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    NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact
    Dec16

    NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)Brussels (AP) — NATO said Friday that it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and which it says could violate a landmark Cold War arms treaty. The U.S.-led...

    Ukrainian Prosecutor Suggests Saakashvili Will Be Extradited To Georgia
    Dec15

    Ukrainian Prosecutor Suggests Saakashvili Will Be Extradited To Georgia

    Ukraine’s prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili will likely be extradited to Georgia, where he is wanted on charges linked to when he was that country’s president. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Liberals clear way for weapons sales to Ukraine

    The Liberal government has cleared the last regulatory obstacle on the way of Canadian sales of lethal weapons to Ukraine, opening the way for other NATO allies, especially, the United States to do the same. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Wednesday that Canada will include Ukraine in the Automatic Firearms Country Control...

    Liberals clear way for weapons sales to Ukraine

    The Liberal government has cleared the last regulatory obstacle on the way of Canadian sales of lethal weapons to Ukraine, opening the way for other NATO allies, especially, the United States to do the same. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Wednesday that Canada will include Ukraine in the Automatic Firearms Country Control...

    Poroshenko faces worst political crisis of his administration
    Dec15

    Poroshenko faces worst political crisis of his administration

    KYIV – Not since the Euro-Maidan revolution have Kyiv’s streets seen such unrest as what occurred last weekend and turned out to be President Petro Poroshenko’s worst domestic political crisis to date. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Chicago and New York events raise more than $500,000 for UCU
    Dec15

    Chicago and New York events raise more than $500,000 for UCU

    CHICAGO – Recent events in Chicago and New York City together raised more than half a million dollars for Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU). Both the spiritual and the secular were emphasized at the events: Bishop Borys Gudziak, president of UCU, shared the New York program with Michigan-born Dr. Ulana Suprun, acting minister of health of […]...

    UWC statement on the centennial of the Kurultai
    Dec15

    UWC statement on the centennial of the Kurultai

    The Ukrainian World Congress in December 9 extended its congratulations on the 100th anniversary of First Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar People. The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) congratulates Crimean Tatars on the 100th anniversary of the First Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar People, which proclaimed the Crimean People’s Republic, and...

    This Sputnik Moment
    Dec15

    This Sputnik Moment

    It takes a pretty big shock to the system to transform the way the United States engages the world. A spate of German submarine attacks on American merchant ships was the final trigger for American entry into World War I. Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor brought America into World War II. The attacks on September 11 led the United States to...

    Russia Criticizes EU Decision To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions
    Dec15

    Russia Criticizes EU Decision To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions

    Russia has hit back at a decision by leaders of the European Union to extend for another six months the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its “destabilizing” actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenian FM assumes BSEC Chairmanship
    Dec15

    Armenian FM assumes BSEC Chairmanship

    Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian today assumed the chairmanship of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) at the 37th sitting of the organization in Kiev. Attending the meeting were representatives from 12 member states, as well as 13 observer and partner countries. Minister Nalbandian’s full statement is provided...