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      Putin says Russia’s economy strong despite sanctions
      Apr16

      Putin says Russia’s economy strong despite sanctions

      Speaking Thursday in a televised call-in show with the nation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country s economic performance has remained strong, despite Western sanctions slapped on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis, and a slump in global oil prices. …read more Source:...

      Ukraine crisis: Canada sending 200 trainers to Ukraine military
      Apr14

      Ukraine crisis: Canada sending 200 trainers to Ukraine military

      Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new mission for Canadian Forces to train Ukrainian soldiers and military police. About 200 troops will rotate in and out of various training roles in western Ukraine over the next two years. …read more Source:...

      Ukraine crisis: Canada sending 200 trainers for Ukraine military
      Apr14

      Ukraine crisis: Canada sending 200 trainers for Ukraine military

      Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new mission for Canadian Forces to train Ukrainian soliders and military police. About 200 troops will rotate in and out of various training roles in western Ukraine over the next two years. …read more Source:...

      Canada prepares to join in training Ukraine military
      Apr14

      Canada prepares to join in training Ukraine military

      Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenney are expected to announce today that Canadian troops are headed to Ukraine to join in U.S. and British forces in helping train the Ukraine military. …read more Source:...

      Captured Ukraine soldiers killed by Russian-backed separatists, Amnesty says
      Apr09

      Captured Ukraine soldiers killed by Russian-backed separatists, Amnesty says

      Amnesty International said Thursday that it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine have killed several captured government soldiers in violation of international humanitarian law. …read more Source:...

      Ukrainian presidents drops objection to referendum on powers for restive region
      Apr06

      Ukrainian presidents drops objection to referendum on powers for restive region

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has publicly lifted his objections to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare, reversing his government’s previous position …read more Source:...

      Bill Browder’s nasty glimpse into the black heart of Putin’s Russia
      Mar26

      Bill Browder’s nasty glimpse into the black heart of Putin’s Russia

      When Kremlin goons beat his lawyer to death in a prison hospital six years ago, Bill Browder was just a talented investor trying to make his fortune in the rock-and-roll stock markets of post-Soviet Russia. Now he’s a human rights crusader, in Ottawa this week to ask countries like Canada to impose more Russian sanctions. …read more...

      Clashes rage in Ukraine coastal town, threatening ceasefire
      Mar23

      Clashes rage in Ukraine coastal town, threatening ceasefire

      Government and Russian-backed separatist forces face off in daily gun and artillery battles across an unseen line cutting through the town of Shyrokyne, Ukraine. The enduring unrest arouses deep anxieties that the conflict could flare up again across the entire 450-kilometre front line. …read more Source:...

      Putin says annexation of Crimea ‘wasn’t just about territory’
      Mar19

      Putin says annexation of Crimea ‘wasn’t just about territory’

      Speaking to tens of thousands of cheering supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians there and regain the nation’s “historic roots.” …read more Source:...

      Slain Russian opposition leader’s support for sanctions called motive for assassination
      Mar18

      Slain Russian opposition leader’s support for sanctions called motive for assassination

      Vladimir Milov, a colleague of assassinated Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, says Nemtsov’s support for sanctions in response to Russia’s seizure of Crimea may be why Nemtsov was killed. …read more Source:...