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    Trump staffer hints he may be open to softening Russia sanctions
    May26

    Trump staffer hints he may be open to softening Russia sanctions

    (Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) The topic of sanctions against Russia — more specifically, whether President Donald Trump will strengthen, weaken or leave in place both the sanctions imposed by President Barack Obama after Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine and the ones imposed as a result of their alleged meddling in the 2016...

    G7 must face down Russia or suffer disaster
    May26

    G7 must face down Russia or suffer disaster

    KIEV — In 1936, when Winston Churchill cautioned that the “era of procrastination” was coming to an end and that the world was entering a “period consequences,” his warning had already gone unheeded for too long. Two years earlier, the British statesman had warned Europe about the impending peril and was dismissed as an alarmist....

    Poroshenko urges G-7 states to keep sanctions against Russia intact
    May26

    Poroshenko urges G-7 states to keep sanctions against Russia intact

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko urged the leaders of the G-7 group of industrialized nations to maintain sanctions against Russia for illegally taking over Crimea and for waging war in the Donbas. Due to Russia’s persistent warmongering, there are “no grounds for the EU to cancel or ease economic and sectoral sanctions against the Russian...

    Ukraine remembers  mass deportation  of Crimean Tatars
    May26

    Ukraine remembers mass deportation of Crimean Tatars

    KYIV – Ukraine commemorated the victims of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. A minute of silence was observed at noon on May 18 across the country – except in Crimea, which Russia seized in March 2014 after sending in troops and staging a referendum boycotted by many Crimean […] …read more...

    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...