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    If Aleppo falls, Putin could get the military prize he’s been craving
    Feb05

    If Aleppo falls, Putin could get the military prize he’s been craving

    Thomson ReutersVladimir Putin thinks Russian air strikes in Syria have helped turn the war’s tide but the pace of the Syrian army’s advance has frustrated him, some sources say. If Aleppo falls, he could get the military and symbolic prize he has been craving. More than four months of Russian air strikes have stabilized the government...

    2015: Academia: A 400th anniversary, scholarly conferences and books
    Feb05

    2015: Academia: A 400th anniversary, scholarly conferences and books

    The year 2015 was marked by a very significant commemoration, namely the 400th anniversary of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. One highlight of the celebrations was the June 28 attendance of President Petro Poroshenko at the convocation at National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA). In view of the fact that Pylyp Orlyk – the author of the first […]...

    2015: The year in sports: Ukraine and the diaspora
    Feb05

    2015: The year in sports: Ukraine and the diaspora

    Although Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk’s Europa League final on May 26 was a 3-2 loss to Spain’s Seville on the pitch in Warsaw, Poland, one can pitch the notion it was a win for Ukrainians everywhere – and a highlight of sports news in 2015. Fans who could not afford the trip were awarded transportation and tickets […] …read more...

    Kyiv Protesters Call On Dutch To Reject Russian Propaganda
    Feb05

    Kyiv Protesters Call On Dutch To Reject Russian Propaganda

    Ukrainian activists protested in front of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kyiv with banners warning: “Don’t listen to Russian propaganda.” The protesters displayed a famous self-portrait of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh with one bandaged ear, repurposing the image to warn against listening to misinformation. (RFE/RL’s...

    Pope and Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Hold Historic Talks in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope and Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Hold Historic Talks in Cuba

    Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a historic step toward healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity. The Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate announced on Friday that Francis will stop in Cuba on Feb. 12 his way to Mexico to hold talks...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis said on Friday he hopes it will help create momentum for economic reforms. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Threatens To Quit
    Feb05

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Threatens To Quit

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has threatened to quit along with his entire cabinet, the latest move in a growing political crisis in the former Soviet state. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pope Francis To Hold Historic Meeting In Cuba With Russian Orthodox Church Leader
    Feb05

    Pope Francis To Hold Historic Meeting In Cuba With Russian Orthodox Church Leader

    VATICAN CITY, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a historic step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity.The Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate announced on Friday that Francis will stop in Cuba on...

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday. The Feb. 12 meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the leaders of the...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help create momentum for economic reforms. …read more Source: FOX...