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    Russians, like Ukrainians, now view Ukraine as a separate country, commentator notes
    Jan07

    Russians, like Ukrainians, now view Ukraine as a separate country, commentator notes

    Perhaps the most important development in the post-Soviet space in 2015 is that most Russians and nearly all Ukrainians view Ukraine as a separate country that will never return to Moscow in the fashion of some sort of “prodigal son,” according to Moscow commentator Leonid Radzikhovsky. Writing on January 3, he notes that in 2015 […] …read...

    January 13, 2006
    Jan07

    January 13, 2006

    Ten years ago, on January 13, 2006, the Ukrainian Transport Ministry’s Hydrographic Service entered the lighthouse at Yalta and barred Russian personnel from access to the facility, citing that no lease was signed between Russian and Ukraine regarding the basing of the Russian Black Sea Fleet on the Crimean peninsula. The tensions in Crimea...

    Austin Ukrainians decorate trees in blue and yellow
    Jan07

    Austin Ukrainians decorate trees in blue and yellow

    AUSTIN, Texas – On December 5, 2015, Austin Ukrainians took part in the unique Austin Christmas tradition of decorating the cedar trees along Capital of Texas Highway Loop 360. Two trees are now decorated in the colors of Ukraine’s flag. Several Ukrainians from New York City, who had seen the event on Facebook, joined the […] …read...

    Ukraine-EU Deep  and Comprehensive  Free Trade Area
    Jan07

    Ukraine-EU Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on June 27, 2014, signed the Ukraine-European Union Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area as part of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. It took effect only on January 1 of this year, after being delayed for a year at the request of the Russian government to conduct further consultations, after […]...

    How to Tell the Difference Between a Nuclear Test and an Earthquake
    Jan07

    How to Tell the Difference Between a Nuclear Test and an Earthquake

    A sales assistant watches TV sets broadcasting a news report on North Korea’s nuclear test, in Seoul, South Korea. Kim Hong-Ji / ReutersShortly after North Korea claimed it had tested a hydrogen bomb—a weapon potentially hundreds of times more powerful than the fission bombs the country had already set off—seismologists at the United States...

    Petawawa troops wrapping up training mission in Ukraine
    Jan07

    Petawawa troops wrapping up training mission in Ukraine

    Troops from the Ottawa area have trained some 600 Ukrainian soldiers who are now on the front lines in that country’s battle with separatists. Up to 200 Canadian Forces personnel are in Ukraine as part of the training mission that is to run until early 2017. The bulk of those are from Garrison Petawawa in the Ottawa Valley although there...

    Inside The Trauma Centers Treating Ukraine’s Veterans
    Jan07

    Inside The Trauma Centers Treating Ukraine’s Veterans

    Since early 2014, tens of thousands of Ukrainian troops have taken part in a bloody war with pro-Russian separatists in East Ukraine. Over 9,100 soldiers have died and over 20,000 have been injured, according to a December 2015 United Nations report.But for many Ukrainian soldiers returning home, there is a battle that can’t be fought with...

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration
    Jan07

    Orthodox faithful mark Christmas with services, celebration

    MOSCOW (AP) — For much of the Orthodox Christian world, Thursday is celebrated as Christmas Day. Believers in Russia, Ukraine, and parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East flocked to churches for the holiday. …read more Source: U.S....

    Canadian trainers learn lessons of their own instructing hard-pressed Ukrainians
    Jan07

    Canadian trainers learn lessons of their own instructing hard-pressed Ukrainians

    A fresh batch of Canadian military trainers is about to deploy to eastern Europe, and the outgoing commander says his soldiers took a lot of their own notes in addition to handing out assignments to Ukrainian troops. Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney, who is about to end his five-month stint, says even though their training bases are 1,200 kilometres away...

    Orthodox Christian faithful mark Christmas in Europe, Middle East
    Jan07

    Orthodox Christian faithful mark Christmas in Europe, Middle East

    For much of the Orthodox Christian world, Thursday is celebrated as Christmas Day. Believers in Russia, Ukraine, and parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East flocked to churches for the holiday. …read more Source: CTV...