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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Fan of Nazi collaborator to represent Ukraine at Paris Holocaust symposium
    Mar07

    Fan of Nazi collaborator to represent Ukraine at Paris Holocaust symposium

    Ukrainian Jews protest attendance of state historian Volodymyr Vyatrovych who has hailed WWII-era leader …read more Source: The Times of...

    Protesters block courthouse after Ukrainian tax boss accused of embezzling millions
    Mar07

    Protesters block courthouse after Ukrainian tax boss accused of embezzling millions

    Roman Nasirov, the 38-year-old head of Ukraine’s tax and customs service, has been accused of embezzling more than $99 million Cdn in public funds. …read more Source:...

    Claim That Nicholas II Is Weeping Holy Tears In Crimea Prompts Laughter
    Mar07

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

    MOSCOW — Russian lawmaker Natalya Poklonskaya has claimed that a bust of Tsar Nicholas II wept tears on the centennial of his abdication of power. And the Internet is laughing. Poklonskaya made the …read more Source: Big News...

    Canada extends Ukraine troop training mission to 2019
    Mar07

    Canada extends Ukraine troop training mission to 2019

    “We will continue to advance democracy, human rights and rule of law and military assistance to the end of March 2019,” Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan told a press conference. …read more Source: World...

    Extending Ukraine mission sends ‘strong message’ to Russia: Sajjan
    Mar07

    Extending Ukraine mission sends ‘strong message’ to Russia: Sajjan

    The federal government is extending Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine by two years, saying assistance is crucial to ensuring stability in the region. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says Canada stands by Ukraine. Video provided by The Canadian Press …read more Source: National...

    News of the Day From Around the World, March 7
    Mar07

    News of the Day From Around the World, March 7

    Pakistan will temporarily open two border crossings with Afghanistan that were closed after a string of militant attacks, officials said Monday. The Torkham and Chaman crossings will be open Tuesday and Wednesday and Afghans with valid visas will be allowed to return home, as will Pakistanis who traveled to Afghanistan with valid visas. Pakistan...

    Canada’s foreign minister warns of Russian destabilization efforts — and she might be a target
    Mar07

    Canada’s foreign minister warns of Russian destabilization efforts — and she might be a target

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland warned of Russian meddling in Canadian politics on Monday, as information coming from within the Russian embassy targets her family history. The minister made the comments in Ottawa, at a press conference announcing an extension of a Canadian training mission in Ukraine that is meant to help Kyiv combat...

    UKRAINIANS IN ARGENTINA
    Mar07

    UKRAINIANS IN ARGENTINA

    Bogdan Rudnytski interviewed Maria and Roman Lypynskyj from Argentina. Between the 1887 and 1940s tens of thousands of settlers from Ukraine made their way to that Southern Hemisphere republic. Indeed, Ukrainians constituted the largest of the Sla…(Богдан Рудницький веде розмову із панством Марусею і Романом Липинськими із Арґентини. Поміж...

    Former world champion Fury says will fight again in May
    Mar07

    Former world champion Fury says will fight again in May

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britains former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has said he will make a comeback against an unnamed opponent in May, even though he is under a provisional suspension from the sport.Breaking news. Return of the MAC. May 13th, working on an opponent, more news to follow, he tweeted on Monday.The 28-year-old has not...

    Liberals extend Ukraine mission to 2019, but face criticism for not doing more
    Mar07

    Liberals extend Ukraine mission to 2019, but face criticism for not doing more

    OTTAWA — The Liberal government on Monday extended its military training mission in Ukraine, amid warnings Russia could attempt to “destabilize” Canada’s political system. But while largely welcomed by the Ukrainian government, the extension is being criticized by the Opposition for not going far enough in helping deal with a...