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    Canada expels Russian embassy spokesman for ‘sharing scurrilous stories’ targeting Freeland
    Apr06

    Canada expels Russian embassy spokesman for ‘sharing scurrilous stories’ targeting Freeland

    The Russian embassy spokesperson in Ottawa who was responsible for the mission’s Twitter account is one of four Russian diplomats being expelled from Canada, Radio Canada International has learned. Two separate sources have confirmed to RCI that Kirill Kalinin, who was also the first secretary of the embassy’s political section, is...

    Canada to bring up North Korea, Venezuela and Ukraine at Munich Conference
    Feb17

    Canada to bring up North Korea, Venezuela and Ukraine at Munich Conference

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has a long list of world crises she would like to discuss with her counterparts at the Munich Security Conference in Germany this weekend, according to Canadian officials. The North Korean nuclear crisis, the situation in Venezuela, Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its continued support for...

    GG Julie Payette meets with Ukrainian president and Canadian soldiers
    Feb10

    GG Julie Payette meets with Ukrainian president and Canadian soldiers

    Gov. Gen. Julie Payette concluded her visit to Ukraine with a meeting on Thursday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko who thanked Canada for its “firm position of support for our country’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence from the very first minutes of the Russian aggression.” During a joint press conference at the...

    Liberals clear way for weapons sales to Ukraine

    The Liberal government has cleared the last regulatory obstacle on the way of Canadian sales of lethal weapons to Ukraine, opening the way for other NATO allies, especially, the United States to do the same. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Wednesday that Canada will include Ukraine in the Automatic Firearms Country Control...

    Liberals clear way for weapons sales to Ukraine

    The Liberal government has cleared the last regulatory obstacle on the way of Canadian sales of lethal weapons to Ukraine, opening the way for other NATO allies, especially, the United States to do the same. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Wednesday that Canada will include Ukraine in the Automatic Firearms Country Control...

    Canada moving toward weapons sales to Ukraine: Russian anger
    Sep29

    Canada moving toward weapons sales to Ukraine: Russian anger

    During the working visit to Canada last week of Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, trade and security issues were discussed with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. It was security concerns that have raised the ire of Russian officials who have expressed strong objection to the likely sale of weapons to Ukraine. Uraine’s Petro...

    Embattled Ukrainian president to visit Canada
    Sep20

    Embattled Ukrainian president to visit Canada

    Ukrainian President to visit Canada Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is in New York today where he is holding talks with several world leaders during the opening of the U.N.General Assembly. A press release today from the Canadian Prime Minister’s office says the Ukrainian president will travel to Canada for a working visit on the 22nd,...

    On its 26th birthday Ukraine lobbies Ottawa and Washington for lethal defensive weapons
    Aug25

    On its 26th birthday Ukraine lobbies Ottawa and Washington for lethal defensive weapons

    As Ukraine marked its 26th Independence Day with a military parade meant to showcase its growing strength and ties to the West, it also signalled that while it appreciates strong statements of support from allies like Ottawa and Washington, Kyiv needs sophisticated Western weaponry to protect itself. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signalled on...

    Canada supports Ukraine’s ‘faltering’ reforms with nearly $7M in new funding
    Jul07

    Canada supports Ukraine’s ‘faltering’ reforms with nearly $7M in new funding

    Canada announced an additional $6.89 in aid to Ukraine to fund “democratic reforms, human rights and peace,” while the United Kingdom noted “worrying signs that reform is faltering” in the former Soviet republic. The funding announced at the conclusion of the Opportunity Ukraine conference in London, England, on Thursday will focus on support of...

    Trudeau discusses Russian sanctions with Ukrainian president
    May25

    Trudeau discusses Russian sanctions with Ukrainian president

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to coordinate Ottawa’s and Kyiv’s positions on Russia as well as strengthen bilateral ties, the Prime Minister’s Office announced. “The leaders discussed the importance of maintaining unity on sanctions on Russia and Prime Minister Trudeau...

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