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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court
    Mar06

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court

    The Hague: Ukraine urged the UN’s top court on Monday to help bring stability to its war-torn east by seeking to convince judges that Russia is “sponsoring terrorism” in its conflict against separatist pro-Russian rebels. “Today I stand before the court to ask for the protection of the basic human rights of the Ukrainian people,”...

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary
    Mar06

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary

    European regulators on Monday cleared Hungary to expand its Paks nuclear plant, approving a project that will extend Russia’s influence over the energy policy of a state that has actively promoted its interests within the EU. Budapest signed a 12 billion euros ($12.7 billion) deal for two new reactors with Russia in 2014, to be built by...

    Canadian troops to stay on in Ukraine
    Mar06

    Canadian troops to stay on in Ukraine

    It’s called “Operation Unifier”. Canada’s two year mission to train Ukrainian military and police was due to expire at the end of this month. Ukrainian officials had been concerned at the delay in the decision by Canada to announce an end or extenstion of that mission. Aat a news conference today, it was announced the mission will be...

    Claim That Nicholas II Is Weeping Holy Tears In Crimea Prompts Laughter
    Mar06

    Claim That Nicholas II Is Weeping Holy Tears In Crimea Prompts Laughter

    Russian Duma deputy Natalya Poklonskaya has been mocked online for claiming that a bust of Nicholas II wept holy tears as Russia marked 100 years since the tsar was forced to abdicate power amid revolution. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chrystia Freeland: Canadians Should Be ‘Prepared’ For Russian Efforts To Destabilize Political System
    Mar06

    Chrystia Freeland: Canadians Should Be ‘Prepared’ For Russian Efforts To Destabilize Political System

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canadians should be “prepared” for Russian attempts to destabilize the country’s political system like those directed at the United States. At a press conference with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, where the government announced it isextending its training mission with Ukraine until 2019,...

    Sajjan, Freeland say Canada extending Ukraine training mission to 2019
    Mar06

    Sajjan, Freeland say Canada extending Ukraine training mission to 2019

    OTTAWA — The Liberal government is extending Canada’s military mission in Ukraine for another two years as it attempts to send a signal of continued solidarity with the eastern European country. “Canada’s support for Ukraine is unwavering,” Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said during a news conference Monday with Foreign...

    Commission gives Orbán his nuclear deal
    Mar06

    Commission gives Orbán his nuclear deal

    In a European Union beset by crises, a decision Monday to approve a new nuclear power plant for Hungary showed the Commission’s limited appetite for tangling with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The EU justified its blessing of a new nuclear power plant in Hungary by saying it imposed stringent competition conditions unusual for projects of...

    Murray tightens grip on world No. 1
    Mar06

    Murray tightens grip on world No. 1

    Andy Murray tightened his grip on top spot in the latest ATP world rankings released yesterday following his Dubai Tennis Championships win. Murray, 29, beat Fernando Verdasco in straight sets in the final while his rivals both suffered setbacks. Number two Novak Djokovic slipped up on the hard courts of Acapulco, where he was beaten in the...

    Ottawa extends Canada’s military mission in Ukraine for 2 more years
    Mar06

    Ottawa extends Canada’s military mission in Ukraine for 2 more years

    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland say Canadian troops, who were supposed to return by March-end, will remain in Ukraine until at least March 2019. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Sajjan, Freeland announce Canada to extend Ukraine training mission to 2019
    Mar06

    Sajjan, Freeland announce Canada to extend Ukraine training mission to 2019

    The Liberal government is extending Canada’s military mission in Ukraine for another two years as it attempts to send a signal of continued solidarity with the eastern European country. Canada first deployed about 200 troops to Ukraine in the summer of 2015 to help train government forces after Russia annexed Crimea and began supporting...