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    Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting
    Feb27

    Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting

    Two years ago, Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution sought to do away with a corrupt oligarchy and put the country on the path toward a Western-style democratic society. But the reform-minded government is now under pressure as corruption persists and Russia shows no signs of letting up its attempts to destabilize the country. VOA Europe...

    He Killed for the Maidan
    Feb27

    He Killed for the Maidan

    Here’s why my news organization decided to shed some light on a dark moment in Ukraine’s revolution. …read more Source: Foreign...

    How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom
    Feb27

    How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom

    Putin would hate for Ukraine’s revolution to succeed. Here’s what he’s doing to make sure it won’t. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Demystifying The EU In The Arctic
    Feb26

    Demystifying The EU In The Arctic

    The time has come for Arctic states to try to understand the European Union and acknowledge its investments in research, development and education in the region, and its contribution to Arctic governance. It should be formally accepted as an observer to the Arctic Council.The European Union is enhancing its engagement in the Arctic. It is...

    Northern Canada Holds Promising Potential For Trudeau Government
    Feb26

    Northern Canada Holds Promising Potential For Trudeau Government

    During Justin Trudeau’s election campaign and his first 100 days in government, four themes have emerged – infrastructure investment, reconciliation with First Nations, Metis and the Inuit, climate change, and multilateral engagement in foreign policy – areas that converge in the North.The first 100 days of the new Trudeau government have...

    US: Sophisticated attackers hacked Ukrainian electric grid
    Feb26

    US: Sophisticated attackers hacked Ukrainian electric grid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. investigation found that a December hack on the Ukrainian power grid was coordinated and highly sophisticated. …read more Source: U.S....

    Who Was Artur Samarin? Ukrainian Man Arrested For Posing As U.S. High School Student
    Feb26

    Who Was Artur Samarin? Ukrainian Man Arrested For Posing As U.S. High School Student

    Many people are scratching their heads trying to figure out how a Ukrainian citizen on a temporary visa to the United States was able to pose as a high school student for four years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 Lessons from the Battle of 73 Easting
    Feb26

    10 Lessons from the Battle of 73 Easting

    H.R. McMaster Security, “The division will succeed only as the platoon succeeds.” “Other battles would be more destructive than 73 Easting. Other units would fight with the same proficiency demonstrated by Holder’s dragoons. Yet in this first major engagement against the Republican Guard, the U.S. Army demonstrated in a few hours the...

    Herman Van Rompuy: Why Brexit Would Hurt Britain
    Feb26

    Herman Van Rompuy: Why Brexit Would Hurt Britain

    A question often asked in Western Europe is: what are the advantages for the European Union in keeping Britain as a member state? A majority of my compatriots still remember Margaret Thatcher putting pressure on other European leaders and even blackmailing them. A widespread feeling here in Belgium is: if Britain doesn’t love us, it is free...

    Crimean Tatar Jamala to represent Ukraine at Eurovision
    Feb26

    Crimean Tatar Jamala to represent Ukraine at Eurovision

    KYIV – Once again, Ukraine will make political waves at the annual Eurovision Song Contest. Yet this time around, a Crimean Tatar will represent Ukraine, as announced on February 21. Accomplished pop singer Jamala will get a unique chance to raise Europe’s awareness to the plight of her people in performing “1944,” a song that […]...