Monday Jun 27, 2022

Satellite images show apparent Russian military convoy east of Kharkiv

In this pool photo taken on Thursday, March 17, 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, poses with Col. Gen. Alexander Dvornikov during an awarding ceremony in Moscow’s Kremlin, Russia. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik/Kremlin Pool/AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a new general to direct the war in Ukraine as his military shifts plans after a failure […]

Budget: Liberals pledge $500M in military aid to Ukraine

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland referenced horrific allegations of Russian war crimes on Thursday as the federal Liberal government promised another $500 million in military aid as well as other financial assistance to Ukraine. The promised new aid is contained in the Liberal government’s latest federal budget plan, which paints a gloomy picture for […]

On Gold Star Spouses Day, a time to remember, support military families

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Gold Star Spouses Day is today, Tuesday, April 5. It honors the loved ones of U.S. military members who have lost their lives; it acknowledges and remembers the spouses who have stood behind our military members. Originally called Gold Star Wives Day when it was founded in […]

Former top military commander pleads guilty to obstruction of justice charge

Canada’s former top military commander has pleaded guilty to a single charge of obstruction of justice in the highest profile case in the crisis of sexual misconduct that has shaken the Defence Department to its foundations. Jonathan Vance was charged by military police last summer in relation to an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. […]

Russian Military Contractor Accused Of Human Rights Abuses Deployed To Ukraine

WASHINGTON — A private Russian military contractor that has been accused of human rights abuses has deployed to Eastern Ukraine, according to Britain’s Defense Ministry. The ministry’s Defense Intelligence said the Wagner Group was expected to bring up to 1,000 mercenaries to take part in combat operations in Ukraine after the regular Russian military experienced […]

‘Depressed’ Ukrainian-Born Russian General Walked Out On U.S. Military Meeting: Report

In a rare burst of emotion, a “depressed” Ukrainian-born Russian major general called the military operation in his home country “tragic” and suddenly walked out of a meeting with U.S. officials, CNN reported Thursday. The Americans indicated the emotional moment was likely a sign of a broader upheaval and poor morale in Russia over the […]

Canadian military reports sagging recruitment as NATO ramps up deployment in eastern Europe

Canada’s military reports that it’s roughly 7,600 members short of full strength — just as NATO is deploying more troops to eastern Europe in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The latest figure was recorded on Feb. 15 and shows a major shortfall in what the military calls its “trained, effective strength.” The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has roughly 65,000 regular members. “This […]

Canada looks to reinforce Arctic sovereignty through diplomacy, military, says minister

National Defence Minister Anita Anand is planning a trip to the Arctic, as she gathers her allied counterparts in Arctic countries for a joint discussion on the security of the region in light of Russian aggression in Ukraine.  Anand told CBC News she spoke to all three territorial premiers on Friday about her intention to […]

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