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    This Sputnik Moment
    Dec15

    This Sputnik Moment

    It takes a pretty big shock to the system to transform the way the United States engages the world. A spate of German submarine attacks on American merchant ships was the final trigger for American entry into World War I. Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor brought America into World War II. The attacks on September 11 led the United States to...

    Russia Criticizes EU Decision To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions
    Dec15

    Russia Criticizes EU Decision To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions

    Russia has hit back at a decision by leaders of the European Union to extend for another six months the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its “destabilizing” actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko faces worst political crisis of his administration
    Dec15

    Poroshenko faces worst political crisis of his administration

    KYIV – Not since the Euro-Maidan revolution have Kyiv’s streets seen such unrest as what occurred last weekend and turned out to be President Petro Poroshenko’s worst domestic political crisis to date. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Chicago and New York events raise more than $500,000 for UCU
    Dec15

    Chicago and New York events raise more than $500,000 for UCU

    CHICAGO – Recent events in Chicago and New York City together raised more than half a million dollars for Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU). Both the spiritual and the secular were emphasized at the events: Bishop Borys Gudziak, president of UCU, shared the New York program with Michigan-born Dr. Ulana Suprun, acting minister of health of […]...

    UWC statement on the centennial of the Kurultai
    Dec15

    UWC statement on the centennial of the Kurultai

    The Ukrainian World Congress in December 9 extended its congratulations on the 100th anniversary of First Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar People. The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) congratulates Crimean Tatars on the 100th anniversary of the First Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar People, which proclaimed the Crimean People’s Republic, and...

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine
    Dec15

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons  to Ukraine, expands support
    Dec15

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine, expands support

    WASHINGTON – The defense budget for 2018, signed by U.S. President Donald Trump, provides $350 million to promote security in Ukraine and authorizes the country to provide lethal weapons, the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States has said. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’
    Dec15

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’

    KYIV – Ukrainian officials and politicians have reacted with alarm to reports that the Council of Europe is considering lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its military intervention in Crimea out of fears that Moscow might otherwise leave the body. “We are extremely concerned,” Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s ambassador to the...

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels
    Dec15

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels

    Making no secret of her desire to move on with Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Theresa May won applause from EU leaders Thursday for efforts so far in agreeing to an outline of divorce terms. A day after she suffered a defeat in parliament in London over her blueprint for quitting the European Union, May told her peers over dinner in...

    EU Leaders Agree To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions For Six Months
    Dec15

    EU Leaders Agree To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions For Six Months

    European Union leaders have agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for six months over Moscow’s aggressive actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...