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    Jailed Mikheil Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president’s impeachment
    Dec09

    Jailed Mikheil Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president’s impeachment

    Ukraine’s jailed opposition leader is calling for his supporters to rally for the impeachment of the country’s president and has declared a hunger strike. …read more Source:...

    U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
    Dec09

    U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

    KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Sucking Up to the Boss Baby
    Dec09

    Sucking Up to the Boss Baby

    The key to survival in Donald Trump’s orbit is knowing that you’re really only ever performing for an audience of one. Lose his approval and trust and you’re out. When Kellyanne Conway says that “a lot of people in the mainstream media interfered with our election by trying to help Hillary Clinton win” or Stephen Miller shouts...

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day
    Dec09

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day

    PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time in its history, the Oregon legislature designated the fourth Saturday in November – November 25, 2017 – as Holodomor Remembrance Day in the state. This legislation was introduced at the request of the local Ukrainian American community – another first in the history of the state. It was passed unanimously by...

    The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened
    Dec09

    The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened

    Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation orgy was kicked off by CNN, with MSNBC and CBS close behind, with countless pundits, commentators and operatives joining the party throughout the day. By the end of the day, it was clear that several of the nation’s largest and most...

    Brewing threat of worsening tensions between Poroshenko and Avakov
    Dec09

    Brewing threat of worsening tensions between Poroshenko and Avakov

    In late October, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained the internal affairs minister’s son, Oleksandr Avakov. Allegedly, he was indicted in a corruption scheme that cost the Ukrainian budget over 14 million hrv (about $520,000 U.S.). The younger Avakov and two other senior officials at the Ministry of Internal...

    Mogherini Defends Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity As EU Weighs Russia Sanctions Extension
    Dec09

    Mogherini Defends Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity As EU Weighs Russia Sanctions Extension

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief reiterated the EU’s “unwavering” support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity as the bloc considered moves to extend economic sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Did Paul Manafort Violate the Judge’s Gag Order?
    Dec09

    Did Paul Manafort Violate the Judge’s Gag Order?

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors filed evidence late Friday afternoon to demonstrate that Paul Manafort violated a court-mandated gag order by contributing to an op-ed defending himself in a Ukrainian newspaper. In a 41-page filing, prosecutors argue that Manafort, who is on trial for charges including money laundering and...

    U.S. Envoy Volker Says UN Peacekeeping Mission Needed In Ukraine
    Dec09

    U.S. Envoy Volker Says UN Peacekeeping Mission Needed In Ukraine

    U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker said a UN peacekeeping mission is necessary to protect monitors of the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Speaking on the sidelines of a Vienna meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on December 8, he said that without a...

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts
    Dec09

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has not interfered in the work of state anticorruption agencies, comments that come amid mounting domestic and foreign pressure over Kyiv’s commitment to combating graft. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...