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    Delegations from 15 twinned cities to congratulate Gomel on 875th anniversary
    Sep08

    Delegations from 15 twinned cities to congratulate Gomel on 875th anniversary

    According to the source, the delegations will come from 15 twinned cities located, in particular, in Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Serbia, China, and Georgia. The foreign delegations will be welcomed by top officials of the Gomel city administration at the Gomel Oblast Public and Cultural Center. …read more Source:...

    Toronto celebrates Ukraine’s independence, Canada’s 150th anniversary
    Sep08

    Toronto celebrates Ukraine’s independence, Canada’s 150th anniversary

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Toronto Branch (UCC-Toronto) welcomed over 12,000 people to the 26th annual Ukrainian Independence Day celebration on Saturday, August 19, at Centennial Park in Toronto for what is the largest such celebration in North America and the diaspora. The 2017 Independence Day celebration marked not only over a...

    Zapad 2017 plan reflects religious, ethnic factors, not just geopolitical ones
    Sep08

    Zapad 2017 plan reflects religious, ethnic factors, not just geopolitical ones

    The upcoming Zapad 2017 joint exercise by Russian and Belarusian troops in Belarus has sparked concerns that it may be used by Moscow either to carry out a hybrid revolution in Belarus – along the lines of what Vladimir Putin did in Crimea in 2014 – or to put new pressure on Ukraine, Poland and […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Catalonia independence: Can anything end the stand-off?
    Sep08

    Catalonia independence: Can anything end the stand-off?

    Credits Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text An apartment block bedecked with Catalan flags and pro-independence banners in Barcelona Regional government says it is under ‘state of siege’ as Spanish PM vows to block referendum In Depth Friday, September 8, 2017 – 3:42pm …read more Source: The...

    FSB Document: Missing Ukrainian Teen Faces Terrorism-Related Charges In Russia
    Sep08

    FSB Document: Missing Ukrainian Teen Faces Terrorism-Related Charges In Russia

    A Ukrainian teenager who was allegedly lured into Belarus by the Russian security services is being held in Russia on suspicion of terrorism-related crimes, according to a copy of an official Russian document seen by RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    15 countries to partake in Astana Marathon 2017
    Sep08

    15 countries to partake in Astana Marathon 2017

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Runners from 15 countries have already applied for the participation in the competitions, the media center of the Astana City Administration says. Athletes from UK, USA, Ukraine, Spain, Russia, Poland, Netherlands, Malaysia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Italy, India, Germany, and Austria will take part in the race. This year, the...

    Ukrainian veterans’ war within

    HRUNIVKA, Ukraine — As gunfire crackled across the sweltering fields, Max Stodola looked on with blank dread: “It happened so fast — there was nothing I could do. I just thought, ‘See ya, guys, nice knowing you.’” It was August 2014. The volunteer medic was planning to resume his university studies in a few days — just enough time to join...

    Russia Will Not Win a Diplomatic Tit-for-Tat With the US
    Sep08

    Russia Will Not Win a Diplomatic Tit-for-Tat With the US

    The recent U.S.-Russian tit-for-tat—the expulsion of diplomats and the closing of consulates—appears to be resulting in more parity of representation between the two global powers. That is no bad thing. According to the White House, the United States and Russia now have three diplomatic facilities in each other’s countries and a like number...

    Serzh Sargsyan entered the EEU not to return the seven regions -Aram Sargsyan
    Sep08

    Serzh Sargsyan entered the EEU not to return the seven regions -Aram Sargsyan

    “Today, Serzh Sargsyan is the most experienced politician in Armenia,” says opposition lawmaker Aram Sargsyan. “He has passed a long way from 1988. He has always been in power, held various positions and been aware of any issue connected with the Karabakh conflict. He has not missed a single session of the Security Council,” continues the member...

    Ukraine’s Donbas war veterans fight invisible foe of post-combat stress
    Sep08

    Ukraine’s Donbas war veterans fight invisible foe of post-combat stress

    KYIV – Vasyl Bondar faced a new foe when he came home from a tour of duty in a Ukrainian naval forces unit that included nearly nine months in the frontline Donetsk Oblast town of Shyrokyne where he often faced shelling from Russian-led forces. Returning to civilian life in November 2016, the 42-year-old native Kyivan started fighting an enemy...