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    Zapad 2017 plan reflects religious, ethnic factors, not just geopolitical ones
    Sep08

    Zapad 2017 plan reflects religious, ethnic factors, not just geopolitical ones

    The upcoming Zapad 2017 joint exercise by Russian and Belarusian troops in Belarus has sparked concerns that it may be used by Moscow either to carry out a hybrid revolution in Belarus – along the lines of what Vladimir Putin did in Crimea in 2014 – or to put new pressure on Ukraine, Poland and […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Catalonia independence: Can anything end the stand-off?
    Sep08

    Catalonia independence: Can anything end the stand-off?

    Credits Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text An apartment block bedecked with Catalan flags and pro-independence banners in Barcelona Regional government says it is under ‘state of siege’ as Spanish PM vows to block referendum In Depth Friday, September 8, 2017 – 3:42pm …read more Source: The...

    Serzh Sargsyan entered the EEU not to return the seven regions -Aram Sargsyan
    Sep08

    Serzh Sargsyan entered the EEU not to return the seven regions -Aram Sargsyan

    “Today, Serzh Sargsyan is the most experienced politician in Armenia,” says opposition lawmaker Aram Sargsyan. “He has passed a long way from 1988. He has always been in power, held various positions and been aware of any issue connected with the Karabakh conflict. He has not missed a single session of the Security Council,” continues the member...

    Ukraine’s Donbas war veterans fight invisible foe of post-combat stress
    Sep08

    Ukraine’s Donbas war veterans fight invisible foe of post-combat stress

    KYIV – Vasyl Bondar faced a new foe when he came home from a tour of duty in a Ukrainian naval forces unit that included nearly nine months in the frontline Donetsk Oblast town of Shyrokyne where he often faced shelling from Russian-led forces. Returning to civilian life in November 2016, the 42-year-old native Kyivan started fighting an enemy...

    Konowal Walk opens at WWI memorial in France

    LOOS-EN-GOHELLE, France – Hundreds of people from France and a sizeable delegation of Ukrainians from the diaspora attended the public unveiling of the Battle of Hill 70 Memorial at Loos-en-Gohelle, France, on August 22. Included in the ceremony was the official opening of the Konowal Walk. Cpl. Filip Konowal’s valor 100 years ago at the...

    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”...