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    Canada to join U.S.-British effort to train Ukrainian combat troops
    Apr14

    Canada to join U.S.-British effort to train Ukrainian combat troops

    Canada will send 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain in an international effort to shore up the eastern European country’s battered and bloodied combat forces. Prime…read more …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Canada sending 200 Canadian Armed Forces trainers to Ukraine military
    Apr14

    Canada sending 200 Canadian Armed Forces trainers to Ukraine military

    Canada will send 200 Canadian Armed Forces personnel to help the Ukrainian military, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on Tuesday (April 14). The Prime Minister made the announcement at the Department of National Defence in Ottawa, and took no questions. Roughly 200 troops will be deployed “on both a sustained and periodic basis” until...

    EU Commissioner To Hold Talks In Minsk With Lukashenka
    Apr14

    EU Commissioner To Hold Talks In Minsk With Lukashenka

    Brussels recently praised Belarus for its role in facilitating a cease-fire agreement that has eased the fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ottawa group connects Ukrainians with mental health services via mobile app
    Apr14

    Ottawa group connects Ukrainians with mental health services via mobile app

    OTTAWA – An Ottawa-based Ukrainian organization is trying to ensure that people in the war-torn country have easier access to mental health resources. The Canada Ukrainian Foundation has developed a mobile app designed to help people flag potential mental health concerns and find treatments in their area. The app, called Mobile Psychological...

    New clashes in eastern Ukraine threaten cease-fire (+video)
    Apr14

    New clashes in eastern Ukraine threaten cease-fire (+video)

    At least seven soldiers were killed amid shelling overnight near rebel-held Donetsk. The flare-up comes as foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, France, and Germany meet in Berlin to address the violence. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine crisis: Canada sending 200 trainers to Ukraine military
    Apr14

    Ukraine crisis: Canada sending 200 trainers to Ukraine military

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new mission for Canadian Forces to train Ukrainian soldiers and military police. About 200 troops will rotate in and out of various training roles in western Ukraine over the next two years. …read more Source:...

    Why the West Needs to Ditch Its Exceptionalist Mindset
    Apr14

    Why the West Needs to Ditch Its Exceptionalist Mindset

    HONG KONG — In the last few years, there has been a remarkable rise in the number of headlines urging the West to take the lead on a variety of issues — global economic policies, democracy promotion, freedom of speech, human rights, corruption. The common sentiment behind all of these headlines is that the West is key to solving...

    Could It Have Been Otherwise?
    Apr14

    Could It Have Been Otherwise?

    Did the West bungle its relations with Russia after the Cold War? Was there a better way? This debate, now a quarter of a century old, will doubtless be with us for decades. The sides don’t seem to change much, nor do their arguments. Those who opposed the enlargement of NATO in the 1990s treat the war in Ukraine as proof that they were...

    Canadian app aims to help Ukrainian people access mental health services
    Apr14

    Canadian app aims to help Ukrainian people access mental health services

    OTTAWA – An Ottawa-based Ukrainian organization is trying to ensure that people in the war-torn country have easier access to mental health resources.The Canada Ukrainian Foundation has developed a mobile app designed to help people flag potential mental health concerns and find treatments in their area.The app, called Mobile Psychological...

    Ukraine crisis: Canada sending 200 trainers for Ukraine military
    Apr14

    Ukraine crisis: Canada sending 200 trainers for Ukraine military

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new mission for Canadian Forces to train Ukrainian soliders and military police. About 200 troops will rotate in and out of various training roles in western Ukraine over the next two years. …read more Source:...