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    American Chamber of Commerce president  sees its role as moving Ukraine forward
    Sep02

    American Chamber of Commerce president sees its role as moving Ukraine forward

    KYIV – Andy Hunder is so busy these days that he has to cancel his attendance at ribbon-cutting ceremonies for new factories or offices that foreign companies are opening in Ukraine. On July 1, Mr. Hunder, the president of the country’s American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), couldn’t attend a door-opening event for the network...

    Leaders, protesters demand release of Crimean Tatar activist
    Sep02

    Leaders, protesters demand release of Crimean Tatar activist

    KYIV – Ukrainian leaders, Human Rights Watch and protesters in Kyiv called for the release of a Crimean Tatar activist who was forced into a psychiatric hospital in Russia-annexed Crimea. Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin compared Ilmi Umerov’s detention to the Soviet-era practice of holding dissidents in psychiatric...

    How to manufacture a war
    Sep02

    How to manufacture a war

    Before the guns of April, came the protests of February and March. Before the armed conflict, came the unarmed uprisings. Before there was a war in the Donbas, there was the so-called Russian Spring. There has long been scant doubt about the Kremlin’s deep involvement in – and instigation of – the war in Ukraine’s […] …read more...

    Kerry on Ukraine’s Independence Day
    Sep02

    Kerry on Ukraine’s Independence Day

    Following is the text of the press statement “On the Occasion of Ukraine’s National Day” issued by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on August 24. On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my warmest congratulations to the people of Ukraine as you observe the 25th anniversary of your independence on […] …read more...

    Ukraine celebrates with military parade in Kyiv
    Sep02

    Ukraine celebrates with military parade in Kyiv

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    New USUF initiative supports small business in Ukraine
    Sep02

    New USUF initiative supports small business in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Business Community Club (BCC), a Ukrainian national small-business association headquartered in Lviv. The project aims to support small business development in Ukraine by deepening communication and cooperation between U.S. small businesses (including...

    Putin Grants Citizenship to Ukrainian Gymnast and Draughts Champion
    Sep02

    Putin Grants Citizenship to Ukrainian Gymnast and Draughts Champion

    Ukraine’s four time champion of the world in draughts has jumped ship to Russia by decree of President Vladimir Putin. Darya Tkatchenko, 32, who was born in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, was granted Russian citizenship by presidential decree on Thursday and will represent Russia from now on. The Kremlin granted several more...

    An Amusement Park in Kathmandu and Outdated Anthems Abroad: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Sep02

    An Amusement Park in Kathmandu and Outdated Anthems Abroad: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Once a Bucknell Professor, Now the Commander of an Ethiopian Rebel Army Joshua Hammer | The New York Times Magazine “On a hot July afternoon in 2015, Nega packed a suitcase, bade his wife farewell and was driven by comrades to John F. Kennedy International Airport. He carried a laissez-passer from the Eritrean government, allowing him a one-time...

    U.S. sanctions won’t affect Crimea bridge construction, Russia says
    Sep02

    U.S. sanctions won’t affect Crimea bridge construction, Russia says

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, Sept. 2 (UPI) — New U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia will not affect progress on the Kerch Strait bridge, which will connect Crimea to southern Russia, authorities said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia called to talk gas with Ukraine, EU
    Sep02

    Russia called to talk gas with Ukraine, EU

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 2 (UPI) — Russia is called to the table to discuss natural gas issues with Ukrainian and European leaders, a member of the European Commission said Friday. …read more Source: United Press...