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    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...

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary
    Mar07

    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...

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked
    Mar07

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked

    On March 8, 100 years ago, a revolution erupted in Saint Petersburg that ended the monarchy in Russia and set up a provisional government that was overthrown by the Bolsheviks just months later. That led to the rise of the Soviet Union and the spread of communism globally. But there are still Russians today who defend the monarchy as sacred, and...

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked
    Mar06

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked

    On March 8, 100 years ago, a revolution erupted in Saint Petersburg that ended the monarchy in Russia and set up a provisional government that was overthrown by the Bolsheviks just months later. That led to the rise of the Soviet Union and the spread of communism globally. But there are still Russians today who defend the monarchy as sacred, and...

    Trump signs revised travel ban
    Mar06

    Trump signs revised travel ban

    Iraq is off the list. Syria has been tweaked. And visa-holders can breathe a sign of relief. Six weeks after President Trump unveiled his original order halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, only to have it stopped dead in its tracks by a San Francisco-based federal court, he’s now come up with a reworked version of the...