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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    APNewsBreak: UN criticism of Trump prompts Russian response
    Oct07

    APNewsBreak: UN criticism of Trump prompts Russian response

    GENEVA (AP) — Russia’s government lodged a formal complaint last month with the United Nations over a top U.N. official’s condemnations of Donald Trump and some European politicians, diplomats told The Associated Press, an intervention that underscores the unusual links between the Republican presidential nominee and the Kremlin....

    Russian Official: We Are Working on Reopening Cuba, Vietnam Bases
    Oct07

    Russian Official: We Are Working on Reopening Cuba, Vietnam Bases

    With relations between Washington and Moscow deteriorating, Russian news agencies are quoting a top defense official as saying the possibility of reopening Russian military facilities in Cuba and Vietnam is under consideration. Asked Friday by lawmakers in the State Duma, the lower house of Russia’s parliament, if the Russian military might...

    Ukraine remembers Babyn Yar
    Oct07

    Ukraine remembers Babyn Yar

    KYIV – Once dubbed the “Kyivan Switzerland” for its picturesque landscape in northwestern Kyiv, Babyn Yar (which translates as old woman’s ravine) today is a public park surrounded by a concrete jungle of Soviet-era urban planning. Two memorials stand here to mark the horrific killing of more than 100,000 people – two-thirds of them Jews...

    Flight MH17 tragedy: Another front in Moscow’s battle against the West
    Oct07

    Flight MH17 tragedy: Another front in Moscow’s battle against the West

    On September 28, a Dutch-led group of investigators from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine published the preliminary results of its more-than-two-year investigation into the crash of flight MH17. The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 was shot down, on July 17, 2014, over the territory of Ukrainian Donbas controlled by...

    Historian Timothy Snyder: Babyn Yar a tragedy for all Ukrainians
    Oct07

    Historian Timothy Snyder: Babyn Yar a tragedy for all Ukrainians

    U.S. historian Timothy Snyder says there are several lessons to draw from Babyn Yar, where more than 30,000 Jews were killed by the Nazis on September 29-30, 1941. One is that it was a tragedy for all Ukraine. Another is that we must stop thinking about people in terms of ethnic categories or be doomed […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Finland Accuses Russia of Violating Its Airspace
    Oct07

    Finland Accuses Russia of Violating Its Airspace

    Finland and the U.S. signed an agreement Friday to strengthen their military collaboration, in the wake of accusations that Russian fighter jets violated Finnish airspace the day before. Russia’s defense ministry quickly denied the accusations, saying their Su-27 military planes flew “in strict compliance with the international...

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum
    Oct07

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum

    AMSTERDAM (AP) ” Five Dutch Golden Age paintings that were among a trove of art stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago have been returned after being recovered in Ukraine earlier this year.Now the Westfries Museum in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum
    Oct07

    5 stolen Golden Age paintings returned to Dutch museum

    Five Dutch Golden Age paintings that were among a trove of art stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago have been returned after being recovered in Ukraine earlier this year …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian American Youth Association’s 2016 exchange program with Ukraine
    Oct07

    Ukrainian American Youth Association’s 2016 exchange program with Ukraine

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the resurrection of the Ukrainian Youth Association (UYA) in Augsburg, Germany. The Ukrainian Youth Association was originally established in Kyiv in 1925 as an underground organization whose goal was to achieve an independent Ukraine (at that time Ukraine was under Bolshevik and Polish rule). UYA was...

    Chechen Leader Kadyrov Defends Children’s MMA Bout
    Oct07

    Chechen Leader Kadyrov Defends Children’s MMA Bout

    Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov defended the right to host a mixed martial arts competition for children, accusing the head of the sport’s Russian association of “violating ethics” with his criticism. The series of bouts were part of a tournament in Chechnya, attended by Kadyrov earlier this week. Kadyrov posted a clip of his own 10-year-old...