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    Jaresko says she’s ready to lead a technocratic government
    Mar25

    Jaresko says she’s ready to lead a technocratic government

    KYIV – Ukraine’s Minister of Finance Natalie Jaresko on March 22 released a statement declaring her readiness to assemble a team of technocrats for a government that “is able to work in the interest of the whole country, all its citizens, not some political or business groups.” The statement came in the wake of reports […] …read more...

    Russia’s conflict against Ukraine  and the West: the religious dimension
    Mar25

    Russia’s conflict against Ukraine and the West: the religious dimension

    The conflict Russia is waging against Ukraine has, from the very beginning, had many different dimensions. Currently, it is increasingly assuming the narrative and form of an existential conflict between two antagonistic civilizations with competing ideologies, cultures and religions. The February 12 meeting in Havana, between the Roman pontiff,...

    Russia, U.S. reach some consensus on Syria, but not on bilateral ties
    Mar25

    Russia, U.S. reach some consensus on Syria, but not on bilateral ties

    Russia and the United States have reached some consensus on Syria during U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit, but relations are far from thawing so long as the sanctions on Russia are not lifted. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-03/25/c_135223647.htm target=_blank title="Russia, U.S....

    The tryzub is the new meme
    Mar25

    The tryzub is the new meme

    Maidan and the war in eastern Ukraine have patriotic Ukrainians around the world coming out of the woodwork. People with barely one gram of Ukrainian heritage are wearing blue-and-yellow everything, and boasting tryzub tattoos. The tryzub (trident) has always been a special, meaningful symbol for Ukrainians, and anathema to the Russians. The...

    Ukrainian reforms two years after the Maidan and the Russian invasion
    Mar25

    Ukrainian reforms two years after the Maidan and the Russian invasion

    With more unity and leadership, 2016 can and should be the year Ukraine breaks free from the unholy alliance of dirty money and dirty politics which has ripped off the Ukrainian people for too long. Without it, Ukraine will slide backwards once again into corruption, lawlessness and vassal statehood. Following is a slightly abridged version […]...

    Trump says Ukraine affects U.S. less than other NATO countries
    Mar25

    Trump says Ukraine affects U.S. less than other NATO countries

    As reported by The Washington Post, (“Trump questions need for NATO, outlines noninterventionist foreign policy,” by Philip Rucker and Robert Costa, March 21), Donald Trump said on the subject of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine that America’s allies are “not doing anything.” The Washington Post story quoted him as saying: “Ukraine is a...

    Zankovetska Theater to present “Natalka Poltavka” in U.S.
    Mar25

    Zankovetska Theater to present “Natalka Poltavka” in U.S.

    CLEVELAND – The Maria Zankovetska Theater based in Lviv is one of Ukraine’s most distinguished and respected cultural institutions. Starting April 1 at the Ukrainian Catholic Seminary in Stamford, Conn., and ending April 10 at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center in Jenkintown, Pa., near Philadelphia, the group will be on tour...

    ‘Russian soldier’s’ Ukraine lawyer dead
    Mar25

    ‘Russian soldier’s’ Ukraine lawyer dead

    The Ukrainian lawyer of an alleged Russian special forces soldier is found dead, days after disappearing during his trial in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Russia to Deploy Weapons to Disputed Kurile Islands
    Mar25

    Russia to Deploy Weapons to Disputed Kurile Islands

    Russia this year will deploy some of its newest missile defense systems and drones to the Kurile islands, where Moscow and Tokyo have rival territorial claims, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Friday. The dispute over the islands, known as the Kuriles in Russia and the Northern Territories in Japan, has strained the two countries’...

    Lawyer for Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine found dead
    Mar25

    Lawyer for Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine found dead

    Thomson ReutersKIEV (Reuters) – The body of a lawyer of two Russian servicemen on trial in Ukraine has been discovered on the grounds of a former farming collective, prosecutor Anatoly Matios said on Friday, saying two men were in custody in connection with the lawyer’s death. Yuriy Grabovsky was part of the legal team representing...