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    Moscow seeks to put Ukraine’s smallest nationalities in play against Kyiv
    Jul29

    Moscow seeks to put Ukraine’s smallest nationalities in play against Kyiv

    The ethnic-Ukrainian share of Ukraine’s population is now greater than the ethnic-Russian share of the Russian Federation’s population – and significantly larger if one does not include Russian-occupied Crimea and the Donbas in the Ukrainian estimation. Despite that, Moscow continues to try to play the ethnic card in Ukraine, not only...

    Ukraine’s resilience strengthens, though regional cohesion risks remain
    Jul29

    Ukraine’s resilience strengthens, though regional cohesion risks remain

    President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials frequently refer to Ukraine’s weak social cohesion, thereby justifying the notion that Russia is intervening in this allegedly ungovernable weak state to protect its clientele groups there. During this year’s St. Petersburg Economic Forum (June 16-18), Mr. Putin indirectly accused...

    August 1, 2012
    Jul29

    August 1, 2012

    Four years ago, at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London on July 27 through August 12, Ukraine finished with 20 medals (six gold, five silver and nine bronze) with a 12th-place finish in the medals standings and 14th in the gold medal standings. A total of 238 athletes (119 men and 119 women) in […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ever more Russians concerned  about costs of Crimea to themselves
    Jul29

    Ever more Russians concerned about costs of Crimea to themselves

    Even though polls show Russians are paying less day-to-day attention to what is happening in Ukraine (windowoneurasia2.blogspot.com/2016/06/ever-fewer-russians-are-paying.html), there is mounting evidence that ever more of them are concerned about the impact on their own lives of the Kremlin’s Anschluss of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula....

    Ukraine’s forgotten war
    Jul29

    Ukraine’s forgotten war

    Don’t look now but it’s been one hell of a deadly month in the Donbas. I know it’s easy to miss given all the excitement elsewhere, but according to statistics released by the United Nations last week, 27 Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 123 wounded in the first part of July alone. Yesterday, three Ukrainian […] …read...

    Lithuanian court refuses to extradite Kazakh billionaire’s Mukhtar Ablyazov’s brother-in-law to Ukraine and Kazakhstan
    Jul29

    Lithuanian court refuses to extradite Kazakh billionaire’s Mukhtar Ablyazov’s brother-in-law to Ukraine and Kazakhstan

    On 29 July, 2016 Court of Appeal of Lithuania has announced its final and undeniable decision, by which the Court has refused to extradite Kazakh billionaire’s Mukhtar Ablyazov’s brother-in-law Syrym Shalabayev to Ukraine and Kazakhstan, BC informs Jurex representative. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Putin steps up drive to kill sanctions amid signs of EU disunity
    Jul29

    Putin steps up drive to kill sanctions amid signs of EU disunity

    Vladimir Putin will step up Russia’s campaign to end European Union sanctions with a visit to Slovenia on Saturday, encouraged by signs his tactic of lobbying what he views as more pliant southern and eastern European states is starting to pay off.The sanctions, imposed over the Ukraine crisis, are designed to block access to Western credit...

    Google Maps Reverts To Soviet-Era Place Names In Crimea 
    Jul29

    Google Maps Reverts To Soviet-Era Place Names In Crimea 

    U.S. tech giant Google has reinstated existing Soviet-era place names on online maps of Russia-annexed Crimea after it angered Moscow by changing them to correspond with names that Ukraine hopes to adopt in future under its “decommunization” law. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A novel drawn from the headlines
    Jul29

    A novel drawn from the headlines

    “Terminal Payback,” by Wolodymyr Mohuchy, Xlibris Publishing, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-5144-9214-7 (softcover), $19.99, and 978-1-5144-9213-0 (hardcover,) $29.50, 218 pp; 978-1-5144-9275-5 (e-book) $3.99. As tensions between the U.S. and Russia continue, following Russia’s aggressive actions against Ukraine and its occupation of eastern Ukraine...

    Turkish company inks 224 mln-euro subway deal in Ukraine
    Jul29

    Turkish company inks 224 mln-euro subway deal in Ukraine

    Turkey’s Limak Construction has signed a 224 million-euro contract to build a subway line in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...