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      Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision Song Contest
      Mar22

      Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision Song Contest

      The Eurovision Song Contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia’s contestant from entering the country. …read more Source:...

      ‘Out of sight, out of mind’: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Ukraine as world focuses on Syria, Iraq
      Mar11

      ‘Out of sight, out of mind’: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Ukraine as world focuses on Syria, Iraq

      Canada extended its military training mission in Ukraine this week, but the country needs more help to help ease the escalating humanitarian crisis, say an MP and a human rights advocate who just visited the country. …read more Source:...

      Protesters block courthouse after Ukrainian tax boss accused of embezzling millions
      Mar07

      Protesters block courthouse after Ukrainian tax boss accused of embezzling millions

      Roman Nasirov, the 38-year-old head of Ukraine’s tax and customs service, has been accused of embezzling more than $99 million Cdn in public funds. …read more Source:...

      Ukraine looks to Canada to help modernize military’s ‘Soviet mentality’
      Mar04

      Ukraine looks to Canada to help modernize military’s ‘Soviet mentality’

      With the war in Eastern Ukraine grinding on, away from the international headlines, Ukraine’s Soviet-era military is struggling to suppress separatist forces backed by a modern, well-resourced Russian machine. And it is looking to Canada for help. …read more Source:...

      Battered eastern Ukraine seems headed into protracted on-and-off war
      Feb27

      Battered eastern Ukraine seems headed into protracted on-and-off war

      Analysts and experts focused on the war in Ukraine believe a number of factors are combining to keep the Ukrainian conflict on the global diplomatic backburner. …read more Source:...

      Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
      Feb18

      Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO

      U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to co-operate with Russia. …read more Source:...

      Mike Pence will seek to reassure U.S. allies in Europe on busy trip
      Feb17

      Mike Pence will seek to reassure U.S. allies in Europe on busy trip

      U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will seek on Saturday to soothe allies unnerved by his boss’s unorthodox statements on Russia and NATO as he stresses America’s commitment to Europe during the first major foreign address for the Trump administration. …read more Source:...

      Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future
      Feb14

      Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future

      Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. …read more Source:...

      Separatist commander Mikhail Tolstykh, ‘Givi’, killed in eastern Ukraine
      Feb08

      Separatist commander Mikhail Tolstykh, ‘Givi’, killed in eastern Ukraine

      Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say one of their most prominent warlords has been assassinated, but several Russian media outlets say Mikhail Tolstykh died in an explosion in his office. …read more Source:...

      Shelling stops in eastern Ukraine town, leaving death and destitution
      Feb07

      Shelling stops in eastern Ukraine town, leaving death and destitution

      After a week of extensive and indiscriminate shelling, the government-controlled town of Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine finally spent its first night in relative calm. …read more Source:...