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    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in
    Sep23

    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed support for a potential United Nations peacekeeping mission in war-torn Ukraine on Friday, but stopped short of committing Canadian troops. “I think this is a situation where there is definitely a very strong potential role for peacekeepers, and that’s something we look forward to having discussions...

    US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia
    Sep23

    US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia

    The United States sees value in the New START arms control treaty with Russia, despite Washington’s concerns about Moscow’s track record on arms control and other issues, senior U.S. officials said Friday. The remarks by the Trump administration officials, speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity, suggest the treaty will remain...

    Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to
    Sep23

    Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to

    The prime minister says the government has begun to move forward with the lengthy process that would see Ukraine added to the Automatic Firearms Country Control List. …read more Source: Toronto...

    President of Ukraine meets with Ukrainian community leaders
    Sep23

    President of Ukraine meets with Ukrainian community leaders

    NEW YORK – President Petro Poroshenko and his wife, Maryna Poroshenko, met with leaders of the Ukrainian community and representatives of Crimean Tatar organizations in the United States. The presidential couple toured The Ukrainian Museum in New York. The head of state thanked foreign Ukrainians for their support and assistance. “Never in the...

    Romania President Scraps Ukraine Visit in Education Row
    Sep23

    Romania President Scraps Ukraine Visit in Education Row

    Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis has called off plans to visit to Ukraine after Kiev adopted changes limiting education in minority languages. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus
    Sep23

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus

    Against all odds, Mikheil Saakashvili returned to Ukraine just two months after being stripped of his citizenship and banned. Now he is embarking on a wild national tour in an attempt to show he is back on the political map. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Modest restart to Ukrainian privatization
    Sep23

    Modest restart to Ukrainian privatization

    After a break prompted by war and economic collapse in 2014-2015, Ukraine restarted its privatization campaign in August 2017. The local privatization body, the State Property Fund (SPF), sold only five out of the state’s eight 25-percent stakes in the regional power-supply and generation companies that were put up for auction (Spfu.gov.ua,...

    Crises and deaths of citizens as politicians get rich on South Sudan natural resources
    Sep23

    Crises and deaths of citizens as politicians get rich on South Sudan natural resources

    Tweet BY: Daniel Juol Nhomngek (Lawyer), Kampala, Uganda, SEPT/22/2017, SSN; Since the vote for independence and ultimate secession from Sudan in July 2011, the Republic of South Sudan, a nation graciously gifted with an abundance of natural resources, like oil, water, gold…etc, has witnessed plenty of huge sufferings caused by the war. The war...

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus
    Sep23

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus

    Against all odds, Mikheil Saakashvili returned to Ukraine just two months after being stripped of his citizenship and banned. Now he is embarking on a wild national tour in an attempt to show he is back on the political map. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lawyer For Journalist Semena Vows To Appeal To European High Court
    Sep23

    Lawyer For Journalist Semena Vows To Appeal To European High Court

    A court in Russia-occupied Crimea gave RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena a 2 1/2 year suspended sentence on a charge of separatism for allegedly calling for the violation of Russia’s territory integrity in one of his articles. Following the verdict in Simferopol on September 22, Semena’s lawyer, Emil Kurbedinov, promised to appeal to...