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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine remembers Babyn Yar
    Oct07

    Ukraine remembers Babyn Yar

    KYIV – Once dubbed the “Kyivan Switzerland” for its picturesque landscape in northwestern Kyiv, Babyn Yar (which translates as old woman’s ravine) today is a public park surrounded by a concrete jungle of Soviet-era urban planning. Two memorials stand here to mark the horrific killing of more than 100,000 people – two-thirds of them Jews...

    Flight MH17 tragedy: Another front in Moscow’s battle against the West
    Oct07

    Flight MH17 tragedy: Another front in Moscow’s battle against the West

    On September 28, a Dutch-led group of investigators from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine published the preliminary results of its more-than-two-year investigation into the crash of flight MH17. The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 was shot down, on July 17, 2014, over the territory of Ukrainian Donbas controlled by...

    Finland Accuses Russia of Violating Its Airspace
    Oct07

    Finland Accuses Russia of Violating Its Airspace

    Finland and the U.S. signed an agreement Friday to strengthen their military collaboration, in the wake of accusations that Russian fighter jets violated Finnish airspace the day before. Russia’s defense ministry quickly denied the accusations, saying their Su-27 military planes flew “in strict compliance with the international...

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum
    Oct07

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum

    AMSTERDAM (AP) ” Five Dutch Golden Age paintings that were among a trove of art stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago have been returned after being recovered in Ukraine earlier this year.Now the Westfries Museum in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum
    Oct07

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum

    Five Dutch Golden Age paintings that were among a trove of art stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago have been returned after being recovered in Ukraine earlier this year …read more Source: U.S....

    Vladimir Putin, Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Vladimir Putin, Russian aggression in Ukraine

    “Vladimir Putin’s Outlaw State,” editorial, The New York Times, September 29 (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/opinion/vladimir-putins-outlaw-state.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0): President Vladimir Putin is fast turning Russia into an outlaw nation. As one of five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, his country shares...

    Vladimir Putin’s Trojan Horse
    Oct07

    Vladimir Putin’s Trojan Horse

    Dear Editor: For people who care about the future of Ukraine and the United States, there is reason to be worried. Indeed, terrified. After years of Republican leadership against a potential Soviet and later Russian threat to Western liberty, the current nominee for president is a man who has openly, repeatedly and emphatically expressed his […]...

    Ukrainian American Youth Association’s 2016 exchange program with Ukraine
    Oct07

    Ukrainian American Youth Association’s 2016 exchange program with Ukraine

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the resurrection of the Ukrainian Youth Association (UYA) in Augsburg, Germany. The Ukrainian Youth Association was originally established in Kyiv in 1925 as an underground organization whose goal was to achieve an independent Ukraine (at that time Ukraine was under Bolshevik and Polish rule). UYA was...

    Chechen Leader Kadyrov Defends Children’s MMA Bout
    Oct07

    Chechen Leader Kadyrov Defends Children’s MMA Bout

    Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov defended the right to host a mixed martial arts competition for children, accusing the head of the sport’s Russian association of “violating ethics” with his criticism. The series of bouts were part of a tournament in Chechnya, attended by Kadyrov earlier this week. Kadyrov posted a clip of his own 10-year-old...

    Fires, rowdiness by Jewish pilgrims reported in Ukraine on Rosh Hashanah
    Oct07

    Fires, rowdiness by Jewish pilgrims reported in Ukraine on Rosh Hashanah

    (JTA) — Jewish pilgrims in the central Ukrainian city of Uman lit fires in at least five apartments in a string of incidents involving rowdiness during Rosh Hashanah. In one incident, firefighters rushed to a residential apartment rented by pilgrims who started a fire in the balcony to fry kosher meats they had brought with them, the news site...