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    Canada moves closer to enacting Magnitsky law
    May26

    Canada moves closer to enacting Magnitsky law

    Ukrainian Canadian lawmakers are key players in bill’s progress OTTAWA – Canada is closer to enacting Magnitsky-style legislation after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, a Ukrainian Canadian, announced last week that the Liberal government would support a bill sponsored by Ukrainian Canadian Conservative Sen. Raynell Andreychuk...

    Public sharply divided over Ukraine’s ban on Russian social networks
    May26

    Public sharply divided over Ukraine’s ban on Russian social networks

    KYIV – Censorship and a blow to freedom of expression, or a long-overdue move in defense of national security? President Petro Poroshenko’s blanket ban in Ukraine on several Russian Internet services, including leading Russian-language social networks and a popular search engine, has struck a chord – or a nerve, depending on whom you ask....

    Ukraine opens criminal probe  against Stalin and Beria  for Crimean Tatar deportations
    May26

    Ukraine opens criminal probe against Stalin and Beria for Crimean Tatar deportations

    Ukrainian officials have announced a criminal investigation into Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his secret police chief, Lavrenty Beria, for the mass deportation of Muslim Tatars from the Crimean Peninsula during World War II, which killed tens of thousands. The investigation, announced on May 18 by the Prosecutor General’s Office, is...

    EU’s Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions
    May26

    EU’s Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions

    TAORMINA, Italy: European Union president Donald Tusk called Friday on G7 leaders to maintain sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but the White House said it did not yet “have a position” on the issue. The EU and United States under then president Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Moscow over its 2014 annexation of...

    More on Ukrainians’ contributions to science
    May26

    More on Ukrainians’ contributions to science

    Dear Editor: Many thanks to Eugene Stakhiv for the very interesting and informative article on “Ukraine’s technological ‘fingerprints’ ” (April 8). It is indeed important for us to realize the many contributions that Ukrainians have made to the world of science. I would like to add the name of one more remarkable Ukrainian physicist,...

    NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia: Get out of Ukraine
    May26

    NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia: Get out of Ukraine

    There is an old saying: When the going gets tough, the tough get going. It’s been a long time since the world order has hovered on the brink as it is doing now. In the European Union, some members are leaving, while others are reversing course from open societies to insular ones. North Korea is […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Book talk by Timothy Snyder attracts full house at U.N.
    May26

    Book talk by Timothy Snyder attracts full house at U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS – More than 100 people gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York to hear Prof. Timothy Snyder, who was the guest speaker at a discussion on May 16 that was hosted by the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the U.N. He was introduced by Yuri Vitrenko, charge d’affairs of the mission, […] …read more Source: The...

    Beeline now on  will provide Abovyan and Artashat habitants with high  speed internet up to 100 MB/sec.  
    May26

    Beeline now on  will provide Abovyan and Artashat habitants with high  speed internet up to 100 MB/sec.  

    ArmInfo.Beeline announced the completion of modernization of fixed line in Abovyan and Artashat, as well as Noragyugh and Vostan communities New VDSL network enables residents of those settlements to access up to 100 MB/s internet. The internet, provided via new technologies, ensures 20 times faster fixed internet than the previous network...

    EU’s Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions
    May26

    EU’s Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions

    TAORMINA, Italy: European Union president Donald Tusk called Friday on G7 leaders to maintain sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but the White House said it did not yet “have a position” on the issue. The EU and United States under then president Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Moscow over its 2014 annexation of Crimea and...

    Krauthammer slams Trump for ommitting one simple phrase in NATO speech
    May26

    Krauthammer slams Trump for ommitting one simple phrase in NATO speech

    Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer was not fond of President Trump’s speech before NATO on Thursday, and he set forth many criticisms including the important omission of a very simple phrase. He explained his complaints to Martha MacCallum Thursday on Fox News. “Well I think we’re looking at the wrong thing,” Krauthammer...