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    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support
    Jun17

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support

    WASHINGTON – On his first visit to the United States as Ukraine’s new prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman expressed his gratitude for the American support his country is receiving for its political and economic reform programs and in stopping Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. “In this very import time in Ukraine’s...

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration
    Jun17

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration

    KYIV – Ukrainians are finding themselves stalled on the road to integration with Europe after officials revealed bureaucratic hurdles that emerged in recent weeks. Some are the fault of the Ukrainian government, but the biggest factors are related to the large inflow of migrants, according to reports. On the national level, the ratification of...

    Russia’s Kerch bridge:  time to act for Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia’s Kerch bridge: time to act for Ukraine

    The bout of great-power euphoria sparked by the 2014 annexation of Crimea did not last long in Russia. The Kremlin quickly realized the region’s total dependence on mainland Ukraine. Over the past 60 years, heavy capital and labor investments, as well as regular water, power and fuel supplies sent from Ukraine, had transformed the formerly...

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?
    Jun17

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?

    From the 11th century onward, beer was a popular beverage in medieval Poland and in the nearby lands of Kyivan Rus’. Beer brewing in the 13th century and later was a special privilege (“propination”) reserved for cities and noble landlords. In the 16th century in Ukrainian lands under Poland’s rule, small beer breweries were developed...

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany
    Jun17

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany

    Germany and Ukraine served up a most entertaining match with high levels of technical ability and plenty of drama in their 2016 Euro Cup opener played on June 12. Stand-in center back Shkodran Mustafi headed his first goal and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scored in stoppage time as the world champions survived several scares to beat […]...

    Former Auschwitz Guard Convicted in German Court, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
    Jun17

    Former Auschwitz Guard Convicted in German Court, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

    DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz has been found guilty of more than 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for helping kill 1.1 million Jews and others at the Nazi death camp. The Detmold state court sentenced Reinhold Hanning to five years in prison, though he will remain free while any...

    The Latest: Putin welcomes armed OSCE observers in Ukraine
    Jun17

    The Latest: Putin welcomes armed OSCE observers in Ukraine

    The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions over Crimea for 1 Year
    Jun17

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions over Crimea for 1 Year

    The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula.For two years, the 28-nation EU has imposed ever more punitive measures on Russia to protest what it calls “the illegal annexation of Crimea… …read more Source:...

    Putin Says He’s Willing To Reach Out To Europe Despite Sanctions
    Jun17

    Putin Says He’s Willing To Reach Out To Europe Despite Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is willing to improve relations with Europe but insisted that the West was responsible for the strained ties. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Renzi: Minsk Deal Key to Ending Russia Sanctions
    Jun17

    The Latest: Renzi: Minsk Deal Key to Ending Russia Sanctions

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the fulfillment of the Minsk peace deal for eastern Ukraine is essential for lifting Western sanctions against Russia …read more Source: ABC...