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    @Kady’s Watchlist for July 7 – MPs set to spend another day debating electoral reform
    Jul07

    @Kady’s Watchlist for July 7 – MPs set to spend another day debating electoral reform

    After kicking off the first phase of public hearings with a 90 minute ministerial Q&A on Wednesday, the Special Committee on Electoral Reform is set to hear from outgoing Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand this morning. Mayrand, who will leave his post later this year, can likely expect to be quizzed over the technical challenges involved...

    Merkel backs NATO build-up in eastern Europe
    Jul07

    Merkel backs NATO build-up in eastern Europe

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of “unsettling” NATO-allies with its actions in Ukraine. In her speech before the parliament, the chancellor called for both “deterrence and dialogue” with Moscow. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    U.S.’s Kerry to discuss separatist conflict, reforms, with Ukraine
    Jul07

    U.S.’s Kerry to discuss separatist conflict, reforms, with Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was due to visit Kiev on Thursday to discuss Ukraine’s reforms and a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine where Russian-backed separatists are fighting government forces. …read more Source:...

    Merkel backs NATO build-up in eastern Europe
    Jul07

    Merkel backs NATO build-up in eastern Europe

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of “unsettling” NATO-allies with its actions in Ukraine. In her speech before the parliament, the chancellor called for both “deterrence and dialogue” with Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia
    Jul07

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia

    Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Russia’s conflict with Ukraine has deeply unsettled NATO’s Eastern European member states and that the Baltic states and Poland therefore “need a clear reassurance by the alliance.” The chancellor addressed German Parliament ahead of the NATO summit on Thursday. Merkel also said that despite loss of...

    Kerry To Meet Ukrainian Leaders In Kyiv
    Jul07

    Kerry To Meet Ukrainian Leaders In Kyiv

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Kyiv, where he is expected to discuss ways of ending Ukraine’s continuing war against Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama, Putin hold phone conversation on Nagorno Karabakh, Ukraine, Syria
    Jul07

    Obama, Putin hold phone conversation on Nagorno Karabakh, Ukraine, Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama in a telephone conversation on Wednesday confirmed readiness to step up coordination of Russian, US military actions in Syria, TASS reported. …read more Source:...

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia
    Jul07

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia

    BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Russia’s conflict with Ukraine has deeply unsettled NATO’s Eastern European member states and that the Baltic states …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko thanks Poles for helping her freedom
    Jul07

    Ukraine’s Savchenko thanks Poles for helping her freedom

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko has thanked Poland for its support in obtaining her release after almost two years of Russian captivity.Savchenko, 35, attended a session of Poland’s Parliament… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko thanks Poles for helping her freedom
    Jul07

    Ukraine’s Savchenko thanks Poles for helping her freedom

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko has thanked Poland for its support in obtaining her release after almost two years of Russian captivity. Savchenko, 35, attended a session of Poland’s Parliament in Warsaw on Thursday and met with Deputy Parliament Speaker Ryszard Terlecki and other lawmakers. She told...