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    Iran-Russia Alliance: Tactical or strategic?
    Nov28

    Iran-Russia Alliance: Tactical or strategic?

    Russia’s strategic foreign policy goal is to prevent the consolidation of the United States’ global dominance. This strategy became even more apparent in 2014 from the Russian strong response to the ouster of the pro-Russian government in Ukraine and the emergence of a pro-West leadership. Russia was extremely worried about the close...

    Turkey has destroyed Russia’s hope of Western cooperation
    Nov28

    Turkey has destroyed Russia’s hope of Western cooperation

    Turkey’s unprovoked shoot-down of a Russian military aircraft over Syria raises interesting questions. It seems unlikely that the Turkish government would commit an act of war against a much more powerful neighbour unless Washington had cleared the attack. Turkey’s government is not very competent, but even the incompetent know better...

    November 29: A Significant Date in Arab-Israeli History
    Nov28

    November 29: A Significant Date in Arab-Israeli History

    November 29 is a noteworthy date for all those interested in Israel and the Middle East. Sixty-eight years ago, following the recommendation of a decisive majority of the 11-member United Nations Special Committee on Palestine, the UN General Assembly met to consider Resolution 181. The measure called for the creation of independent Arab and...

    Shevchenko to join Ukraine coaching staff: report
    Nov28

    Shevchenko to join Ukraine coaching staff: report

    Former Chelsea player Andriy Shevchenko before the match during Barclays Premier League Chelsea vs Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on October 31, 2015. Photo: Reuters KIEV: Former Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko is set to join the national team’s coaching staff, the Ukrainian Football 1 channel quoted assistant coach Olexandr Zavarov as...

    Ukraine’s Azov Battalion Wants to Fight Russians in Syria
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Azov Battalion Wants to Fight Russians in Syria

    MOSCOW – While Russia, France and other countries are trying to build an international anti-ISIL coalition, Ukraine’s Azov volunteer battalion is eager …read more Source:...

    Another life, just over the border
    Nov28

    Another life, just over the border

    The Greek Catholic Cathedral Uzhgorod, or Ungvár as it is known by Hungarians, is an inspiringly pleasant place in western Ukraine. The varied architecture and culture give a vibrant atmosphere to this lively university town, which also has a touch of quaintness. Walking through the old town with its Baroque cathedrals around Korzo and Voloshin...

    Poroshenko To Take Part In Holodomor Memorial Ceremony
    Nov28

    Poroshenko To Take Part In Holodomor Memorial Ceremony

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is due to take part in ceremonies to commemorate the millions who died of famine under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine President Defends His Country’s Pact with EU
    Nov28

    Ukraine President Defends His Country’s Pact with EU

    Ukraine’s president has strongly defended a pact his country signed with the European Union, calling it “the last farewell to the Soviet Union, the last farewell to Communism.”Petro Poroshenko’s comments Thursday came during a visit to the Netherlands, which is holding a… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine get one-game stadium ban from UEFA for racism
    Nov28

    Ukraine get one-game stadium ban from UEFA for racism

    KIEV: Ukraine have been ordered to play their next home game in UEFA competition behind closed doors following racist behaviour, the use of laser pointers, illicit banners and chants at the Euro 2016 qualifier against Spain on Oct. 12. The Football Federation of Ukraine was also fined 97,000 euros (£68,317) in total for the use of laser...

    Today Ukraine Honors Victims of Holodomor
    Nov28

    Today Ukraine Honors Victims of Holodomor

    Today, on November 28, Ukraine honors the memory of victims of Holodomor. …read more Source:...