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    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)...

    Russia and Turkey: Read the Fine Print
    Oct13

    Russia and Turkey: Read the Fine Print

    For the past year or so, relations between Russia and Turkey have been through a roller-coaster ride. Mere weeks before the Su-24 incident in November 2015, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the guest of honor at the opening of a sumptuous mosque in Moscow, said to be one of Europe’s largest—if not the largest. Not long thereafter,...

    Sixty Years in Journalism: Revisiting the Revitalized Baltics
    Oct13

    Sixty Years in Journalism: Revisiting the Revitalized Baltics

    When I revisited Vietnam in recent years, after reporting from the region during the 1970s, I noted how its rulers had won their wars against France and the United States only to lose out on the economic front, as Communism put them a quarter century behind the roaring “tigers” of East Asia. Now they are struggling to catch up by...

    Is Boris Johnson ready to make a stand against Russia in Syria?
    Oct13

    Is Boris Johnson ready to make a stand against Russia in Syria?

    The foreign secretary has been accused of “Russophobic hysteria” by Moscow. No matter what job he has, Boris Johnson, it seems, cannot stop being Boris Johnson. It took only his frontbench debut in the Commons, on 11 October, to cause outrage. This time it was Russia he offended when he suggested it should be investigated for war...