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on December 9, 2016 in World News

Russia threatens retaliation over latest round of Canadian sanctions

Ukrainian interior minister calls new sanctions over Crimea ‘a very a positive step’ By Murray Brewster, Canada has quietly imposed additional sanctions on Russian nationals over the annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s ongoing support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. The new measures, including asset-freezing and a prohibition on business dealings, were passed by the Liberal cabinet on Nov. 28 and released, without much fanfare compared with the former Conservative government, on the Global Affairs Canada website the same day. There are 15 individuals named in the regulation, which was to be formally posted Thursday in the Canada Gazette, the government’s official publication...

Ukrainian interior minister calls new sanctions over Crimea ‘a very a positive step’ By Murray Brewster, Canada has quietly imposed additional sanctions on Russian nationals over the annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s ongoing support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. The new...

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