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    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine
    Jul12

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting Canadian troops in Ukraine before heading home from a six-day trip to Eastern Europe. Speaking to some of the 200 soldiers who have been based near the western city of Lviv since January, Trudeau emphasized the importance of continuing to support Ukraine in its struggle with Russia....

    Germany to affirm stronger role on world stage
    Jul12

    Germany to affirm stronger role on world stage

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany is affirming its growing role on the world stage in new security guidelines that mark another step away from its caution after World War II. A draft defense policy paper obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday and due to be presented on Wednesday states that “Germany is a globally highly connected country … which has a...

    Military-only response to Russia is dangerous
    Jul12

    Military-only response to Russia is dangerous

    Canada’s active participation in NATO is an important part of our multilateral approach on political, defence and security issues. However, the troop commitment recently announced by the Prime Minister is not a solution to the current dangerous standoff with Russia. Without a real plan for diplomatic and political engagement to resolve the...

    Prime Minister Trudeau arrives in western Ukraine to visit troops
    Jul12

    Prime Minister Trudeau arrives in western Ukraine to visit troops

    LVIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in western Ukraine for the final stop of his latest overseas trip. He plans to greet Canadian Forces soldiers who have been training their Ukrainian counterparts since last summer. The Canadians, alongside British and American troops, have been teaching the basics of soldiering, such as...

    Justin Trudeau to greet Canadian soldiers on training mission in western Ukraine
    Jul12

    Justin Trudeau to greet Canadian soldiers on training mission in western Ukraine

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in western Ukraine for the final stop of his latest overseas trip. …read more Source: Global...

    Where are Canadian troops deployed in Europe?
    Jul12

    Where are Canadian troops deployed in Europe?

    Canadian troops are stationed in Ukraine and elsewhere around Europe. …read more Source: CTV...

    NATO reacts to Russia’s aggressive moves in Eastern Europe
    Jul12

    NATO reacts to Russia’s aggressive moves in Eastern Europe

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But, first: We reported all last week on the fault lines between Russia and the West over the Russian-backed war in Ukraine and Moscow’s new, aggressive posture against NATO. Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty alliance met over the weekend in Warsaw, and we go to John Yang for an update. JOHN YANG: With us now to discuss...

    Trudeau condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea, vows ‘Canada will always stand by Ukraine’

    While a trade deal was the ostensible reason for Trudeau’s meeting the Ukrainian PM, Ukraine’s David and Goliath struggle with the Kremlin loomed over everything …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Trudeau condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea, while vowing ‘Canada will always stand by Ukraine’
    Jul12

    Trudeau condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea, while vowing ‘Canada will always stand by Ukraine’

    KYIV — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his nine-year-old son, Xavier, making his public debut overseas, spent much of Monday visiting memorials of Stalin’s starvation of Ukraine in the 1930s, Nazi atrocities against Ukrainians during the Second World War and the slaughter in 1941 of 33,770 Jews by Hitler’s forces at Babi Yar. But...

    NATO Is Having An Existential Crisis
    Jul12

    NATO Is Having An Existential Crisis

    Seventeen years ago, NATO was triumphant. After a 78-day air campaign against Serbia, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization sent an occupation force into Kosovo, then still a Serbian province. Originally formed to counter the Soviet Union, NATO found a new sense of purpose following the collapse of communism. The victory convinced Western...