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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Support of Ukraine through political action
    Jan15

    Support of Ukraine through political action

    Recent events in Ukraine have underscored the importance of being able to influence U.S. foreign policy. Although concerted efforts to influence American policy regarding events in Ukraine have had some success, the results have been, at best, modest. The Ukrainian community in the United States will be able to influence the country’s...

    Ukraine Caucus members again urge Savchenko’s release
    Jan15

    Ukraine Caucus members again urge Savchenko’s release

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), members of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, continue to call on Russia to release Ukrainian fighter pilot and Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko. News of their latest statements on her behalf was released on January 13....

    Miss Me? Witty Hackers Put Sherlock Villain Moriarty on Kyiv Subway Screens
    Jan15

    Miss Me? Witty Hackers Put Sherlock Villain Moriarty on Kyiv Subway Screens

    Moriarty, the villain from BBC’s Sherlock series surprised Kyiv metro riders on January 14. Image from Nash Kiev Facebook community. The subway passengers in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv got quite a shock on January 14 when images of Moriarty, the infamous villain from the Sherlock books and films, started popping up on the screens in the...

    Ukraine plans to focus on Azerbaijan
    Jan15

    Ukraine plans to focus on Azerbaijan

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    Azerbaijan agrees with 3 countries on preferential cargo traffic tariffs
    Jan15

    Azerbaijan agrees with 3 countries on preferential cargo traffic tariffs

    Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Ukraine signed a protocol on setting competitive preferential tariffs for cargo transportation via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine seeks US, EU help to secure Crimea return
    Jan15

    Ukraine seeks US, EU help to secure Crimea return

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says he has been seeking assistance from the United States and European Union for reclaiming the strategic Black Sea Crimea peninsula from Russia.President Poroshenko told a press briefing in the capital Kiev on Thursday that he wanted to launch an “international process… that includes the...

    New Year In Bukovina
    Jan15

    New Year In Bukovina

    An eclectic array of fancy dress costumes and masks were on display, as Ukrainians celebrated New Year according to the Julian calendar in the Bukovina region, bordering Romania. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    11 surprises and snubs in the 2016 Oscar nominations
    Jan15

    11 surprises and snubs in the 2016 Oscar nominations

    This Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, shows an Oscar statue on the red carpet before the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The Oscars will be presented on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles. (AP/Matt Sayles)In an awards season where everything seemed like a wild card, Thursday’s Oscar nominations were packed with snubs and surprises. Here are some of this...

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”
    Jan15

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”

    Russia’s losses due to EU sanctions amounted to EUR 25 billion last year, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development Aleksei Likhachev said this week.Speaking at the 2016 Gaidar Forum conference, he said that EU’s estimated losses due to Russia’s countermeasures were EUR 50 billion in 2015, and EUR 40 billion the year before....

    Nominees in main Oscars categories
    Jan15

    Nominees in main Oscars categories

    LOS ANGELES: Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on February 28 in Hollywood: Best picture: “The Big Short” “Bridge of Spies” “Brooklyn” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “The Martian” “The Revenant” “Room” “Spotlight” Best director: Adam McKay, “The Big Short” George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”...