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    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc

    A Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc on Saturday, a day after setting off to scale western Europe’s highest peak, rescuers said. The 42-year-old became trapped in an overnight storm on the 4,810-metre (15,780-foot) mountain. The climber had alerted mountain rescuers that he was in trouble, but they could not come to his...

    Bulgaria doubles humanitarian aid money: statistics
    Aug20

    Bulgaria doubles humanitarian aid money: statistics

    In 2016 figures from Eurostat Bulgaria has considerably increased funding of humanitarian aid which has exceeded 1.2 million euro, BTA reports. Statistics have been released in connection with World Humanitarian Day, 19 August. For the past five years Bulgaria has allocated 0.09% of its gross national income – up from 0.04% in 2010, to...

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month
    Aug19

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month

    Georgia’s exiled former president Mikheil Saakashvili, stripped of both his Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, announced on Friday he would try to cross the border into Ukraine next month. “I am returning…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago
    Aug19

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk was enthroned as the fifth eparch of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy in Chicago, which includes most of the central and western United States, including Hawaii and Alaska. The services took place on June 29 at St. Nicholas Cathedral, which was filled to overflowing by the faithful, hierarchs, clergy...

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month
    Aug19

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month

    Georgia’s exiled former president Mikheil Saakashvili, stripped of both his Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, announced on Friday he would try to cross the border into Ukraine next month. “I am returning…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Russia loses control of Ukraine
    Aug19

    Russia loses control of Ukraine

    “Putin Still in Denial over the Loss of Ukraine,” by Peter Dickinson, Atlantic Council, August 8 (http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/russia-still-in-denial-over-the-loss-of-ukraine#.WYxiiuGMUHs.facebook): … The Kremlin clings to the idea that a silent majority of pro-Russian Ukrainians lies ready and waiting, poised to take over...

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.
    Aug19

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.

    The Paradise Apartments hotel in Arosa, near Zurich, Switzerland. (Courtesy of Paradise Apartments hotel) (JTA) — A chuckle tickled my throat as Ruth Thomann, a Swiss hotelier who posted signs urging her “Jewish guests” to shower before entering the pool, assured me that she has “nothing against Jews.” To be clear, I don’t find racism...

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili
    Aug19

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili

    Georgia has requested that Ukraine extradite Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship last month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian air carrier considering direct air service between Minsk, Ukrainian Kherson
    Aug19

    Belarusian air carrier considering direct air service between Minsk, Ukrainian Kherson

    Negotiations with a delegation of the Kherson International Airport were held in Minsk several days before. The sides discussed establishing air service between Minsk and Kherson. “It is an interesting proposal. Everything depends on the terms the Ukrainian side will offer us,” noted Igor Cherginets. …read more Source:...

    The Golden Age of Natural Gas
    Aug19

    The Golden Age of Natural Gas

    Jamie Horgan: I’m here with Agnia Grigas, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and author of the new book, The New Geopolitics of Natural Gas. Agnia, thanks for taking the time to talk with me today.Agnia Grigas: Thank you, Jamie. It’s a pleasure to be here.JH: In your book, you look at the transition to a new era of gas that you...