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    Summer Olympics 2016:  Ukraine picks up three medals to start
    Aug12

    Summer Olympics 2016: Ukraine picks up three medals to start

    Serhiy Kulish won Ukraine’s first medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, securing the silver in the 10-meter men’s air rifle finals on Monday, August 8. He scored 204.6 points, second to Italy’s Niccolo Campriani (206.1 points), the silver medal winner in London (2012). Russia’s Vladimir Maslennikov won...

    Rehabilitation center funded by donations from Ukrainian diaspora opens in Lviv
    Aug12

    Rehabilitation center funded by donations from Ukrainian diaspora opens in Lviv

    LVIV – After more than a year of careful planning, countless site visits and fund-raising in the United States, a modern rehabilitation center to help Ukraine’s wounded soldiers opened in western Ukraine’s largest city in August. The center showcased how far $40,000 can go towards ensuring a more dignified life for people who’ve...

    Who Killed Pavel Sheremet?
    Aug12

    Who Killed Pavel Sheremet?

    The bomb blast was just 100 meters away, terrifying the skittish British businessmen who already were worried about whether Kyiv was safe. The explosion came the morning after Ukrainian translator Eugene Rysunkov had dropped them off at their four-star hotel. “They were just sitting down to breakfast and they were shocked,” says Rysunkov. “I had...

    Report: Russia Sends S-400 Air Defense System to Crimea
    Aug12

    Report: Russia Sends S-400 Air Defense System to Crimea

    Russia has reportedly deployed its advanced S-400 air defense missile system to Crimea, days after accusing Ukrainian intelligence agents of plotting terrorist attacks on critical infrastructure of the peninsula. “The antiaircraft missile regiment of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army of the Southern Military District based in the Republic of...

    Putin dismisses powerful chief of staff
    Aug12

    Putin dismisses powerful chief of staff

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday unexpectedly dismissed his close ally and powerful chief of staff Sergei Ivanov, in the highest-level change inside the Kremlin in several years. The Kremlin said in a statement that Putin had “decreed to relieve Ivanov of his duties” and handed him a job as a special representative...

    Moscow likely to resume attack on Ukraine  under guise of ‘peacekeeping,’ says analyst
    Aug12

    Moscow likely to resume attack on Ukraine under guise of ‘peacekeeping,’ says analyst

    Recent reports about the influx of materiel into the Russian-occupied Donbas and increasingly militant rhetoric by the leaders of the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics (DPR and LPR), combined with the world’s shift of attention away from Ukraine, has convinced many in the region that Moscow is about to launch a major new military...

    UNIS promotes #SupportUkraine campaign
    Aug12

    UNIS promotes #SupportUkraine campaign

    WASHINGTON – Earlier this year, the Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), initiated the #SupportUkraine campaign to bring more attention to the situation in Ukraine, the plight of Ukrainians enduring the ravages of war in eastern Ukraine, and...

    Friends in Congress
    Aug12

    Friends in Congress

    Congress is now in recess and the Ukrainian National Information Service has advised Ukrainian Americans that this is a good time to continue the #SupportUkraine campaign it initiated earlier this year. UNIS, the Washington-based public affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, is urging Ukrainian community representatives to...

    Ukraine Crimea: Russia sends new air defence missiles
    Aug12

    Ukraine Crimea: Russia sends new air defence missiles

    The Russian military announces the delivery of new air defence missiles to Crimea, in a move scheduled before the latest tension with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Podcast: Putin’s Strongman Club
    Aug12

    Podcast: Putin’s Strongman Club

    Are the autocrats of the world trying to unite? Vladimir Putin is working overtime to build alliances with the illiberal regimes of the world. Is it a true challenge to the West? Or an act of desperation? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...