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    Moscow Slams NATO For Focusing On ‘Nonexistent’ Russia Threat
    Jul11

    Moscow Slams NATO For Focusing On ‘Nonexistent’ Russia Threat

    Russia has slammed NATO for focusing on what it called a “nonexistent” threat from Russia at a summit in Warsaw. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trudeau to sign free-trade deal with Ukraine
    Jul11

    Trudeau to sign free-trade deal with Ukraine

    Trip to Kiev follows an emotional tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Canada’s Supreme Court shoots down appeal to deport Nazi death squad member, 92
    Jul11

    Canada’s Supreme Court shoots down appeal to deport Nazi death squad member, 92

    (JTA) — The Canadian government must decide if it will try for a fourth time to deport a 92-year-old man who confessed to being a former member of a Nazi death squad after the nation’s Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling in his favor. The high court’s decision last week, for which no reason was given, as...

    Russian Threat Takes Center Stage at NATO’s Warsaw Summit
    Jul10

    Russian Threat Takes Center Stage at NATO’s Warsaw Summit

    WARSAW, Poland—Russian aggression, radical Islamist terrorism, the refugee crisis, Brexit, Afghanistan. The list of challenges NATO leaders faced at the biennial summit here over the weekend was diverse, highlighting what some consider to be a post-Cold War moment of truth for the alliance to prove it still matters. Speaking to reporters...

    New best friends? Canada and Latvia have some ties, but some work to do
    Jul10

    New best friends? Canada and Latvia have some ties, but some work to do

    About 450 Canadian soldiers and armoured vehicles will be sent to the Baltic state, a measure intended to dissuade Russia from repeating what it did in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    NATO Must Invest Real Money to Stay in Business
    Jul10

    NATO Must Invest Real Money to Stay in Business

    The NATO summit held in Warsaw July 8-9 was marked by high-level meetings and solemn declarations, sprinkled with a dose of pomp and circumstance. There was substance, too: NATO leaders took important, albeit small, steps to send a message to Vladimir Putin that the alliance is united in its determination to defend all of its members should he...

    Trudeau to sign Ukraine free trade deal
    Jul10

    Trudeau to sign Ukraine free trade deal

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by women in traditional dress and bread as he arrives in Kyiv, Ukraine on Sunday July 10, 2016. Trudeau will sign a long-awaited free trade deal with Ukraine on Monday before paying his respects to those who fought and died in the country’s revolution, known as the Euromaidan, two years ago....

    Canada, Latvia have some ties but work to do
    Jul10

    Canada, Latvia have some ties but work to do

    Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis (left) jokes about hockey with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the start of a meeting between sessions at the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland Saturday July 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld WARSAW, Poland — Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis wants Canadians to know that his people love hockey, and...

    New best friends? Canada and Latvia have some ties, but some work to do
    Jul10

    New best friends? Canada and Latvia have some ties, but some work to do

    WARSAW, Poland — Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis wants Canadians to know that his people love hockey, and he is hoping the Canadian soldiers who will start arriving in his country early next year will be up for a game. Canada and Latvia already have some hockey history after facing off against each other at the 2014 Winter Olympic quarter...

    Trudeau arrives in Ukraine
    Jul10

    Trudeau arrives in Ukraine

    iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood KYIV, Ukraine — Justin Trudeau has arrived in Ukraine after an emotional tour of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. The prime minister will spend the next few days meeting with the country’s leaders and civil society groups. He is expected to sign a free trade agreement, as well as...