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Roger Annis | A familiar script. An elected leader, this time in Russia, who the Western powers do not like because does not dance to their tune. He becomes the target of insult and destabilizing speculation.
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Chris Alexander
David J. Climenhaga | When the media's not around, nobody can match Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives for immature and angry rhetoric.
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Roger Annis | Globe writers join colleagues at the Toronto Star in vaunting fundraising in Canada for weapons by Ukraine's extreme right.
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Murray Dobbin | What are the consequences when governments make policy based on faith and imperial hubris instead of science and expertise? It's a question that comes to mind watching the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
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Roger Annis | Canada's mainstream media and state boradcaster are unanimous in their support of the war. But the Toronto Star goes one step further in promoting the extreme right.
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Roger Annis | A political earthquake is shaking Ukraine as the Minsk-2 ceasefire puts an end to Kyiv's dream of conquering the country's its rebellious east.
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Minsk II Protagonists
David J. Climenhaga | If Canada is going to behave like a member of the community of nations we need to walk the walk, and not just talk the talk. And the direction we need to walk right now is away.
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Roger Annis | Without significant political change away from the war and austerity 'party in power' in Kyiv, it's unlucky this latest ceasefire agreement will being any lasting peace to Ukraine.
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Duncan Cameron | The U.S. through a series of moves designed to increase "pressure" on Putin over its backing of separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has committed a blunder of the first order.
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Roger Annis | Canada's mainstream media is uniform and unserving in presenting the war in Ukraine as "Russian aggression." The Star takes that a step further when it promotes the causes of Ukraine's extreme right.
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Roger Annis | Any new sanctions against Russia by the European Union require unanimous consent of its 28 members. All of a sudden, there is a government in Europe unwillling to jump on the anti-Russia bandwagon.
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Roger Annis | The decision of Crimea in March of this year to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation is a key pretext for in eastern Ukraine. What lies behind Crimea's decision?