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    A Japanese Phone Line to Nowhere and Nowhere to Go in Aleppo: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Sep30

    A Japanese Phone Line to Nowhere and Nowhere to Go in Aleppo: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    One Last Thing Before I Go Miki Meek | This American Life Producer Miki Meek tells the story of a phone booth in Japan that attracts thousands of people who lost loved ones in the 2011 tsunami and earthquake. A Japanese TV crew from NHK Sendai filmed people inside the phone booth, whose phone is not connected to anything at all.* * *Young Rural...

    International criminal probe blames missile from Russia for MH17 tragedy
    Sep30

    International criminal probe blames missile from Russia for MH17 tragedy

    NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands – An international criminal investigation into the MH17 tragedy in eastern Ukraine in 2014 has determined the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in Ukraine. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) further determined that the missile system...

    Those attacking Ukrainian archives should improve their own research
    Sep30

    Those attacking Ukrainian archives should improve their own research

    On May 2, Foreign Policy magazine published an article by Josh Cohen, a former employee of the U.S. State Department, titled “The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past” (http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/05/ 02/the-historian-whitewashing-ukraines-past-volodymyr-viatrovych/). Although Mr. Cohen’s criticism of Ukraine’s archives open...

    October 3, 1990
    Sep30

    October 3, 1990

    Twenty-six years ago, on October 3, 1990, the Ukrainian Parliament (known as the Supreme Soviet at the time) voted by an overwhelming majority to greet the reunification of Germany after 45 years of separation and one year after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. In its letter of greeting, Ukraine’s Parliament raised the […] …read...

    Ukraine’s Paralympic team shines
    Sep30

    Ukraine’s Paralympic team shines

    The Ukrainian Weekly congratulates Ukraine’s 2016 Paralympic Team on its third-place finish at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games! This year, Ukraine was represented by 172 athletes in 15 sports and collected 117 medals (41 gold, 37 silver and 39 bronze). First place was won by China (239 medals), followed by Great Britain in second place […]...

    Crimean Tatars vow to fight parliament ban in Europe
    Sep30

    Crimean Tatars vow to fight parliament ban in Europe

    Head of Crimean Tatar Mejlis says community will take Russian prohibtion on parliament to European Court of Human Rights …read more Source: Anadolu...

    75 years since one of Holocaust’s most horrific massacres
    Sep30

    75 years since one of Holocaust’s most horrific massacres

    On Thursday, German president Joachim Gauck spoke in Kiev 75 years after the Nazis slaughtered 33,771 Jews during one of the worst single massacres of the Holocaust. …read more Source: The Local...

    Crimean Tatars vow to fight parliament ban in Europe
    Sep30

    Crimean Tatars vow to fight parliament ban in Europe

    Head of Crimean Tatar Mejlis says community will take Russian prohibtion on parliament to European Court of Human Rights …read more Source: World...

    Dutch rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks
    Sep30

    Dutch rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks

    THE HAGUE: The Dutch Foreign Ministry summoned Russia’s ambassador in The Hague for a diplomatic rebuke on Friday after Moscow made remarks critical of the criminal investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Earlier this week, a team of international investigators presented findings showing that the missile launcher used...

    China’s interest in Belarus attributed to determination to secure economic development
    Sep30

    China’s interest in Belarus attributed to determination to secure economic development

    The expert remarked that China demonstrates noticeable interest in Belarus. He attributed it largely to the fact that Belarus represents a stability zone in comparison with the geopolitical situation in Eastern Europe, which is determined by Ukrainian events and the region’s militarization by NATO. …read more Source:...