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    If Aleppo falls, Putin could get the military prize he’s been craving
    Feb05

    If Aleppo falls, Putin could get the military prize he’s been craving

    Thomson ReutersVladimir Putin thinks Russian air strikes in Syria have helped turn the war’s tide but the pace of the Syrian army’s advance has frustrated him, some sources say. If Aleppo falls, he could get the military and symbolic prize he has been craving. More than four months of Russian air strikes have stabilized the government...

    Ukraine soldier killed as clashes intensify in volatile east
    Feb05

    Ukraine soldier killed as clashes intensify in volatile east

    A Ukrainian soldier has been killed and three others wounded amid escalation of clashes between government troops and pro-Russia forces in the country’s restive east.”Over the past 24 hours, as a result of hostilities one Ukrainian soldier was killed and another three were wounded,” Ukraine’s military spokesman Andriy...

    2015: Academia: A 400th anniversary, scholarly conferences and books
    Feb05

    2015: Academia: A 400th anniversary, scholarly conferences and books

    The year 2015 was marked by a very significant commemoration, namely the 400th anniversary of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. One highlight of the celebrations was the June 28 attendance of President Petro Poroshenko at the convocation at National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA). In view of the fact that Pylyp Orlyk – the author of the first […]...

    2015: The year in sports: Ukraine and the diaspora
    Feb05

    2015: The year in sports: Ukraine and the diaspora

    Although Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk’s Europa League final on May 26 was a 3-2 loss to Spain’s Seville on the pitch in Warsaw, Poland, one can pitch the notion it was a win for Ukrainians everywhere – and a highlight of sports news in 2015. Fans who could not afford the trip were awarded transportation and tickets […] …read more...

    Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis
    Feb05

    Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis

    Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his resignation, accusing the governing party of corruption. As Kyiv’s political power struggle continues, the West looks on with concern. …read more Source:...

    Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis
    Feb05

    Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis

    Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his resignation, accusing the governing party of corruption. As Kyiv’s political power struggle continues, the West looks on with concern. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Kyiv Protesters Call On Dutch To Reject Russian Propaganda
    Feb05

    Kyiv Protesters Call On Dutch To Reject Russian Propaganda

    Ukrainian activists protested in front of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kyiv with banners warning: “Don’t listen to Russian propaganda.” The protesters displayed a famous self-portrait of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh with one bandaged ear, repurposing the image to warn against listening to misinformation. (RFE/RL’s...

    Pope and Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Hold Historic Talks in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope and Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Hold Historic Talks in Cuba

    Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a historic step toward healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity. The Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate announced on Friday that Francis will stop in Cuba on Feb. 12 his way to Mexico to hold talks...

    Ukraine’s political suicide
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s political suicide

    KIEV — Ukraine’s fledgling democracy edged closer to dismembering itself this week, as one of the most reform-minded members of the government stepped down. In his resignation letter, Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavičius accused old political elites of systematically blocking much-needed reforms and paralyzing the fight against rampant...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis said on Friday he hopes it will help create momentum for economic reforms. …read more Source: CNS...