Trudeau cabinet mulls new Russia-Ukraine moves as U.S. suggests new export controls

2022-01-26 10:45:00 PM

Trudeau cabinet mulls new Russia-Ukraine moves as U.S. suggests new export controls

Evan Solomon, Don Martin

Trudeau cabinet mulls new Russia-Ukraine moves as U.S. suggests new export controls

The Liberal government's cabinet retreat wraps later today with pressure mounting on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take substantive new action on addressing the Ukraine-Russia crisis.

Last week, Trudeau announced Canada was giving Ukraine a $120-million loan aimed at bolstering the country's economy in the face of the ongoing threats it faces from Russia, but said the government was considering further actions that would be discussed by his cabinet.

But the government has been under growing pressure to do more.Ukrainian Canadians, and the Ukrainian government in Kyiv, are asking Canada to provide weapons to the Ukraine military, impose further sanctions on Russia and extend Canada's military training mission of its forces beyond its expiry date at the end of March.

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For Germany!, Croatia!, Hungary! & Italy who all flirt with Putin & his thugs I propose 45 years of Russian boots & tanks & autocracy. If they want to do business with the dictator let them all live under his boots. They all take for granted the US & NATO freedom & security! - Russia could easily conquer Ukraine in a week or two, but that won't happen because of the reasons given here, by a confidante of Putin 👇. NATO has no troops nearby, and NATO is too divided to act. But, no war will occur. Western leaders vote hunting. -

JustinTrudeau melaniejoly Did Mélanie Joly go to Russia yet? They invited her. She she go if she hasn’t and try to convince Putin to just have a vodka and relax

Russia threatens ‘retaliatory measures’ if Ukraine demands are not met - National | Globalnews.ca“If the West continues its aggressive course, Moscow will take the necessary retaliatory measures,” said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday.

Canada criticized for ‘soft, tentative language’ amid Ukraine-Russia crisis | Globalnews.caThe criticism comes from a former Canadian analyst in Europe who was on the diplomatic front lines of the political tensions between Ukraine and Russia. 🤣🤣🤣 Liberal critical thinking at its best. Justin no Balls

Ukraine 'will not accept' concessions to Russia, Foreign Minister saysUkraine 'will not allow anyone to impose any concessions on us' as part of efforts to de-escalate the threat of conflict with Russia, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba What are Russian polling figures on a long term invasion /occupation of Ukraine? Can't believe mothers and fathers want to sacrifice their children for Putins ego. I can't believe most under 50s want to waste money and lives and and suffer UKR terror strikes in Russia for years

Non-essential Canadians advised to leave Ukraine amid growing tensions with Russia - National | Globalnews.caThe new language from Global Affairs Canada was added to an existing advisory to avoid non-essential travel to the country that has been in place since last week. 6 reasons why Russia won't invade Ukraine It's scary how close we are to a world war right now. America is seen as vulnerable. Russia invades Ukraine. China invades Taiwan. Middle Eastern middle powers duke it out (Israel, Turkey, Iran, Saudis). As long as they aren’t working at a grocery store? JustinTrudeau essential essentialworkers workers

Ukraine urging calm as Russia tensions continue: ‘No reason to panic’ - National | Globalnews.caRussia is denying it's planning an assault, but has gathered roughly 100,000 troops near Ukraine in recent weeks, leading western nations to rush to prepare for a possible war. Nothing can go wronk. Pretty sure Ukraine can still hold their own against Russia. It looks to me like the ruble is crashing hard and the country might be in trouble.

Evening Update: Canada’s foreign affairs ministry suffers suspected cyberattack amid rising NATO-Russia tensions over UkraineAlso in the news today, North American stock marketss make dramatic late-session rebound after a steep selloff An inflammatory story based on assumptions without any evidence coming at a time when Canadians are skeptical of Canada's Ukraine policy? You might as well blame Russia for the Phoenix disaster if you think Canadians are that easily manipulated. A proof is a proof is a proof. Don't forget your playing with professional warriors. Wake up or get out. this should not surprise anyone in Canada when we deal, comment, criticize, question Russia, China, Iran, North Korea and Arab Muslim countries

The options could see Canada joining its NATO allies in imposing export controls on Russia to deprive it of sensitive technology related to artificial intelligence, which is being actively considered by the United States.Ukraine , raising pressure on the West amid concerns that Moscow is planning to invade its neighbor.Ukraine-Russia crisis faces growing criticism for being soft and superficial while rendering Canada missing in action with its allies., Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba told CNN in an exclusive interview Tuesday.

Last week, Trudeau announced Canada was giving Ukraine a $120-million loan aimed at bolstering the country's economy in the face of the ongoing threats it faces from Russia, but said the government was considering further actions that would be discussed by his cabinet. But the government has been under growing pressure to do more.S. Ukrainian Canadians, and the Ukrainian government in Kyiv, are asking Canada to provide weapons to the Ukraine military, impose further sanctions on Russia and extend Canada's military training mission of its forces beyond its expiry date at the end of March. How did we get here, and what’s happening? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government also faces pressure from Ukrainians of Canadian descent who are amplifying the requests by Ukrainian leadership in Kyiv for several key asks that he and Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly have repeatedly deflected. NATO and Canada: What are our responsibilities? Russia has positioned about 100,000 troops across Ukraine's borders along with tanks and other heavy artillery, raising fears across Europe and the NATO military alliance of an invasion, something Russia has denied. As part of the drills, motorized infantry and artillery units in southwestern Russia practiced firing live ammunition, warplanes in Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea performed bombing runs, and dozens of warships sailed for training exercises in the Black Sea and the Arctic. Senior White House officials on Tuesday discussed some of the options for countering any further Russian incursions into Ukraine, following the Kremlin's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in 2014 and its fomenting of Russian-backed separatist rebels in the Ukraine's eastern region, which has claimed thousands of lives. Ukraine has warned that Russia is trying to destabilize the country ahead of any planned military invasion.

U. Some of these, like the membership pledge, are nonstarters for NATO, creating a seemingly intractable stalemate that many fear can only end in a war.4 million people is one the most influential constituencies in domestic political affairs.S. officials say a fresh round of export controls that would cut off Russian President Vladimir Putin's access to some much-coveted technology is being considered by Washington and its allies. How did we get here, and what’s happening? Speaking to lawmakers, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he and other top officials will advise President Vladimir Putin on the next steps after receiving written replies from the United States to the demands. "In addition to financial sanctions, which have immediate and visible effect on the day they're implemented, we're also prepared to impose novel export controls that would deal Putin a weak strategic hand over the medium term," said one senior U. This government’s modus operandi is repeat the right buzz words without actually saying anything substantial.S.S.'s commitment to defending Ukraine, despite comments from President Joe Biden suggesting that a "minor incursion" by Russian troops might not lead to a severe response from the NATO military alliance .

official, speaking on the condition of anonymity as per ground rules of the media briefing. Read more: A timeline of major events leading up to the current Russia-Ukraine crisis The official said export controls are effective because they leverage "the global dominance of U. “If the West continues its aggressive course, Moscow will take the necessary retaliatory measures,” Lavrov said.C.S.-origin software, technology and tooling" that extend into artificial intelligence, defence, aerospace and other sectors. “We won’t allow our proposals to be drowned in endless discussions,” he said. "The export control options we're considering alongside our allies and partners would hit Putin's strategic ambitions to industrialize his economy quite hard," said the U.S. officials, speaking openly to the media, but also speaking to me and to other Ukrainian officials directly on the phone, that the United States will remain absolutely committed to slashing Russia if any type of incursion, invasion, interference takes place," he added.

S.” 2:05 Canada orders families of diplomatic staff to leave Ukraine Canada orders families of diplomatic staff to leave Ukraine Asked by lawmakers if Russia could expand military cooperation with Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua as part of its retaliatory measures, Lavrov responded merely that Moscow has close ties with those countries in the Western Hemisphere and is seeking to deepen them. official. "And it would impair areas that are of importance to him. NATO said this week it was bolstering its deterrence in the Baltic Sea region and the U. “Justin Trudeau is not on this list." On Tuesday, three Conservative MPs called on the Liberal government to redirect weapons to Ukraine that were originally intended for Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq. The Trudeau cabinet's closed-door meeting in Ottawa is unfolding against a much larger backdrop of high-stakes diplomacy in Paris as the top advisers from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine -- the so-called "Normandy format" -- to ratchet down tensions and find a solution. ordered 8,500 troops on higher alert for potential deployment to Europe." The minister said the U.

Ottawa followed its allies on another key move on Tuesday by ordering the children and family members of its embassy staff in Ukraine to leave the country. It also noted a weekend phone call between Joly and U. The decision came after Britain said it would pull some of its diplomats out of its Ukraine embassy, and after the U. Amid the escalating tensions, Ukrainian officials have sought to calm nerves.S. State Department decided to order the families of its Ukraine embassy personnel to leave.C. Story continues below advertisement “We stand by our friends in Ukraine and will continue to be there for the Ukrainian people alongside our allies as we have with military training missions, as well as financial and economic supports,” said spokeswoman Cecely Roy in an email. "The safety and security of Canadians, our personnel and their families at our missions abroad is our top priority," Global Affairs Canada said. troops were placed on heightened alert for possible deployment to Eastern Europe.

On Monday, decision by Global Affairs updated its travel advisory warning against non-essential travel to Ukraine, which has been in effect since last week.” “They are still missing some key military elements and systems to mount a big, full-scale offensive,” Kuleba told reporters. The advisory now suggests Canadians who are in Ukraine consider leaving. “With more and more signs of a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine, the time for waffling by Prime Minister Trudeau must end,” the three Conservatives said a statement. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. Russia, he said, hopes to destabilize Ukraine by “spreading panic, raising pressure on Ukraine’s financial system and launching cyberattacks. 26, 2022. RELATED IMAGES . Story continues below advertisement His comments were latest from Ukrainian officials seeking to reassure their citizens.” Story continues below advertisement Ottawa followed its allies on another key move on Tuesday by ordering the children and family members of its embassy staff in Ukraine to leave the country." In March 2014, Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.