Can’t turn a blind eye to neo-Nazis

It is imperative that we follow the US lead on this.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper walks past Canadian troops in Poland on June 9.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 06/24/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 06/25/2015 12:01 pm EDT

Last week, the United States Congress voted to explicitly prohibit American soldiers from training the Ukrainian militia unit known as the Azov Battalion. The reason the American lawmakers gave for excluding Azov from the benefit of US training is the fact that this rogue unit is openly rife with neo-Nazis in its ranks.

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