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    Russia May Have Taken Advantage of Attention on London to Ignite Violence in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Russia May Have Taken Advantage of Attention on London to Ignite Violence in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—With the world’s eyes on London the day after a lethal terror attack outside of Parliament, a series of violent incidents swept across Ukraine on Thursday, highlighting what lawmakers in Kyiv said was a covert effort by Moscow to destabilize the country. The broad daylight assassination of an exiled Russian lawmaker in central...

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis
    Mar24

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis

    A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances amid a dire economic crisis announced Thursday that it appointed Ukraine’s former finance minister as its executive director. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis
    Mar24

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances amid a dire economic crisis announced Thursday that it appointed Ukraine’s former finance minister as its executive director. The board’s chairman said Natalie Jaresko served during a critical time in Ukraine’s history from 2014 to 2016...

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis
    Mar24

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis

    A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances has named Ukraine’s former finance minister as its executive director …read more Source: ABC...

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kyiv; Ukraine blames Russia
    Mar23

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kyiv; Ukraine blames Russia

    A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed Thursday in Kyiv, prompting harsh words between the two neighbouring countries. …read more Source: CTV...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev on Thursday in what Ukrainian police described as a contract hit probably ordered by Russia. Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko blamed the Kremlin for Voronenkov’s killing, saying Russia wanted to punish him for his testimony… …read more Source: Los...

    Finance minister defends military budget; forces ‘appropriately provisioned’
    Mar23

    Finance minister defends military budget; forces ‘appropriately provisioned’

    OTTAWA — The federal finance minister is standing by the amount of money the Liberal government currently spends on defence, saying the military is “appropriately provisioned” to address Canada’s needs. In an interview Thursday with The Canadian Press, Finance Minister Bill Morneau left the door open to future...

    Finance minister defends military budget; forces ‘appropriately provisioned’
    Mar23

    Finance minister defends military budget; forces ‘appropriately provisioned’

    OTTAWA — The federal finance minister is standing by the amount of money the Liberal government currently spends on defence, saying the military is “appropriately provisioned” to address Canada’s needs. In an interview Thursday with The Canadian Press, Finance Minister Bill Morneau left the door open to future...

    Eurovision offers Russia remote performance in Ukraine show
    Mar23

    Eurovision offers Russia remote performance in Ukraine show

    GENEVA (AP) — Organizers of the Eurovision song contest say they’re taking the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia’s contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering the country. …read more Source: CNS...

    Finance minister defends military budget, says forces ‘adequately provisioned’
    Mar23

    Finance minister defends military budget, says forces ‘adequately provisioned’

    OTTAWA — The federal finance minister is standing by the amount of money the Liberal government currently spends on defence, saying the military is “appropriately provisioned” to address Canada’s needs. In an interview Thursday with The Canadian Press, Finance Minister Bill Morneau left the door open to future...