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    Ukraine hops for more help from Canada
    Feb09

    Ukraine hops for more help from Canada

    Ukraine’s top diplomat in Ottawa says Canada “can do more” to help his country, as Western nations debate providing weapons and other “lethal” military aid to government forces fighting Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. In an exclusive interview with the Citizen, Ukrainian chargé d’affaires Shevchenko Marko thanked Canada for...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Arm Ukraine
    Feb09

    Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Arm Ukraine

    For America to supply Kiev with weapons would only make Russia a more reckless adversary. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Refugees from Embattled East Escape to Kiev
    Feb09

    Ukraine’s Refugees from Embattled East Escape to Kiev

    Some 170 people evacuated from the eastern-Ukrainian town of Debaltseve arrive in Kiev. One refugee says that intense fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops had made life unbearable at home… …with shelling a constant threat. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine forex market rocked after bank removes peg
    Feb09

    Ukraine forex market rocked after bank removes peg

    A move by Ukraine’s central bank to ditch an unofficial peg for the hryvnia has plunged the foreign exchange market into confusion. …read more Source:...

    Germany, US senators spar over Ukraine at summit
    Feb09

    Germany, US senators spar over Ukraine at summit

    Germany’s Angela Merkel said that providing arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there. …read more Source:...

    Leaked bank files show HSBC ‘helped clients dodge taxes’
    Feb09

    Leaked bank files show HSBC ‘helped clients dodge taxes’

    London (AFP) – A cache of secret bank files shows that HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers avoid taxes and hide millions of dollars, according to a report by a network of investigative journalists released Sunday.The files, analysed by 140 reporters in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ),...

    European leaders to breathe new life into Ukraine peace plan with Minsk summit
    Feb09

    European leaders to breathe new life into Ukraine peace plan with Minsk summit

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine aim to hold a summit in Minsk this week as they try to stem fighting in eastern Ukraine, officials in Germany and France said Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Merkel requests Monday meeting with Harper
    Feb08

    Merkel requests Monday meeting with Harper

    The Canadian Press has learned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a short meeting in Ottawa on Monday night as she continues her frenzied transatlantic shuttle diplomacy on the Ukraine crisis. The influential German leader will be in Washington earlier Monday for a previously scheduled meeting with...

    Merkel asks for quick chat with Harper amid diplomacy tour
    Feb08

    Merkel asks for quick chat with Harper amid diplomacy tour

    Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Deauville, Northern France, in 2014. (Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters) OTTAWA – The Canadian Press has learned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a short meeting in Ottawa on Monday night as she continues her frenzied...

    Biden Signals Support For Ukraine Ahead Of Minsk Meeting, Meets With Georgia Leader
    Feb08

    Biden Signals Support For Ukraine Ahead Of Minsk Meeting, Meets With Georgia Leader

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Sunday met with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibasvili in Munich, amid discussions on whether Europe and the United States should bolster Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russian separatists. Biden urged Georgia, which fought a brief war with Russia in 2006 when Abkhazia and South Ossetia declared their...