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    Putin Claims Russia’s Borders ‘End Nowhere’ At Geography Event
    Nov24

    Putin Claims Russia’s Borders ‘End Nowhere’ At Geography Event

    “Russia’s borders end nowhere,” Russian President Vladimir Putin declared at the annual award ceremony of the national geographic society in Moscow to roaring applause, broadcast live on state television on Thursday. “This is a joke,” Putin declared, as the cameras panned to the hall full of grinning government officials, including Minister...

    Poroshenko sure Trump will not change U.S. policy on Ukraine
    Nov24

    Poroshenko sure Trump will not change U.S. policy on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he did not expect the election of Donald Trump to the White House to bring any great change in U.S. support for his country. Saying Kiev had enjoyed support from both parties in… …read more Source:...

    On Euro-Maidan’s third anniversary, many see the revolution as incomplete
    Nov24

    On Euro-Maidan’s third anniversary, many see the revolution as incomplete

    KYIV – Dmytro Zhytniy can’t lift anything heavy, and is unable to run or jump. On January 23, 2014, when authorities started kidnapping members of the so-called Auto-Maidan – the roving protest on wheels – riot police ambushed and abducted Mr. Zhytniy on a Kyiv side street called Kriposny Provulok while the trained heavyweight boxer […]...

    Poroshenko, Tusk Discuss Phone Calls With Trump
    Nov24

    Poroshenko, Tusk Discuss Phone Calls With Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said U.S. President-elect Donald Trump had raised “Russian aggression” against Ukraine during a phone call in the last few days, while European Council President Donald Tusk said Trump had adopted a more “promising” approach to Ukraine than during the election campaign. (AP) …read...

    Ukraine could leverage trade deal with Canada to enter American market
    Nov24

    Ukraine could leverage trade deal with Canada to enter American market

    Special to The Ukrainian Weekly OTTAWA – The doors to further trade deals may be closed once President-elect Donald Trump takes office on January 20, but Ukraine could have an exporting path to the United States via the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), according to a Ukrainian Canadian member of Parliament. Borys Wrzesnewskyj, who...

    Dear Martin, we’ll miss you. Love from Donald and Jean-Claude
    Nov24

    Dear Martin, we’ll miss you. Love from Donald and Jean-Claude

    The president of the European Commission on Thursday expressed “regret” over Martin Schulz’s decision to swap Brussels for Berlin. Jean-Claude Juncker described Schulz, who in the early hours of Thursday told POLITICO he will step down as European Parliament president and seek election to the German parliament, as a “convinced and...

    Students from 28 countries to take part in moot court competition in Minsk
    Nov24

    Students from 28 countries to take part in moot court competition in Minsk

    This year the competition will feature teams and referees from 28 countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, Germany, Kazakhstan, Portugal, Russia, and Ukraine and a team of Harvard law school. …read more Source:...

    Russia detains ex-naval officer suspected of spying for Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russia detains ex-naval officer suspected of spying for Ukraine

    Russia’s security service has arrested a former naval officer in the Crimean peninsula for allegedly spying for Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    In Russia: FSB detains retired naval officer on charges of spying for Ukraine
    Nov24

    In Russia: FSB detains retired naval officer on charges of spying for Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Crimea was incorporated into Russia in 2014 following a referendum. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) on Thursday said it had detained a retired Russian navy officer suspected of spying for Ukraine in the Crimean city of Sevastopol.”Capt. II rank Leonid Parkhomenko was fulfilling tasks assigned to him by the Main...

    Hungary scrapping visa fees for Ukrainians, backs EU waiver
    Nov24

    Hungary scrapping visa fees for Ukrainians, backs EU waiver

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ” Hungary’s prime minister says his country is eliminating fees on visas for Ukrainian citizens.Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who hosted Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on Thursday, said that while… …read more Source: The New Zealand...