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    Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Stephen Harper to sign Canada-Ukraine trade deal Tuesday
    Jul13

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Stephen Harper to sign Canada-Ukraine trade deal Tuesday

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Ukrainian counterpart will sign a free trade agreement Tuesday at a meeting in Chelsea, Que., near Harper’s summer cottage at Harrington Lake, CBC News has learned. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Nationalists: Country Headed for Coup
    Jul13

    Ukraine Nationalists: Country Headed for Coup

    In recent days, the kind of armed violence previously limited to Ukraine’s beleaguered east came within 30 miles of the country’s European Union borders. In the city of Mukacheve, one person was killed in a Saturday gun fight between members of far-right nationalists known as Right Sector and security guards connected to a Ukrainian...

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Stephen Harper to sign Canada-Ukraine trade deal Tuesday
    Jul13

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Stephen Harper to sign Canada-Ukraine trade deal Tuesday

    The embattled government of Ukraine has reached a free trade agreement with Canada, sources tell CBC News. The deal will be signed Tuesday when Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk visits the Quebec hamlet of Chelsea to meet Prime Minister Stephen Harper, whose summer residence is at nearby Harrington Lake. Yatsenyuk is on a visit to the...

    Russian Troops Prosecuted After Refusing to Fight in Ukraine
    Jul13

    Russian Troops Prosecuted After Refusing to Fight in Ukraine

    Several Russian soldiers are facing prosecution after they refused to fight in eastern Ukraine, Agence France-Presse reports. The Russian troops fled their bases after being urged to “volunteer” in Ukraine and assist pro-Russian separatists there, according to AFP: The popular Gazeta.ru website said several dozen soldiers would be prosecuted...

    General: US considers expanding Ukraine training to army
    Jul13

    General: US considers expanding Ukraine training to army

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is considering a plan to expand its military training of Ukrainian forces to include army soldiers, the commander of… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Far-Right: Sifting Facts From Fiction
    Jul13

    Ukraine’s Far-Right: Sifting Facts From Fiction

    On July 4, 2015, one thousand far-right supporters and pro-government fighters marched through the center of Kiev, calling for the end of the Minsk ceasefire, the nationalization of Russian businesses, and a declaration of all-out war on Eastern Ukrainian separatists. The presence of visceral white supremacist symbolism and the leadership role...

    Russia Protests Closing of News Agency Account in Britain
    Jul13

    Russia Protests Closing of News Agency Account in Britain

    The Russian Foreign Ministry demanded Monday that Britain immediately clarify why the London bank account of Russia’s main state news agency has been closed. The ministry said it had information that Rossiya Segodnya’s (Russia Today) account with Barclays was closed Wednesday because of sanctions on its general director, Dmitry...

    General: US considering training for Ukrainian army
    Jul13

    General: US considering training for Ukrainian army

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe says the United States is considering a plan to train Ukrainian army soldiers beginning in late November. …read more Source: U.S....

    Canada funds ballot box training in Ukraine
    Jul13

    Canada funds ballot box training in Ukraine

    Canada funds ballot box training in addition battle schools in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Can Saakashvili Do It?
    Jul13

    Can Saakashvili Do It?

    Odessans living in the city’s center were shocked awake by the sounds of a bomb exploding at the Angelovyh Café in the early morning hours on a Wednesday morning in early July. The bombing campaign which had reached a near weekly peak this spring had commenced mysteriously at around the time of the second Minsk accords. Terrorists, widely...