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  • Ukrainian Canadian Congress, the politician’s sounding board

    Embassy News Wednesday February 5, 2014Peter Mazereeuw Ukrainian Canadian Congress, the politician’s sounding board A half-hour into a House of Commons emergency debate on Ukraine on Jan. 27, Conservative member of Parliament James Bezan stood and told his peers that “a lot of ideas are coming forward from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress” on how to address [&hellip


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    Canada Outraged by Torture of Ukrainian Activist

    To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/02/01a.aspx  Canada Outraged by Torture of Ukrainian Activist February 1, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada is outraged by reports of the kidnapping and particularly barbaric torture of prominent Ukrainian civil society leader Dmytro Bulatov. Our ambassador, [&hellip


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    CTV News Channel: Canada’s commitment to Ukraine

    Paul Grod, Ukrainian Canadian Congress President, discusses what Canada should be doing to help Ukraine moving forward. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO AT CTVNEWS.CA Direct Link to Video Clip: http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=284751&binId=1.810401&playlistPageNum


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    CTV National News: Ottawa debates Ukraine clashes

    CTV National News: Ottawa debates Ukraine clashes An emergency debate was held in Ottawa over the clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine.  WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=282849&playlistId=1.1658383&binId=1.810401&playlistPageNum


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    Unrest overseas causes local grief [thestarphoenix.com]

    Source: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Unrest+overseas+causes+local+grief/9442678/story.html BY JANET FRENCH, THE STARPHOENIX, CANADIAN PRESS FILES JANUARY 29, 2014 10:26 AM Ukrainian people urgently want change in their troubled country, says a Saskatoon woman who now lives in Kiev. Lana Nicole Kubin, who moved to Ukraine a decade ago and is now the editorin-chief of an English-language lifestyle magazine there, spends every free [&hellip


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    Canada bars Ukrainian officials over ‘repression’ of protesters [theglobeandmail.com]

    Source: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ukrainian-officials-barred-from-canada-as-protests-continue/article16546506/ KATHRYN BLAZE CARLSON Ottawa — The Globe and MailPublished Tuesday, Jan. 28 2014, 2:51 PM ESTLast updated Tuesday, Jan. 28 2014, 6:24 PM EST Ottawa will restrict travel to Canada for key Ukrainian officials responsible for the “repression and silencing” of opposition voices there, but the government says the door remains open to further measures as it [&hellip


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    Metro News: Saskatchewan’s Ukrainian community worries about escalating violence in Kyiv

    January 20, 2014 Saskatchewan’s Ukrainian community worries about escalating violence in Kyiv Members of Saskatchewan’s Ukrainian community say they’re disappointed that protests in their homeland’s capital city of Kyiv turned to mass violence this past weekend. Violence between anti-government demonstrators and police erupted on Sunday night and carried into Monday after the passing of what [&hellip


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    CTV News Channel: Will the protests end?

    Tuesday January 21, 2o14 CTV News Channel: Will the protests end? Professor Frank Sysyn says it appears the regime is trying to buy time until it can gather enough force to put down the protests. Link: http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId


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    CTV News Channel: Fighting for Ukrainian rights

    Monday January 20, 2014 Taras Kuzio of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies explains how the anti-government protests in Kyiv are a “last resort” reaction. Link: http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId


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    CTV News Channel: Peaceful protest falls apart

    Monday January 20, 2014 Lana Nicole, editor-in-chief for What’s On Kyiv, explains how the peaceful protests in Kyiv quickly escalated into a violent confrontation. Link: http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId


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