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    Fighting In Ukraine Picks Up Sharply
    Feb22

    Fighting In Ukraine Picks Up Sharply

    Though overshadowed by the war in Syria, fighting in eastern Ukraine has picked up sharply in recent weeks, residents along the front line, commanders and European monitors say. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre: Two Years On A Survivor Remembers
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre: Two Years On A Survivor Remembers

    For more than two months, Ivan Rapovyi’s wife forbade him to go to Maidan, the Kiev square protesters called their “island of freedom” as they sought to rid Ukraine of Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovich and his allies. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Conflict Affects Over Half A Million Children
    Feb22

    Ukraine Conflict Affects Over Half A Million Children

    The conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children living in non-government controlled areas and close to the front line in the east of the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today, highlighting that 200,000… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Firebomb Attacks Target Russian Banks In Ukraine
    Feb22

    Firebomb Attacks Target Russian Banks In Ukraine

    In Ukraine’s western city of Lviv, an office of the Russian Sberbank was torched late on February 21 shortly after would-be arsonists failed to set ablaze another Sberbank office in Lviv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France, Germany Urge Ukraine To Push Forward On Reforms
    Feb22

    France, Germany Urge Ukraine To Push Forward On Reforms

    The German and French foreign ministers have praised Ukraine for its reforms thus far but is urging Kyiv Ukraine to push for greater progress in battling corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Selects Crimean Tatar For Eurovision Song Contest
    Feb22

    Ukraine Selects Crimean Tatar For Eurovision Song Contest

    The Crimean Tatar singer Jamala has been chosen to represent Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest in Sweden in May. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision
    Feb22

    Ukraine Picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision

    Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest.Susana Jamaladinova, who performs under the stage name Jamala, was chosen Sunday night by the… …read more Source:...

    The Haphazard Invention of Romania
    Feb22

    The Haphazard Invention of Romania

    Aram Bakshian Jr. Politics, Europe Robert Kaplan describes a country uniquely defined by its troubles. Robert D. Kaplan, In Europe’s Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond (New York: Random House, 2016), 336 pp., $28.00. PRINCE METTERNICH once remarked, “the Balkans start at the Rennweg.” The Hapsburg...

    Fighting in Ukraine Picks Up Sharply
    Feb22

    Fighting in Ukraine Picks Up Sharply

    A resumption of hostilities suggests that Russia, which supports the rebels, is willing to sustain the conflict there as well as in Syria. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision
    Feb22

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest. …read more Source: U.S....