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    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse
    Sep07

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse

    Russia wants UN peacekeepers to keep its latest “frozen conflict” from thawing. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse
    Sep07

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse

    Russia wants UN peacekeepers to keep its latest “frozen conflict” from thawing. …read more Source:...

    Back-to-school ceasefire fails to take hold as Europe braces for Zapad military drills
    Sep07

    Back-to-school ceasefire fails to take hold as Europe braces for Zapad military drills

    KYIV – When the school year resumes on September 1, the more than 200,000 children living in the Donbas war zone will face life-threatening conditions. More than 54,000 children live in the Ukrainian government-controlled part of easternmost Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts alone, according to the United Nations. Like other interim truces within the...

    How we celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day
    Sep07

    How we celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day

    Via our page on Facebook, The Ukrainian Weekly invited friends to send in photos and captions of how they celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day wherever they might be. Here’s a selection of the responses. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons
    Sep07

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons

    KYIV – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has accused Russia of seeking to “redraw international borders by force” and said that Washington is “actively reviewing” supplying Ukraine with lethal defensive weaponry. Mr. Mattis, the first U.S. defense chief to visit Ukraine in a decade, also reiterated that the United States “won’t accept”...

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence
    Sep07

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence

    KYIV – Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day on August 24 with a military parade in which defense ministers and troops from Britain, Georgia, Estonia, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania and the United States participated. “I have confidence in our allies,” President Petro Poroshenko said, as he thanked them for being in Kyiv on...

    EU to extend sanctions against Russia, media reports
    Sep07

    EU to extend sanctions against Russia, media reports

    The European Union has reportedly agreed to extend for another six months the blacklist on Russian nationals and entities, in one way or another engaged in turmoil in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Today at Commission, going into seminar mode
    Sep07

    Today at Commission, going into seminar mode

    Margaritis Schinas’ job was rather challenging today as the Commission’s chief spokesman had to find other interesting news for reporters barely 45 minutes before the joint press conference of Michel Barnier and David Davis on the third round of Brexit talks. Schinas provided key details on the annual seminar of European...

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition
    Sep07

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition

    Moldovan troops will take part in September 8-23 multinational military exercises in Ukraine despite pro-Russian President Igor Dodon’s bid to keep them out of the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum review – grim but essential
    Sep07

    Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum review – grim but essential

    An indignant history of the forced famine that killed at least four million“Holodomor” is a less well-known word than “Holocaust”, but Anne Applebaum’s indignant history of the famine that Stalin and his followers deliberately inflicted on Ukraine in 1932-33 leaves little doubt that it should be remembered alongside Hitler’s slaughter...