: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Blast in Kyiv Kills Georgian Man
    Sep09

    Blast in Kyiv Kills Georgian Man

    A Georgian citizen was reported to have died Friday in a car explosion in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said an explosive device went off inside a black Toyota Camry during rush-hour traffic. Interior Ministry spokesman Artem Shevchenko said the victim was identified as Timur Makhauri. Shevchenko said...

    Support for Ukraine main theme at commemoration in Illinois
    Sep08

    Support for Ukraine main theme at commemoration in Illinois

    CHICAGO – The 26th anniversary of renewed Ukrainian independence was celebrated on August 26-27 with the traditional raising of the flag at Daley Plaza and the Ukrainian Days Festival in the newly selected venue in the heart of Ukrainian Village. The Ukrainian community was honored by the participation of Consul General of Ukraine in Chicago […]...

    New Russian Ambassador To U.S. Says Ready To Improve Relations
    Sep08

    New Russian Ambassador To U.S. Says Ready To Improve Relations

    Russia’s new ambassador to the United States, arriving at a time of heightened tensions between the two countries, says Moscow is ready to take “concrete” steps to improve ties with the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Car Bomb Kills Man In Suspected Targeted Attack
    Sep08

    Kyiv Car Bomb Kills Man In Suspected Targeted Attack

    A bomb has exploded in a car in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, killing one man and injuring two other people in what police suspect is the fourth targeted car bombing in just over a year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Braces For Saakashvili’s Possible Return
    Sep08

    Ukraine Braces For Saakashvili’s Possible Return

    After being stripped of Ukrainian citizenship by President Petro Poroshenko, Mikheil Saakashvili will try to return to his once-adoptive country despite the threat of extradition to Georgia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Deadly Car Blast In Central Kyiv
    Sep08

    Deadly Car Blast In Central Kyiv

    A car exploded in the center of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, killing the driver, who was identified by police as a member of a Ukrainian volunteer battalion who fought against Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. Timur Makhauri, a Chechen with Georgian citizenship, died when his black Toyota Camry with Georgian plates exploded...

    FSB Document: Missing Ukrainian Teen Faces Terrorism-Related Charges In Russia
    Sep08

    FSB Document: Missing Ukrainian Teen Faces Terrorism-Related Charges In Russia

    A Ukrainian teenager who was allegedly lured into Belarus by the Russian security services is being held in Russia on suspicion of terrorism-related crimes, according to a copy of an official Russian document seen by RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Toronto celebrates Ukraine’s independence, Canada’s 150th anniversary
    Sep08

    Toronto celebrates Ukraine’s independence, Canada’s 150th anniversary

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Toronto Branch (UCC-Toronto) welcomed over 12,000 people to the 26th annual Ukrainian Independence Day celebration on Saturday, August 19, at Centennial Park in Toronto for what is the largest such celebration in North America and the diaspora. The 2017 Independence Day celebration marked not only over a...

    Zapad 2017 plan reflects religious, ethnic factors, not just geopolitical ones
    Sep08

    Zapad 2017 plan reflects religious, ethnic factors, not just geopolitical ones

    The upcoming Zapad 2017 joint exercise by Russian and Belarusian troops in Belarus has sparked concerns that it may be used by Moscow either to carry out a hybrid revolution in Belarus – along the lines of what Vladimir Putin did in Crimea in 2014 – or to put new pressure on Ukraine, Poland and […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Russia Will Not Win a Diplomatic Tit-for-Tat With the US
    Sep08

    Russia Will Not Win a Diplomatic Tit-for-Tat With the US

    The recent U.S.-Russian tit-for-tat—the expulsion of diplomats and the closing of consulates—appears to be resulting in more parity of representation between the two global powers. That is no bad thing. According to the White House, the United States and Russia now have three diplomatic facilities in each other’s countries and a like number...