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    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Delay Key Bills To Attend Trump Prayer Breakfast
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Delay Key Bills To Attend Trump Prayer Breakfast

    As many as 50 Ukrainian lawmakers are believed to have attended a religious event in Washington, meaning they were not in Kyiv to tackle crucial legislation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Legendary Athlete Carries Olympic Flame In South Korea
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s Legendary Athlete Carries Olympic Flame In South Korea

    Ukrainian Olympic Committee President and pole-vaulting legend Sergey Bubka carried the Olympic flame in the South Korean city of Gangneung on February 8, a day before the opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The six-time world champion and former world-record holder, who won Olympic Gold in 1988, was taking part in...

    Ukraine’s Legendary Athlete Carries Olympic Flame In South Korea
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s Legendary Athlete Carries Olympic Flame In South Korea

    Ukrainian Olympic Committee President and pole-vaulting legend Sergey Bubka carried the Olympic flame in the South Korean city of Gangneung on February 8, a day before the opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The six-time world champion and former world-record holder, who won Olympic Gold in 1988, was taking part in...

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’
    Feb10

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’

    LGBT people in Crimea have told RFE/RL how life has changed since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’
    Feb10

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’

    LGBT people in Crimea have told RFE/RL how life has changed since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What Europeans Can Learn from Donald Trump
    Feb10

    What Europeans Can Learn from Donald Trump

    With his abrasive manners and his “America First” rhetoric, Donald Trump has not made many friends in Europe—and for good reason. The U.S. President’s idea of America’s interests is crude, often clouded by mercantilist dogma, and only rarely accompanied by a strategy and a follow-up. Still, Europeans would do well to pick up on a few...

    As Kyiv skirts reforms, public faces higher borrowing costs
    Feb10

    As Kyiv skirts reforms, public faces higher borrowing costs

    KYIV – Ukraine must service more than $21 billion of debt over the next two years as it struggles to further unlock a $17.5 billion economic recovery lending program with the International Monetary Fund that has been hampered by compliancy issues. Kyiv has eschewed the principal demand of Western backers and lenders to create an […] …read...

    The EU Embrace
    Feb10

    The EU Embrace

    EU enlargement used to be a big deal. It made academic careers, filled up newspaper columns, and set foreign ministries abuzz. Nowadays it is more of a niche subject. You do meet the odd Brussels think tanker or European Commission functionary who is enthused about Montenegro clearing benchmark X, Y or Z in its membership talks or eager to...

    As Kyiv skirts reforms, public faces higher borrowing costs
    Feb10

    As Kyiv skirts reforms, public faces higher borrowing costs

    KYIV – Ukraine must service more than $21 billion of debt over the next two years as it struggles to further unlock a $17.5 billion economic recovery lending program with the International Monetary Fund that has been hampered by compliancy issues. Kyiv has eschewed the principal demand of Western backers and lenders to create an […] …read...

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation
    Feb10

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s Ukrainian community marked the 100th anniversary of the January 22, 1918, historic date when Ukraine’s Central Rada, headed by historian Mykhailo Hrushevsky, declared independence and broke ties with Russia. The Central Rada evolved into the fundamental governing institution of the Ukrainian National Republic and...