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    How Social Media Is Leveling the Playing Field Between Governments, Militants, and Ordinary People
    Nov25

    How Social Media Is Leveling the Playing Field Between Governments, Militants, and Ordinary People

    Decades before smartphones, the internet, and social media, the philosopher Marshall McLuhan, who worked on media theory, predicted a future world war fought using information. While World War I and World War II were waged using armies and mobilized economies, “World War III [will be] a guerrilla information war with no division between military...

    EU’s Tusk Slams Russian ‘Aggression’ In Ukraine
    Nov25

    EU’s Tusk Slams Russian ‘Aggression’ In Ukraine

    European Council President Donald Tusk condemned what he called Russian “aggression” in Ukraine, stressing that the best future for Ukraine and other countries in the region lay in close ties with the European Union. He was speaking in Brussels after a summit of the EU’s Eastern Partnership, which brings together the leaders...

    New York march and requiem commemorate Ukraine’s Holodomor
    Nov25

    New York march and requiem commemorate Ukraine’s Holodomor

    NEW YORK – Over 1,000 Ukrainian Americans and supporters gathered in New York City on Saturday, November 18, to remember the victims of Stalin’s Famine Genocide – the Holodomor of 1932-1933. The day’s events began with a solemn procession from St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church in the East Village, and then up Third Avenue for […]...

    Democratic values still at heart of changes taking place four years after Euro-Maidan
    Nov25

    Democratic values still at heart of changes taking place four years after Euro-Maidan

    KYIV – Four years after the Euro-Maidan Revolution erupted in November 2013, political and sociological experts still believe that the following year, 2014, was a breakthrough year for Ukraine that firmly set the country’s course of development towards democratization and embracing European values. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    German satirical show pokes fun  at Poroshenko; Ukrainians not laughing
    Nov25

    German satirical show pokes fun at Poroshenko; Ukrainians not laughing

    KYIV – A satirical animated series produced by Germany’s international broadcaster aims to poke fun at Eastern European leaders and their antics – but Ukrainians aren’t laughing. Many have expressed outrage at Deutsche Welle after its Russian service aired an episode of the new weekly program, “Zapovednik” (Nature Reserve), saying it...

    Separatist Leader In Ukraine’s Luhansk Resigns Amid Power Struggle
    Nov25

    Separatist Leader In Ukraine’s Luhansk Resigns Amid Power Struggle

    The head of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine, Igor Plotnitsky, has stepped down amid a fierce power struggle among the Russia-backed separatists that has unfolded over the last several days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Parliament hails Georgia, Ukraine,  Moldova reforms; eyes Russia pressure
    Nov25

    EU Parliament hails Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova reforms; eyes Russia pressure

    BRUSSELS – European Parliament lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a resolution praising reforms in Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova and said the three former Soviet republics could eventually be considered for membership in the European Union. The resolution on November 15 also vowed to maintain “collective pressure on Russia to resolve the conflicts in...

    Separatist Leader In Ukraine’s Luhansk Resigns Amid Power Struggle
    Nov25

    Separatist Leader In Ukraine’s Luhansk Resigns Amid Power Struggle

    The head of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine, Igor Plotnitsky, has stepped down amid a fierce power struggle among the Russia-backed separatists that has unfolded over the last several days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatar Activist Dies After Search by Russian Agents
    Nov25

    Crimean Tatar Activist Dies After Search by Russian Agents

    Vedzhie Kashka, 83, “a legendary woman of the Crimean Tatar national movement” who once worked with Andrei Sakharov, was buried on Friday. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Tymoshenko Urges ‘Different Negotiating Format’ On Eastern Conflict
    Nov25

    Ukraine’s Tymoshenko Urges ‘Different Negotiating Format’ On Eastern Conflict

    Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has said the Minsk process for resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine has failed to produce results and needs to be accompanied by a parallel peace process based on the 1994 Budapest Memorandum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...