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    Helsinki Commission briefing sheds light on Russian human rights abuses in Crimea
    Jan15

    Helsinki Commission briefing sheds light on Russian human rights abuses in Crimea

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, held a briefing on “Human Rights Violations in Russian-Occupied Crimea” on December 12, 2015. The discussion featured a panel of activists who are working to keep the world’s attention focused on the troubling human rights...

    As war in east continues, Ukraine moves Westward
    Jan15

    As war in east continues, Ukraine moves Westward

    Rocket attacks in the east marked the beginning of 2015 for Ukraine. Twelve civilians were killed and 11 were wounded by a missile fired by Russian-backed militants that hit a bus in the town of Volnovakha, 35 kilometers southwest of Donetsk, on January 13. President Petro Poroshenko stated: “This is a disaster and a tragedy […] …read more...

    EU Document Reflects Concerns About Pace Of Reforms In Ukraine
    Jan15

    EU Document Reflects Concerns About Pace Of Reforms In Ukraine

    Kyiv has touted a visa-free regime for Ukrainians traveling to the European Union as evidence of its success in carrying out reforms, but behind the scenes several key EU member states are bemoaning the country’s slow progress of implementation and lack of engagement both with its citizens and with Brussels. …read more Source: Radio...

    Our Churches: praying for peace in Ukraine
    Jan15

    Our Churches: praying for peace in Ukraine

    Religious events in 2015 were varied, including a visit by Pope Francis to the United States and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky. Most often, though, religious leaders from Ukraine appealed to the West for increased humanitarian assistance for Ukraine as it defends against Russian aggression and reminded the...

    Economics
    Jan15

    Economics

    Government Releases Imports of Wheat, Production and Sale of Flour and Bread from VATWhether the president violated the Tax Code?Manufacturers Do Not Increase Prices of Products – State Statistics CommitteeUkraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan Agree to Transport on Trans-Caspian RouteAzerbaijan Airlines announced new airfare for budget round-trip...

    Ukraine Caucus members again urge Savchenko’s release
    Jan15

    Ukraine Caucus members again urge Savchenko’s release

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), members of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, continue to call on Russia to release Ukrainian fighter pilot and Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko. News of their latest statements on her behalf was released on January 13....

    Support of Ukraine through political action
    Jan15

    Support of Ukraine through political action

    Recent events in Ukraine have underscored the importance of being able to influence U.S. foreign policy. Although concerted efforts to influence American policy regarding events in Ukraine have had some success, the results have been, at best, modest. The Ukrainian community in the United States will be able to influence the country’s...

    Miss Me? Witty Hackers Put Sherlock Villain Moriarty on Kyiv Subway Screens
    Jan15

    Miss Me? Witty Hackers Put Sherlock Villain Moriarty on Kyiv Subway Screens

    Moriarty, the villain from BBC’s Sherlock series surprised Kyiv metro riders on January 14. Image from Nash Kiev Facebook community. The subway passengers in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv got quite a shock on January 14 when images of Moriarty, the infamous villain from the Sherlock books and films, started popping up on the screens in the...

    Ukraine plans to focus on Azerbaijan
    Jan15

    Ukraine plans to focus on Azerbaijan

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    Azerbaijan agrees with 3 countries on preferential cargo traffic tariffs
    Jan15

    Azerbaijan agrees with 3 countries on preferential cargo traffic tariffs

    Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Ukraine signed a protocol on setting competitive preferential tariffs for cargo transportation via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route. …read more Source:...