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    Free speech, free trade and failure: how federal politics touched us this week
    Sep23

    Free speech, free trade and failure: how federal politics touched us this week

    OTTAWA — The winner of the first week back from summer on Parliament Hill? A banner-dragging aircraft-for-rent. On Monday, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation hired one to welcome MPs back to Ottawa for the fall session, pulling a giant banner that denounced Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s tax proposals as too anti-business. Not to be...

    Everything We Learned From Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise
    Sep23

    Everything We Learned From Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise

    Nicholas J. Myers Security, Eurasia Is Russia’s military as good, or as bad, as they say? The conclusion of the large-scale Russian-Belarusian Zapad-2017 military exercise allows some initial reflections. Though the Zapad exercise series is a regular feature of the Russian strategic-operational exercise family, this is its first installment...

    Letter to the editor: Paul Manafort and me in Ukraine
    Sep23

    Letter to the editor: Paul Manafort and me in Ukraine

    Paul Manafort (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke) After reading our Trump-Russia Timeline, Francine “Fran” Curro Cary wrote to us about her experiences in Ukraine as a Peace Corps volunteer. Her letter to the editor has been lightly edited for clarity. Paul Manafort had been busy working in Ukraine when I arrived in 2009 as a Peace Corps volunteer. Our...

    This is the U.S. Army’s Handbook for Defeating Russia in a War
    Sep23

    This is the U.S. Army’s Handbook for Defeating Russia in a War

    Michael Peck Security, The handbook recommends that U.S. forces train to fight in an environment where electronic warfare jams GPS and radios. The U.S. Army has published a handbook on how to defeat Russia’s hybrid-warfare strategy. The Russian New Generation Warfare Handbook, published in December 2016 and recently released over the...

    Government will move forward with process to put Ukraine on weapons export list: Trudeau
    Sep23

    Government will move forward with process to put Ukraine on weapons export list: Trudeau

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian government will place Ukraine on a list of countries to which it will permit certain weapons exports. Trudeau made the comments after a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Toronto on Friday. Trudeau says the government has begun to move forward with the lengthy process that would...

    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in
    Sep23

    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed support for a potential United Nations peacekeeping mission in war-torn Ukraine on Friday, but stopped short of committing Canadian troops. “I think this is a situation where there is definitely a very strong potential role for peacekeepers, and that’s something we look forward to having discussions...

    Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to
    Sep23

    Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to

    The prime minister says the government has begun to move forward with the lengthy process that would see Ukraine added to the Automatic Firearms Country Control List. …read more Source: Toronto...

    US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia
    Sep23

    US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia

    The United States sees value in the New START arms control treaty with Russia, despite Washington’s concerns about Moscow’s track record on arms control and other issues, senior U.S. officials said Friday. The remarks by the Trump administration officials, speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity, suggest the treaty will remain...

    Ukrainian Catholic University opens Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center
    Sep23

    Ukrainian Catholic University opens Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center

    LVIV – The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) has opened its doors to visitors. The consecration and ceremonial opening were held on September 10 in Lviv. It was a celebration not only for the university community. Some 180 friends of UCU from the United States and Canada traveled thousands of […]...

    President of Ukraine meets with Ukrainian community leaders
    Sep23

    President of Ukraine meets with Ukrainian community leaders

    NEW YORK – President Petro Poroshenko and his wife, Maryna Poroshenko, met with leaders of the Ukrainian community and representatives of Crimean Tatar organizations in the United States. The presidential couple toured The Ukrainian Museum in New York. The head of state thanked foreign Ukrainians for their support and assistance. “Never in the...