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    Verkhovna Rada approves new Cabinet to be led by Volodymyr Groysman
    Apr15

    Verkhovna Rada approves new Cabinet to be led by Volodymyr Groysman

    KYIV – Ukraine’s Parliament voted on April 14 to approve a reshuffled Cabinet of Ministers, including its new prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman, the parliamentary chairman who has long been a close political ally to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The votes put an end to a political crisis that began in mid-February, when the...

    Russia to tell NATO Baltic buildup ‘absolutely unjustified’
    Apr15

    Russia to tell NATO Baltic buildup ‘absolutely unjustified’

    Russia will use rare talks with NATO next week to protest the alliance’s “absolutely unjustified” military buildup in the Baltic states, Moscow’s ambassador to Brussels said Friday, adding the alliance was using the Ukraine crisis as a pretext. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Volodymyr Groysman:  loyal Poroshenko ally
    Apr15

    Volodymyr Groysman: loyal Poroshenko ally

    The man identified by Ukraine’s outgoing prime minister as his successor, Volodymyr Groysman, is a 38-year-old loyalist of President Petro Poroshenko who was thrust onto the national scene after the Euro-Maidan unrest that toppled a government. Mr. Groysman’s meteoric rise from mayoral upstart to speaker of a notoriously obstreperous...

    Patriotic volunteers crucial to Ukraine’s fight against Putin
    Apr15

    Patriotic volunteers crucial to Ukraine’s fight against Putin

    Two sets of volunteers have been crucial in the battle to defeat Vladimir Putin’s imperialism in eastern Ukraine. The first has been Ukrainian patriots who joined volunteer battalions. The second – just as important – has been the civilian volunteers throughout Ukraine who have supplied food, fresh water, uniforms, medical supplies, showers...

    Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr15

    Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings

    Paintings are seen on display during a news conference at the Ukraine’s Security Service headquarters in Kiev, Ukraine. — Reuters photo KIEV: Ukraine said Thursday it has recovered four 17th-century paintings that were stolen a decade ago from a Dutch museum and whose alleged presence in the hands of an ultranationalist Ukrainian militia...

    UNWLA becomes major donor to UCU’s Mental Health Institute
    Apr15

    UNWLA becomes major donor to UCU’s Mental Health Institute

    The 90-year history of the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America is filled with accomplishments and projects that have often been influenced by evolving events in Ukraine. While uniting generations and immigrations of women of Ukrainian descent throughout the decades, the organization has always made it a priority to help average...

    OSCE warns of intensified fighting in Ukraine’s separatist east
    Apr15

    OSCE warns of intensified fighting in Ukraine’s separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government troops has increased sharply in eastern Ukraine in defiance of calls to observe a year-old peace agreement, the head of an international monitoring mission said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Recovers Paintings Stolen From Netherlands
    Apr15

    Ukraine Recovers Paintings Stolen From Netherlands

    Ukrainian authorities have recovered four paintings that were stolen more than a decade ago from an art gallery in the Netherlands. The paintings date back to the Netherlands’ 17th century Golden Age and are part of a group of 24 works valued at more than $11 million. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said at a Thursday news...

    Ukraine’s afflicted environment
    Apr15

    Ukraine’s afflicted environment

    It’s getting harder every day to write something positive about Ukraine. No matter what the issue, whether it be the environment, trade or agriculture, all the bad news is ultimately connected to the intertwined political, economic and financially corrupt system that has thwarted sensible actions and decisions. When you peel back the...

    Nadiya Savchenko: a profile in courage
    Apr15

    Nadiya Savchenko: a profile in courage

    Dear Editor: Former Lt. Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot imprisoned in Russia on trumped-up charges, has made worldwide headlines protesting her innocence and demanding release. She is a pawn in a nasty piece of Russian bravado that leverages Russian ambitions for hegemony in Eastern Europe against Ukraine’s interest in...