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    National Post View: Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement is symbolic, but still just and necessary
    Jul15

    National Post View: Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement is symbolic, but still just and necessary

    The free trade deal between Canada and Ukraine announced Tuesday marks a further milestone for the beleaguered country in its struggle for freedom from Russian domination. After the violence and tumult of the past year and a half — the Maidan revolution that outsted the Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovych in the winter of 2014, the Russian...

    Military spokesman: 8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 wounded in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Jul15

    Military spokesman: 8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 wounded in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says eight troops have been killed and 16 wounded in war-torn eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: FOX...

    Eight Soldiers Reported Killed In East Ukraine
    Jul15

    Eight Soldiers Reported Killed In East Ukraine

    Ukraine says Russian-backed rebels have launched one of their fiercest attacks in the country’s east since the signing of a February deal on a cease-fire, killing eight Ukrainian soldiers and wounding 16 over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    8 Ukrainian Troops Killed, 16 Hurt in War-Torn East Ukraine
    Jul15

    8 Ukrainian Troops Killed, 16 Hurt in War-Torn East Ukraine

    Military spokesman: 8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 wounded in war-torn eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 hurt in war-torn east Ukraine
    Jul15

    8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 hurt in war-torn east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says eight troops have been killed and 16 wounded in war-torn eastern Ukraine in the past… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine PM ‘adamant’ on striking deal with creditors
    Jul15

    Ukraine PM ‘adamant’ on striking deal with creditors

    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 of a whirlwind...

    10 stories in Canada we’re watching
    Jul15

    10 stories in Canada we’re watching

    (Justin Tang/CP) Seven stories in the news today, July 15 from The Canadian Press: ALL EYES ON THE CENTRAL BANK The Bank of Canada is set to make its latest rate announcement this morning and update its outlook for the economy. Several economists from Canada’s big banks expect the central bank to cut its key rate, but a drop from the...

    Seven stories in the news today, July 15
    Jul15

    Seven stories in the news today, July 15

    Seven stories in the news today, July 15 from The Canadian Press:———ECONOMISTS EXPECT CENTRAL BANK TO TRIM INTEREST RATEThe Bank of Canada is set to make its latest rate announcement this morning and update its outlook for the economy. Several economists from Canada’s big banks expect the central bank to cut its key rate, but a drop from...

    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...