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The group fought against the Ukrainian Army until their commander was thrown in jail in November by the Donetsk People's Republic, the Russian-aligned government he was fighting alongside.
At a time when the spectre of the Russian military is high on the minds of European countries fearful of the next Ukraine, Canada's Department of National Defence is playing tough with President Vladimir Putin.
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall, but upping shipments to India, Egypt, Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
Economic sanctions and the falling price of oil seem to be crippling Russia's fragile economy, but is that actually a good thing for the West?
It seems Romania really wanted Putin to know about its NATO friends.
I called up Tomas Ries at the National Defence College in Stockholm to find out.
Some of America's bravest and most loyal allies are in danger of being abandoned.
Many Afghan interpreters find themselves stranded in Greece with no money or home.
And being stoned by Taliban detainees.
Manchester City conquered English football this weekend, but you were too busy trying to conquer your toilet to notice.