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    Watch:  Flower Delivery, Crotch Grabbing Make Up Ukraine Parliamentary Brawl
    Dec11

    Watch: Flower Delivery, Crotch Grabbing Make Up Ukraine Parliamentary Brawl

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was pulled away from the podium by a political opponent while speaking. …read more Source: ABC...

    Brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament after lawmaker swats PM with bouquet of roses, tries to drag him from podium
    Dec11

    Brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament after lawmaker swats PM with bouquet of roses, tries to drag him from podium

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was delivering his annual report to parliament, urging lawmakers to adopt the state budget for 2016 and a new tax code …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Brawl breaks out in Ukraine Parliament
    Dec11

    Brawl breaks out in Ukraine Parliament

    Lawmakers scuffle amid collection of signatures for resignation of unpopular PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk …read more Source:...

    U.S. vice-president addresses Verkhovna Rada
    Dec11

    U.S. vice-president addresses Verkhovna Rada

    Biden says cost to Moscow will rise if aggression persists KYIV – U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden told Ukraine’s Parliament that Western pressure on Russia will increase if Moscow continues its “aggression” against Kyiv. “If Russian aggression persists, the cost imposed on Moscow will continue to rise,” Mr. Biden said on December 8 in a rare...

    Svyatoslav Vakarchuk speaks on civil society in Ukraine at Fordham University
    Dec11

    Svyatoslav Vakarchuk speaks on civil society in Ukraine at Fordham University

    NEW YORK – Svyatoslav (Slava) Vakarchuk delivered a guest lecture, titled “Ordinary Citizens in Extraordinary Times: Civil Society in Ukraine,” at Fordham University on November 20. This event was sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the deans of arts and science in an attempt to advance the understanding of world politics among...

    IN THE PRESS: Op-ed by Turchynov
    Dec11

    IN THE PRESS: Op-ed by Turchynov

    “Allying with Putin against the Islamic State would be a devil’s bargain,” by Oleksander Turchynov, secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, The Washington Post, December 3: …it is understandable that Western governments should want to form the broadest possible international coalition, including with Russia, to...

    Ukraine is not a bargaining chip for Putin’s support against ISIS
    Dec11

    Ukraine is not a bargaining chip for Putin’s support against ISIS

    Two months ago, while travelling along the frontlines of eastern Ukraine, I predicted that the Minsk II ceasefire agreements would not be respected by the Kremlin and its puppet Peoples’ Republics. It was clear to me – in spite of a tentative ceasefire put in place on October 2 – that the situation in the […] …read more Source: The...

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament, PM dragged from post
    Dec11

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament, PM dragged from post

    Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers have erupted at Ukraine’s parliament after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum. …read more Source: CTV...

    Kerry to Meet With Putin on Syria, Ukraine Next Week
    Dec11

    Kerry to Meet With Putin on Syria, Ukraine Next Week

    Kerry to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow next week …read more Source: ABC...

    Biden’s message to Kyiv
    Dec11

    Biden’s message to Kyiv

    The Obama administration sent Vice-President Joe Biden on yet another trip to Ukraine (his fifth as vice-president and his fourth since the Euro-Maidan) to reassure Kyiv that the U.S. stands with the people of Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. The trip was meant “to provide a strong signal of our support for Ukraine […] …read more...