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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    High-ranking Yanukovych associate is arrested
    Aug05

    High-ranking Yanukovych associate is arrested

    Among charges: sponsoring terrorist organization and stoking separatism KYIV – Ukraine’s authorities on July 30 detained Oleksandr Yefremov, an associate of Viktor Yanukovych. He is the highest ranking associate of the disgraced ex-president to have been arrested to date. Two days later, Kyiv’s Pechersk District Court ruled that the...

    U.S. diplomats accuse  Russia of undermining  Ukraine peace plan
    Aug05

    U.S. diplomats accuse Russia of undermining Ukraine peace plan

    Two top U.S. diplomats working to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine have accused Russia of continuing to supply separatist fighters with fuel and weapons and creating a “deteriorating security situation” in the region that is as bad as it was a year ago. Ambassador Daniel Baer, head of the U.S. mission to the Organization […] …read...

    Trump says he’d consider recognizing Crimea as part of Russia
    Aug05

    Trump says he’d consider recognizing Crimea as part of Russia

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has outraged Ukrainian Americans, and others, with his recent comments indicating that he would consider recognizing Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula. “I’m going to take a look at it,” Mr. Trump said in an interview broadcast on July 31 on the...

    Moscow’s Donbas ‘curators’ seek to quell  panic among soldiers in separatist Donetsk
    Aug05

    Moscow’s Donbas ‘curators’ seek to quell panic among soldiers in separatist Donetsk

    One of the darkest parts of the murky history of Moscow’s “hybrid” war in Ukraine is the role of Russian “curators” – the Russian advisors who direct the activities of the military and civilian structures in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk peoples’ republics (DPR, LPR) on the basis of orders they receive directly from the […]...

    A tale of two platforms
    Aug05

    A tale of two platforms

    America’s two political parties ended their conventions in July and published their party platforms. Was Ukraine mentioned? I checked. The DNC platform read: “Russia is engaging in destabilizing actions along its borders, violating Ukraine’s sovereignty and attempting to recreate spheres of influence that undermine American...

    Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and other things
    Aug05

    Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and other things

    In June, I wrote about the Trump campaign and its disturbing links to Russian President Vladimir Putin and disgraced Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Since then, lots of other articles have appeared on the same topic: “Putin’s Puppet,” Slate; “Hillary Clinton is Running Against Vladimir Putin,” The Atlantic; “Trump Campaign Guts GOP...

    UCCA statement on platforms of U.S. political parties
    Aug05

    UCCA statement on platforms of U.S. political parties

    The statement below was released by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on July 21. The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, the nation’s largest representation of over 1 million Ukrainians in America, continually monitors positions and statements made throughout every election cycle concerning U.S. foreign policy and the...

    The presidential election: Can we make a difference?
    Aug05

    The presidential election: Can we make a difference?

    Dear Editor: For the record I do not like Hillary Clinton and I have voted for the Republican presidential ticket since I could vote. I do care about social and economic issues affecting every American, but given the war in Ukraine, there is only one issue that we as Ukrainian Americans must focus on: Ukraine. […] …read more Source: The...

    Brest to expand cooperation with Poland in healthcare
    Aug05

    Brest to expand cooperation with Poland in healthcare

    Under the Poland-Belarus-Ukraine cross-border cooperation program, Brest Oblast Hospital and a hospital from Polish Biala Podlaska have plans to implement a project aimed at improving the quality of diagnostics and treatment of communicable diseases. The partner initiative envisages the purchase of modern equipment for the Belarusian and Polish...

    Kazakh Filmmakers to Produce Movie Dedicated to WWII Soldiers’ Courage
    Aug05

    Kazakh Filmmakers to Produce Movie Dedicated to WWII Soldiers’ Courage

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The creators of the British – Kazakh feature film with the working title “Flags over Berlin” announced a teaser will be released in September. The three-minute trailer, entirely shot in London, will feature scenes from the upcoming film. Photo credit:...