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    The Harper Doctrine in Red? Justin Trudeau’s Foreign Policy
    Jun01

    The Harper Doctrine in Red? Justin Trudeau’s Foreign Policy

    Photo by Alex Guibord With its legacy of peacekeeping and respect for the United Nations, one notable feature of Pierre Elliot Trudeau’s foreign policy was his willingness to disagree openly with our southern neighbour. In his memoir, PET lambasted “the rigidly anti-Soviet stance taken by Reagan and his ideological soulmate [sic] Margaret...

    Evidence Grows of Russian Military Involvement in Ukraine
    Jun01

    Evidence Grows of Russian Military Involvement in Ukraine

    U.N. human rights monitors say there is growing evidence of Russian military involvement in the war in Ukraine. The U.N. human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine has just launched its 10th report on the situation in Ukraine, covering the period from February 16 to May 15. Russia denies its soldiers are fighting in eastern Ukraine, and it says...

    Ukraine Conflict Death Toll Surpasses 6,400 Amid New Evidence Of Russian Military Involvement
    Jun01

    Ukraine Conflict Death Toll Surpasses 6,400 Amid New Evidence Of Russian Military Involvement

    At least 6,400 people have now died in the conflict between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations’ human rights division said Monday. The U.N. report also found additional evidence of Russian involvement in the conflict, despite the Kremlin’s repeated denials that it has...

    Can an Exiled Georgian Rescue Ukraine?
    Jun01

    Can an Exiled Georgian Rescue Ukraine?

    Former Georgian President Saakashvili takes over a Ukrainian province. …read more Source:...

    “We Bidens,” an American Family
    Jun01

    “We Bidens,” an American Family

    At lunchtime on a spring day last year, Joe Biden was at his desk in the West Wing. When the door opened, the Vice-President stood up and stretched. He appeared to be in mid-thought. It was a busy week—I was there to talk to him about Iraq, Ukraine, and other dramas—but when I asked what he’d been thinking about at his desk, he beamed. “A...

    Mixed Feelings In Odesa Over Saakashvili As Governor
    Jun01

    Mixed Feelings In Odesa Over Saakashvili As Governor

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has stunned his nation by appointing Georgia’s former leader to head Odesa Oblast. The move has sparked mixed reactions in the troubled Black Sea region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At least 5 killed in eastern Ukraine despite ceasefire
    Jun01

    At least 5 killed in eastern Ukraine despite ceasefire

    At least two civilians and three Ukrainian troops have been killed in eastern Ukraine despite the ongoing ceasefire, officials on both sides of the conflict said Monday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Whistle-Blowing Russian ‘Troll’ Gets Her Day In Court
    Jun01

    Whistle-Blowing Russian ‘Troll’ Gets Her Day In Court

    A former Russian Internet “troll” who says she was hired to promote certain political views online goes to court in St Petersburg to shine a light on 21st-century information warfare. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Malaysia Airlines, ‘technically bankrupt,’ to terminate 6,000 jobs
    Jun01

    Malaysia Airlines, ‘technically bankrupt,’ to terminate 6,000 jobs

    Carrier, already hit ny stiff competion and years of losses, saw flight MH370 disappear in March last year and MH17 shot down over Ukraine …read more Source: Toronto...

    Fighting in Ukraine Eases, but Abuses Continue on Both Sides, U.N. Says
    Jun01

    Fighting in Ukraine Eases, but Abuses Continue on Both Sides, U.N. Says

    Over 6,400 have been killed and 16,000 injured since fighting broke out between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists in 2014. …read more Source: The New York...