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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    2016: The wide world  of Ukrainian sports
    Feb03

    2016: The wide world of Ukrainian sports

    The 2016 sports year was an internationally competitive one with Ukraine an active participant on the world stage. After a dreadful performance at soccer’s 2016 Euro Cup and a disappointing result at the Rio Summer Olympic Games, Ukraine demonstrated it is a world leader in Paralympic sports. Three straight losses on the pitch in a […]...

    2016: The noteworthy: people and events
    Feb03

    2016: The noteworthy: people and events

    This section features the noteworthy events and people of 2016 that defy easy classification (or could fit under more than one of our Year in Review categories). • Representatives of Ukrainian American community organizations and institutions gathered on January 10 at the Ukrainian Restaurant in New York to bid farewell to Ambassador Yuriy...

    2016: At The Ukrainian Weekly: special issues, special focuses
    Feb03

    2016: At The Ukrainian Weekly: special issues, special focuses

    Nothing like starting the year off right! On January 30, Self Reliance New York Federal Credit Union made yet another generous donation to the Ukrainian National Association’s two newspapers, Svoboda and The Ukrainian Weekly, giving each $12,500. The $25,000 donation was noted in the Press Fund reports of both newspapers. (The credit union...

    Casualties Mount In Eastern Ukraine As Conflict Escalates
    Feb03

    Casualties Mount In Eastern Ukraine As Conflict Escalates

    The government-controlled town of Avdiyivka, in eastern Ukraine, sustained more shelling by Russian-backed separatists overnight. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition
    Feb03

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday he hoped that pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine had enough ammunition to respond to what he called aggressive actions by the Ukrainian army. …read more Source: Libya...

    A document is submitted to   Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly   stating the corruption deals of Azerbaijan
    Feb03

    A document is submitted to   Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly   stating the corruption deals of Azerbaijan

    ArmInfo.A document stating Azerbaijan cooruption deals is submitted to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the Guardian reads. The initiator of the document is the representative from Netherlands Peter Omtzikht. The document is signed by representatives of 25 countries – Great Britain, France, Germany, Greece, Scandinavian...

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition
    Feb03

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition

    MOSCOW – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday he hoped that pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine had enough ammunition to respond to what he called aggressive actions by the Ukrainian army. “The main thing is to persuade Kiev to… …read more Source:...

    Trump’s U.N. Envoy Nikki Haley Condemns ‘Russian Actions’ in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Trump’s U.N. Envoy Nikki Haley Condemns ‘Russian Actions’ in Ukraine

    Hayley criticised Russia for escalation in Ukraine’s east and said Crimea sanctions will remain. …read more Source:...

    More lives lost in Ukraine clashes as US pressures Russia (AFP)
    Feb03

    More lives lost in Ukraine clashes as US pressures Russia (AFP)

    Avdiivka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Clashes between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed rebels left two more dead in a flashpoint town Friday and four others elsewhere in bloodshed that has prompted the US to condemn Russia’s “aggressive” stance. …read more Source: The West...

    Kyiv Raises Death Toll As ‘Escalation’ In Eastern Fighting Continues
    Feb03

    Kyiv Raises Death Toll As ‘Escalation’ In Eastern Fighting Continues

    Kyiv has warned that an escalation of fighting it blames on “Russian occupational forces” is continuing in eastern Ukraine, where residents say “nonstop” shelling overnight on February 2-3 was the worst of a six-day surge in the hostilities. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...