National Newswatch

While Ukrainians were asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper for help with visas and weapons this weekend, Russia’s ambassador to Canada offered starkly different advice for the role Canada should play in the European conflict.

“I think what the West could do, and Canada could do in particular, is to urge President [Petro] Poroshenko to enter into face-to-face negotiations with the heads of Donetsk and Luhansk on new arrangement that they should have in the Ukraine,” Alexander Darchiev said in an exclusive interview on The West Block with Tom Clark.

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