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    NBA’s Only Ukrainian Player Embraces His Adopted US City
    Apr14

    NBA’s Only Ukrainian Player Embraces His Adopted US City

    For nearly four-and-a-half years, Ukrainian basketball player Alex Len has been building his career in the United States. His country is very different now from when he left it. No one could have predicted then that Ukraine would be torn apart by the annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine. Now, this NBA player has become a big hope...

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister
    Apr14

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister

    Vlodymir Groysman is Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s pick for prime minister. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Russia-Occupied Crimea Suspends Council Representing Tatar Minority
    Apr14

    Russia-Occupied Crimea Suspends Council Representing Tatar Minority

    The chief prosecutor of the Russia-occupied Crimea has ordered the suspension of a council that represents the region’s Tatar ethnic minority. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister
    Apr14

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister

    Vlodymir Groysman would be Ukraine’s first openly Jewish prime minister and its youngest. (Wikimedia Commons) VINNYTSIA, Ukraine (JTA) — Like many Ukrainian mayors, Vlodymir Groysman used to visit his local synagogue on Rosh Hashanah and Hanukkah. But unlike most of them Groysman, the former mayor of Vinnytsia, did not visit the synagogue...

    Ukraine’s Pro-Western Parties Agree On New Government
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s Pro-Western Parties Agree On New Government

    Ukraine’s two largest pro-Western political parties reportedly reached agreement late on April 13 about a new pro-EU government that will be headed by parliament speaker Volodymyr Hroysman, an ally of President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prosecutor Orders Suspension of Tatar Assembly in Crimea
    Apr14

    Prosecutor Orders Suspension of Tatar Assembly in Crimea

    The chief prosecutor of Crimea has ordered a suspension of the council representing the region’s Tatar ethnic minority.Tatars make up about 15 percent of the region’s nearly 2 million people and have been broadly opposed to Russia’s annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Panama Papers’ Armenia Disclosures Could Help the Country Address Graft
    Apr14

    Panama Papers’ Armenia Disclosures Could Help the Country Address Graft

    Panama Papers disclosures have put Mihran Poghosyan, head of Armenia’s Compulsory Enforcement Service, and two of his uncles on the hot seat. (CC BY-SA 4.0 / Mamuli Qartughar) Compared with the tidal waves of fury that the Panama Papers have generated in some countries, the revelations about Armenia have produced barely a ripple. The...

    Foreign Ministry: Don’t go to Crimea without permission
    Apr14

    Foreign Ministry: Don’t go to Crimea without permission

    Entering Crimea other than via Ukraine, the statement said, is a violation of Ukrainian law. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russia suspends Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People
    Apr14

    Russia suspends Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People

    Russia-backed prosecutor says move to suspend Crimean Tatar’s supreme executive commission has been made to ‘prevent violations of federal laws’ …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Dutch opposition urges government to honour EU-Ukraine 'No' vote
    Apr14

    Dutch opposition urges government to honour EU-Ukraine 'No' vote

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Most Dutch opposition parties called on the government on Wednesday to respect the outcome of a non-binding referendum rejecting a treaty between the European Union and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...