A top Ukrainian politician visited Ottawa Thursday to renew a request for defensive weapons to fend off Russia-backed rebels and ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government for help shoring up support for Kiev both within the Trump administration and among other Group of Seven countries.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk, 43, resigned as Ukraine’s prime minister last year after coming under fire for a lack of economic growth and slow pace of reforms there. But he remains the leader of the second biggest faction in Ukraine’s parliament and is considered a potential successor to President Petro Poroshenko.
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Source: National Newswatch