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    Canadian mission to train Ukrainians leaves big question
    Apr20

    Canadian mission to train Ukrainians leaves big question

    It is official that Canada will be deploying 200 military personnel for a period of up to two years to train Ukrainian soldiers. The stated purpose of this commitment is to enhance the Ukrainians’ capacity to withstand further “Russian aggression.” For the last year, Ukraine has been embroiled in a violent albeit localized civil war in the...

    A federal budget, the ongoing Duffy court saga: a busy week awaits MPs
    Apr20

    A federal budget, the ongoing Duffy court saga: a busy week awaits MPs

    OTTAWA – It’ll be a busy week ahead for politicians and journalists alike in the nation’s capital as this Parliament sprints toward the finish line.Members of Parliament return to Ottawa as the House of Commons resumes sitting following a two-week break.While they were away, the trial of suspended senator Mike Duffy rolled...

    Prominent environmentalist flees Russia, citing fears for her children and war with Ukraine
    Apr20

    Prominent environmentalist flees Russia, citing fears for her children and war with Ukraine

    A prominent environmentalist says she has fled Russia, moving with her family to Estonia out of fear that government harassment could take her children away from her. …read more Source: FOX...

    Environmentalist Flees Russia, Citing Fears for Children
    Apr20

    Environmentalist Flees Russia, Citing Fears for Children

    Prominent environmentalist flees Russia, citing fears for her children and war with Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Connecticut immigrants to be honored at Capitol ceremony
    Apr20

    Connecticut immigrants to be honored at Capitol ceremony

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut immigrants and their contributions to the state are being honored at a state Capitol ceremony this week. The Connecticut Immigrant and Refugee Coalition is hosting the 19th annual Immigrant Day Ceremony. This year, 12 immigrants who live in Connecticut and hail originally from 12 different countries will honored...

    Bank of the Underworld
    Apr20

    Bank of the Underworld

    Clay Rodery In the fall of 2011, the U.S. Secret Service orchestrated a sting operation. The target was a Vietnamese man named Hieu Minh Ngo. Investigators believed he was a big-time identity thief who sold packages of data known as “fullz,” each of which typically included a person’s name, date of birth, mother’s maiden name, Social...

    U.S. troops are in Ukraine for training and the Kremlin isn’t happy about it
    Apr19

    U.S. troops are in Ukraine for training and the Kremlin isn’t happy about it

    The post U.S. troops are in Ukraine for training and the Kremlin isn’t happy about it appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s turn as Arctic Council head to end at Iqaluit meeting
    Apr19

    Canada’s turn as Arctic Council head to end at Iqaluit meeting

    Canada will voice its concerns over what it calls Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine during a meeting of the eight nations that make up the Arctic Council this week. “Canada will use the Arctic Council ministerial meeting as an opportunity once again to deliver our tough message to Russia for their aggression against Ukraine,” said...

    Letter: People of Ukraine must make the choice
    Apr19

    Letter: People of Ukraine must make the choice

    Re: Canada to send military troops to Ukraine as trainers; and, Russian infiltration of Ukrainian military complicates Canadian training mission, April 15. Why would anyone think that encouraging Ukrainians to fight each other is helping them? Ukraine is suffering in a civil war. The rebels, usually identified as “pro-Russia” but more accurately...

    Ceremonies Mark The Liberation Of Two Nazi Camps 70 Years Ago
    Apr19

    Ceremonies Mark The Liberation Of Two Nazi Camps 70 Years Ago

    FUERSTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Officials in Germany solemnly commemorated the liberation of two Nazi concentration camps 70 years ago in the closing days of World War II. Poland’s first lady, Anna Komorowska, joined in remembrance activities Sunday at the site of the Ravensbrueck women’s camp in northern Germany. Many of the prisoners...