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Section: US & Canada

    Letter: Don’t pin blame on Putin
    Jul24

    Letter: Don’t pin blame on Putin

    Re: Canada and Russia can’t do business now, and Russia bears some responsibility for downing of Malaysian jet, July 21. Eric Morse and John Baird blame the situation in Ukraine entirely on Russian President Vladimir Putin. They ignore the events in Maidan Square where, supported by the losers of the previous election and western powers, a...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigning amid government turmoil
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigning amid government turmoil

    Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of the parliament after two parties said they would pull out of the governing coalition. “I am announcing my resignation in connect with the collapse of the coalition,” Yatsenyuk said. …read more Source: Calgary...

    Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation
    Jul24

    Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country’s starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. The nationalist Svoboda party and the Udar party led by former...

    Ukraine PM Quits as Stage is Set for Early Poll
    Jul24

    Ukraine PM Quits as Stage is Set for Early Poll

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has announced he is resigning, amid the break-up of the country’s ruling coalition in parliament. Yatsenyuk made the announcement Thursday, hours after two major political parties in the ruling coalition pulled out. Usually mild-mannered and even-keeled, he expressed frustration over...

    Rebel commander acknowledges fighters had missile
    Jul24

    Rebel commander acknowledges fighters had missile

    A pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says he believes separatists possessed BUK anti-aircraft missiles, thought by Washington to be the type used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Video provided …read more Source: USA...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk Resigns, Citing Government Turmoil
    Jul24

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk Resigns, Citing Government Turmoil

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk offered his resignation to Parliament on Thursday, citing the legislative body’s inability to pass laws, the Associated Press reported. The nationalist Svoboda party and the Udar party said it would form a coalition parliamentary government. Oleksandr Turchynov, the speaker of Parliament, said it...

    Ukrainian PM and Cabinet resign
    Jul24

    Ukrainian PM and Cabinet resign

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his Cabinet resigned Thursday, he told parliament. …read more Source:...

    Air Algerie Crash? French Foreign Ministry Says Missing Plane Has ‘Probably Crashed’
    Jul24

    Air Algerie Crash? French Foreign Ministry Says Missing Plane Has ‘Probably Crashed’

    France’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that an Air Algerie plane that went missing over northern Mali has probably crashed. French military jets are searching the area for the wreckage. “Despite intensive search efforts no trace of the aircraft has yet been found,” French Foreign Minster Laurent Fabius told journalists in...

    Anton Skiba, CNN Fixer Abducted By Pro-Russian Separatists After Reporting On MH17
    Jul24

    Anton Skiba, CNN Fixer Abducted By Pro-Russian Separatists After Reporting On MH17

    A freelance journalist working for CNN was reportedly abducted by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Tuesday and has been out of contact since. Anton Skiba, a native Ukrainian journalist was working with a CNN team as a “fixer,” or a local with knowledge of the region who works as a journalist,...

    Ukraine’s PM to resign
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s PM to resign

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of the parliament after two parties said they would pull out of the governing coalition. …read more Source: Toronto...