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    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
    Dec02

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011

    Valeria Bystriskaia being crowned Miss Universe Germany in Berlin, July 7, 2011. (Courtesy of Bystriskaia) (JTA) — Last week, the story of a Jewish woman competing in the Miss Germany competition went viral, appearing in JTA along with media outlets around the world. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers told her she was the first Jewish woman to get...

    Ivanka Trump was instrumental in Michael Flynn becoming national security advisor, report says
    Dec02

    Ivanka Trump was instrumental in Michael Flynn becoming national security advisor, report says

    Friday brought another reminder that Ivanka Trump has massively downplayed her role in her father’s presidential campaign, transition and White House administration. Related Articles Former Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI about Russian contacts; Jared Kushner implicated How the Flynn guilty plea is playing in the media...

    Canadian ambassador draws on all  of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian ambassador draws on all of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine

    KYIV – The Ukraine that Canadian Ambassador Roman Waschuk knew while serving as political counselor for his country’s diplomatic corps in 1994-1998 has outlived its legacy. Back then, Leonid Kuchma was in his first of two terms as president and starting to build the corrupt, oligarchic economic model that the nation’s...

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
    Dec02

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to maintain its major initiatives regarding Ukraine and add new ones in the areas of cyber-security and visas. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
    Dec02

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011

    Valeria Bystriskaia being crowned Miss Universe Germany in Berlin, July 7, 2011. (Courtesy of Bystriskaia) (JTA) — Last week, the story of a Jewish woman competing in the Miss Germany competition went viral, appearing in JTA along with media outlets around the world. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers told her she was the first Jewish woman to get...

    The definitive guide to Trump’s Russia ties
    Dec02

    The definitive guide to Trump’s Russia ties

    President Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia is again dominating the headlines in the wake of confirmation that the FBI is actively investigating whether his campaign colluded with the Kremlin as it allegedly attempted to influence last November’s election.FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the House Intelligence...

    Ivanka Trump was instrumental in Michael Flynn becoming national security advisor, report says
    Dec02

    Ivanka Trump was instrumental in Michael Flynn becoming national security advisor, report says

    Friday brought another reminder that Ivanka Trump has massively downplayed her role in her father’s presidential campaign, transition and White House administration. Related Articles Former Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI about Russian contacts; Jared Kushner implicated How the Flynn guilty plea is playing in the media...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon

    Ukraine will hold referendums in the near future on whether to seek NATO and European Union memberships, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort In $11.65 Million Bail Deal
    Dec02

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort In $11.65 Million Bail Deal

    Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has agreed to an $11.65 million bail agreement with the special counsel investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, Manafort’s lawyer says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...