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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Corruption in Ukraine
    Feb26

    Corruption in Ukraine

    “Dear friends; Ukraine’s grace period for tackling cronyism may have run out,” The Economist, February 13 (http://www.economist.com/news/europe/ 21692917-ukraines-grace-period-tackling-cronyism-may-have-run-out-dear-friends): …Ukraine’s Maidan revolution was supposed to roll back corruption and cronyism. Mr. [Ukraine’s economy...

    Russian actions in Crimea undercut support there for annexation, historian says
    Feb26

    Russian actions in Crimea undercut support there for annexation, historian says

    In Russian-annexed Crimea, the worsening economic situation, and the cavalier behavior of nouveaux riches from elsewhere in Russia is changing the attitudes of the local population about the peninsula being part of the Russian Federation, a Moscow historian says. In the February 18 issue of Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Aleksandr Shirokorad says that...

    Ivan Pasichnyk listed  among Forbes magazine’s “30 under 30”
    Feb26

    Ivan Pasichnyk listed among Forbes magazine’s “30 under 30”

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ivan Pasichnyk, 28, a co-founder and CEO of an energy savings start-up company, was named among the Forbes’ magazine’s “30 under 30” list that recognized young leaders, creative inventors and entrepreneurs. Mr. Pasichyk, who hails from Kyiv, helped launch a project called Ecois.me, which sells specially designed...

    Designer Anna Karenina to show during 2016 New York Fashion Week
    Feb26

    Designer Anna Karenina to show during 2016 New York Fashion Week

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Fashion designer Anna Karenina (not her given name), a model-turned-designer from Kyiv, is a rising talent in the fashion industry and will be included at this year’s Fashion Week in New York. Born in Kremenchuk in 1995, she graduated from Kyiv State University of Technology and Design. Her modeling career began at […]...

    UNWLA branch ‘adopts’ a wounded warrior’s family
    Feb26

    UNWLA branch ‘adopts’ a wounded warrior’s family

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – The Christmas season ended on a joyous note for members of Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Branch 75 with a life-affirming video chat with their newly “adopted” family – that of a wounded warrior from Kyiv. At the monthly meeting this past October, Ksenia Rakowsky, Branch 75 social welfare chair, and […]...

    Foreign Policy and the Tenth Republican Debate
    Feb26

    Foreign Policy and the Tenth Republican Debate

    The tenth Republican debate last night was an embarrassing display for all involved. Leaving aside the frequent shouting, hectoring, and whining from the different candidates, the discussion of policy was even more insipid than usual. The treatment of foreign policy seemed especially bad, but I suppose it was mostly the same things we’ve...

    Polish MPs Propose Building Fence on Border With Ukraine
    Feb26

    Polish MPs Propose Building Fence on Border With Ukraine

    Members of Poland’s nationalist party Kukiz-15 are calling for the construction of a fence on Poland’s border with Ukraine, Polskie Radio reports. Member of parliament Sylwester Chruszcz has warned that due to the tightening of border controls along the so-called West Balkan route into the E.U., more migrants will now try to enter...

    League Cup final: will Liverpool desire overcome Man City?
    Feb26

    League Cup final: will Liverpool desire overcome Man City?

    Description Credits Ian Walton/Getty Images It’s do or die for Liverpool and Klopp, while Manchester City face a host of distractions Preview Friday, February 26, 2016 – 3:47pm …read more Source: The...

    UKIP leader Nigel Farage to deliver Anti-EU speech in Netherlands
    Feb26

    UKIP leader Nigel Farage to deliver Anti-EU speech in Netherlands

    Nigel Farage, leader of the United Kingdom Independent Party, will be giving a speech in Amsterdam on April 4th, two days before the referendum about the association agreement with the Ukraine. The post UKIP leader Nigel Farage to deliver Anti-EU speech in Netherlands appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    Half of Dutch don’t know about Ukraine referendum
    Feb26

    Half of Dutch don’t know about Ukraine referendum

    Almost half of Dutch voters are not aware of a coming referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal, just over a month before the vote takes place. The survey, out Thursday, found that 49 percent of those questioned knew nothing about the vote on an EU-Ukraine association agreement. Only 12 percent were able to name the correct voting day — April 6. The...