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    Slain Journalist Sheremet To Be Buried In Minsk
    Jul23

    Slain Journalist Sheremet To Be Buried In Minsk

    A farewell ceremony honoring prominent Belarusian-born journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed in a car bombing in Kyiv on July 20, is taking place at Minsk’s Church of All Saints …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian pranksters call heads of WADA, U.S. anti-doping agency
    Jul23

    Russian pranksters call heads of WADA, U.S. anti-doping agency

    Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov. Pranskters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov separately called WADA President Craig Reedie and USADA chief executive Travis Tygart,...

    Ukraine’s corruption continues to cost the country dearly
    Jul23

    Ukraine’s corruption continues to cost the country dearly

    Their country is divided by a war that has killed thousands and displaced more than a million people. And yet when polled on which is more urgent — the war against pro-Russian rebels or the war against corruption — Ukrainians say it’s corruption, by a margin of more than two-to-one. Such is the scale of disgust with what is seen as rampant...

    Russian pranksters call WADA, US Anti-doping Agency
    Jul23

    Russian pranksters call WADA, US Anti-doping Agency

    Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov. Pranskters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov separately called WADA President Craig Reedie and USADA chief executive Travis Tygart,...

    PHOTOS: Capital Ukrainian Festival in Ottawa
    Jul23

    PHOTOS: Capital Ukrainian Festival in Ottawa

    The Capital Ukrainian Festival is underway in Ottawa and runs through Sunday at the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine. On Friday, the Barvinok Ukrainian Dance School put on a show for those in attendance. Capital Ukrainian FestivalThe Capital Ukrainian Festival at the Ukrainian Catholic Shrine in Ottawa on Friday night. A member of...

    Hundreds pay homage to slain Ukraine reporter
    Jul23

    Hundreds pay homage to slain Ukraine reporter

    KIEV: Hundreds of mourners shed tears and laid flowers on Friday at the open casket of a top reporter whose targeted car-bomb slaying sent shock waves through Ukraine’s tight-knit journalistic community. Wednesday’s death of Pavel Sheremet — a 44-year-old columnist for Ukrainska Pravda — came 16 years after the beheading...

    Isner, Monfils cruise into quarters
    Jul23

    Isner, Monfils cruise into quarters

    Washington, July 22 US top seed John Isner and French second seed Gael Monfils breezed into the ATP and WTA Washington Open quarter-finals Thursday with impressive serving performances in straight-set triumphs. Isner blasted 15 aces in downing Cypriot 15th seed Marcos Baghdatis 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 while Monfils fired 12 aces and won 22 of 23...

    Memorial for slain Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sheremet held in Kyiv
    Jul22

    Memorial for slain Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sheremet held in Kyiv

    Hundreds of people came to pay tribute to a prominent Ukrainian journalist who died in a car bombing in Kyiv earlier this week. …read more Source:...

    Poland’s Parliament Declares Volyn Massacres ‘Genocide,’ Ukraine Laments Move
    Jul22

    Poland’s Parliament Declares Volyn Massacres ‘Genocide,’ Ukraine Laments Move

    Poland’s lower house of parliament, the Sejm, has voted to declare World War II-era killings committed by Ukrainian nationalists against Polish civilians “genocide” in a move that could provoke tensions between the two neighbors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill
    Jul22

    U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill

    U.S. missile destroyer warship USS Ross is entering the Black Sea, joining a 2,300-strong drill off Ukraine’s coast, despite persistent Russian warnings to keep U.S. vessels away. Following NATO’s decision to strengthen its presence in its Baltic Sea allies, Russia has grown more vocally critical of U.S. military presence in the Black...