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    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...

    Young politicians of Ukraine create new Democratic Alliance party
    Jul22

    Young politicians of Ukraine create new Democratic Alliance party

    KYIV – Representatives of Euro-Optimists inter-faction group and civic platform Nova Krayina on June 30 announced they had established a new political party. “A new platform is launched on the basis of the party Democratic Alliance. It will involve, so to say, new forces: social activists, people who were on the Maidan, who sacrificed their […]...

    July 21, 2011
    Jul22

    July 21, 2011

    Five years ago, on July 21, 2011, the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) announced it would be ending its space shuttle program, following the landing of the Atlantis space shuttle (STS-135) – marking the last of the 135 space shuttle missions. Leonid Kadenyuk, a payload specialist with the National Space Agency of Ukraine, who...

    On the second anniversary of the downing of MH17
    Jul22

    On the second anniversary of the downing of MH17

    President Petro Poroshenko issued a statement on July 17 in Kyiv. Ukraine remembers every victim of the MH17 tragedy. Terrorism is inadmissible in any form and perpetrators of this tragedy must be punished. Civil aircraft Malaysian Boeing 777 was shot down by Russian terrorists who used weaponry produced and supplied by Russia. A lot has […]...

    Memorial For Slain Journalist Sheremet
    Jul22

    Memorial For Slain Journalist Sheremet

    Ukrainians bade farewell to a journalist killed by a car bombing on the streets of Kyiv, as police investigations continued. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...