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    Monitor: Ukraine cease-fire violations on the rise
    Jun06

    Monitor: Ukraine cease-fire violations on the rise

    The mission monitoring the cease-fire warned about heavy weapons missing, rockets and launchers being used …read more Source:...

    US loses 3-0 to Ukraine at Under-20 World Cup
    Jun06

    US loses 3-0 to Ukraine at Under-20 World Cup

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Already assured a berth in the second round, the United States completed the group stage of the Under-20 World Cup with a 3-0 loss to Ukraine on Friday in Auckland. …read more Source: CNS...

    Stephen Harper lands in Kyiv as Ukraine pushes for more G7 sanctions on Russia
    Jun06

    Stephen Harper lands in Kyiv as Ukraine pushes for more G7 sanctions on Russia

    Stephen Harper arrived in Kyiv early Saturday as Ukraine’s envoy urged the prime minister to push his fellow G7 leaders into a strong political stand against the latest Russian aggression. …read more Source:...

    OSCE says cease-fire violations in Ukraine more frequent
    Jun06

    OSCE says cease-fire violations in Ukraine more frequent

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The mission monitoring a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine warned Friday that violations are becoming more frequent and severe, with heavy weapons often missing from storage areas and rockets and multiple launchers recently being used again. …read more Source: CNS...

    Leonid Plyushch, Ukrainian Mathematician and Soviet Dissident, Dies
    Jun06

    Leonid Plyushch, Ukrainian Mathematician and Soviet Dissident, Dies

    Mr. Plyushch, a Ukrainian mathematician, became a leading political dissident, prompting the Kremlin to commit him to a mental asylum for a nightmarish three years of drugs and deprivation. …read more Source: The New York...

    Carter: New Steps Needed To Counter Russian Aggression In Ukraine
    Jun06

    Carter: New Steps Needed To Counter Russian Aggression In Ukraine

    The United States needs to take new steps to respond to the Ukraine conflict because economic sanctions and other Western actions have failed to get Russian President Vladimir Putin to reverse course, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said June 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Reaffirmed Support For Ukraine In Call To Poroshenko
    Jun06

    Obama Reaffirmed Support For Ukraine In Call To Poroshenko

    U.S. President Barack Obama “reaffirmed the strong support of the United States for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” in a telephone call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, the White House said June 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine grateful for ‘non-lethal assistance’ from Canada
    Jun06

    Ukraine grateful for ‘non-lethal assistance’ from Canada

    As Stephen Harper arrived in Kyiv, a Ukrainian official praises Canadian military trainers for their expertise and guidance. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Matthew Fisher: Merkel may have become the de facto leader of the G7, but Putin still stymies her
    Jun06

    Matthew Fisher: Merkel may have become the de facto leader of the G7, but Putin still stymies her

    Comment from Kyiv, Ukraine German Chancellor Angela Merkel may be at the pinnacle of her power as Europe’s “Iron Frau,” but the G7’s longest-serving leader will be sharing the spotlight with the missing man from Moscow when the group’s leaders’ summit begins Sunday in the Bavarian Alps. Russian President Vladimir Putin has...

    Harper lands in Ukraine amid tension
    Jun06

    Harper lands in Ukraine amid tension

    Ukraine pushes Canada to push G7, says it can make due without lethal aid …read more Source:...