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    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in
    Sep23

    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed support for a potential United Nations peacekeeping mission in war-torn Ukraine on Friday, but stopped short of committing Canadian troops. “I think this is a situation where there is definitely a very strong potential role for peacekeepers, and that’s something we look forward to having discussions...

    US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia
    Sep23

    US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia

    The United States sees value in the New START arms control treaty with Russia, despite Washington’s concerns about Moscow’s track record on arms control and other issues, senior U.S. officials said Friday. The remarks by the Trump administration officials, speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity, suggest the treaty will remain...

    Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to
    Sep23

    Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to

    The prime minister says the government has begun to move forward with the lengthy process that would see Ukraine added to the Automatic Firearms Country Control List. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Kyiv ‘Disappointed’ As Romanian President Cancels Ukraine Visit Over Language Bill
    Sep23

    Kyiv ‘Disappointed’ As Romanian President Cancels Ukraine Visit Over Language Bill

    Kyiv has voiced disappointment after Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said he would not travel to Ukraine next month in protest over a bill that obliges schools to teach in the Ukrainian language only. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Catholic University opens Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center
    Sep23

    Ukrainian Catholic University opens Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center

    LVIV – The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Center of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) has opened its doors to visitors. The consecration and ceremonial opening were held on September 10 in Lviv. It was a celebration not only for the university community. Some 180 friends of UCU from the United States and Canada traveled thousands of […]...

    Kyiv ‘Disappointed’ As Romanian President Cancels Ukraine Visit Over Language Bill
    Sep23

    Kyiv ‘Disappointed’ As Romanian President Cancels Ukraine Visit Over Language Bill

    Kyiv has voiced disappointment after Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said he would not travel to Ukraine next month in protest over a bill that obliges schools to teach in the Ukrainian language only. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    President of Ukraine meets with Ukrainian community leaders
    Sep23

    President of Ukraine meets with Ukrainian community leaders

    NEW YORK – President Petro Poroshenko and his wife, Maryna Poroshenko, met with leaders of the Ukrainian community and representatives of Crimean Tatar organizations in the United States. The presidential couple toured The Ukrainian Museum in New York. The head of state thanked foreign Ukrainians for their support and assistance. “Never in the...

    Modest restart to Ukrainian privatization
    Sep23

    Modest restart to Ukrainian privatization

    After a break prompted by war and economic collapse in 2014-2015, Ukraine restarted its privatization campaign in August 2017. The local privatization body, the State Property Fund (SPF), sold only five out of the state’s eight 25-percent stakes in the regional power-supply and generation companies that were put up for auction (Spfu.gov.ua,...

    Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy
    Sep23

    Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy

    Amidst periodic calls from the policy community (including some by me on these pages) for the United States to develop a new grand strategy for Europe, there is also a growing realization in key European capitals that the Transatlantic relationship requires more from Europe than the usual tactical “muddling through.” Security optics in Europe...

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly
    Sep23

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly

    Following is an excerpt from President Donald Trump’s address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 19. The text of his address was released by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...