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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has asked G7 allies for more aid, with Russia’s invasion now in its fourth month. David Akin looks at what Zelenskyy is asking for, what’s being promised, and the growing pressure the G7 is putting on other countries to take a stand against Moscow.
As the destruction mounts in Ukraine, valuable pieces of the country’s culture are also being targeted and destroyed by Russian forces. From precious artifacts and art, to the fabric of society, Seán O’Shea looks at how Ukrainians are fighting to keep their identity and culture.
Canada’s federal government has committed $4.9 billion to modernize Canada’s NORAD defences, but there’s confusion over where the money is coming from. As Mercedes Stephenson explains, even chief of the defence staff Gen. Wayne Eyre isn’t clear on the answer.
As more states move to ban abortions following the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, critics fear the consequences this will have on women. Jackson Proskow reports from Nashville, Tennessee on the desperate rush before the ban takes effect, and what that state’s lawmakers are now being urged to do.
Concerns are rising in Ottawa ahead of Canada Day celebrations, over plans of another anti-government convoy protest that could once again disrupt the nation’s capital. As Abigail Bimman explains, police say they’ll be ready.
And the top tennis players from Russia and Belarus are being barred from competing at Wimbledon, due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. As Eric Sorensen reports, the move is making a racquet in the sporting world.
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