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    Poroshenko Holds Talks With Visiting Erdogan In Kyiv
    Oct09

    Poroshenko Holds Talks With Visiting Erdogan In Kyiv

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has held talks with his visiting Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery
    Oct09

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery

    (JTA) — Authorities in Ukraine have identified several teenagers whom police said desecrated at least 20 Jewish graves in August. The teens, all males younger than 18, were detained last month in connection with vandalism in Svalyava, a city in Western Ukraine that is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Lviv, the news site reported last...

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says
    Oct09

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says

    (JTA) — In an unusual plea, the World Jewish Congress urged international bodies to oppose what it calls “brazen attempts” to whitewash Holocaust crimes in the European Union’s newest member, Croatia. The call came in a 4,000-word position paper published Monday in Tablet magazine by Menachem Rosensaft, the WJC’s general counsel. The...

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing
    Oct09

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor on Monday blamed a Russian crime lord linked to Russia’s security agency for the killing of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Voronenkov was gunned down in March on orders from Vladimir Tyurin, a former partner of Voronenkov’s wife, Maria Maksakova....

    Neighbors balk at new education law  that reinforces Ukraine’s state language
    Oct09

    Neighbors balk at new education law that reinforces Ukraine’s state language

    KYIV – Ukraine’s new law on education, which the Presidential Administration says is more inclusive towards minorities and will improve their integration into society, has received backlash from at least three countries in the region. Russia, Hungary and Romania, all of which have sizable or concentrated minority enclaves in the country,...

    Conference looks at Ukrainian World Congress 50 years after its founding in New York City
    Oct09

    Conference looks at Ukrainian World Congress 50 years after its founding in New York City

    NEW YORK – In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding here in 1967, the Ukrainian World Congress convened a conference, “UWC at 50 and Beyond: The North American Vector,” at the Princeton Club of New York on September 16. The event brought together leaders of the UWC, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America […] …read more...

    Canada can ‘donate’ arms to Ukraine before it’s allowed to buy them, says MP
    Oct09

    Canada can ‘donate’ arms to Ukraine before it’s allowed to buy them, says MP

    OTTAWA – Canada could push Russia to support Ukraine’s proposal for a United Nations peacekeeping mission along the Ukrainian-Russian border but should start sending arms to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed rebels in the Donbas region, says James Bezan, the Official Opposition Conservative shadow minister of national...

    Erdogan says US decision to halt Turkey visas ´very saddening´
    Oct09

    Erdogan says US decision to halt Turkey visas ´very saddening´

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said he was sad about a decision by the US embassy to stop all regular visa services in Turkey amid a diplomatic row. Photo: AFP fileKIEV: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said he was sad about a decision by the US embassy to stop all regular visa services in Turkey amid a...

    Norway’s Delegation Seeking Cooperation With Crimea After Visiting Region
    Oct09

    Norway’s Delegation Seeking Cooperation With Crimea After Visiting Region

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — A Norwegian delegation has expressed its willingness to cooperate with Crimea and establish friendly relations with the Russian region after paying an official visit to the peninsula, member of the Crimean parliament Yury Gempel told Sputnik on Monday. The delegation comprising 11 Norwegian politicians and businessmen, as...

    The Extraordinary Folly of Arming Ukraine
    Oct09

    The Extraordinary Folly of Arming Ukraine

    Antony Blinken wants the Trump administration to arm Ukraine. He describes the argument of opponents of this proposal: That ban was heavily debated during the last administration. Its proponents argued that any military escalation favored Moscow, for whom the stakes were higher and the ability to quickly pour more lethal weapons into Ukraine much...