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    People’s patience is running out
    Oct23

    People’s patience is running out

    Dear Editor: Regarding “U.S. officials criticize Ukraine’s prosecutors for failure of reforms” by Zenon Zawada (October 17): this excellent article makes it clear that the Procurator General’s Office (PGO) must be cleansed, or else Ukraine’s efforts to capitalize on the victory of its Maidan and Donbas heroes and move forward is...

    This Statue of Vladimir Lenin Was Turned Into Darth Vader in Ukraine
    Oct23

    This Statue of Vladimir Lenin Was Turned Into Darth Vader in Ukraine

    A statue of former Soviet dictator Vladimir Lenin was turned into the iconic Star Wars’ villain, Darth Vader. В Дарта Вейдера скульптор превратил заводской памятник Владимиру Ленину, который подлежал демонтажу. Одесса!!! pic.twitter.com/IQXWj1kxK5 — Feldman (@EvgenyFeldman) October 22, 2015 “Everything glows, everything changes, old figures...

    Podcast: Backyard Brawl
    Oct23

    Podcast: Backyard Brawl

    All eyes may be on Syria, but that doesn’t mean all is quiet in Russia’s backyard. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pope Francis: Ukraine  will always be in my heart
    Oct23

    Pope Francis: Ukraine will always be in my heart

    VATICAN CITY – During an official visit to the Vatican to participate in the pontifical synod on the family, Patriarch Sviatoslav met with Pope Francis and once again informed him about the dire situation in Ukraine. The pontiff and the primate of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church (UGCC) met on October 14. Patriarch Sviatoslav told Pope […]...

    Ukraine marks first Day of the Defender
    Oct23

    Ukraine marks first Day of the Defender

    KYIV – October 14 was marked for the first time this year as the Day of the Defender of Ukraine – to honor the courage and heroism of the defenders of Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. The date coincides with the religious feast day of St. Mary the Protectress (Pokrova). On the occasion of […] …read more...

    A textbook publisher’s “revisions”
    Oct23

    A textbook publisher’s “revisions”

    A newly revised and updated edition of a geography textbook for students age 11-14 published by Oxford University Press was much too hasty in updating international borders. Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, which was illegally annexed by Russia in March 2014, is identified in the “new and improved” textbook as being part of Russia. Amazingly,...

    October 26, 2009
    Oct23

    October 26, 2009

    Six years ago, on October 26, 2009, Ukraine’s Internal Affairs Minister Yurii Lutsenko announced the arrest of three members of a radical Islam group. The group was accused of planning to kill Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev. Mr. Dzhemilev, who has been critical of radical Islam, told RFE/RL that he believed that the Russian Federal...

    At Ukrainian camp, orphans learn painful past doesn’t mean grim future
    Oct23

    At Ukrainian camp, orphans learn painful past doesn’t mean grim future

    Sitting on the porch of a log cabin in the picturesque foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, her back to the sun in an attempt to avoid the relentless heat, 33-year-old Darya Trushkina calmly recounts one of the many episodes of abuse she suffered in Ukraine’s orphanage system. She clearly remembers the pain, both physical and […]...

    A Search For Fallen Fighters At Donetsk’s Ruined Airport
    Oct23

    A Search For Fallen Fighters At Donetsk’s Ruined Airport

    A Search For Fallen Fighters At Donetsk’s Ruined Airport …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fears Strong, Hopes Faint As Ukrainian Front-Line City Votes
    Oct23

    Fears Strong, Hopes Faint As Ukrainian Front-Line City Votes

    The war that raged near Mariupol has quieted, but this tough port city faces a new contest with far-reaching implications for Ukraine: elections. With a deep-seated legacy of corruption and an industrial economy drained by a conflict that could flare again, there are plenty of fears — but little hope that the voting on October 25 will...