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    Ukrainian Lawmakers Reject Bill To Double Their Own Salaries
    Nov01

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Reject Bill To Double Their Own Salaries

    Ukrainian lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have at least doubled their own salaries amid media reports about wealth and incomes of government officials and members of parliament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Necessary Pain Of Remembrance
    Nov01

    The Necessary Pain Of Remembrance

    Photo by Andrey Skakodub Here in Kyiv, we remembered the victims of massacre on September 29th — the tens of thousands of peaceful residents whom the Nazis slaughtered on ethnic grounds. It is difficult to understand the magnitude of the crime, for which there can be no excuse, no explanation. Over a period of two days, September 29th-30th,...

    Russia revamping military presence in Crimea
    Nov01

    Russia revamping military presence in Crimea

    New and refurbished bunkers at the southern end of line of upgraded facilities …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from economic crisis
    Nov01

    Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from economic crisis

    The Ukrainian government led by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman appears to have taken control of the economic crisis, which had threatened to send the country’s economy into free fall. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-11/01/c_135797621.htm target=_blank title="Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from...

    Report: FBI says no direct ties between Russia, Donald Trump’s campaign
    Nov01

    Report: FBI says no direct ties between Russia, Donald Trump’s campaign

    As Donald Trump tries to keep the focus on Hillary Clinton’s email saga, Democrats are attempting to sow doubt about Trump’s cozy relationship with Russia, CBS News’ Major Garrett reports. Late Monday, The New York Times reported that the FBI spent several months over the summer investigating Russia’s potential meddling in...

    UK spy chief sees growing threat from Russian cyber-attacks, espionage
    Nov01

    UK spy chief sees growing threat from Russian cyber-attacks, espionage

    Russia is pushing its foreign policy in increasingly aggressive ways including cyber-attacks and espionage, posing a growing threat to Britain and the rest of Europe, the head of Britain’s internal intelligence agency MI5 has said. The Kremlin dismissed the allegations as untrue and challenged its critics to produce evidence. MI5 Director...

    American-style JCC opens in Kiev with help from JDC
    Nov01

    American-style JCC opens in Kiev with help from JDC

    (JTA) — The Ukrainian capital of Kiev, where Jewish cultural life has largely revolved around the city’s synagogues, opened its first American-style Jewish Community Center. The Halom JCC officially opened Tuesday at a ceremony attended by hundreds of guests in central Kiev, where it is expected to serve thousands of community members every...

    2017 Eurovision Song Contest Date Set For Kiev, Ukraine
    Nov01

    2017 Eurovision Song Contest Date Set For Kiev, Ukraine

    The Eurovision song contest is to head to Ukraine in 2017, with a record 43 countries to take part in the competition in the capital city, Kiev. Among the nations competing for a place in the semi-finals on Tuesday and Thursday May 9 and 11 and the grand final on Saturday May 13 are Australia, making its third appearance despite being distinctly...

    airBaltic to launch flights to Odessa
    Nov01

    airBaltic to launch flights to Odessa

    The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and the Ukrainian coastal city Odessa on March 26, 2017, the company told the press Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    MI5 boss warns of growing threat from Russia
    Nov01

    MI5 boss warns of growing threat from Russia

    Alt Text Andrew Parker Moscow using whole range of powers to push its foreign policy abroad in ‘increasingly aggressive’ ways, says Andrew Parker One-Minute Read Tuesday, November 1, 2016 – 10:14am See related Russia vs Nato: Is there …read more Source: The...