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    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kyiv
    Mar23

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kyiv

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kyiv Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision Song Contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision Song Contest

    The Eurovision Song Contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia’s contestant from entering the country. …read more Source:...

    ‘Out of sight, out of mind’: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Ukraine as world focuses on Syria, Iraq
    Mar11

    ‘Out of sight, out of mind’: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Ukraine as world focuses on Syria, Iraq

    Canada extended its military training mission in Ukraine this week, but the country needs more help to help ease the escalating humanitarian crisis, say an MP and a human rights advocate who just visited the country. …read more Source:...

    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:...

    Ukraine looks to Canada to help modernize military’s ‘Soviet mentality’
    Mar04

    Ukraine looks to Canada to help modernize military’s ‘Soviet mentality’

    With the war in Eastern Ukraine grinding on, away from the international headlines, Ukraine’s Soviet-era military is struggling to suppress separatist forces backed by a modern, well-resourced Russian machine. And it is looking to Canada for help. …read more Source:...

    Battered eastern Ukraine seems headed into protracted on-and-off war
    Feb27

    Battered eastern Ukraine seems headed into protracted on-and-off war

    Analysts and experts focused on the war in Ukraine believe a number of factors are combining to keep the Ukrainian conflict on the global diplomatic backburner. …read more Source:...

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
    Feb18

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to co-operate with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Mike Pence will seek to reassure U.S. allies in Europe on busy trip
    Feb17

    Mike Pence will seek to reassure U.S. allies in Europe on busy trip

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will seek on Saturday to soothe allies unnerved by his boss’s unorthodox statements on Russia and NATO as he stresses America’s commitment to Europe during the first major foreign address for the Trump administration. …read more Source:...

    Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future
    Feb14

    Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future

    Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. …read more Source:...

    Separatist commander Mikhail Tolstykh, ‘Givi’, killed in eastern Ukraine
    Feb08

    Separatist commander Mikhail Tolstykh, ‘Givi’, killed in eastern Ukraine

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say one of their most prominent warlords has been assassinated, but several Russian media outlets say Mikhail Tolstykh died in an explosion in his office. …read more Source:...

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