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  • Canada Urges Ukrainian Officials to “Do Right” by Voters

    Canada Urges Ukrainian Officials to “Do Right” by Voters November 11, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino today issued the following statement: “Canada is distressed by the lack of openness, transparency and timeliness that has characterized vote tabulation. “Sadly, this is just the latest in the series of [&hellip


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    Lubomyr Luciuk: “ENSURING A FREE AND FAIR ELECTION” [Sun News]

    http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/video/ensuring-a-free-and-fair-election/1787549591001 Activist and author Lubomyr Luciuk explains what will happen during the Ukrainian elections, and what he expects for the future of the country. Click here to view the video


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    Derek Fraser: What’s at stake in the Ukrainian parliamentary elections [National Post]

    http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/07/04/derek-fraser-whats-at-stake-in-the-ukrainian-parliamentary-elections/ Source: National Post Ukrainians are going to the polls on Oct. 28 to elect members of their parliament, the Verhovna Rada. If the elections were totally free, President Viktor Yanukovych’s party, the Party of the Regions, would have a hard time getting a majority since, according to the polls, its support is in the [&hellip


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    PRESS KIT: Foreign Affairs Committee visits Tymoshenko’s jail, hospital

    PRESS KIT: Foreign Affairs Committee visits Tymoshenko’s jail, hospital For Immediate Release May 16, 2012 The Canadian Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs continued its travels today in Ukraine, visiting the eastern city of Kharkiv. Wascana Liberal MP Ralph Goodale noted that that is the city where former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was jailed and is [&hellip


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    CBC “As It Happens” Interview with Canadian physician who saw Yulia Tymoshenko, Dr. Christine Derzko

    http://www.cbc.ca/video/player.html?clipid=2232778861&position=4226&site=cbc.news.ca [ Interview begins at 7:33 ]  


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    Europe’s presidents shun Ukraine over jailing of Yulia Tymoshenko [ARTICLE – National Post]

    http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/05/03/europes-presidents-shun-ukraine-over-jailing-of-yulia-tymoshenko/ Excerpt – KIEV — Nine European leaders are shunning a Central European summit hosted by Ukraine this month, adding to international pressure on the former Soviet republic over its treatment of jailed opposition politician Yulia Tymoshenko. The move, which follows allegations of Tymoshenko’s beating in prison, highlights Ukraine’s growing isolation and casts doubts on [&hellip


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    In Ukraine, ‘how little has changed’ even after Orange Revolution [financialpost.com]

    LINK: http://opinion.financialpost.com/2012/03/10/in-ukraine-how-little-has-changed-even-after-orange-revolution/ Diane Francis Mar 10, 2012 – 7:00 AM ET The heroes of the Orange Revolution — the man nearly poisoned to death and the beauty in traditional braids — inspired the world in 2004. I covered this non-violent protest and stood, with half a million others, many nights in a frigid Kiev square [&hellip


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