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    Ukrainian Patriarch Calls For Unity Against Russian ‘Aggressor’
    Jul28

    Ukrainian Patriarch Calls For Unity Against Russian ‘Aggressor’

    Thousands of followers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate, led by Ukrainian Patriarch Filaret, performed a traditional cross-bearing procession in Kyiv on July 28 to mark the Day of the Christianization of Kievan Rus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Government strips ex-Nazi squad member Oberlander of citizenship again: lawyer
    Jul28

    Government strips ex-Nazi squad member Oberlander of citizenship again: lawyer

    TORONTO — A lawyer for a former Nazi death squad member says the Canadian government has once again stripped the 93-year-old man of his citizenship. Ronald Poulton says it is the fourth time the government has taken the step against Helmut Oberlander, and the Waterloo, Ont., resident plans to challenge the decision. Poulton says Oberlander has...

    Patients lose in battle over health care in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Patients lose in battle over health care in Ukraine

    KYIV – Ulana Suprun wore the blouse in which her grandmother got married at the age of 17 before having to flee Ukraine during World War II when she was appointed as first deputy health minister of Ukraine on July 22, 2016. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    U.S. envoy cites “astonishing” number  of ceasefire violations in “hot war”
    Jul28

    U.S. envoy cites “astonishing” number of ceasefire violations in “hot war”

    KYIV – The new U.S. special envoy for Ukraine peace negotiations said he was stunned by the number of ceasefire violations in the country’s war-torn east after making his first visit to the region. Kurt Volker, who was recently appointed as Washington’s point man for talks on ending the war between Kyiv’s forces and...

    Envoy: U.S. considering  sending arms to Ukraine
    Jul28

    Envoy: U.S. considering sending arms to Ukraine

    PARIS – The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, says Washington is considering sending Kyiv weapons to help government forces defend themselves against Russia-backed separatists. Providing lethal defensive weapons would allow Kyiv to “defend itself if Russia were to take further steps against...

    A year after journalist’s death in Kyiv, demonstrators ask ‘Who killed Pavel?’
    Jul28

    A year after journalist’s death in Kyiv, demonstrators ask ‘Who killed Pavel?’

    KYIV – One year to the day after Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car-bomb blast in central Kyiv, dozens of reporters, civil society activists, friends and colleagues demanded to know who ordered the attack and why the investigation has stalled. On July 20, after lighting candles at a makeshift memorial at the busy intersection […] …read more...

    Overview of the Russian maritime threat to Ukraine: Mariupol and Odesa at stake
    Jul28

    Overview of the Russian maritime threat to Ukraine: Mariupol and Odesa at stake

    The Black Sea region has for centuries played a key role in Russia’s southwestern policy. In the Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774), Russia took the opportunity to create naval forces in Crimea. And during subsequent wars with the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire moved into Bessarabia, the Caucasus and the Balkans. In 1791, the Sea of Azov […]...

    The Russian-Ukrainian conflict could be escalating
    Jul28

    The Russian-Ukrainian conflict could be escalating

    On July 18, Alexander Zakharchenko, the Russia-backed leader of the self-proclaimed and Moscow-supported “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR), declared that a new state – “Malorossiya” or “Little Russia” – must be created to replace the present Ukrainian “failed state.” According to Mr. Zakharchenko, the regime in Kyiv has failed, and the only...

    New agreement to strengthen Ukraine-Canada research networks
    Jul28

    New agreement to strengthen Ukraine-Canada research networks

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko (Shevchenko Foundation) and Mitacs, a national not-for-profit research and training organization, announced a new partnership that will allow Ukrainian undergraduate students to participate in research internships at Canadian universities for the first time. The agreement was signed...

    Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to Donald Trump as Moscow Retaliates
    Jul28

    Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to Donald Trump as Moscow Retaliates

    (WASHINGTON) — The Senate is sending a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia to President Donald Trump to sign after the bill received overwhelming support in Congress. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and closing the U.S. embassy’s recreation retreat. Trump’s...