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    Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine’s Revolutionary Cafe
    Dec27

    Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine’s Revolutionary Cafe

    A few blocks from Kyiv’s bleak and imposing Stalinist-style Maidan square lies a nondescript alleyway. Passing through a gate, one arrives at Ukraine’s revolutionary café, Bar Baraban, which played a key role in protests resulting in the eventual toppling of the unpopular government of Viktor Yanukovych. Three years ago, as the...

    American Hockey Through Ukrainian Eyes: ‘Like Interrupted Sex’
    Dec27

    American Hockey Through Ukrainian Eyes: ‘Like Interrupted Sex’

    Photo: Andrew Ivakhov From time to time, we at Global Voices translate texts that appear on the Russian Internet, when writers capture something peculiar about the world, as seen by the denizens of the RuNet. Most of our content has to do with politics and social issues, but that’s not a rule, and today’s installment concerns the wild...

    THE WAR  AND CHRISTMAS
    Dec27

    THE WAR AND CHRISTMAS

    Latest news from Ukraine…(Найсвіжіші вістки з рідних земель…) …read more Source:...

    Israel begins punishing countries who supported U.N. resolution
    Dec27

    Israel begins punishing countries who supported U.N. resolution

    Israel is suspending diplomatic ties with nations that supported the controversial United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, condemning Israeli settlements on land claimed by Palestine. Ron Dermer, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, defended the response with Jake Tapper on CNN: Israeli ambassador to US: “Israel’s enemies...

    Ukraine summons Israeli ambassador for reprimand
    Dec26

    Ukraine summons Israeli ambassador for reprimand

    Ukraine summons Israeli ambassador for reprimand after Netanyahu cancels visit of Ukrainian PM following anti-Israel UN resolution. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Fragile Ukraine ceasefire holds for third day
    Dec26

    Fragile Ukraine ceasefire holds for third day

    Kiev: A new indefinite truce in Ukraine held by a thread for a third day on Monday as both pro-Russian insurgents and Kiev reported clashes near a prized railroad hub but no deaths. Ukraine and Russia — two ex-Soviet neighbours that are now sworn foes — agreed to the armistice on Wednesday with the help of mediation from the Organisation for...

    Israel has reportedly suspended ties with 12 UN Security Council nations
    Dec26

    Israel has reportedly suspended ties with 12 UN Security Council nations

    Thomson ReutersIsrael’s Foreign Ministry has reportedly suspended all working ties with 12 of the UN Security Council countries that voted to pass a resolution urging Israel to halt building settlements on occupied Palestinian land. The move came at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request, one day after he summoned 10 of the...

    Elkin to ‘Jpost’: Biden told Ukrainians to vote against Israel
    Dec26

    Elkin to ‘Jpost’: Biden told Ukrainians to vote against Israel

    Biden’s office said in response that, “this is not accurate, he hasn’t made any calls.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea
    Dec26

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

    SOCHI, Russia (AFP) – Russian rescuers found Monday the first parts of the Syria-bound military plane that plunged into the Black Sea, as officials dismissed terrorism as a possible cause of the crash that killed all 92 people on board.The Tu-154 jet, whose passengers included more than 60 members of the internationally-renowned Red Army...

    Israel postpones Ukraine PM visit after UN vote
    Dec26

    Israel postpones Ukraine PM visit after UN vote

    …read more Source: The Indian...