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    Forum in Washington underscores: ‘Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues’
    Apr08

    Forum in Washington underscores: ‘Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues’

    WASHINGTON – More than two years have passed since Russia launched a campaign of aggression against Ukraine – and the casualties, physical destruction and economic damage continue to mount. On March 30, hundreds of people attended a forum on Capitol Hill focusing on the devastating impact of Moscow’s war against Ukraine and U.S. efforts to...

    Obama and NATO secretary-general hold bilateral meeting in Washington
    Apr08

    Obama and NATO secretary-general hold bilateral meeting in Washington

    WASHINGTON – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg met with President Barack Obama on April 4 to discuss a range of issues, including terrorism around the globe. In remarks after their bilateral meeting, both leaders noted their continued support of Ukraine and commitments to NATO allies in the face of a more assertive Russia According to the...

    Ukraine faces early election if no one is found to replace Yatsenyuk
    Apr08

    Ukraine faces early election if no one is found to replace Yatsenyuk

    On the sidelines of the March 31-April 1 nuclear security summit, in Washington, President Barack Obama made it clear to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the U.S. will not issue $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine until a new government is in place (President.gov.ua, April 1). And Vice-President Joe Biden noted that assistance from...

    Nina Ilnytzkyj, 91, activist committed to Ukraine
    Apr08

    Nina Ilnytzkyj, 91, activist committed to Ukraine

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Nina Ilnytzkyj, a devoted community activist and longtime employee of the Prolog Research and Publishing Corp., died on March 14 in Oradell, N.J. She was 91. Forced to leave her homeland as a teenager during World War II, she linked her fate with people who were in the same predicament as she […] …read more Source: The...

    The Dutch vote
    Apr08

    The Dutch vote

    Voters in the Netherlands on April 6 participated in a referendum on Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union, rejecting it by a vote of 61.1 percent (38.1 percent voted in favor). Voter turnout was 32.2 percent, which is above the 30 percent threshold needed for the vote to be considered valid. Ostensibly, the vote […]...

    UK leader Cameron under fire over link to offshore accounts
    Apr08

    UK leader Cameron under fire over link to offshore accounts

    DUBLIN (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron faced mounting pressure Friday over his involvement in offshore investments after he finally admitted he benefited from his father’s Panama-registered trust, an entity exposed by this week’s massive data leak at a law firm specializing in global tax avoidance. Lawmakers from...

    Ukraine victorious in pair of friendlies
    Apr08

    Ukraine victorious in pair of friendlies

    In the first of two warm-ups for the 2016 European Football Championship to be played in France from June 10 to July 10, Ukraine defeated Cyprus, 1-0. The international friendly match was played at Chorno-morets Stadium in Odesa on March 24. Taras Stepanenko’s first-half goal (40th minute) earned an experienced Ukraine side the victory in...

    Russia looking at possible transfer of Ukrainian convicts
    Apr08

    Russia looking at possible transfer of Ukrainian convicts

    Russia’s Justice Ministry says it is looking into a Kiev request to transfer filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and three other Ukrainian convicts to Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia Looking at Possible Transfer of Ukrainian Convicts
    Apr08

    Russia Looking at Possible Transfer of Ukrainian Convicts

    Russia’s Justice Ministry says it has been looking into a request for transferring Ukrainian filmaker Oleg Sentsov and three other convicts to Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia looking at possible transfer of Ukrainian convicts
    Apr08

    Russia looking at possible transfer of Ukrainian convicts

    Russia’s Justice Ministry says it is looking into a Kiev request to transfer filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and three other Ukrainian convicts to Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...