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    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...

    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

    Hungary’s prime minister says his country is eliminating fees on visas for Ukrainian citizens. …read more Source: FOX...

    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...

    Reflections on Ukraine  and the election just past
    Nov24

    Reflections on Ukraine and the election just past

    Early in November, Bishop Borys Gudziak spoke at the University of Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute about Ukraine and its three democratic revolutions in the past quarter century. To explain why they were necessary, he outlined the country’s tragic 20th century history – wars, a genocidal famine, terror, mass emigration, enormous...

    From Liverpool debut at 18 to becoming 4th most capped England player: Gerrard’s glorious journey
    Nov24

    From Liverpool debut at 18 to becoming 4th most capped England player: Gerrard’s glorious journey

    Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement on Thursday a week after confirming he would not be returning to play for MLS side LA Galaxy. “Following recent media speculation surrounding my future I can confirm my retirement from playing professional football,” Gerrard, 36, said in a statement....

    Poland open to Ukrainians: senior official
    Nov24

    Poland open to Ukrainians: senior official

    Poland is making it easier for foreigners to live and work in this country, a senior official has told the Super Express daily, ahead of an EU decision expected on Thursday on whether waive visas for Ukrainians. …read more Source: Polskie...