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    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy
    Nov13

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy

    A jury has cleared a Ukrainian man accused of plotting to blow up the Russian embassy in London after being radicalized by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Dzhemilev denies Russian allegations of Crimean Tatars recruiting fighters for IS
    Nov13

    Dzhemilev denies Russian allegations of Crimean Tatars recruiting fighters for IS

    In recent months, a debate arose about the formation of a Muslim Battalion in Ukraine (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, September 5). This was soon followed, in the Russian media, by rumors about the Crimean Tatar leadership’s alleged links with the Islamic State (ISIS). On October 5, the head of the State Committee of the Crimean […] …read...

    Ukraine Caucus urges House  to investigate downing of MH17
    Nov13

    Ukraine Caucus urges House to investigate downing of MH17

    WASHINGTON – House Ukraine Caucus Chairs Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Michael Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Sander Levin (D-Mich.) and 18 other Ukraine Caucus members, on November 2 sent a bipartisan letter to the chair and ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee urging the full committee to hold a hearing investigating the circumstances...

    Congress passes bill authorizing lethal military aid to Ukraine
    Nov13

    Congress passes bill authorizing lethal military aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – Congress has passed a defense policy bill that authorizes up to $50 million in lethal military aid for Ukraine and mandates a White House response if Russia is deemed to be violating a key arms control treaty. The White House said hours after the $607 billion bill was passed by the Senate on […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6
    Nov13

    Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak said on Friday a Ukrainian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people. Kalinak said the helicopter was found in Slovak territory on the border with Ukraine on Friday. His ministry’s spokesman Ivan Netik told The Associated Press that Slovak border police...

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy
    Nov13

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy

    LONDON (AP) — A jury has cleared a Ukrainian man accused of plotting to blow up the Russian embassy in London after being radicalized by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Prosecutors said 35-year-old Vadim Bezkorovainiy searched the Internet for explosives, filmed himself with home-made petrol bombs and scouted the area around the embassy. Police...

    CONFERENCE ADDRESS: U.S. envoy speaks about reform in Ukraine
    Nov13

    CONFERENCE ADDRESS: U.S. envoy speaks about reform in Ukraine

    Excerpted below are remarks by U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council and Kyiv School of Economics Conference on Legal and Governance Reform, which was held in Kyiv on October 30. …What a difference a year makes. When we gathered here last year, the Kremlin-backed war in the east was in full force. […] …read...

    November 21, 2013
    Nov13

    November 21, 2013

    Two years ago, on November 21, 2013, the BBC reported that Ukraine had suspended preparations for a trade deal with the European Union. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) quoted Aleksander Kwasniewski, leader of the EU diplomatic mission to Ukraine, as saying that Kyiv would not sign an Association Agreement (AA) with the EU at the […]...

    Teaching in time of war
    Nov13

    Teaching in time of war

    When I arrived in Lviv at the end of August, I expected to see evidence of the war everywhere. Press reports had given me the impression of a country tottering from repeated blows by an overwhelmingly superior enemy. Some friends seemed surprised I was traveling to Ukraine at all. For the first few weeks, the […] …read more Source: The...

    STATEMENTS AT THE HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL DEDICATION
    Nov13

    STATEMENTS AT THE HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL DEDICATION

    Rep. Sander Levin Following is the statement (remarks as prepared) by Rep. Sander Levin. The text was posted on Rep. Levin’s congressional website. Reverend Clergy, Mrs. Poroshenko. It is my honor to join all of you assembled in such large numbers here. Today is a memorable day for keeping memory alive. Today we are lighting […] …read...