed the positions of Ukrainian government troops that are fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine
    Jul12

    Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and son Xavier stand on the podium in front of an honour guard as they arrive at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine Tuesday July 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld LVIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked Canadian soldiers on Tuesday for their role in training...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine
    Jul12

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reviews an honour guard as they arrive at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Yavoriv, Ukraine Tuesday July 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld LVIV, Ukraine – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked Canadian soldiers on Tuesday for their role in training the Ukrainian army, before...

    Ukrainians ‘Inhabit’ Lenin’s Shadow On Site Of Toppled Statue
    Jul12

    Ukrainians ‘Inhabit’ Lenin’s Shadow On Site Of Toppled Statue

    Thanks to a temporary art installation that put a staircase in place to allow people to ascend to where a statue of the Soviet founder once stood, Ukrainians are getting a chance to stand in Vladimir Lenin’s shoes, so to speak. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...