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    Ukrainian PM to visit Canada this week for economic talks amid financial turmoil
    Jul13

    Ukrainian PM to visit Canada this week for economic talks amid financial turmoil

    OTTAWA – The prime minister of Ukraine will be in Ottawa this week for talks with the Harper government.Arseniy Yatsenyuk was to arrive Tuesday for talks that will focus on the eastern European country’s attempts at economic and government reform.A statement from Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office says it’s an...

    Ukraine Authorities In Tense Standoff With Right Sector Group After Shootout
    Jul13

    Ukraine Authorities In Tense Standoff With Right Sector Group After Shootout

    The ultranationalist Right Sector group was in a tense standoff with Ukrainian authorities after a deadly shooting in the western city of Mukacheve that killed at least two people, according to reports Sunday. Security forces called for the group’s surrender in order to avoid a”bloodbath,” Radio Liberty reported. …read...

    Why Should Washington Confront Russia if Europeans Won’t Protect Ukraine?
    Jul13

    Why Should Washington Confront Russia if Europeans Won’t Protect Ukraine?

    Europe is at risk, we are told. Russia’s assault on Ukraine threatens the post-Cold War order. Moscow may follow up with similar attacks on Moldova and even such NATO members as Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. But no one in Europe seems to care. Even the countries supposedly in Vladimir Putin’s gun sites aren’t much concerned....

    Right Sector In Standoff With Ukraine Authorities After Deadly Shootout
    Jul13

    Right Sector In Standoff With Ukraine Authorities After Deadly Shootout

    Ukrainian security forces are seeking the surrender of members of a far-right group following a shootout that killed at least two people in the western city of Mukacheve. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German-Led Eurogroup Launching Coup Against Greek Government
    Jul13

    German-Led Eurogroup Launching Coup Against Greek Government

    After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union, Francis Fukuyama famously declared an end to history. Things, of course, would continue to happen, he said, but the clash of rival ideologies was over with the “unabashed victory of economic and political liberalism.” It was 1992, and it was a time to celebrate....

    Police in Western Ukraine Clash With Paramilitary Group; 7 Are Hurt
    Jul13

    Police in Western Ukraine Clash With Paramilitary Group; 7 Are Hurt

    A violent standoff between police officers and a right-wing paramilitary group unsettles a usually peaceful region. …read more Source: The New York...

    On The ‘Greek Question’
    Jul13

    On The ‘Greek Question’

    As I write these lines, the outcome of the extraordinary summit on the “Greek question” remains unknown. However, based on developments already underway, one can surely make several observations, which do not just concern Greece but more broadly the European Union and the way a crisis is being managed within the framework of a highly...

    Canada’s embassy in Ukraine used as pawn
    Jul13

    Canada’s embassy in Ukraine used as pawn

    CP Investigation: Canada’s embassy in Ukraine used as pawn in 2014 uprising …read more Source:...

    Canada’s embassy used as pawn during Ukraine uprising, investigation finds
    Jul13

    Canada’s embassy used as pawn during Ukraine uprising, investigation finds

    Canada’s embassy in Kyiv was used as a haven for several days by anti-government protesters during the uprising that toppled the regime of former president Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Global...

    Canadian embassy used as safe haven during Ukraine uprising, investigation finds
    Jul12

    Canadian embassy used as safe haven during Ukraine uprising, investigation finds

    Canada’s embassy in Kyiv was used as a haven by anti-government protesters during the uprising that toppled the regime of former president Viktor Yanukovych, yet the Harper government never fully acknowledged — during the upheaval or since — the depth and extent of the security breach. …read more Source:...