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    Ukraine delivers legal knockout  to Russia in multi-billion-dollar gas case
    Jun02

    Ukraine delivers legal knockout to Russia in multi-billion-dollar gas case

    KYIV – Ukraine dealt a legal blow to Russia in their multi-faceted war when a Swedish arbitration tribunal on May 31 “rejected” claims by state-owned Gazprom over natural gas supplies to Ukraine worth more than $45 billion. Ukraine’s state-run energy holding company, Naftogaz, said in a news release that the tribunal dismissed...

    More than 90 percent of citizens consider themselves ethnic Ukrainians
    Jun02

    More than 90 percent of citizens consider themselves ethnic Ukrainians

    KYIV – An overwhelming 92 percent of citizens of Ukraine consider themselves ethnic Ukrainians, according to a recent survey by the Razumkov Center. Six percent of the respondents consider themselves ethnic Russians, and 1.5 percent cite other ethnic groups. This is the highest recorded percentage of Ukrainian self-identification since Ukraine...

    Ukraine survives without coal from Russia-controlled Donbas
    Jun02

    Ukraine survives without coal from Russia-controlled Donbas

    In spite of a blockade on shipments of anthracite coal from the occupied Donbas to Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPPs) since this past winter, the country has thus far avoided blackouts. Moreover, Ukraine has managed to increase power generation by 2.1 percent year over year in January-April (Interfax, May 13). This was mainly thanks to […]...

    MPs in Canada mark “Vyshyvanka” Day
    Jun02

    MPs in Canada mark “Vyshyvanka” Day

    OTTAWA – On May 18, Ukrainian Canadian activists gathered with leaders from all political parties from across the country on Parliament Hill to mark International Vyshyvanka (Ukrainian Embroidery) Day. Also joining the group seen above were Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada Andriy Shevchenko and former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Over 50...

    UNA Home Office marks worldwide Ukrainian embroidery day
    Jun02

    UNA Home Office marks worldwide Ukrainian embroidery day

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The Home Office of the Ukrainian National Association, which also includes the staffs of its two newspapers, Svoboda and The Ukrainian Weekly, once again celebrated international Ukrainian embroidery day (Den Vyshyvanky) – a day when Ukrainians everywhere wear their embroidered finery as a symbol of Ukrainian unity. Vyshyvanka...

    Hijacking history
    Jun02

    Hijacking history

    Making headlines this past week was what newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron said was a “frank exchange” with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin. They met on May 29 outside of Paris, amid the splendor of Versailles, discussing such topics as resetting French-Russian relations, terrorism, Syria and Ukraine. (Mr. Macron has...

    June 4, 1997
    Jun02

    June 4, 1997

    Twenty years ago, on June 4, 1997, nearly 100 people attended a daylong conference, “After NATO Expands: Consequences for Ukraine and the Baltics,” that was co-hosted by Freedom House and the Ukrainian Institute of America in New York. Panelists included: Victoria Nuland, U.S. State Department fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; Alexander...

    Cotswold public schoolboy who went to fight in Ukraine survives assassination attempt
    Jun02
    The 5 Overlooked Countries Shaping Russia’s Future
    Jun02

    The 5 Overlooked Countries Shaping Russia’s Future

    Plenty of ink is being spilled over Russia’s contentious relations with the West these days, and with good reason. But while Russian President Vladimir Putin plays games with the U.S. and Europe — and continues a murky alliance with Syria and Iran — the other countries that will determine Russia’s future shouldn’t be overlooked....

    While you were working, the Trump-Russia situation got a bit worse
    Jun02

    While you were working, the Trump-Russia situation got a bit worse

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) A number of recent developments have made the Russia scandal even more of a headache for President Donald Trump and his administration. The investigation expands to Michael Flynn Special counsel Robert Mueller is going to probe former national security adviser Michael Flynn in his ongoing investigation into alleged ties...