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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin Peppered with Tough Questions During Annual Show
    Jun16

    Putin Peppered with Tough Questions During Annual Show

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual marathon call-in show, Direct Line, is usually a carefully crafted production designed to show how the Kremlin’s top guy cares about ordinary people’s concerns and quickly responds to resolve issues that local officials ignore. The nationwide show has state television reporters in...

    Time for Maidan 3.0? Nearly Three Quarters of Ukrainians Fear New Mass Protests
    Jun16

    Time for Maidan 3.0? Nearly Three Quarters of Ukrainians Fear New Mass Protests

    According to the survey, which polled 2,000 people age 18 and over across Ukraine between May 19-25, only 21% of respondents agreed with the statement that their country was ‘in a state of development’. Over 60% of respondents said that they’ve felt a worsening of their personal financial situation over the past year. 60% said they...

    Putin Sarcastically Offers Comey Political Asylum in Russia
    Jun16

    Putin Sarcastically Offers Comey Political Asylum in Russia

    MOSCOW – Wading into the furor surrounding the investigations of the Trump White House, President Vladimir Putin used a national call-in show Thursday to disparage what he called U.S. “political infighting” that is blocking better relations with Russia. The Russian leader even sarcastically offered political asylum to fired FBI...

    Ukrainians celebrate visa-free travel to EU
    Jun16

    Ukrainians celebrate visa-free travel to EU

    BRUSSELS – Ukrainians celebrated the first day of visa-free travel to most European Union countries, which President Petro Poroshenko welcomed as a “a final exit of our country from the Russian Empire.” The liberalized regime entered into force on June 11, allowing Ukrainian citizens who have biometric passports to enter all EU member states...

    Crucial health care reform begins, NATO membership becomes priority
    Jun16

    Crucial health care reform begins, NATO membership becomes priority

    Ukraine moves closer to Europe KYIV – Ukraine’s acting Health Minister Dr. Ulana Suprun flew to the U.S. this week to meet with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, as well as the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America to further garner support for health reform. Ukraine’s Parliament on June 8 passed the […]...

    Senate overwhelmingly passes legislation on Russia sanctions
    Jun16

    Senate overwhelmingly passes legislation on Russia sanctions

    Measure mandates congressional review for sanctions to be altered WASHINGTON – The Senate on June 14 overwhelmingly passed – by a vote of 97 to 2 – new legislation imposing sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine and Syria, and its attempt to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. The measure, which is an amendment […] …read...

    Ukraine hopes to become exporter  of arms to NATO countries
    Jun16

    Ukraine hopes to become exporter of arms to NATO countries

    Ukraine has unique facilities in shipbuilding and missile production. It also makes armored vehicles, tanks, radar systems, engines, transport aircraft and military trucks. Ukraine’s state defense-industry concern Ukroboronprom announced on May 30 that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) Support and Procurement Agency...

    SUSK Congress in Ottawa motivates students to organize events locally
    Jun16

    SUSK Congress in Ottawa motivates students to organize events locally

    OTTAWA – Approximately 50 delegates of the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) from post-secondary institutions across Canada gathered in Ottawa on May 4-7 for the 2017 National SUSK Congress. This year’s theme for the congress was “True North SUSK and Free.” The four-day event was dedicated to encouraging and challenging...

    U.N. says conflict in Ukraine escalating amid violations  of ceasefire agreement
    Jun16

    U.N. says conflict in Ukraine escalating amid violations of ceasefire agreement

    A United Nations report says hostilities have been escalating in eastern Ukraine in recent months because parties to the armed conflict there have “repeatedly failed to implement cease fire agreements.” The report by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on June 13 says ceasefire violations by both Ukrainian armed...

    Kyiv Patriots take down visiting Falcons from UAE
    Jun16

    Kyiv Patriots take down visiting Falcons from UAE

    KYV – A running back for the visiting Falcons (United Arab Emirates) gets his legs wrapped up by a Kyiv Patriots player on June 10 at the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium in Kyiv. The Patriots won the friendly match 18-14, scoring three touchdowns. “The game with the Falcons was huge for the development of American […] …read more Source:...