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Angry Ukrainians say they’ve seen Koons’s ‘Ballerina’ before (AFP)
May26

Angry Ukrainians say they’ve seen Koons’s ‘Ballerina’ before (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainians took to the internet Thursday to lambaste star US artist Jeff Koons over his latest New York installation, a huge sculpture that appears remarkably similar to a work by a Ukrainian artist who died in 1993. …read more Source: The West...

Armenian powerlifters smash world records at European Championships
May25

Armenian powerlifters smash world records at European Championships

PanARMENIAN.Net – The Armenian Men and Women National Powerlifting Teams have taken part in the European Powerlifting Championships hosted by Ukrainian city of Lutsk on May 17-22. The Armenian athlet …read more Source: Big News...

Ukraine backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian (AFP)
May23

Ukraine backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament ratched up its cultural war against Russia on Tuesday by backing television language quotas requiring major channels to broadcast at least three-quarters of their programmes in the Ukrainian language. …read more Source: The West...

EU – UKRAINE: VISA-FREE REGIME FOR UKRAINIAN CITIZENS
May23

EU – UKRAINE: VISA-FREE REGIME FOR UKRAINIAN CITIZENS

On May 17, in Strasbourg, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the signing ceremony of the legislative act on abolishing visa requirements for Ukrainians for short-term trips to the countries of the European Union and the Schengen zo…(17 травня у Страсбурзі був підписаний законодавчий акт про надання Україні безвізового режиму...

Macron to host Putin for May 29 talks on Syria, Ukraine (AFP)
May22

Macron to host Putin for May 29 talks on Syria, Ukraine (AFP)

Paris (AFP) – French President Emmanuel Macron will host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week as the countries look to reset strained relations, notably over Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

YES, THIS IS A CARMEN WITH DMYTRO POPOV NOT TO BE MISSED…
May22

YES, THIS IS A CARMEN WITH DMYTRO POPOV NOT TO BE MISSED…

Bogdan Rudnytski interviewed the Ukrainian tenor Dmytro Popov, who was a prize winner at Plácido Domingos 2007 Operalia World Contest in Paris. Mr Popov made several significant debuts: 22 years old artist at the Kyiv National Opera, after at …(Богдан Рудницький веде розмову із сучасною українською зіркою-тенором Дмитром Поповим, котрий у...

Ukraine delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday postponed a vote on a religious bill that has outraged Russia because it suggests imposing severe restrictions on the branch of the Orthodox Church headed by the Moscow patriarchate. …read more Source: The West...

Two police hurt in attack on LGBT rally in Ukraine (AFP)
May18

Two police hurt in attack on LGBT rally in Ukraine (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Two Ukrainian policemen were hospitalised after they tried to disperse about 30 young men who attacked a rally by gay and transgender rights activists in the eastern city of Kharkiv, law enforcement officials said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

Ukraine shelves corruption bill angering West (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian lawmakers bowed Wednesday to International Monetary Fund pressure and shelved a highly-controversial bill that critics feared would have defanged the former Soviet republic’s vital fight against corruption. …read more Source: The West...

Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West (AFP)
May17

Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s lawmakers Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic. …read more Source: The West...

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