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    Historian Timothy Snyder: Babyn Yar a tragedy for all Ukrainians
    Oct07

    Historian Timothy Snyder: Babyn Yar a tragedy for all Ukrainians

    U.S. historian Timothy Snyder says there are several lessons to draw from Babyn Yar, where more than 30,000 Jews were killed by the Nazis on September 29-30, 1941. One is that it was a tragedy for all Ukraine. Another is that we must stop thinking about people in terms of ethnic categories or be doomed […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Finland Accuses Russia of Violating Its Airspace
    Oct07

    Finland Accuses Russia of Violating Its Airspace

    Finland and the U.S. signed an agreement Friday to strengthen their military collaboration, in the wake of accusations that Russian fighter jets violated Finnish airspace the day before. Russia’s defense ministry quickly denied the accusations, saying their Su-27 military planes flew “in strict compliance with the international...

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum
    Oct07

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum

    AMSTERDAM (AP) ” Five Dutch Golden Age paintings that were among a trove of art stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago have been returned after being recovered in Ukraine earlier this year.Now the Westfries Museum in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum
    Oct07

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum

    Five Dutch Golden Age paintings that were among a trove of art stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago have been returned after being recovered in Ukraine earlier this year …read more Source: U.S....

    Chechen Leader Kadyrov Defends Children’s MMA Bout
    Oct07

    Chechen Leader Kadyrov Defends Children’s MMA Bout

    Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov defended the right to host a mixed martial arts competition for children, accusing the head of the sport’s Russian association of “violating ethics” with his criticism. The series of bouts were part of a tournament in Chechnya, attended by Kadyrov earlier this week. Kadyrov posted a clip of his own 10-year-old...

    Vladimir Putin, Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Vladimir Putin, Russian aggression in Ukraine

    “Vladimir Putin’s Outlaw State,” editorial, The New York Times, September 29 (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/opinion/vladimir-putins-outlaw-state.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0): President Vladimir Putin is fast turning Russia into an outlaw nation. As one of five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, his country shares...

    Vladimir Putin’s Trojan Horse
    Oct07

    Vladimir Putin’s Trojan Horse

    Dear Editor: For people who care about the future of Ukraine and the United States, there is reason to be worried. Indeed, terrified. After years of Republican leadership against a potential Soviet and later Russian threat to Western liberty, the current nominee for president is a man who has openly, repeatedly and emphatically expressed his […]...

    Ukrainian American Youth Association’s 2016 exchange program with Ukraine
    Oct07

    Ukrainian American Youth Association’s 2016 exchange program with Ukraine

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the resurrection of the Ukrainian Youth Association (UYA) in Augsburg, Germany. The Ukrainian Youth Association was originally established in Kyiv in 1925 as an underground organization whose goal was to achieve an independent Ukraine (at that time Ukraine was under Bolshevik and Polish rule). UYA was...

    Fires, rowdiness by Jewish pilgrims reported in Ukraine on Rosh Hashanah
    Oct07

    Fires, rowdiness by Jewish pilgrims reported in Ukraine on Rosh Hashanah

    (JTA) — Jewish pilgrims in the central Ukrainian city of Uman lit fires in at least five apartments in a string of incidents involving rowdiness during Rosh Hashanah. In one incident, firefighters rushed to a residential apartment rented by pilgrims who started a fire in the balcony to fry kosher meats they had brought with them, the news site...

    Another Donald Trump adviser with Kremlin connections: GOP lobbyist for Russian pipeline crafted Trump’s major foreign policy speech
    Oct07

    Another Donald Trump adviser with Kremlin connections: GOP lobbyist for Russian pipeline crafted Trump’s major foreign policy speech

    Paul Manafort; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke/Chris Carlson/Photo montage by Salon) Months after firing his second campaign manager and a little over a month before the election, Donald Trump is facing a report of yet another top adviser with considerable connections to the Kremlin. A top Republican lobbyist earned hundreds of thousands of...