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    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...

    A Russian Critic of Putin Is Assassinated in Ukraine
    Mar23

    A Russian Critic of Putin Is Assassinated in Ukraine

    Denis N. Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker who fled to Kiev last year, said in a recent interview that he knew he was an assassination target. …read more Source: The New York...

    Former Russian lawmaker and Moscow critic gunned down in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker and Moscow critic gunned down in Ukraine

    Denis Voronenkov, a key witness in a Ukrainian treason case against pro-Russia former president Viktor Yanukovich, was shot by an unidentified assailant in central Kiev on Thursday. His death fueled tensions between the two countries. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance
    Mar23

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance

    GENEVA (AP) — Eurovision song contest organizers say they have taken the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia’s contestant perform via… …read more Source:...

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance
    Mar23

    Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer’s Eurovision performance

    GENEVA (AP) — Eurovision song contest organizers say they have taken the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia's contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering the country – a proposal that was immediately rejected by a Russian state broadcaster…. …read more Source:...