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    EU ‘Ready To Welcome’ Lukashenka To Upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit
    Oct09

    EU ‘Ready To Welcome’ Lukashenka To Upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit

    EU sources say the bloc is ready to welcome Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka to its Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit next month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Erdogan Says US Decision to Halt Turkey Visas ‘Very Saddening’
    Oct09

    Erdogan Says US Decision to Halt Turkey Visas ‘Very Saddening’

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said he was sad about a decision by the US embassy to stop all regular visa services in Turkey amid a diplomatic row. “Above all, this decision is very, very saddening,” Erdogan said in his first reaction to the decision, at a news conference with Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev....

    Ukraine strengthens and tightens its borders
    Oct09

    Ukraine strengthens and tightens its borders

    President Petro Poroshenko recently announced that the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) would issue instructions to tighten and strengthen Ukrainian borders, a major feature of which would be the stringent requirement that Russian citizens possess biometric passports when entering Ukraine (President.gov.ua, September 1). This NSDC...

    ‘Red Famine’ Revisits Stalin’s Brutal Campaign To Starve The Peasantry In Ukraine
    Oct09

    ‘Red Famine’ Revisits Stalin’s Brutal Campaign To Starve The Peasantry In Ukraine

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum explains how Stalin killed millions in the ’30s by orchestrating a famine to suppress the nationalist movement and strengthen Russian influence in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    NATO launches Black Sea force as latest counter to Russia
    Oct09

    NATO launches Black Sea force as latest counter to Russia

    NATO launched a new multinational force in Romania on Monday to counter Russia along its eastern flank and to check a growing Russian presence in the Black Sea following the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poroshenko Holds Talks With Visiting Erdogan In Kyiv
    Oct09

    Poroshenko Holds Talks With Visiting Erdogan In Kyiv

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has held talks with his visiting Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery
    Oct09

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery

    (JTA) — Authorities in Ukraine have identified several teenagers whom police said desecrated at least 20 Jewish graves in August. The teens, all males younger than 18, were detained last month in connection with vandalism in Svalyava, a city in Western Ukraine that is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Lviv, the news site reported last...

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says
    Oct09

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says

    (JTA) — In an unusual plea, the World Jewish Congress urged international bodies to oppose what it calls “brazen attempts” to whitewash Holocaust crimes in the European Union’s newest member, Croatia. The call came in a 4,000-word position paper published Monday in Tablet magazine by Menachem Rosensaft, the WJC’s general counsel. The...

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing
    Oct09

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor on Monday blamed a Russian crime lord linked to Russia’s security agency for the killing of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Voronenkov was gunned down in March on orders from Vladimir Tyurin, a former partner of Voronenkov’s wife, Maria Maksakova....

    Neighbors balk at new education law  that reinforces Ukraine’s state language
    Oct09

    Neighbors balk at new education law that reinforces Ukraine’s state language

    KYIV – Ukraine’s new law on education, which the Presidential Administration says is more inclusive towards minorities and will improve their integration into society, has received backlash from at least three countries in the region. Russia, Hungary and Romania, all of which have sizable or concentrated minority enclaves in the country,...