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    New wave of Crimean Tatar arrests in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Oct14

    New wave of Crimean Tatar arrests in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Searches have been carried out in the Symferopol district of Russian-occupied Crimea in what appears to be the latest wave of arrests of Crimean Muslims for supposed involvement in an organization that is legal in Ukraine. The five men are all Crimean Tatar and Muslim; some at least have taken part, this year or last […] …read more Source:...

    Helsinki Commission honored  for decades of work on Ukraine
    Oct14

    Helsinki Commission honored for decades of work on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – At the 2016 “Ukraine in Washington” forum on September 14, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation recognized the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE, known as the Helsinki Commission) for four decades of support for Ukraine and Ukrainian dissidents. “Long before Ukraine’s independence and the formation of the House...

    Ivan Dzyuba receives Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Award
    Oct14

    Ivan Dzyuba receives Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Award

    KYIV – Ivan Dzyuba, writer and former dissident, received the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Medal for 2016. The award, conferred by the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter (UJE), was presented at a dinner on September 28 in Kyiv in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar. Mr. Dzyuba was recognized for...

    UCCA participates in commemorations of 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy
    Oct14

    UCCA participates in commemorations of 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy

    NEW YORK – At the invitation of Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, the newly elected president of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), Andriy Futey, and his predecessor, Tamara Olexy, traveled to Ukraine to participate in the official commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy. The solemn events...

    Annual Holodomor commemoration slated for November 12
    Oct14

    Annual Holodomor commemoration slated for November 12

    NEW YORK – Ukrainians and friends will gather on Saturday, November 12, at midtown Manhattan’s historic St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the annual national observance commemorating Ukraine’s Holodomor, the Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933 in which 7 million to 10 million Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death. Initiated by the...

    President Bashar al-Assad’s interview given to Russia’s Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper
    Oct14

    President Bashar al-Assad’s interview given to Russia’s Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper

    Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to Russia’s Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper; Following is the full text, Question 1: Thank you very much, Mr. President. It’s a big happiness for me, and I’m very proud. Okay, I will start from my questions. The situation in Syria become more dangerous and more...

    How Geography Explains Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton
    Oct13

    How Geography Explains Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

    One way to understand the difference between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is to distill the world to its essence: people, land, and ocean. The United States has a lot of people and a lot of land, good relations with the people in the lands to its north and south, and oceans to its east and west. As Anders Fogh Rasmussen puts it, America is...

    Russia Still Sees Chance Of Summit On Ukraine Next Week
    Oct13

    Russia Still Sees Chance Of Summit On Ukraine Next Week

    Russia says it still sees a chance of holding a four-way summit on the Ukraine conflict next week. ‘Meetings of experts will be held, and a pretty serious discussion will take place,’ Kremlin spokesm …read more Source: Big News...

    Atonement and Action on the Syrian Crisis
    Oct13

    Atonement and Action on the Syrian Crisis

    As we step away from Yom Kippur, it is a moment when the American Jewish community accepts responsibility for our sins of the past year and prepares to start anew. This year, we must atone also for the crimes in Syria–and that atonement must involve taking deliberate action to stop the slaughter of innocents there. All of us have seen the...

    Former heavyweight champion Fury’s licence suspended
    Oct13

    Former heavyweight champion Fury’s licence suspended

    London: Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s licence to box has been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC), the national governing body announced yesterday. The decision came after the troubled British boxer, who has admitted taking cocaine to deal with depression, vacated his World Boxing Organization (WBO)...