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    Ukraine’s President Nominates Ally for Prime Minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s President Nominates Ally for Prime Minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has nominated an ally for the prime minister’s set in an effort to end a political impasse …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has nominated an ally to become prime minister in an effort to end a political… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has nominated an ally to become prime minister in an effort to end a political impasse. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    A Trump Administration Would Cave to Putin, Threatening Poland and Israel
    Apr14

    A Trump Administration Would Cave to Putin, Threatening Poland and Israel

    As the New York primary approaches, Empire State residents with international connections may wish to consider the implications of a Donald Trump presidency for lands overseas that are dear to many of their hearts.Trump wants to gut NATO. He has openly expressed admiration for Russian revanchist strongman Vladimir Putin, and he has hired several...

    Ukrainian Pilot on ‘Dry’ Hunger Strike in Russian Prison
    Apr14

    Ukrainian Pilot on ‘Dry’ Hunger Strike in Russian Prison

    The Ukrainian pilot whose 22-year prison sentence by a Russian court last month was widely criticized as a farce is now carrying out a “dry hunger strike” to protest her detention. Lawyers for Nadezhda Savchenko said their client had taken no food or water since her conviction formally went into effect one week ago. They said she...

    A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview
    Apr14

    A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview

    The intrigue began last week when The New York Times received a letter on official-looking stationery marked “President of Ukraine.” …read more Source: The New York...

    NBA’s Only Ukrainian Player Embraces His Adopted US City
    Apr14

    NBA’s Only Ukrainian Player Embraces His Adopted US City

    For nearly four-and-a-half years, Ukrainian basketball player Alex Len has been building his career in the United States. His country is very different now from when he left it. No one could have predicted then that Ukraine would be torn apart by the annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine. Now, this NBA player has become a big hope...

    Russia-Occupied Crimea Suspends Council Representing Tatar Minority
    Apr14

    Russia-Occupied Crimea Suspends Council Representing Tatar Minority

    The chief prosecutor of the Russia-occupied Crimea has ordered the suspension of a council that represents the region’s Tatar ethnic minority. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Pro-Western Parties Agree On New Government
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s Pro-Western Parties Agree On New Government

    Ukraine’s two largest pro-Western political parties reportedly reached agreement late on April 13 about a new pro-EU government that will be headed by parliament speaker Volodymyr Hroysman, an ally of President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister
    Apr14

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister

    Vlodymir Groysman would be Ukraine’s first openly Jewish prime minister and its youngest. (Wikimedia Commons) VINNYTSIA, Ukraine (JTA) — Like many Ukrainian mayors, Vlodymir Groysman used to visit his local synagogue on Rosh Hashanah and Hanukkah. But unlike most of them Groysman, the former mayor of Vinnytsia, did not visit the synagogue...