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    Trudeau to sign trade deal with Ukraine during visit next month, ‘to strengthen democracy, growth’
    Jun21

    Trudeau to sign trade deal with Ukraine during visit next month, ‘to strengthen democracy, growth’

    OTTAWA — Six years of negotiations are expected to culminate in the signing of a long-awaited free trade deal between Canada and Ukraine when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the country next month. On Monday, Trudeau told a Canada-Ukraine business forum in Toronto that he will be in Ukraine on July 11-12 after attending the NATO...

    NATO's Stoltenberg – EU sanctions on Russia should remain
    Jun20

    NATO's Stoltenberg – EU sanctions on Russia should remain

    TRONDHEIM, Norway (Reuters) – The European Union should keep in place the sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told Reuters on Monday, a day after the German foreign minister said they should gradually be phased out. …read more Source: The...

    Coach blames “very hard situation” at home for Ukraine exit
    Jun20

    Coach blames “very hard situation” at home for Ukraine exit

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Ukraine coach Mykhailo Fomenko on Monday blamed the “very hard situation” at home for his team’s group-stage exit from the European …read more Source: Taiwan...

    China’s Xi weaves Poland into ‘new silk road’ plan
    Jun20

    China’s Xi weaves Poland into ‘new silk road’ plan

    WARSAW, June 20, 2016 (AFP) – The presidents of China and Poland greeted a Chinese freight train as it rolled into the Polish capital on Monday, part of a drive to drum up business between the Asian giant and the European Unions largest eastern economy.Chinas Xi Jinping and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda were on hand as the China...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, June 20, 2016
    Jun20

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, June 20, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Juan Nagel accuses Argentina’s new president of betraying Venezuela’s opposition in pursuit of diplomatic victories on the world stage. Dan Peleschuk shows why Ukraine’s dismal roads are a microcosm of the country’s continued crisis of...

    France Calls on EU Leaders to Consider Potential Relaxation of Russia Sanctions
    Jun20

    France Calls on EU Leaders to Consider Potential Relaxation of Russia Sanctions

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Monday called on EU leaders to discuss possible offers for relaxation of the economic sanctions imposed by the Union on Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there was significant progress in the implementation of the Minsk peace accords. The summit should send “some signs of encouragement to everyone”,...

    World Refugee Day: The Crisis by the Numbers
    Jun20

    World Refugee Day: The Crisis by the Numbers

    Monday marks World Refugee Day, and with it comes the announcement of a new record. As of the end of 2015, 65.3 million people were forcibly displaced throughout the world—meaning they were displaced within their own country, or were refugees or asylum seekers abroad—the first time the 60 million threshold has ever been passed, according to the...

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia
    Jun20

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

    As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia
    Jun20

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Ukraine coach blames exit on home ‘situation’
    Jun20

    The Latest: Ukraine coach blames exit on home ‘situation’

    The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...