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    Chicago community marks Unity Day, honors heroes defending Ukraine
    Feb12

    Chicago community marks Unity Day, honors heroes defending Ukraine

    CHICAGO – The annual event marking Ukraine’s independence of January 22, 1918, and the unification of eastern and western Ukraine of January 22, 1919, was held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center on January 24. As in previous years, the commemoration was organized by the Illinois Division of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)....

    Those Valentine’s Day flowers might just be from Kenya
    Feb12

    Those Valentine’s Day flowers might just be from Kenya

    Cherop, a 29-year-old single mother of two, works at AAA Growers’ Simba farm in Nyahururu, four hours’ drive north of the capital, Nairobi. International events, including Russia’s war in Ukraine and plummeting oil prices, have shaped flower fortunes for numerous Kenyan farms. Sales to oil-producing nations, such as Norway and...

    ‘Cessation Of Hostilities’ In Syria Lets Russia Keep Bombing
    Feb12

    ‘Cessation Of Hostilities’ In Syria Lets Russia Keep Bombing

    MUNICH, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Major powers agreed on Friday to a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria to begin in a week, doing nothing in the meantime to halt Russian bombing poised to give government forces their biggest victory of the five-year-old war.If implemented, the deal would allow humanitarian aid to reach besieged towns....

    INTERNATIONAL REPORT: Stalemate after Minsk II agreement
    Feb12

    INTERNATIONAL REPORT: Stalemate after Minsk II agreement

    Ukrainian deputies attend a session of parliament in Kiev, Ukraine. Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko At the Minsk summit 12 months ago French President Hollande, Russian President Putin and Ukrainian President Poroshenko with German Chancellor Merkel agreed to a packaged peace deal that was …read more Source: Radio France...

    31 cars of Ukrainian train to be sent from Baku to Turkmenbashi
    Feb12

    31 cars of Ukrainian train to be sent from Baku to Turkmenbashi

    The second freight train from Ukraine consisting of 32 cars, which joined the Trans-Caspian International Transport Corridor, has arrived today morning at Baku International Sea Trade Port. According to Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, the cargo consists of food and drugs. The train on route Ukraine – Georgia – Azerbaijan –...

    Ukraine Sees Russian Hand in Cyberattacks on Power Grid
    Feb12

    Ukraine Sees Russian Hand in Cyberattacks on Power Grid

    Hackers used a Russian-based internet provider and made phone calls from inside Russia as part of a coordinated cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid in December, Ukraine’s energy ministry said on Friday. The incident was widely seen as the first known power outage caused by a cyberattack, and has prompted fears both within Ukraine and...

    Corruption, Cooling Relations with Russia, CSR – Digest of Belarusian Analytics
    Feb12

    Corruption, Cooling Relations with Russia, CSR – Digest of Belarusian Analytics

    Over the last weeks analysts covered a range of issues from corporate social responsibility to human rights. Belarus and Russia now undergo the period of cooling, the economy is deteriorating and the authorities are trying to implement reforms. Belarus scores relatively well on corruption perception compared to Russia and Ukraine but still...

    “Cessation of hostilities” in Syria lets Russia keep bombing
    Feb12

    “Cessation of hostilities” in Syria lets Russia keep bombing

    By John Irish and Warren Strobel Major powers agreed on Friday to a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria to begin in a week, doing nothing in the meantime to halt Russian bombing poised to give government forces their biggest victory of the five-year-old war. If implemented, the deal would allow humanitarian aid to reach besieged towns. It has the...

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid
    Feb12

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid

    Hackers used a Russian-based internet provider and made phone calls from inside Russia as part of a coordinated cyber attack on Ukraine’s power grid in December, Ukraine’s energy ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Anti-EU groups drop Ukraine referendum subsidy claims
    Feb12

    Anti-EU groups drop Ukraine referendum subsidy claims

    Two of the groups behind April’s referendum on the EU treaty with Ukraine have dropped their applications for government subsidies… …read more Source:...