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Ukraine seeks support from Canada in setting up special tribunal to prosecute crime of aggression

In the News   |   September 28, 2022

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Ukraine wants Canada to take a leadership role in the creation of a special tribunal to prosecute Russian military and leaders for the crime of aggression. Andrii Smyrnov, the deputy head of the office of... read more

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Putin mobilizes reservists, threatens nuclear retaliation over Ukraine

In the News   |   September 21, 2022

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has doubled down on his war against Ukraine, ordering a partial mobilization of reservists and warning that his country was willing to use its nuclear arsenal if Russian territory was attacked.... read more

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Afghans stranded and running out of money in Pakistan plead for Ottawa to speed up their approvals

In the News   |   September 19, 2022

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Families with expired visas and cramped, precarious living arrangements are waiting for Canada – whose forces they helped before the Taliban takeover – to answer their pleas. Wahid Ibrahimi was a security guard at the... read more

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From his hospital bed, Ukrainian commander details troops’ stealthy recapture of Kharkiv region

In the News   |   September 13, 2022

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For Captain Andriy Malakhov and his Wild Steppe special-forces unit, the mission was to distract Russian troops while their comrades retook Balakliya, a city the invaders had held since March. He explains how it worked.... read more

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Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet leader who helped end the Cold War, dies at 91

In the News   |   August 31, 2022

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Mikhail Gorbachev, who presided over the peaceful collapse of the Soviet empire, only to see that legacy succumb to Vladimir Putin’s revanchist Russia, died Tuesday at the age of 91, after a prolonged illness. Few... read more

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Russia’s war damaged Ukraine – but dashed Moscow’s boldest geopolitical aspirations

In the News   |   August 24, 2022

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The six months since Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his war of aggression have been marked by deprivation and destruction, in Russia as well as Ukraine. While the damage done to Ukraine since Feb. 24 – the cities... read more

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One year after Taliban takeover, Afghans left behind feel betrayed by Canada, fear for lives

In the News   |   August 15, 2022

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Usman’s father, who used to guard Canada’s embassy in Kabul, made a rare trip outside their place to pick up some food a week ago and never returned. Usman fears the Taliban have taken his... read more

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Up to 225 Canadian soldiers heading to U.K. to train Ukrainian soldiers

In the News   |   August 5, 2022

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The Canadian government says it’s sending as many as 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian army recruits for war with Russia, an escalation of Ottawa’s commitment even as a dispute with Kyiv over repairing Russian... read more

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Trump sought to join armed Jan. 6 mob despite threat of violence, ex-aide testifies

In the News   |   June 29, 2022

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U.S. President Donald Trump was so determined to join the armed crowd marching on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, that he grabbed for the steering wheel of The Beast – the presidential limousine... read more

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Russian missile kills at least 16 civilians, injures more than 40 in strike on crowded shopping centre in Ukraine

In the News   |   June 28, 2022

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The Amstor shopping mall has for years been the modest commercial heart of Kremenchuk, the place where residents of this quiet mid-sized city in central Ukraine came to buy everything from cheap electronics to fresh... read more

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Canadian universities still partnering with Huawei despite 5G ban over security

In the News   |   June 9, 2022

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Leading Canadian universities say they intend to continue research and development with Huawei Technologies Co. – which reaps intellectual property from the partnerships – after Ottawa’s decision to ban the Chinese telecommunications giant from 5G... read more

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China accuses Canada of ‘political manipulation’ over 5G ban of Huawei, ZTE

In the News   |   May 20, 2022

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Beijing has accused Ottawa of “political manipulation” after it moved to ban Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE from Canada’s 5G networks. Speaking at a regular press conference on Friday, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin... read more

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Ukraine ends bitter battle at Azovstal as troops surrender

In the News   |   May 18, 2022

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They have spent many weeks below ground in fortified tunnels as they defended a Ukrainian steel mill against Russian attacks, clinging to life on dwindling supplies, with little water or food. Their loved ones have met... read more

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How Ukraine’s tech talent joined the resistance against the Russian invasion

In the News   |   May 5, 2022

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More than 200 technology companies in Lviv have banded together to help Ukraine’s war effort by launching a series of innovative projects, which include bolstering the military’s ability to shoot down Russian missiles and drones.... read more

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French President Emmanuel Macron defeats far-right rival Marine Le Pen in runoff vote

In the News   |   April 25, 2022

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France has re-elected its centrist President Emmanuel Macron with a comfortable margin after a closely fought campaign, handing a major defeat to the far-right populist Marine Le Pen and reaffirming the country’s place in NATO... read more

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