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    Slain Russian opposition leader’s support for sanctions called motive for assassination
    Mar18

    Slain Russian opposition leader’s support for sanctions called motive for assassination

    Vladimir Milov, a colleague of assassinated Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, says Nemtsov’s support for sanctions in response to Russia’s seizure of Crimea may be why Nemtsov was killed. …read more Source:...

    Globe and Mail leads National Newspaper Award nominations with 16 finalists
    Mar18

    Globe and Mail leads National Newspaper Award nominations with 16 finalists

    TORONTO – The Globe and Mail has captured the most nominations for the 2014 National Newspaper Awards with 16 entries on the list of finalists.The Toronto Star is second with 11, followed by Montreal’s La Presse with eight. The Canadian Press landed five nominations.The Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and the Moncton Times &...

    Body count from world’s bloodiest wars spikes in 2014
    Mar18

    Body count from world’s bloodiest wars spikes in 2014

    The war in Ukraine and extremist violence contributed to a spike in the death toll from the world’s most brutal conflicts last year, analysts say. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea

    Putin says Russia’s annexation of Crimea driven by ‘historic roots’ …read more Source:...

    Canada contributes $7.1M to support democracy in Ukraine
    Mar18

    Canada contributes $7.1M to support democracy in Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada is contributing $7.1 million to support the democratic process in Ukraine.The International Foundation for Electoral Systems gets $3 million to strengthen reform on transparency and anti-corruption in the Ukrainian political process.Another $2.9 million goes to the National Democratic Institute to help Ukrainians practise...

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea

    MOSCOW – Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the nation’s “historic roots.” Addressing Wednesday’s rally marking the anniversary of the...

    The European Sanctions Dance
    Mar18

    The European Sanctions Dance

    A deal on EU sanctions against Russia is emerging, and it could keep the fractious block on the same page ahead of this week’s EU summit. The sanctions will not be extended this month, but language will be approved to keep them in place until the full text of the Minsk agreements is implemented. The Wall Street Journal reports: The...

    Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada one year after the Crimean “Referendum”
    Mar18

    Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada one year after the Crimean “Referendum”

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the so-called Crimean “referendum” held one year ago and the subsequent illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia: …read more Source: Canada Free...

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the nation’s “historic roots.” […] despite the economic downturn and a sharp...

    Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea

    MOSCOW — Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the nation’s “historic roots.”Addressing Wednesday’s rally marking the anniversary of the...