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    Poland’s Parliament Declares Volyn Massacres ‘Genocide,’ Ukraine Laments Move
    Jul22

    Poland’s Parliament Declares Volyn Massacres ‘Genocide,’ Ukraine Laments Move

    Poland’s lower house of parliament, the Sejm, has voted to declare World War II-era killings committed by Ukrainian nationalists against Polish civilians “genocide” in a move that could provoke tensions between the two neighbors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill
    Jul22

    U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill

    U.S. missile destroyer warship USS Ross is entering the Black Sea, joining a 2,300-strong drill off Ukraine’s coast, despite persistent Russian warnings to keep U.S. vessels away. Following NATO’s decision to strengthen its presence in its Baltic Sea allies, Russia has grown more vocally critical of U.S. military presence in the Black...

    Savchenko Calls For Reconciliation With Separatists, Sparks Outcry
    Jul22

    Savchenko Calls For Reconciliation With Separatists, Sparks Outcry

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian military officer who became a national hero after spending nearly two years in a Russian prison, called for reconciliation to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, sparking outrage among some lawmakers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat
    Jul22

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat

    MOSCOW (AP) — Nadiya Savchenko, the military pilot who became a national hero when she was jailed in Russia, faced a backlash Friday for saying reconciliation was the only solution to conflict in eastern Ukraine. Speaking on Ukraine’s Channel 5, Savchenko said late Thursday that Ukrainians “need to ask for forgiveness” or there...

    Ukraine mourns death of journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in car explosion
    Jul22

    Ukraine mourns death of journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in car explosion

    Hundreds of local residents and journalists lined to lay flowers at Sheremet’s open casket, which was put on display at a community centre. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat
    Jul22

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat

    MOSCOW (AP) — Nadiya Savchenko, the military pilot who became a national hero when she was jailed in Russia, faced a backlash Friday for saying… …read more Source:...

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat
    Jul22

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat

    MOSCOW (AP) — Nadiya Savchenko, the military pilot who became a national hero when she was jailed in Russia, faced a backlash Friday for saying reconciliation was the only solution to conflict in eastern Ukraine. Savchenko’s comments irked many Ukrainian politicians, with some calling her a traitor. “We are not going to ask occupying forces...

    Ukrainian American radiologist tapped as Ukraine’s deputy minister of health
    Jul22

    Ukrainian American radiologist tapped as Ukraine’s deputy minister of health

    KYIV – Dr. Ulana Suprun, a trained radiologist of Ukrainian descent from Michigan, is slated to be confirmed as Ukraine’s deputy health minister on July 22. According to the Detroit native, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman offered her the job earlier this month, after which she held a publicized meeting with President Petro Poroshenko on...

    Bellingcat: Russia used ‘fake evidence’  to point finger at Kyiv in downing of MH17
    Jul22

    Bellingcat: Russia used ‘fake evidence’ to point finger at Kyiv in downing of MH17

    MOSCOW – The Russian Defense Ministry published doctored, misdated satellite imagery to support its suggestion that Ukraine was responsible for downing a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, the independent investigation group Bellingcat alleges in a new report. The report provides an overview of Bellingcat’s exhaustive open-source...

    Canadian Minister Chrystia Freeland lauds trade deal with her ancestral homeland
    Jul22

    Canadian Minister Chrystia Freeland lauds trade deal with her ancestral homeland

    OTTAWA – The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) represents an “endorsement” of the Ukrainian economy and efforts by the Ukrainian government and people to strengthen it and build prosperity, according to the Ukrainian Canadian Cabinet minister who signed the pact on Canada’s behalf. “This agreement is about Canada strengthening and...