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    Report: Russia Sends S-400 Air Defense System to Crimea
    Aug12

    Report: Russia Sends S-400 Air Defense System to Crimea

    Russia has reportedly deployed its advanced S-400 air defense missile system to Crimea, days after accusing Ukrainian intelligence agents of plotting terrorist attacks on critical infrastructure of the peninsula. “The antiaircraft missile regiment of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army of the Southern Military District based in the Republic of...

    Moscow likely to resume attack on Ukraine  under guise of ‘peacekeeping,’ says analyst
    Aug12

    Moscow likely to resume attack on Ukraine under guise of ‘peacekeeping,’ says analyst

    Recent reports about the influx of materiel into the Russian-occupied Donbas and increasingly militant rhetoric by the leaders of the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics (DPR and LPR), combined with the world’s shift of attention away from Ukraine, has convinced many in the region that Moscow is about to launch a major new military...

    Podcast: Putin’s Strongman Club
    Aug12

    Podcast: Putin’s Strongman Club

    Are the autocrats of the world trying to unite? Vladimir Putin is working overtime to build alliances with the illiberal regimes of the world. Is it a true challenge to the West? Or an act of desperation? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UNIS promotes #SupportUkraine campaign
    Aug12

    UNIS promotes #SupportUkraine campaign

    WASHINGTON – Earlier this year, the Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), initiated the #SupportUkraine campaign to bring more attention to the situation in Ukraine, the plight of Ukrainians enduring the ravages of war in eastern Ukraine, and...

    Friends in Congress
    Aug12

    Friends in Congress

    Congress is now in recess and the Ukrainian National Information Service has advised Ukrainian Americans that this is a good time to continue the #SupportUkraine campaign it initiated earlier this year. UNIS, the Washington-based public affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, is urging Ukrainian community representatives to...

    Trade body rules against Russia in tariff dispute with EU
    Aug12

    Trade body rules against Russia in tariff dispute with EU

    BERLIN (AP) — A World Trade Organization panel has found largely in the European Union’s favor in a dispute over tariffs imposed by Russia on some agricultural and manufactured goods. The ruling released Friday was the first involving Russia since it joined the global trade body in 2012. The case was launched by the EU in October 2014. The...

    Campers of all ages enjoy learning about Ukrainian heritage at Soyuzivka
    Aug12

    Campers of all ages enjoy learning about Ukrainian heritage at Soyuzivka

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – This year’s heritage camps at Soyuzivka took place in July with over 80 children from three countries – the United States, Canada and Ukraine – attending. Discover Your Heritage Camp (July 10-16) this year focused on Ukraine’s royalty during the Princely Era (Kniazha Doba). The campers learned about the evolution of...

    Australian soccer club supports war-affected kids in Ukraine
    Aug12

    Australian soccer club supports war-affected kids in Ukraine

    VICTORIA, Australia – A soccer club from New South Wales, the Western Sydney Wanderers has generously donated uniforms to a youth soccer team in the war-torn city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Australian Ukrainian Jaroslav Duma came into contact with the youth team, Kolos, during a recent visit to Ukraine to volunteer with the not-for-profit […]...

    Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine, PM says
    Aug12

    Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine, PM says

    Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over reported security incidents in Crimea, something it didn’t even do after annexing Crimea or throwing its support behind separatist rebels in the east. …read more Source: CTV...

    A Shtetl Returns to Ukraine and the Agony of North Korean Olympians: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Aug12

    A Shtetl Returns to Ukraine and the Agony of North Korean Olympians: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    The Olympics Are Tough for All Athletes. For North Koreans, They’re Worse. Adam Taylor | The Washington Post “North Korea is well-known around the world as a ‘Hermit Kingdom’—a country whose citizens tend to have little to no access to the wider world and whose government has an antagonistic relationship with most other governments....