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    Saakashvili resigns Odesa governorship,  citing sabotage of reform by central authorities
    Nov18

    Saakashvili resigns Odesa governorship, citing sabotage of reform by central authorities

    KYIV – In July 2015, less than two months after his one-time college chum President Petro Poroshenko appointed him as governor of the strategic Black Sea region of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili deployed a bulldozer through an oligarch’s beachfront property to give the public access to the seashore. It was a display of his proclaimed resolve...

    VivaCell-MTS supports the “SOURCE” Foundation for children with disabilities and their families
    Nov18

    VivaCell-MTS supports the “SOURCE” Foundation for children with disabilities and their families

    ArmInfo. Children with special needs tend to isolate from the society, limiting their social contacts to family members and becoming dependent on mother’s constant care of them. The latter not only impedes the children’s acquisition of social skills, but also considerably changes the daily life of the family members. The parent has to...

    Saakashvili’s resignation: Start  of parliamentary election campaign?
    Nov18

    Saakashvili’s resignation: Start of parliamentary election campaign?

    The sudden resignation of the governor of Odesa Oblast, Georgia’s former President Mikheil Saakashvili, roiled the Ukrainian media landscape last week (November 7). Mr. Saakashvili was appointed to head the coastal Black Sea province in May 2015 by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, a long-time personal friend. He attributed his...

    Moscow hopes Trump administration will give Russia free hand to suppress Syria and Ukraine
    Nov18

    Moscow hopes Trump administration will give Russia free hand to suppress Syria and Ukraine

    The news of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton conceding the race to Donald Trump was met with spontaneous applause by the Kremlin-controlled State Duma (the lower house of the Russian Parliament) during a plenary session. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the Kremlin-linked flamboyant nationalist politician and leader of the Liberal...

    Ukrainian Who Masqueraded As U.S. High School Student Sentenced To Prison
    Nov18

    Ukrainian Who Masqueraded As U.S. High School Student Sentenced To Prison

    A Ukrainian man who lied about his name and his age while attending high school in the United States has been ordered to spend two months in prison on federal fraud charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Victims of 1932-1933 Holodomor remembered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    Nov18

    Victims of 1932-1933 Holodomor remembered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

    NEW YORK – Hundreds of Ukrainian Americans from the tri-state area and beyond gathered at the landmark St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, November 12, for the annual commemoration of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine that killed millions in Ukraine in 1932-1933. They came, as Bishop Paul Chomnycky said in his opening remarks, because...

    Remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.N.
    Nov18

    Remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.N.

    Text of remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations, Volodymyr Yelchenko, delivered on November 13 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. This month Ukraine and Ukrainians of the whole world commemorate the 83rd anniversary of a most terrible catastrophe, the artificial famine known as [the] Holodomor of 1932-1933. [The] Holodomor is...

    Shades of Eastern Europe at Global Village
    Nov18

    Shades of Eastern Europe at Global Village

    New area sees goods from Ukraine and other former Soviet states …read more Source: Gulf...

    EU approves Ukraine visa-free travel
    Nov18

    EU approves Ukraine visa-free travel

    European Union member states on Nov. 17 approved visa-free travel for Ukraine citizens, long sought by Kiev to help cement ties as it combats pro-Russian rebels in the east. Visa-free travel was part of an EU-Ukraine partnership accord signed in 2014 as the country, a Soviet-era satellite, angered Moscow by casting its lot with the West....

    Soviet Cakes were Hard to Get but Worth the Try
    Nov18

    Soviet Cakes were Hard to Get but Worth the Try

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – These days there are plenty of cakes that are beautiful on the outside, but pretentiously sweet and unappetising on the inside. It is no surprise then that recipes for Soviet cakes are carefully collected and published on the Internet, magazines and...