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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    A review of ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’
    Jan01

    A review of ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’

    Timothy Snyder reads five, and speaks ten, European languages, which give him a tremendous advantage when researching and writing about European history. An undergraduate at Brown University, he continued his studies at Oxford where he received his doctorate in 1997 while a British Marshall Scholar. In addition to fellowships in Paris, Vienna and...

    New Year and Christmas Greetings from Ukrainian Ambassador Dr M. Kulinich – Новорічні та різдвяні вітання від українського посла д-ра М. Кулініча

    New Year and Christmas Greetings from Ukrainian Ambassador Dr M. Kulinich – Новорічні та різдвяні вітання від українського посла д-ра М. Кулініча …read more Source:...

    When Is Orthodox Christmas Day? 16 Countries Prepare To Celebrate
    Jan01

    When Is Orthodox Christmas Day? 16 Countries Prepare To Celebrate

    Orthodox Christian communities in multiple countries are preparing to celebrate their own Christmas on Jan. 7, 2018, a fortnight after the Dec. 25 event. Orthodox Christmas is recognized and celebrated by a total of 16 countries which include Russia, Ukraine, Egypt and Serbia. So why does the celebrations take place in January instead of...

    Top of the (political) pops 2017
    Jan01

    Top of the (political) pops 2017

    Far away from the pop charts, a handful of songs in 2017 helped push political revolutions, highlight corruption and radicalize extremists. One allegedly emerged out of the Kremlin, others from grassroots organizations. They’ve appealed to right-wing nationalists and arch left-wingers. It’s clear music has galvanized politics this...

    Ukrainian Police Storm Post Office, Free Hostages
    Jan01

    Ukrainian Police Storm Post Office, Free Hostages

    Ukrainian police on Saturday freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by a man believed to be strapped with explosives. They arrested the hostage-taker after an hourslong standoff in the city of Kharkiv. “All hostages freed in Kharkiv. The assailant was arrested,” President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter, while...

    Crimea Responds to Threats of Ukrainian Lieutenant
    Jan01

    Crimea Responds to Threats of Ukrainian Lieutenant

    The Crimean government responded to the threatening statements of the former Deputy Chief of the Ukrainian General Staff, Igor Romanenko, who referred to the vulnerability of the Crimean Bridge before possible air strikes and missiles. Moscow.- The Ukrainian authorities can only issue threatening statements, said the deputy of the State Council...

    The Top Books of 2017
    Jan01

    The Top Books of 2017

    The holidays are over, you’ve received your gift cards from Amazon and already returned your duplicate copies of Grant by Ron Chernow. So what books to buy now? Here are some of our favorites at the American Interest.Actually, if you happen to be the one person who didn’t receive it, Grant (Penguin) isn’t a bad place to start....

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office
    Jan01

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office

    Ukrainian police say a man believed to be carrying explosives has barricaded himself inside a post office in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. The police said on December 30 that nine adults and two children are trapped inside the post office with the man. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office
    Jan01

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office

    Ukrainian police say a man believed to be carrying explosives has barricaded himself inside a post office in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. The police said on December 30 that nine adults and two children are trapped inside the post office with the man. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Simona Halep to kick off new season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in Shenzhen
    Jan01

    Simona Halep to kick off new season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in Shenzhen

    Bucharest, Dec 30 /Agerpres/ – Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world's no. 1, is going to kick off 2018 season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in the opening round of the WTA tournament in Shenzhen (China), equipped with total prizes worth 626,750 US dollars. Halep (26) and Gibbs (24, WTA's 110) will meet for the...