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    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in the east
    Feb02

    2 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in the east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s government say that two of its troops have been killed in the country’s industrial east as both government forces and… …read more Source:...

    Putin heads to Hungary, his 1st trip to EU since US election
    Feb02

    Putin heads to Hungary, his 1st trip to EU since US election

    MOSCOW (AP) — On his first trip to the European Union since the U.S. presidential election, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday is heading to Hungary, the nation whose leader has cozied up to Moscow despite Russia-West tensions. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a populist dubbed “little Putin” by his opponents, has been critical of...

    Putin heads to Hungary, his 1st trip to EU since US election
    Feb02

    Putin heads to Hungary, his 1st trip to EU since US election

    MOSCOW (AP) — On his first trip to the European Union since the U.S. presidential election, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday is heading to Hungary, the nation whose leader has cozied up to Moscow despite Russia-West tensions. U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to mend ties with Russia, which have sunk to post-Cold War lows over...

    Ukrainian Envoy: U.S. Affirmed Opposition To Russian Takeover Of Crimea
    Feb02

    Ukrainian Envoy: U.S. Affirmed Opposition To Russian Takeover Of Crimea

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations said the Trump administration fully supports his country’s territorial integrity and independence and will never accept Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada’s defence minister looks to boost military support for Ukraine amid new violence
    Feb02

    Canada’s defence minister looks to boost military support for Ukraine amid new violence

    OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the federal government is concerned about a new outbreak of fighting in Ukraine and is looking at ways to “improve” Canada’s military support to the country. “I’m looking at the options right now in terms of how we can improve our support, what changes that we need to make,” Sajjan said...

    Poroshenko Says Plans To Hold Referendum On Ukraine Joining NATO
    Feb02

    Poroshenko Says Plans To Hold Referendum On Ukraine Joining NATO

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told German media that he is planning a referendum on whether Ukraine should join NATO now that polls show 54 percent of Ukrainians favor such a move. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Casualties reported, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebels clash
    Feb02

    Casualties reported, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebels clash

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    Casualties reported, Ukrainian soldiers vs Russian-backed rebels clash
    Feb02

    Casualties reported, Ukrainian soldiers vs Russian-backed rebels clash

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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Plans Vote on NATO Membership, Media Group Says
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Plans Vote on NATO Membership, Media Group Says

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance, given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move, Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. Ukraine and NATO accuse Russia of providing troops and weapons to support separatist rebels in eastern...

    Defence Minister Sajjan looking to help Ukraine while Trump administration adopts low key approach to renewed fighting
    Feb02

    Defence Minister Sajjan looking to help Ukraine while Trump administration adopts low key approach to renewed fighting

    As fighting flared up again in eastern Ukraine, the Canadian government suggested it might consider additional support to Ukraine’s government. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said he is concerned about the new outbreak of violence. Canada has committed around 200 military personnel to help train Ukrainian security personnel. The mission...