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    Death At Hands Of Police Sparks Public Anger, Reform Pledge In South Ukraine
    Aug26

    Death At Hands Of Police Sparks Public Anger, Reform Pledge In South Ukraine

    Ukraine’s interior minister has vowed there won’t be any “whitewash” as authorities investigate the death this week of a 31-year-old man at the hands of a half-dozen policemen with the man’s family looking on. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine wins 11 medals at Rio, finishes in 22 place in medals count
    Aug26

    Ukraine wins 11 medals at Rio, finishes in 22 place in medals count

    The United States led the way with 121 medals won at the 2016 Rio Olympics. China (70), Great Britain (67) and Russia (56) rounded out the top four. Next were Germany, France, Japan, Australia and Italy. Ukraine ranked 22nd out of 207 participating nations, finishing amid countries like Poland, Jamaica, Cuba and Uzbekistan. This year’s […]...

    For Vladimir Putin, diplomacy is a form  of ‘information terrorism,’ says commentator
    Aug26

    For Vladimir Putin, diplomacy is a form of ‘information terrorism,’ says commentator

    Vladimir Putin’s attempt to impose a longtime Kremlin loyalist as his ambassador to Ukraine, something Kyiv has rejected and prompted Moscow to say that it won’t appoint anyone else, highlights the Kremlin leader’s view of what diplomats are for, Moscow commentator Igor Yakovenko says. For Mr. Putin, Mr. Yakovenko says,...

    Statement by President Barack Obama on the 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence
    Aug26

    Statement by President Barack Obama on the 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence

    Twenty-five years ago today, Ukraine declared its independence from the Soviet Union. On behalf of the American people, I’m proud to join the Ukrainian people in marking this historic anniversary. As we have been reminded in recent years, Ukraine’s path has not always been easy. From the hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians who linked...

    Chinese Cyber Attacks on Russia Nearly Triple
    Aug26

    Chinese Cyber Attacks on Russia Nearly Triple

    Despite numerous reports of Russian cyberattacks on the West in the last year, the country is also the target of plenty of hack attempts itself—from China, Bloomberg reports. Politically China and Russia have moved closer, as Moscow seeks to fill the economic gap left by reduced trade with the EU and the U.S. as a result of trade sanctions...

    Ukraine shows evidence of secret payments allegedly made to Paul Manafort
    Aug26

    Ukraine shows evidence of secret payments allegedly made to Paul Manafort

    KYIV – Ukrainian authorities have published excerpts from secret accounting ledgers of former President Viktor Yanukovych’s political party documenting more than $12.7 million in under-the-table payments that were earmarked for Paul Manafort, who chaired U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign until his resignation on...

    UCCA meets with newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to Ukraine
    Aug26

    UCCA meets with newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

    NEW YORK – Executive Board members of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, together with Bishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. and Metropolitan-Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, met on August 8 with the newly confirmed U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. Following her warm words...

    Podcast: The Tale Of The Tape
    Aug26

    Podcast: The Tale Of The Tape

    What do the the Glazyev tapes tell us about the origins of the war in eastern Ukraine? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    For the record, Stephen Harper’s resignation message to constituents
    Aug26

    For the record, Stephen Harper’s resignation message to constituents

    Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to attendees at the annual Calgary Conservative barbecue in Calgary, Saturday, July 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh For the record, the text of Stephen Harper’s remarks following his resignation Friday as member of Parliament for Calgary Heritage: Greetings, fellow Calgarians and fellow...

    Kerry, Russian Counterpart Try to Hammer Out Syria Plan
    Aug26

    Kerry, Russian Counterpart Try to Hammer Out Syria Plan

    The United States and Russia renewed efforts Friday to negotiate a peaceful end to the fighting in Syria in light of a more volatile and complicated situation with the introduction of Turkish forces on the ground. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva, trying to come to an agreement...