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    Pope Francis, Canadian PM Stephen Harper meet at Vatican
    Jun11

    Pope Francis, Canadian PM Stephen Harper meet at Vatican

    Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen met with Pope Francis today at the Vatican, although it wasn’t immediately known what Canada’s prime minister and the head of the Roman Catholic Church discussed. Harper was expected to raise the issue of Russian aggression in Ukraine, a day after Pope Francis met with Russian President Vladimir...

    Report: Ukraine extends broadcasting license for TV station accused of pro-Russia sympathies
    Jun11

    Report: Ukraine extends broadcasting license for TV station accused of pro-Russia sympathies

    Ukraine’s government broadcasting authority has extended the operating licensing for a popular television station that has been accused of a pro-Russia stance. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Warns U.S. Over Missile Deployment Near Its Borders
    Jun11

    Russia Warns U.S. Over Missile Deployment Near Its Borders

    Russia says it is not carrying out any “unusual military activity” and urges Washington to fully implement a Cold War-era arms control accord. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Ukraine renews license for under-fire TV station
    Jun11

    Report: Ukraine renews license for under-fire TV station

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s government broadcasting authority has extended the operating licensing for a popular television station that has been accused of a pro-Russia stance. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russian-Made Uniforms Aid Separatists In Ukraine
    Jun11

    Russian-Made Uniforms Aid Separatists In Ukraine

    Moscow maintains that it is not directly involved in the separatist conflict in Ukraine, but a steady flow of so-called volunteers from Russia are signing up to fight — and some businesses are also contributing to the war effort. In Yekaterinburg, a businessman has turned his clothing factory over to producing uniforms for Ukrainian...

    Report: Ukraine renews license for under-fire TV station
    Jun11

    Report: Ukraine renews license for under-fire TV station

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s government broadcasting authority has extended the operating licensing for a popular television station that has… …read more Source:...

    Europe went after a ‘pipe dream’ to counter Russia — and it’s working
    Jun11

    Europe went after a ‘pipe dream’ to counter Russia — and it’s working

    Europe has taken a swing at Russian gas. The EU has been buttering up Turkmenistan, which has the fourth-largest known gas reserves, and Azerbaijan over the last year with the aim of shifting away from Russian gas. And it looks like the efforts have paid off. “Europe expects supplies of Turkmen gas to begin by 2019,” Maros Sefcovic,...

    Nato Divided Over Response to Russian Invasion, Survey Finds
    Jun11

    Nato Divided Over Response to Russian Invasion, Survey Finds

    More than half of people in Germany, France and Italy would reject military intervention to protect a Nato ally from Russian invasion, a new survey has found. Opposition to intervention was highest in Berlin, with 58% of Germans opposing the use of its armed forces to protect an ally, a direct contravention of Nato’s founding treaty....

    AFN urges PM Harper to seek apology on residential schools during papal visit
    Jun11

    AFN urges PM Harper to seek apology on residential schools during papal visit

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper was planning to raise Russia’s aggression in Ukraine in his meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican today. But government officials were unable to tell The Canadian Press whether Harper would raise the residential schools issue with the Pope. Harper goes into the meeting facing calls to use the occasion to...

    Russia Says U.S. Forcing Kyiv To Prolong Conflict
    Jun11

    Russia Says U.S. Forcing Kyiv To Prolong Conflict

    Russia has accused the United States of forcing Kyiv to continue the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where government forces have been battling Russian-backed separatists for more than a year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...