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    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland
    Aug20

    Russian Jews slam Moscow’s exclusion from Holocaust memorial project in Poland

    (JTA) — A leader of Russian Jews called on Poland to avoid any exclusion of Russia from an international forum that is responsible for preserving for educational purposes the former Nazi death camp of Sobibor. Mikhael Mirilashvili, the president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, issued the call Sunday, following claims by Russian officials that...

    Russian court rejects Siemens’ plea to seize its turbines in Crimea
    Aug20

    Russian court rejects Siemens’ plea to seize its turbines in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow court has rejected a request by Siemens to seize its gas turbines, which have turned up in Crimea contrary to EU sanctions, and to ban their installation ahead of preliminary hearings next month, the court’s ruling showed on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report
    Aug20

    Ukraine Removes 1,320 Vladimir Lenin Statues, 1,000 Soviet Monuments: Report

    Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of Vladimir Lenin, the first Soviet dictator, following a government campaign to remove its Soviet-era symbols. In every village, town, and city controlled by Kiev, monuments to the communist leader—considered a dictator by many—were removed. The initiative was made law by President Petro Poroshenko in May...

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine
    Aug20

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine

    A Frenchman sentenced in absentia for a scam that tricked dozens of French banks and businesses out of millions of euros has been arrested in Ukraine, according to French media, judicial sources, and the man’s lawyer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine
    Aug20

    Reports: Man Sentenced For French Bank Scam Arrested In Ukraine

    A Frenchman sentenced in absentia for a scam that tricked dozens of French banks and businesses out of millions of euros has been arrested in Ukraine, according to French media, judicial sources, and the man’s lawyer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Climber Dies In Attempt To Scale Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian Climber Dies In Attempt To Scale Mont Blanc

    A 42-year-old climber from Ukraine has died on Mont Blanc in the Alps during an attempt to scale Western Europe’s highest peak, rescue teams say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Climber Dies In Attempt To Scale Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian Climber Dies In Attempt To Scale Mont Blanc

    A 42-year-old climber from Ukraine has died on Mont Blanc in the Alps during an attempt to scale Western Europe’s highest peak, rescue teams say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chernobyl: City of ghosts
    Aug20

    Chernobyl: City of ghosts

    PRIPYAT, Ukraine — In a post-Cold War world, the fear of nuclear holocaust has receded from the global consciousness. Donald Trump’s threat of unleashing “fire and fury like the world has never seen” against North Korea was an untimely and unwelcome reminder of a past, perilous era. Even by Trump’s...

    Chernobyl: City of ghosts
    Aug20

    Chernobyl: City of ghosts

    PRIPYAT, Ukraine — In a post-Cold War world, the fear of nuclear holocaust has receded from the global consciousness. Donald Trump’s threat of unleashing “fire and fury like the world has never seen” against North Korea was an untimely and unwelcome reminder of a past, perilous era. Even by Trump’s...

    US defense chief Mattis to visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine to discuss military ties
    Aug20

    US defense chief Mattis to visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine to discuss military ties

    US Defense Secretary James Mattis is to visit Ukraine, Jordan and Turkey in a foreign tour this week. …read more Source:...