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    Topless activist gatecrashes high-society Vienna ball
    Feb10

    Topless activist gatecrashes high-society Vienna ball

    A topless activist caused an upset in Vienna on Thursday as she burst onto the red carpet of a high-society ball live on television to protest the attendance of Ukraine’s president. …read more Source: The Local...

    How top US diplomat pushed back against Russian hacking
    Feb10

    How top US diplomat pushed back against Russian hacking

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. By the summer of 2016, Victoria Nuland’s “Spidey sense” told her something was very wrong. That spring, Nuland, the top State Department official charged with overseeing U.S. policy toward Russia, was one of those who had “first rung the alarm bell”...

    Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism
    Feb10

    Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism

    Holocaust survivor Andrew Kun and his boyhood friend, Denis Lehotay, shared an emotional embrace at the Israeli embassy on Friday as Lehotay’s parents were honoured posthumously for their Second World War heroism. “They were my saviours,” Kun, 79, told an Ottawa ceremony where Victor and Mary Lehotay were awarded the title, “Righteous Among...

    Georgian colonel and Ukraine supporter injured in attack
    Feb10

    Georgian colonel and Ukraine supporter injured in attack

    Russian special services may have been involved in an attack in Tbilisi on Dodo Gugeshashvili, a Georgian colonel supporting Ukrainians in a conflict with Russia in eastern Ukraine, Polish Radio reported. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Antony Beevor: why did Ukraine ban my book?
    Feb10

    Antony Beevor: why did Ukraine ban my book?

    After the Ukraine government condemned his book Stalingrad, Antony Beevor reflects on governments’ desire to alter the past and warns of the dangers of censorshipAccording to an old Spanish proverb, “history is a common meadow in which everyone can make hay”. It has also long been a battleground for the perpetuation of nationalist myths and...

    Moldova Says Troops To Join Military Maneuvers In Romania
    Feb10

    Moldova Says Troops To Join Military Maneuvers In Romania

    The Moldovan Defense Ministry says its troops will participate in military exercises in Romania along with troops from the United States, Georgia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and the host country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pundits, publications predict medals for Kazakhstan at Winter Olympics
    Feb10

    Pundits, publications predict medals for Kazakhstan at Winter Olympics

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – International media and experts expect Kazakh sportsmen to win medals in mogul and 50K Mass Start at the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea. The Associated Press (AP) and Gracenote Virtual Medal Table (VMT) predict bronze for freestyle skier Dmitry...

    Part 1. UKRAINIAN COMMUNITY IN VICTORIA:  GOOD AND BAD  NEWS – Частина 1. УКРАЇНСЬКА ГРОМАДА ВІКТОРІЇ:  НОВИНИ ДОБРІ Й КЕПСЬКІ
    Feb10

    Part 1. UKRAINIAN COMMUNITY IN VICTORIA: GOOD AND BAD NEWS – Частина 1. УКРАЇНСЬКА ГРОМАДА ВІКТОРІЇ: НОВИНИ ДОБРІ Й КЕПСЬКІ

    Bogdan Rudnytski interviewed the President and Vice President of the Association of Ukrainians in Victoria (AUV) Slawko Kohut and Liana Slipetsky. The Association of Ukrainians in Victoria (AUV also known as “Hromada” in Ukrainian) is a community based not-for-profit organisation that was founded in 1949. We spoke about the achievements over the...

    Last Batch Of Nigerian Peacekeepers Depart Liberia
    Feb10

    Last Batch Of Nigerian Peacekeepers Depart Liberia

    (Premium Times/Nigeria) – The last batch of 200 Nigerian peacekeepers deployed to Liberia under the UN Mission in Liberia (UNSMIL) have withdrawn after five years following the conclusion of their mission in the country. The last military protection force in UNSMIL left Liberia on Thursday as part of the termination of the mission’s...

    Ukraine’s Legendary Athlete Carries Olympic Flame In South Korea
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s Legendary Athlete Carries Olympic Flame In South Korea

    Ukrainian Olympic Committee President and pole-vaulting legend Sergey Bubka carried the Olympic flame in the South Korean city of Gangneung on February 8, a day before the opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The six-time world champion and former world-record holder, who won Olympic Gold in 1988, was taking part in...