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    Ukraine at ‘final stage of saying good-bye  to Soviet past,’ says Kyiv expert
    Oct23

    Ukraine at ‘final stage of saying good-bye to Soviet past,’ says Kyiv expert

    Over the past six months, polls show that Ukrainian attitudes toward Russians have improved slightly but this does not mean that more of them want to be integrated into any entity dominated by Russia. Instead, it represents a sobering up from the earlier euphoria about Europe and a desire to become a normal independent country. […] …read...

    IN THE PRESS: Vladimir Putin’s dream, corruption in Ukraine, prospects for peace
    Oct23

    IN THE PRESS: Vladimir Putin’s dream, corruption in Ukraine, prospects for peace

    How Putin’s Ukrainian Dream Turned Into a Nightmare,” by Adrian Karatnycky and Alexander J. Motyl, Foreign Policy, October 20 (http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/10/20/how-putins-ukrainian-dream-turned-into-a-nightmare/): …The Kremlin’s war in Ukraine is turning into a quagmire. Militarily, it is a stalemate – which, given the vast...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    BUY BUY BUY: All 14 Wall Street Google analysts we know of are bullish on the stock (GOOG, GOOGL)
    Oct23

    BUY BUY BUY: All 14 Wall Street Google analysts we know of are bullish on the stock (GOOG, GOOGL)

    Alphabet reported a massive quarter on Thursday, with $18.7 billion in gross revenue and earnings of $7.35 per share. That earnings number beat analysts’ expectations for $7.21 per share. The company also announced that it will undertake a monster $5 billion stock buyback starting in the fourth quarter. And all of that sent shares up...

    The breath-taking arrogance of Liz Sandals, and other reasons to fear for humanity
    Oct23

    The breath-taking arrogance of Liz Sandals, and other reasons to fear for humanity

    1. Ontario shrugs off $2.5 million pizza bill THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young Education Minister Liz Sandals Liz Sandals says she didn’t ask for receipts or any other proof of payment before agreeing to pay the teachers unions $2.5 million for their bargaining costs. The Ontario education minister just paid what they wanted. “We know what...