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    Ukraine PM “adamant” on striking deal with creditors as technical default looms
    Jul15

    Ukraine PM “adamant” on striking deal with creditors as technical default looms

    OTTAWA – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk delivered a warning Tuesday to private bond-holders that the government “will do everything” in order to ease its massive debt burden.But at the same time he touted a newly minted free trade deal with Canada as a sign the country is open for business.His remarks came at the end...

    Where MH17 came down: The village that survived the horror
    Jul15

    Where MH17 came down: The village that survived the horror

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Before July 17, 2014, few people were likely to have heard of Hrabove, a sleepy, bucolic eastern Ukrainian town of about 1,000 people. See also: Satellite images show clearly that Russia faked its MH17 report But over the past year, Hrabove has been the center of attention as international investigators try to piece together...

    As MH17 anniversary approaches, families waiting for answers
    Jul15

    As MH17 anniversary approaches, families waiting for answers

    For many families of the 298 people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down July 17 last year over eastern Ukraine, uncertainty and agonizing waiting is still woven into the fabric of life a year later. …read more Source: CTV...

    A year after MH17 brought down over Ukraine, relatives still grieving, waiting for answers
    Jul15

    A year after MH17 brought down over Ukraine, relatives still grieving, waiting for answers

    On their son Bryce’s birthday this year, Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand and her husband Rob went to a Dutch air base, watched pall bearers solemnly unload seven coffins from a military cargo plane and wondered if they contained parts of the remains of Bryce or his girlfriend Daisy Oehlers. …read more Source: FOX...

    A Year Later, MH17 Relatives Grieve, Wait for Answers
    Jul15

    A Year Later, MH17 Relatives Grieve, Wait for Answers

    A year after MH17 brought down over Ukraine, relatives still grieving, waiting for answers …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine, Canada Ink Free Trade Agreement
    Jul15

    Ukraine, Canada Ink Free Trade Agreement

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a free trade agreement with Ukraine July 14 as its Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited the French province of Quebec. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Blasts Target Police Stations
    Jul15

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Blasts Target Police Stations

    Two policemen were hurt Tuesday in explosions at two police stations in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine crisis a threat to Canada’s security, Arseniy Yatsenyuk says
    Jul15

    Ukraine crisis a threat to Canada’s security, Arseniy Yatsenyuk says

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says support for his country is as much about Canada’s security as it is Ukraine’s, urging support from NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s strong stance against Russia. Harper has been a vocal supporter of Ukraine since the start...

    Harper promotes free trade deal with Ukraine as a job creator
    Jul14

    Harper promotes free trade deal with Ukraine as a job creator

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday that Canada and Ukraine have reached a free trade agreement. Harper made the announcement as he met with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Chelsea, Quebec. …read more Source: National...

    Russia Suffers Sixth Military Aircraft Crash in Six Weeks
    Jul14

    Russia Suffers Sixth Military Aircraft Crash in Six Weeks

    The Russian air force has suffered its sixth crash in as many weeks after a Tupolev Tu-95MS Bear strategic bomber failed whilst on a training flight in Russia’s far-eastern Khabarovskiy region. Russia has suffered a series of military aircraft crashes this summer, since a MiG29 ‘Fulcrum’ and Su-34 ‘Fullback’ fighter...