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    Ukraine’s new government  expected to continue reforms
    May06

    Ukraine’s new government expected to continue reforms

    On April 14, Ukraine’s Parliament replaced the Cabinet of unpopular Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk with one headed by Volodymyr Groysman, who had served as Parliament speaker since November 2014. A former mayor of President Petro Poroshenko’s electoral and business stronghold of Vinnytsia, Mr. Groysman has always been in Mr....

    Philadelphia cathedral hosts “Pray for Ukraine” event
    May06

    Philadelphia cathedral hosts “Pray for Ukraine” event

    PHILADELPHIA – Оn Sunday, April 17, the golden-domed Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia hosted the “Pray for Ukraine” event. The solemn commemorative concert and prayer service recalled the 30th anniversary of Chornobyl and focused on the undeclared war being waged by Russia in the east of Ukraine. The event...

    Thirty years ago, and today
    May06

    Thirty years ago, and today

    April 26 marked the 30th anniversary of the deadly and fateful nuclear disaster at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Most of us who remember that day and the days that followed also remember our helpless reactions to the enormity of the disaster. The Soviet Union did not acknowledge that an accident had taken […] …read more...

    Understanding the Maidan: More than a place, more than a moment in time
    May06

    Understanding the Maidan: More than a place, more than a moment in time

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – “Maidan” is a word that is now synonymous with Ukraine’s latest self-organized movement and the values that inspired it. The name comes from the location where the protesters gathered – the Maidan Nezalezhnosty (Independence Square) – which is a central space in Kyiv and a place with a long history of civic […]...

    Chornobyl nuclear disaster is recalled with program at Wesleyan University
    May06

    Chornobyl nuclear disaster is recalled with program at Wesleyan University

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – On Tuesday, April 26, students at Wesleyan University in Connecticut commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear tragedy in Ukraine with a performance of “Voices from Chernobyl.” Adapted, produced and directed by Wesleyan history major Rachel Santee, “Voices from Chernobyl” consisted of 10 monologues taken from...

    President needn’t look far to combat corruption
    May06

    President needn’t look far to combat corruption

    KYIV – During a mid-April phone call, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko received his latest exhortation from U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden to combat corruption in order to receive the latest U.S. financial aid. Yet Mr. Poroshenko himself and his political associates are alleged to be involved in numerous corruption scandals that have been...

    Belarus to continue granting subsidiary protection to Ukrainians fleeing conflict
    May06

    Belarus to continue granting subsidiary protection to Ukrainians fleeing conflict

    “The Minsk agreements are being implemented, and the influx of Ukrainian citizens has subsided but not stopped. Today in Belarus there are around 47,000 Ukrainian nationals with temporary or permanent residence permits,” Sergei Kasinsky said. …read more Source:...

    Beeline changes its real estate sales conditions
    May06

    Beeline changes its real estate sales conditions

    Beeline announces about changes in its real estate sales conditions. Within the new procedure, the sale of real estate will be put up for tender at the minimum initial cost, the press-service of the company reports. “If before the expiry time for proposals a buyer expresses interest in the certain real estate or construction he has the...

    Jail the Corrupt!  No More Impunity
    May06

    Jail the Corrupt! No More Impunity

    By Frank VoglFrom Brazil to Macedonia, from Iceland to Guatemala, public prosecutors are going after corrupt top politicians on an unprecedented scale.Never before have public prosecutors so ardently investigated corruption among political elites as they are today. For all those prosecutors, the decision to sentence one of New York’s most...

    Estonia and Germany strengthen parliamentary cooperation
    May06

    Estonia and Germany strengthen parliamentary cooperation

    Deputy Speaker of the Estonian parliament Helir-Valdor Seeder and Speaker of the parliament of the German state of Bavaria Barbara Stamm talked about cooperation, interparliamentary ties, the situation in Europe and migration crisis, relations with Russia and Ukraine-related developments at a meeting here on ay 6th, reports LETA/BNS. …read...