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Senate approves Sweden, Finland bid to join NATO | USA TODAY  USA TODAY Senate votes to ratify NATO membership for Finland and Sweden  Deseret News A Unified Senate, and a Unified NATO | Opinion  Newsweek Analysis | Two big things about the Senate vote on Finland and Sweden  The Washington Post View Full Coverage on Google News

Mélanie Joly invites committee to study whether Ottawa knew of Russian threat to Ukrainian embassy staff

Mélanie Joly invites committee to study whether Ottawa knew of Russian threat to Ukrainian embassy staff

Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly speaks at a news conference as she meets with her counterparts from the Baltic region in Quebec City on June 2.Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said she would welcome an investigation into whether Ottawa knew before Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine that locally hired staff at … Read more

Three more ships with grain depart Ukrainian ports

Three more ships with grain depart Ukrainian ports

The cargo ship Razoni crosses the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. The first cargo ship to leave Ukraine since the Russian invasion was anchored at an inspection area in the Black Sea off the coast of Istanbul Wednesday morning, awaiting an inspection, before moving on to Lebanon. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) Khalil … Read more

Russian billionaire Alexander Abramov suing Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong over financial sanctions

Russian billionaire Alexander Abramov suing Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong over financial sanctions

A Russian billionaire suing Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister claims sanctions imposed over the invasion of the Ukraine have caused him severe reputational damage. Key points: Alexander Abramov is the chairman of steel company Evraz and is estimated to have a net worth of over $6 billion The Morrison government imposed financial and travel sanctions on … Read more

Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says she didn’t know Kyiv embassy staff faced threat from Russia

Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says she didn’t know Kyiv embassy staff faced threat from Russia

The Canadian Embassy building in Kyiv on Jan. 25.ANTON SKYBA/The Globe and Mail Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says she and her department were unaware of intelligence reports delivered weeks before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in which diplomats in Kyiv were told Ukrainians who worked for the Canadian embassy there were likely on lists … Read more