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    Liebherr to supply air system for Antonov AN-132D
    Jun03

    Liebherr to supply air system for Antonov AN-132D

    Geoff ZiezulewiczKIEV, Ukraine, June 3 (UPI) — Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS will supply the integrated air management system for the new Antonov AN-132D aircraft. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine enacts legal reforms, changes to law enforcement
    Jun03

    Ukraine enacts legal reforms, changes to law enforcement

    KYIV – Ukraine’s government this week adopted this week significant systemic reforms to its judiciary and changes to law enforcement, largely in response to Western demands that were pent up for months owing to the nation’s political crisis. Early in the week, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced his changes, including the...

    UNF, Paslawsky Fund, Ukraine NGO join forces to open Lviv rehab center
    Jun03

    UNF, Paslawsky Fund, Ukraine NGO join forces to open Lviv rehab center

    LVIV – Ukrainian soldiers who suffered debilitating loss of limbs in the war with Russia in Ukraine’s Donbas region now have a better chance at leading productive lives, thanks to the united effort of three organizations – the Ukrainian National Foundation (UNF), the Markian Paslawsky Fund and most significantly the Kyiv-based International...

    Surkov-Nuland talks on Ukraine: a non-transparent channel
    Jun03

    Surkov-Nuland talks on Ukraine: a non-transparent channel

    Informal discussions are sputtering along between Washington and Moscow over implementation of the Minsk armistice in Ukraine. This bilateral process originated in May 2015 as an accompaniment to the Obama administration’s decision to seek Russia’s “help” on Syria. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland has been tasked to...

    Factcheck.com.ua aims to increase public’s political literacy in Ukraine
    Jun03

    Factcheck.com.ua aims to increase public’s political literacy in Ukraine

    KYIV – Factcheck.com.uа is a new online tool to combat political manipulation, inaccuracy and distortion of information. Its objective is to analyze the public statements of politicians and verify how they correspond with reality. Its motto: “Only facts count.” Factcheck.com.uа also aims to enhance the public’s information literacy, create...

    Ukrainian president condemns leak of journalist data
    Jun03

    Ukrainian president condemns leak of journalist data

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday condemned the leak of the names and contact information for thousands of journalists who have reported from rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine. The May publication by hackers from a group called Myrotvorets has raised concerns about the safety of the journalists, many of them from...

    Ambassador of Ukraine honored with Poland’s Officer’s Cross
    Jun03

    Ambassador of Ukraine honored with Poland’s Officer’s Cross

    WASHINGTON – Valeriy Chaly, ambassador of Ukraine to the United States, was decorated with the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland during a ceremony at the Polish Embassy on May 23. President Bronislaw Komorowski of Poland honored Ambassador Chaly with this high state award in recognition of his outstanding […]...

    Crimean Tatar leader meets Canadian prime minister
    Jun03

    Crimean Tatar leader meets Canadian prime minister

    OTTAWA – Legendary Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev held several informative briefings on Parliament Hill on May 18. Meetings arranged by the chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group, Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj, included those with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion and...

    MH17 investigation at ‘advanced stage’
    Jun03

    MH17 investigation at ‘advanced stage’

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Prosecutors conducting the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago… …read more Source:...

    The Crimean Tatars’ resolve
    Jun03

    The Crimean Tatars’ resolve

    On April 11-13, the executive board of the World Crimean Tatar Congress met for deliberations that coincided with an international human rights conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. This was the fourth such in-person gathering of the executive board and, notably, the third over the course of the last 12 months. With the most recent occupation of […]...