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    Ukrainians ‘Inhabit’ Lenin’s Shadow On Site Of Toppled Statue
    Jul12

    Ukrainians ‘Inhabit’ Lenin’s Shadow On Site Of Toppled Statue

    Thanks to a temporary art installation that put a staircase in place to allow people to ascend to where a statue of the Soviet founder once stood, Ukrainians are getting a chance to stand in Vladimir Lenin’s shoes, so to speak. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Spain: Police arrest 11 for alleged money laundering
    Jul12

    Spain: Police arrest 11 for alleged money laundering

    Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people — mostly Russians and Ukrainians — in an operation targeting foreign organized crime gangs involved in money laundering. …read more Source: FOX...

    Spain: Police arrest 11 for alleged money laundering
    Jul12

    Spain: Police arrest 11 for alleged money laundering

    Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people _ mostly Russians and Ukrainians _ in an operation targeting foreign organized crime gangs involved in money laundering …read more Source: U.S....

    Kremlin Interested in ‘Reanimating’ Ties With U.K. After David Cameron Departs
    Jul12

    Kremlin Interested in ‘Reanimating’ Ties With U.K. After David Cameron Departs

    Russia is interested in “reanimating” relations with the U.K. once outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron resigns Wednesday, the Kremlin has announced. Cameron and Putin did not enjoy a particularly close relationship during the former’s time in office, with Putin recently accusing Cameron of behaving poorly when claiming Russia would...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine
    Jul12

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko made a personal request to Trudeau on Monday to extend training mission due to end next March …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Trudeau speaks to 200 Canadian troops in Ukraine
    Jul12

    Trudeau speaks to 200 Canadian troops in Ukraine

    Trudeau didn’t say anything about whether the training mission will be extended. It is due to end next March, although Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made a personal request to Trudeau on Monday to extend it. …read more Source: Toronto...

    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...