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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Fascinated by war – an Austrian in Donbass
    May05

    Fascinated by war – an Austrian in Donbass

    He is well known to authorities. He has found himself in many of the world’s danger zones. Who is the man who had been posting photos on social media of his “war adventures?” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    One German soldier’s fake Syrian refugee terror plot stokes fears of hidden military extremism
    May05

    One German soldier’s fake Syrian refugee terror plot stokes fears of hidden military extremism

    A German military officer with far-right beliefs created a fake identity as a Syrian refugee — successfully gaining political asylum and claiming monthly benefits — with the intention of carrying out a terror attack in his home country and framing it on his fictitious alter ego. The 28-year-old lieutenant, named in German media as Franco A, was...

    ‘Peace Plan’ Lawmaker Stripped Of Ukrainian Citizenship By Presidential Decree
    May05

    ‘Peace Plan’ Lawmaker Stripped Of Ukrainian Citizenship By Presidential Decree

    Andriy Artemenko, a Ukrainian lawmaker whose plan to resolve the three-year-old conflict in Ukraine reportedly wound up on the desk of then-U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, has been stripped of his citizenship by presidential decree, the State Migration Service says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘A Dead Soldier Is No Enemy’ — Repatriating The Fallen In Ukraine
    May05

    ‘A Dead Soldier Is No Enemy’ — Repatriating The Fallen In Ukraine

    A mother finds her son’s body, three years after he was killed in Ukraine — thanks to volunteers who repatriate bodies following the credo: “A dead soldier is not an enemy.” (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Moment An OSCE Vehicle Explodes In Ukraine
    May05

    The Moment An OSCE Vehicle Explodes In Ukraine

    This video shows the moment a vehicle carrying OSCE monitors hit a roadside bomb in an area of Luhansk Province, eastern Ukraine, controlled by Russia-backed separatists. An American paramedic, Joseph Stone, was killed in the April 23 blast — the first member of the OSCE mission to die in the 3-year-old conflict. RFE/RL obtained the video...

    Ukraine media environment improved, challenges remain, says Freedom House
    May05

    Ukraine media environment improved, challenges remain, says Freedom House

    Freedom House’s graphics about press freedom worldwide in 2016. Occupied Crimea among worst in press freedom KYIV – Crimea is the fourth least press-friendly territory or country in the world, independent democracy watchdog Freedom House found in its latest report on press freedom published in April. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s media...

    Putin and Merkel differ over Ukraine peace talks
    May05

    Putin and Merkel differ over Ukraine peace talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Russian Black Sea port of Sochi for talks focusing on the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as on strained bilateral relations. Both leaders said after their May 2 meeting that it is essential for all parties to fulfill their commitments under […] …read...

    UCC statement on Akcja Wisla
    May05

    UCC statement on Akcja Wisla

    The following statement was released by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on April 28. April 28, 2017, marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of Operation Vistula (Akcja Wisla), the forcible deportation by the Soviet-backed Polish government of Ukrainians from their ancestral lands in what is today eastern Poland. Ukrainians living in the...

    Thousands come to annual St. Thomas pilgrimage
    May05

    Thousands come to annual St. Thomas pilgrimage

    SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – Early Saturday morning, as the robins were singing their songs and the geese were flying overhead, silhouetted against the darkening clouds, the words “Христос Воскрес/Christ is Risen“ echoed cheerfully through the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A., echoing through the damp air across the...

    Family members remember UPA soldiers with panakhyda
    May05

    Family members remember UPA soldiers with panakhyda

    SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – St. Thomas Sunday, one week after Easter, annually brings together family members honoring their loved ones at St. Andrew Cemetery in South Bound Brook, N.J. The UPA family also came together that weekend, with the Rev. Andriy Dudkevych reading the names of deceased Ukrainian Insurgent Army members during a panakhyda […]...