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    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea
    Mar24

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea

    Crimean journalist Mykola Semena has gone on trial on separatism-related charges in the Russian-controlled territory, telling reporters minutes before the hearing that he is innocent. The judge adjourned the trial on March 20 for two weeks shortly after it got under way, following a motion by the defense to provide for a more open and […]...

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls  on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”
    Mar24

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”

    “Bitter Harvest” is a love story, set against the backdrop of the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine. Produced by prominent Ukrainian Canadian Ian Ihnatowycz, the film brings the tragedy of the Famine-Genocide to audiences around the world. Set between the two world wars and based on historical events, “Bitter Harvest” conveys the untold story of the...

    PHOTO FOLLOW-UP: Ukrainian Days in Washington
    Mar24

    PHOTO FOLLOW-UP: Ukrainian Days in Washington

    …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    France’s Le Pen calls for end to EU sanctions on Russia
    Mar24

    France’s Le Pen calls for end to EU sanctions on Russia

    France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has urged an end to the European Union (EU) sanctions imposed against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Manor to host dialogue about education as the battlefront of democracy in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Manor to host dialogue about education as the battlefront of democracy in Ukraine

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – On Thursday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in the Manor College auditorium, Manor College will host a dialogue on the topic “Ukraine – Education as the Battlefront of Democracy.” This dialogue will examine the most crucial areas of educational reform needed in Ukraine in order to protect and preserve free and democratic […] …read...

    Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference
    Mar24

    Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her favor. Putin’s meeting with Le Pen came amid rising controversy over whether Russia tried to influence the U.S. presidential...

    Ukrainian President Says ‘Matter Of Honor’ To Solve Former Russian Lawmaker’s Slaying
    Mar24

    Ukrainian President Says ‘Matter Of Honor’ To Solve Former Russian Lawmaker’s Slaying

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says it is “a matter of honor” to successfully investigate the killing of former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A new face in Belarus’ anti-government protests: The poor
    Mar24

    A new face in Belarus’ anti-government protests: The poor

    MALADZYECHNA, Belarus (AP) — The half-million Belarusians who can’t find work in their country’s stumbling Soviet-style economy face an array of hard choices: register with the state employment exchange, which will force them to “public work” for a pittance; pay $250 for failure to register; or risk being jailed for taking...

    Vladimir Putin Met With Marine Le Pen. He Denied Interfering in France’s Election
    Mar24

    Vladimir Putin Met With Marine Le Pen. He Denied Interfering in France’s Election

    (MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her favor. Le Pen met Putin hours after a previously announced visit to the lower house of the Russian parliament. In the meeting...

    The Next Wave of Questionable Referendums
    Mar24

    The Next Wave of Questionable Referendums

    If you thought 2016 was the year of controversial referendums—Brexit, anyone?—strap in, because 2017 is going to be a bumpy ride. While the year will see some relatively straightforward votes, as on Turkey’s proposed consolidation of power in the presidency, another series of pending plebiscites will push the borders of politics, legality,...