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    Radioactive Mushrooms In Belarus?
    Aug26

    Radioactive Mushrooms In Belarus?

    A woman who lives among the radiation-contaminated fields near the Chernobyl nuclear plant picks and sells wild mushrooms just to make ends meet. (RFE/RL’s Belarusian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv awaits Trump’s decision to arm Ukraine as it celebrates 26 years of independence
    Aug26

    Kyiv awaits Trump’s decision to arm Ukraine as it celebrates 26 years of independence

    KYIV – Since late July, Pentagon and State Department officials have said plans to arm Ukraine are ready and awaiting White House approval. Ukrainians hold high hopes for U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision, which they say will not only change the situation on the ground, but also send a strong signal to Moscow and give […] …read...

    Ukraine rejects claims  it supplied technology to North Korea
    Aug26

    Ukraine rejects claims it supplied technology to North Korea

    KYIV – Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has rejected reports that Kyiv supplied missile technology to North Korea, saying that such claims amounted to Russian disinformation. The council on August 22 published the results of its investigation into the alleged sale of missile technology, including the RD-250 rocket...

    Victoria Cross recipient remembered in Ukraine
    Aug26

    Victoria Cross recipient remembered in Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Cpl. Filip Konowal, a Ukrainian Canadian whose valor at the Battle of Hill 70 near Lens, France, in August 1917 earned him the highest medal of the British Empire, the Victoria Cross, is being remembered in Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine, thanks to the efforts of the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association […] …read more...

    On its 26th birthday Ukraine lobbies Ottawa and Washington for lethal defensive weapons
    Aug25

    On its 26th birthday Ukraine lobbies Ottawa and Washington for lethal defensive weapons

    As Ukraine marked its 26th Independence Day with a military parade meant to showcase its growing strength and ties to the West, it also signalled that while it appreciates strong statements of support from allies like Ottawa and Washington, Kyiv needs sophisticated Western weaponry to protect itself. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signalled on...

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers
    Aug25

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers

    Credits Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt Text Gaming chips at Blackpool’s Fylde College Gaming School Gambling Commission says more needs to be done to tackle rising addiction level One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:30am …read more Source: The...

    Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective
    Aug25

    Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — Berlin hopes that the new ceasefire agreement in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region will work effectively and be “more than a verbal statement,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday in a statement, published on the ministry’s website. On Wednesday, the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine held a meeting...

    Ukraine’s reform activists are under attack

    Making a fist of fighting corruption “AUTHORITIES confirm they’ve made progress in an investigation into the finances of anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin,” drones the anchor of an American television network, News24, in a clip recently shared across Ukrainian social media. There is only one problem: there is no News24, and the...

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow
    Aug25

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow

    KYIV, Ukraine—A nation doesn’t always reveal its pride or its undying hope for a better future through military parades and presidential speeches. Sometimes, it’s a 40-year-old combat veteran standing rigid in his military fatigues, a medal pinned to his chest, bowing his head in remembrance of fallen comrades while tears run down his...

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers
    Aug25

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers

    Credits Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt Text Gaming chips at Blackpool’s Fylde College Gaming School Gambling Commission says more needs to be done to tackle rising addiction level One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:30am …read more Source: The...