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Section: US & Canada

    Canada in Kyiv — and the embassy scandal that wasn’t
    Jul14

    Canada in Kyiv — and the embassy scandal that wasn’t

    A Canadian Press ‘investigation’ claims to have uncovered a plot by the Government of Canada to be less than truthful about protesters using the Canadian embassy in Kyiv at the time of the 2014 overthrow of the Yanukovych regime. It’s one of the strangest pieces of ‘journalism’ I have seen for a very long time. The facts are...

    U.S. Eyes Stepped-Up Plan To Train Ukrainian Army Soldiers
    Jul14

    U.S. Eyes Stepped-Up Plan To Train Ukrainian Army Soldiers

    The United States is considering plans to train soldiers in the Ukrainian army in the next few months, in a move that risks heightening tensions with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden: Russia Seeking Ukraine’s Economic ‘Collapse’
    Jul14

    Biden: Russia Seeking Ukraine’s Economic ‘Collapse’

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has accused Russia of trying to destabilize Ukraine “by any means it can,” saying the Kremlin wants to see the economy of its ex-Soviet neighbor crumble. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Soldiers Refuse To Take Orders From Kiev; Desertion And Lawlessness Take Hold
    Jul14

    Ukrainian Soldiers Refuse To Take Orders From Kiev; Desertion And Lawlessness Take Hold

    An entire battalion of Ukrainian soldiers has released a video saying that it will no longer take orders from leaders in Kiev, reported Sputnik news, a pro-Russian news site, on Monday. The soldiers’ refusal comes as a further blow to morale for an army that has lost many of the major battles since the war began in April 2014 and has seen...

    Canada funds ballot box training in addition to battle schools in Ukraine
    Jul14

    Canada funds ballot box training in addition to battle schools in Ukraine

    Canada has joined its allies in dusting off a Cold War playbook to push back against Russian influence in Ukraine, but the advance of democratic ideals is fraught with contradictions and qualifications. …read more Source: Global...

    Beast 1, Russian Internet Censor 0
    Jul14

    Beast 1, Russian Internet Censor 0

    A Ukrainian NGO’s website got taken down by GoDaddy, apparently at the request of Putin’s Internet regulator. It suddenly came back after The Daily Beast made inquiries. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers
    Jul14

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister pushed back Monday against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government, likening members of Ukraine’s parliament to “lunatics” while defending a nationalist militia that is locked in a standoff with police. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers
    Jul14

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister pushed back Monday against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government, likening… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers
    Jul14

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister is pushing back against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government. …read more Source: U.S....

    US Plans to Train Ukraine Army
    Jul14

    US Plans to Train Ukraine Army

    The commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe says the United States is planning to train Ukrainian army soldiers after completing the current training of Ukraine’s National Guard troops. Lt. General Ben Hodges told reporters at the Pentagon Monday the so-called “phase two” of training would begin in late November if the plan is approved....