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Canada Slaps Russia With New Sanctions

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new round of sanctions in response to what he calls the "escalated acts of aggression" by Russian-backed fighters in eastern Ukraine. Harper's office issu...
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She's Coming For A Visit

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Ottawa next Monday.The Prime Minister's Office says the she will discuss a broad range of issues, including prepa...
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Putin Fires Back At Canada's Sanctions

OTTAWA - Canada on Wednesday slapped fresh sanctions and travel bans on several top Russian and Ukrainian politicians and groups with ties to President Vladimir Putin's government, as Moscow responded...
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Harper Has More Harsh Words For Putin

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Russian President Vladimir Putin is an "extreme nationalist" and an "imperialist" who is threatening global peace and security.And Harper says he doesn't mi...
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Harper Has Putin On His Mind

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will join fellow world leaders in Europe this week in affirming Western solidarity against Russian aggression in Ukraine, as he departs Tuesday on a week-long tr...
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G7 Leaders To Meet Without Russia

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Stephen Harper and his fellow G7 leaders are suspending their participation in the Group of Eight until Russia "changes course" in eastern Europe and eases tensions in the mos...
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Harper Imposes More Travel Bans

MONTREAL - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada will suspend practically all its military relations with Russia because of the crisis in Ukraine.Baird also confirmed Friday that the federal...
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Harper Takes More Action

OTTAWA - Canada has suspended all joint military activities with Russia, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday as Vladimir Putin lashed out at threats of sanctions against his country and accused...