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    Israel’s President Confronts Ukrainians With Their Past
    Sep30

    Israel’s President Confronts Ukrainians With Their Past

    Many in Ukraine don’t want to hear about their heroes’ participation in the Holocaust. But Israel’s President Rivlin didn’t shy away from the truth. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Rising national pride noted in Ukraine in the face of Russian military aggression
    Sep30

    Rising national pride noted in Ukraine in the face of Russian military aggression

    KYIV – Last week Ukraine’s Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, voted not to recognize elections to Russia’s State Duma because Crimea was an election district. Urging the international community to follow suit, a strong majority of 264 lawmakers called the vote on the illegally annexed territory “illegitimate,” concluding that the entire...

    The audacity of Nadiya Savchenko: former prisoner speaks in Washington
    Sep30

    The audacity of Nadiya Savchenko: former prisoner speaks in Washington

    WASHINGTON – “Russian propaganda made the mistake of using me as an example, and I just became too expensive for them. I am a person who never gives up,” said Nadiya Savchenko, a former prisoner of war, current member of Ukraine’s Parliament, and one of the country’s most popular politicians, on September 22. Three days […]...

    Trudeau, Harper and Chrétien mourn Peres in Jerusalem
    Sep30

    Trudeau, Harper and Chrétien mourn Peres in Jerusalem

    Former Canadian prime ministers Jean Chrétien and Stephen Harper look on as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and French President Francois Hollande. (Adrian Wyld, CP) JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his Liberal and Conservative predecessors and political luminaries from around the world...

    A Japanese Phone Line to Nowhere and Nowhere to Go in Aleppo: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Sep30

    A Japanese Phone Line to Nowhere and Nowhere to Go in Aleppo: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    One Last Thing Before I Go Miki Meek | This American Life Producer Miki Meek tells the story of a phone booth in Japan that attracts thousands of people who lost loved ones in the 2011 tsunami and earthquake. A Japanese TV crew from NHK Sendai filmed people inside the phone booth, whose phone is not connected to anything at all.* * *Young Rural...

    International criminal probe blames missile from Russia for MH17 tragedy
    Sep30

    International criminal probe blames missile from Russia for MH17 tragedy

    NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands – An international criminal investigation into the MH17 tragedy in eastern Ukraine in 2014 has determined the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in Ukraine. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) further determined that the missile system...

    Those attacking Ukrainian archives should improve their own research
    Sep30

    Those attacking Ukrainian archives should improve their own research

    On May 2, Foreign Policy magazine published an article by Josh Cohen, a former employee of the U.S. State Department, titled “The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past” (http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/05/ 02/the-historian-whitewashing-ukraines-past-volodymyr-viatrovych/). Although Mr. Cohen’s criticism of Ukraine’s archives open...

    October 3, 1990
    Sep30

    October 3, 1990

    Twenty-six years ago, on October 3, 1990, the Ukrainian Parliament (known as the Supreme Soviet at the time) voted by an overwhelming majority to greet the reunification of Germany after 45 years of separation and one year after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. In its letter of greeting, Ukraine’s Parliament raised the […] …read...

    Ukraine’s Paralympic team shines
    Sep30

    Ukraine’s Paralympic team shines

    The Ukrainian Weekly congratulates Ukraine’s 2016 Paralympic Team on its third-place finish at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games! This year, Ukraine was represented by 172 athletes in 15 sports and collected 117 medals (41 gold, 37 silver and 39 bronze). First place was won by China (239 medals), followed by Great Britain in second place […]...

    Crimean Tatars vow to fight parliament ban in Europe
    Sep30

    Crimean Tatars vow to fight parliament ban in Europe

    Head of Crimean Tatar Mejlis says community will take Russian prohibtion on parliament to European Court of Human Rights …read more Source: Anadolu...