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    Kyiv-Mohyla Academy  celebrates 400th anniversary
    Nov27

    Kyiv-Mohyla Academy celebrates 400th anniversary

    KYIV – The National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy celebrated its 400th anniversary in Kyiv with exhibits, concerts and conferences throughout the year, a fund-raising event on October 1 and a spectacular outdoor event on October 15. A benefit reception and banquet under the theme “Freedom, Leadership and Innovation” was held on October 1 at...

    Tatar activists disrupt electricity to Crimea
    Nov27

    Tatar activists disrupt electricity to Crimea

    KYIV – Crimean Tatars last weekend launched their biggest countermeasure since the beginning of the Russian occupation of their homeland by ruining four electricity lines, situated in the neighboring Kherson Oblast, that account for 70 percent of the peninsula’s electricity. Authorities declared a state of emergency on the morning of...

    Klitschko in again as mayor of Kyiv, but it’s no knockout
    Nov27

    Klitschko in again as mayor of Kyiv, but it’s no knockout

    KYIV – In a one-sided affair days ahead of their runoff vote, challenger Boryslav Bereza was reduced to debating a life-sized cardboard cutout of Kyiv’s incumbent mayor on television. Opponent Vitali Klitschko, the former world boxing champion who had stormed into office 16 months earlier on calls for anti-corruption and other reforms, had...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Ukraine’s Naftohaz to sue Russia over Crimean assets
    Nov27

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Ukraine’s Naftohaz to sue Russia over Crimean assets

    The Ukrainian national oil and gas company, Naftohaz Ukrainy, plans to sue Russia over the assets lost in Crimea following the peninsula’s annexation by Russia last year, Naftohaz CEO Andry Kobolev said on November 4 (Interfax, November 4). The seizure by Russia of Chornomor-naftohaz, Naftohaz’s subsidiary for oil and gas deposits in...

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout
    Nov27

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — Tyson Fury will hold a slight weight advantage over Wladimir Klitschko when he takes on the Ukrainian for his heavyweight titles in Duesseldorf on Saturday night.The undefeated British fighter (24 wins, 18 KOs) weighed in at 112 kilograms (247 pounds), while Klitschko came in at 111.5 kilos (246 pounds) on Friday.The...

    Turkey and Russia: Erdogan’s and Putin’s Dangerous Gambit
    Nov27

    Turkey and Russia: Erdogan’s and Putin’s Dangerous Gambit

    Russian SU-24 jet disintegrates in midair after being struck by a Sidewinder missile from a Turkish F-16 fighter. Photo courtesy Iran Press TV On November 24, 2015, A Turkish F-16 fighter used a sidewinder air to air missile to shoot down a Russian SU-24 fighter bomber for straying into Turkish airspace over Hatay province. The pilot, Lt. Col....

    Putin: Russian president refuses contacts with Erdogan as Turkey not ready to apologise – Kremlin aide
    Nov27

    Putin: Russian president refuses contacts with Erdogan as Turkey not ready to apologise – Kremlin aide

    "We see Turkey's unwillingness to simply apologise for the incident with the plane," Ushakov told reporters when asked why Putin has refused to talk with Erdogan. Russian President Vladimir Putin has refused to contact Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan because Ankara does not want to apologise for the downing of a Russian warplane,...

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout
    Nov27

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — Tyson Fury will hold a slight weight advantage over Wladimir Klitschko when he takes on the Ukrainian for his heavyweight titles in Duesseldorf on Saturday night. …read more Source: U.S....

    Estonia, 9 other nations ask EC to scrutinize Nord Stream gas extension
    Nov27

    Estonia, 9 other nations ask EC to scrutinize Nord Stream gas extension

    Russia’s plan to extend its gas link Nord Stream that helps to bypass traditional transit routes through Ukraine and other Eastern European countries, is not in EU’s interests, 10 European nations, Estonia among them, said in a letter to the European Commission. …read more Source:...

    Ten countries including Bulgaria call against expansion of Nord Stream
    Nov27

    Ten countries including Bulgaria call against expansion of Nord Stream

    Ten EU Member States, including Bulgaria, have raised voices against Russia’s plans to expand the Nord Stream gas pipeline to Germany. They have sent a letter to the European Commission reading the project was against EU’s interests and could further destabilize Ukraine. The letter calls for the project to be subjected to detailed...