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    Marine Le Pen says she may lift Russia sanctions if elected
    Mar24

    Marine Le Pen says she may lift Russia sanctions if elected

    She said she would consider what she had to do to swiftly lift European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis if elected. …read more Source: Business...

    Shevchenko Prize laureate Malkovych offers eloquent defense of the Ukrainian language
    Mar24

    Shevchenko Prize laureate Malkovych offers eloquent defense of the Ukrainian language

    KYIV – When Ivan Malkovych, the renowned poet and book publisher, took the podium to accept this year’s Taras Shevchenko National Prize for literature, he passionately exalted the Ukrainian language and voiced disapproval for how the award’s namesake is portrayed in society. The selection committee for the nation’s most...

    Ukraine lawmaker calls on U.S. to investigate new ‘evidence’ of secret payments to Manafort
    Mar24

    Ukraine lawmaker calls on U.S. to investigate new ‘evidence’ of secret payments to Manafort

    KYIV – Paul Manafort is under scrutiny again after a Ukrainian lawmaker released documents he says show that U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman went to great lengths to hide $750,000 tied to his work for former President Viktor Yanukovych. The documents, made public by National Deputy Serhiy Leshchenko at a press...

    Third anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Crimea
    Mar24

    Third anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Crimea

    Canada condemns Russia’s violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued the following statement, “Third Anniversary of Illegal Annexation of Crimea,” on March 16. Today we mark three years since Russia’s illegal annexation and invasion of Crimea. We condemn...

    Ukraine’s navy: Conceptual aspects  and cooperation with the West
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s navy: Conceptual aspects and cooperation with the West

    In late February 2017, the commander of Ukraine’s naval forces, Vice-Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, in an interview with Ukrainian Channel 5, said that the country was considering procuring used combat ships from the West as a way to increase Ukraine’s naval capabilities. The vice admiral stated Kyiv would be willing to purchase...

    Official says trained Russian agent killed exiled Kremlin critic in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Official says trained Russian agent killed exiled Kremlin critic in Ukraine

    An adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister says Pavel Parshov, 28, had been trained in Russia by Russian security services. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Much Ado About Manafort
    Mar24

    Much Ado About Manafort

    MOSCOW—The reports that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had had a contract for tens of millions of dollars to “greatly benefit the Putin Government” were not exactly news here. And, in a certain sense, they didn’t have to be news in Washington, either.Manafort, who has reportedly just volunteered to testify in the House...

    UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”
    Mar24

    UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”

    The statement below, on the “Third Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal, Illegitimate Crimea ‘Referendum,’ ” was released by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on March 16. Three years ago, on March 16, 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian “authorities” staged an illegal and illegitimate...

    Killing of Putin critic: Ukraine seeks clues
    Mar24

    Killing of Putin critic: Ukraine seeks clues

    Ukrainian authorities searched for leads Friday in the killing of a Kremlin critic, shot dead the day before outside a hotel in broad daylight, an act Ukraine’s President labeled a “Russian state terrorist act.” …read more Source:...

    Putin Hosts French Presidential Contender Le Pen In Kremlin
    Mar24

    Putin Hosts French Presidential Contender Le Pen In Kremlin

    President Vladimir Putin granted an audience to French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin on Friday, bestowing a level of international recognition that has so far eluded her in the countdown to France’s presidential election.Opinion polls show Le Pen, who has said she admires Putin, getting through to the second, decisive...