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    New Video From Russia Depicts Obama as a Mass-Murdering, Devil-like Figure
    Feb05

    New Video From Russia Depicts Obama as a Mass-Murdering, Devil-like Figure

    A video depicting President Barack Obama as a murderous devil was reportedly projected onto multiple buildings in Moscow, Russia, Friday morning, along with a message that said he needs to be tried in international court. The video was released on the YouTube channel “60sec.” The video shows different projections while a clock counts down from 60...

    Media Leaders Urge Stronger Protection for Journalists
    Feb05

    Media Leaders Urge Stronger Protection for Journalists

    Governments, courts and media organizations must do more to prevent violence against journalists covering war, crime or corruption, news industry leaders insisted Friday. “Whether by murder, violence, arrest or intimidation, the crimes taking place against journalists have become far too common. In fact, they’ve become...

    London’s Oligarch Bus Tour
    Feb05

    London’s Oligarch Bus Tour

    Forget Buckingham Palace and Big Ben — London’s newest bus tour shows visitors the palatial homes of Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs. Dubbed the Kleptocracy Tour, it’s been organized by anticorruption campaigners in cooperation with two think tanks, the Hudson Institute and the Henry Jackson Society. (RFE/RL’s Marek Hajduk...

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over stalled reforms
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over stalled reforms

    Poroshenko: Abromavicius should stay on Ukraine’s minister of economic development and trade abruptly resigned on February 3, citing obstacles to change and raising concerns about the war-torn country’s ability to institute sweeping reforms and rebound economically. Lithuanian-born Aivaras Abromavicius announced on February 3 that he...

    A resignation with ramifications
    Feb05

    A resignation with ramifications

    KYIV – It came as no surprise that President Petro Poroshenko met with Aivaras Abromavicius within hours of his resignation on February 3 to convince him to remain as minister of economic development and trade. Mr. Abromavicius is merely the latest Western-backed reformer to go public with complaints about corruption in the government, but he […]...

    Crimea’s annexation by Russia returns to Kyiv’s international agenda
    Feb05

    Crimea’s annexation by Russia returns to Kyiv’s international agenda

    Up to now, the shaky ceasefire in Ukraine’s Donbas region has mostly continued to hold (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, January 21). And thus, the Crimean peninsula, which was illegally annexed by Russia in early 2014, has returned near the top of Kyiv’s international agenda. Following the severance of Ukraine’s economic ties with...

    Pope to Meet Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope to Meet Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch in Cuba

    Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church and Patriarch Kirill, leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, will meet next week in Cuba, both churches announced Friday. The February 12 meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the heads of the two churches and has been hailed by both denominations as an...

    EU Warns Kyiv That Russia Sanctions Could Hinge On Reforms
    Feb05

    EU Warns Kyiv That Russia Sanctions Could Hinge On Reforms

    Denmark’s foreign minister has said that if Ukraine does not implement modernization reforms it risks undermining European Union support for maintaining sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Multimedia exhibit declares: “Ukraine Exists”
    Feb05

    Multimedia exhibit declares: “Ukraine Exists”

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – The multimedia exhibit “Ukraine Exists,” which was on view at the United Nations on January 8-20, opened on January 31 at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey (UACCNJ). The exhibit, which will be open until February 15, features contemporary artwork, including paintings, installations, posters, embroidery,...

    “Invasion Redux” exhibit opens at Ukrainian Institute of America
    Feb05

    “Invasion Redux” exhibit opens at Ukrainian Institute of America

    NEW YORK – An exhibition by Kyiv-based artist Mykola Zhuravel titled “Invasion Redux” opened at the Ukrainian Institute of America on January 22 and is on view through February 14. The artist’s paintings, artistic photographs, three-dimensional panels, installations and videos depict the tragic events of the hybrid war being brutally waged...