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Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Kyiv’s Independence Square on Saturday, becoming the first G7 leader to visit the epicentre of Ukraine's recent divisive protests.
Harper spent six hours in Ukraine, where he called for a "complete reversal" of Russia's annexation of Crimea, and suggested Russia should be booted out of the Group of Eight nations.
The prime minister, along with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Justice Minister Peter MacKay, laid of large bouquet of flowers by a stone wall in the square where dozens of Ukrainians lost their lives, gunned down by their own military during the protests.
Earlier in the day,...