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    Canadian military closer to starting Ukraine mission
    Jun27

    Canadian military closer to starting Ukraine mission

    (AP Photo/Pavlo Palamarchuk) Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says. He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the...

    Final legal-diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission: Kenney
    Jun27

    Final legal-diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission: Kenney

    KYIV, Ukraine – Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says.He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the coming...

    For retiring MP Irwin Cotler, human rights fights outlive political battles
    Jun27

    For retiring MP Irwin Cotler, human rights fights outlive political battles

    OTTAWA – One month after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as Canada’s ruling Liberal party introduced the country’s first anti-terror bill, a government backbencher rose to speak out against it.Liberal MP Irwin Cotler — already a lawyer, law professor, and an esteemed international human rights advocate before entering...

    Final hurdles being cleared for Canada’s Ukraine mission
    Jun27

    Final hurdles being cleared for Canada’s Ukraine mission

    Canada’s contribution was announced with much political fanfare in mid-April, but it could be August before the full contingent is on the ground. …read more Source: Global...

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war
    Jun27

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war

    KRYMSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Few places along the front line in east Ukraine see regular fighting as bitter as the village of Krymske. Roads to the village have all but crumbled away under the weight of military trucks, tanks and armored personnel carriers. …read more Source: CNS...

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war
    Jun27

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war

    KRYMSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Few places along the front line in east Ukraine see regular fighting as bitter as the village of Krymske. Roads to the village have all but crumbled away under the weight of military trucks, tanks and armored personnel carriers. …read more Source: U.S....

    AP Photos: Ukrainian Village Caught in Crossfire of War
    Jun27

    AP Photos: Ukrainian Village Caught in Crossfire of War

    AP Photos: Village on Ukraine’s front line caught in crossfire of enduring war …read more Source: ABC...

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war
    Jun27

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war

    Roads to the village have all but crumbled away under the weight of military trucks, tanks and armored personnel carriers. For now, Krymske is in the hands of Ukrainian government forces and the volunteer battalions that fight alongside them. Ukrainians troops reply in kind, grumbling about the would-be peace agreement signed in February that...

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war
    Jun27

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war

    KRYMSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Few places along the front line in east Ukraine see regular fighting as bitter as the village of Krymske. Roads to the… …read more Source:...

    U.S. Compares China’s Island-Building To Russia’s Moves In Ukraine
    Jun27

    U.S. Compares China’s Island-Building To Russia’s Moves In Ukraine

    The U.S. State Department’s no. 2 diplomat has compared China’s moves to claim new territory through island-building in the South China Sea to Russia’s moves in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...