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    New OSCE Bases in Donbass Help Little in Reducing Ukrainian Shelling
    Aug20

    New OSCE Bases in Donbass Help Little in Reducing Ukrainian Shelling

    LUHANSK (Sputnik) — On Friday, the SMM OSCE press service said that observers resumed round-the-clock monitoring of the situation on the site of the planned withdrawal of forces in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska. “We recently saw a similar forward patrol base opened by SMM in Popasnaya. As experience has shown, shelling in this area on the part...

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc

    A Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc on Saturday, a day after setting off to scale western Europe’s highest peak, rescuers said. The 42-year-old became trapped in an overnight storm on the 4,810-metre (15,780-foot) mountain. The climber had alerted mountain rescuers that he was in trouble, but they could not come to his aid...

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc

    A Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc on Saturday, a day after setting off to scale western Europe’s highest peak, rescuers said. The 42-year-old became trapped in an overnight storm on the 4,810-metre (15,780-foot) mountain. The climber had alerted mountain rescuers that he was in trouble, but they could not come to his...

    Bulgaria doubles humanitarian aid money: statistics
    Aug20

    Bulgaria doubles humanitarian aid money: statistics

    In 2016 figures from Eurostat Bulgaria has considerably increased funding of humanitarian aid which has exceeded 1.2 million euro, BTA reports. Statistics have been released in connection with World Humanitarian Day, 19 August. For the past five years Bulgaria has allocated 0.09% of its gross national income – up from 0.04% in 2010, to...

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month
    Aug19

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month

    Georgia’s exiled former president Mikheil Saakashvili, stripped of both his Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, announced on Friday he would try to cross the border into Ukraine next month. “I am returning…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago
    Aug19

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk was enthroned as the fifth eparch of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy in Chicago, which includes most of the central and western United States, including Hawaii and Alaska. The services took place on June 29 at St. Nicholas Cathedral, which was filled to overflowing by the faithful, hierarchs, clergy...

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month
    Aug19

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month

    Georgia’s exiled former president Mikheil Saakashvili, stripped of both his Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, announced on Friday he would try to cross the border into Ukraine next month. “I am returning…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Russia loses control of Ukraine
    Aug19

    Russia loses control of Ukraine

    “Putin Still in Denial over the Loss of Ukraine,” by Peter Dickinson, Atlantic Council, August 8 (http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/russia-still-in-denial-over-the-loss-of-ukraine#.WYxiiuGMUHs.facebook): … The Kremlin clings to the idea that a silent majority of pro-Russian Ukrainians lies ready and waiting, poised to take over...

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.
    Aug19

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.

    The Paradise Apartments hotel in Arosa, near Zurich, Switzerland. (Courtesy of Paradise Apartments hotel) (JTA) — A chuckle tickled my throat as Ruth Thomann, a Swiss hotelier who posted signs urging her “Jewish guests” to shower before entering the pool, assured me that she has “nothing against Jews.” To be clear, I don’t find racism...

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili
    Aug19

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili

    Georgia has requested that Ukraine extradite Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship last month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...