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    Ambassador-designate for Ukraine testifies before Senate committee
    Jun24

    Ambassador-designate for Ukraine testifies before Senate committee

    WASHINGTON – Speaking before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on June 21, Marie L. Yovanovitch, nominee for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, stated that “more progress has been made in Ukraine in the past two years” than in the past 25 years of Ukraine’s renewed independence. She was one of three nominees for ambassadorial posts throughout...

    Rada approves language quotas for radio
    Jun24

    Rada approves language quotas for radio

    KYIV – Ukraine’s Parliament voted on June 16 to set quotas for Ukrainian language content on commercial radio, approving legislation that served as a compromise between two bills – one favored by radio lobbyists and the other by language activists – that were rejected two weeks earlier. The measure earned 268 votes and was strongly […]...

    June 28, 1996
    Jun24

    June 28, 1996

    Twenty years ago, on June 28, 1996, at 9:18 a.m., after a 16-hour marathon session of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s Parliament adopted a new Constitution with a vote of 315-36 with 12 abstentions. “We have a Constitution,” proclaimed Parliament Chairman Oleksander Moroz. The lawmakers were in a euphoric mood as they took group photos...

    Moscow guts Gulag museum  while Kyiv gets ready to open one
    Jun24

    Moscow guts Gulag museum while Kyiv gets ready to open one

    Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it, the philosopher said, while those who remember it can perhaps draw lessons from it and avoid tragedies in the future. Thus, it is indicative of the future of Russia and Ukraine that the former has gutted a museum devoted to the Gulag while the latter […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Second loss mathematically eliminates Ukraine from Euro 2016
    Jun24

    Second loss mathematically eliminates Ukraine from Euro 2016

    Any optimism Ukraine’s national soccer team may have had following its 2-0 defeat by Germany in its Euro Cup opener quickly evaporated after a second 2-0 loss at the feet of Northern Ireland on June 15 in Lyon, France. New assistant coach Andriy Shevchenko’s “mission possible” to qualify from Group C and achieve better results […]...

    Ukraine drops Euro Cup to Poland with 0-1 loss
    Jun24

    Ukraine drops Euro Cup to Poland with 0-1 loss

    Poland got off to an aggressive start, missing two chances to take the lead inside the opening five minutes of the final Group C match played on June 21 at Stade Veladrome in Marseille, France. Arkadiusz Milik broke down the left side into the penalty area, but his blast was caught by goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov. […] …read more Source: The...

    After Britain’s Brexit Vote, Other Countries Might Follow
    Jun24

    After Britain’s Brexit Vote, Other Countries Might Follow

    BRUSSELS — The EU must reinvent itself to survive after Britain’s vote to leave. It may be too late. The damning verdict of British voters was the worst setback to the EU since the germ of a more integrated Europe first took shape in the ruins left by World War II. And it threatens to be wildly contagious — even before the ballots were all...

    ‘Explosive Shock’ As Britain Votes To Leave EU, Cameron Quits
    Jun24

    ‘Explosive Shock’ As Britain Votes To Leave EU, Cameron Quits

    Britain voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two.Global financial markets plunged on Friday as results from a referendum showed a 52-48 percent victory for the campaign to leave a bloc Britain joined more...

    What Happens Now Britain Has Voted to Leave the EU?
    Jun24

    What Happens Now Britain Has Voted to Leave the EU?

    The U.K. has voted to leave the EU after a countrywide referendum, in a historic decision for the union. With little precedent for the EU losing a leading member and British Prime Minister David Cameron announcing his resignation, speculation about the country and the continent’s future is rife. However, there are some questions we can...

    How Brexit Will Hit America
    Jun24

    How Brexit Will Hit America

    The UK has voted to leave the European Union, 51.9 to 48.1 percent Prime Minister David Cameron announced early Friday that he will step down in three months time.Unwinding the union will be a messy process that will take months, if not years, and have broad political and financial impacts.The pound dropped in value on the London exchange early...