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    Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence (AFP)
    Aug23

    Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine marks the 25th anniversary of its freedom from Kremlin rule Wednesday with moves to sweep away its totalitarian past and embrace a European future while grappling with its tense relations with Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    French president voices ‘concern’ to Putin over Ukraine tension (AFP)
    Aug23

    French president voices ‘concern’ to Putin over Ukraine tension (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande voiced his “concern” over a spike in tensions in Ukraine, in a telephone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, his office said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    PAINTER OLESYA HUDYMA ABOUT THE ARTS AND DAILY LIFE
    Aug23

    PAINTER OLESYA HUDYMA ABOUT THE ARTS AND DAILY LIFE

    Olesya Hudyma is a modern Ukrainian artist, poet and journalist from Ternopil. Most notable for her series of oil paintings “Angels of Peace for Ukraine”. Olesya graduated with a degree in journalism from the Lviv University. Afterwards she worked…(Олесю Гудиму з Тернополя називають молодим і перспективним художником . Коли...

    UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE – THEN AND NOW  AFTER 25 YEARS
    Aug23

    UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE – THEN AND NOW AFTER 25 YEARS

    Liudmyla Pavlenko interviewed Volodymyr Yavorivsky, who is a Ukrainian writer, publicist, politician and public figure. Ukraine celebrates the 25th anniversary of the revival of its statehood. August 24, 1991 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopte…(Людмила Павленко веде розмову із славним українцем Володимиром Яворівським. Пан Яворівський...

    Ukraine opens criminal probe of top Russian officials
    Aug22

    Ukraine opens criminal probe of top Russian officials

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office has launched a criminal investigation of 20 senior Russian officials, including the Russian defense minister.Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko said Monday they are suspected… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimean residents’ worries overshadowed by Ukraine-Russia tensions; activist seeks safety in Ukraine
    Aug22

    Crimean residents’ worries overshadowed by Ukraine-Russia tensions; activist seeks safety in Ukraine

    ARMYANSK, Crimea – Residents in Russia-annexed Crimea are complaining about soaring prices, stagnating funds and fleeing tourists, as the better life promised to 2 million people during the annexat …read more Source: Big News...

    ‘Putin-mask’ protester seeks asylum in Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug22

    ‘Putin-mask’ protester seeks asylum in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Russian man who was repeatedly arrested for donning masks of President Vladimir Putin in anti-Kremlin pickets has crossed into Ukraine and is seeking political asylum. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian activist requests political asylum in Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian activist requests political asylum in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian authorities say a Russian activist has requested political asylum in their country.Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service said in a statement on Sunday that a Russian citizen requested political asylum at a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say
    Aug22

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Erdogan Tells Poroshenko Turkey Won’t Recognize Crimea As Russian
    Aug21

    Erdogan Tells Poroshenko Turkey Won’t Recognize Crimea As Russian

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reassured his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko that Ankara will continue to recognize the Crimean Peninsula, which was illegally annexed by Russia, as …read more Source: Big News...

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