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Section: US & Canada

    At a glance: The government’s spending priorities
    Feb25

    At a glance: The government’s spending priorities

    From the CBC and museums, to defence and foreign affairs, the federal government’s spending plan for the next year offers a glimpse of where the Conservatives will focus their efforts this election year. Treasury Board President Tony Clement said in a written statement that the 2015-16 Main Estimates demonstrate the government is “committed...

    Canada quietly tiptoes into Ukraine-Russia war
    Feb25

    Canada quietly tiptoes into Ukraine-Russia war

    As debate over Canada’s role in the latest Iraq war rages, Ottawa is quietly being drawn into a second, more dangerous, conflict. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Forces Outmanned, Outgunned By Pro-Russian Rebels
    Feb25

    Ukraine Forces Outmanned, Outgunned By Pro-Russian Rebels

    Ukraine’s recent losses to separatist forces underscore how much its military is outmanned and outgunned by an adversary backed by Russian might and a willingness to commit troops and arms to the fight. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US Inching Toward Sending Arms To Ukraine
    Feb25

    US Inching Toward Sending Arms To Ukraine

    The failure of a European-brokered ceasefire to put an end to the fighting in eastern Ukraine is likely to increase pressure on President Barack Obama to send weapons to Ukraine’s government despite objections by Germany and other key European allies. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Europe Throws Ukraine Under The Bus
    Feb25

    Europe Throws Ukraine Under The Bus

    The battle for Debaltseve is over. On February 18, Petro Poroshenko, the Ukrainian president, ordered his troops to withdraw from the city in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Pressure builds in Congress to send weapons to Ukraine
    Feb24

    Pressure builds in Congress to send weapons to Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia has lied about its involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    David Cameron: U.K. sending troops to train Ukraine army to ‘stand up to Russia’
    Feb24

    David Cameron: U.K. sending troops to train Ukraine army to ‘stand up to Russia’

    The United Kingdom will send military personnel to Ukraine to help train its troops for battle against pro-Russian separatists. Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday that the U.K. will send military forces into the country to provide “a range of training” for its Ukrainian ally. “We’ll also be developing an …...

    Kerry Claims Russia Is Lying Over Ukraine Activity
    Feb24

    Kerry Claims Russia Is Lying Over Ukraine Activity

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry claims that Russia is lying when it says there are no Russian troops or equipment in Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government troops. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine signs defense deal with United Arab Emirates
    Feb24

    Ukraine signs defense deal with United Arab Emirates

    The deal provides unspecified military and technical cooperation as Ukraine fights Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    Report: Kremlin Was Eying Ukraine Prior to Yanukovych Ouster
    Feb24

    Report: Kremlin Was Eying Ukraine Prior to Yanukovych Ouster

    A Russian newspaper has published what it says is a strategy document calling for Russia to annex Crimea and absorb other parts of Ukraine that was presented to Kremlin leaders in early February 2014, shortly before Ukraine’s pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych was forced from power. The independent weekly Novaya Gazeta posted an...