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    Patients lose in battle over health care in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Patients lose in battle over health care in Ukraine

    KYIV – Ulana Suprun wore the blouse in which her grandmother got married at the age of 17 before having to flee Ukraine during World War II when she was appointed as first deputy health minister of Ukraine on July 22, 2016. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to Donald Trump as Moscow Retaliates
    Jul28

    Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to Donald Trump as Moscow Retaliates

    (WASHINGTON) — The Senate is sending a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia to President Donald Trump to sign after the bill received overwhelming support in Congress. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and closing the U.S. embassy’s recreation retreat. Trump’s...

    Envoy: U.S. considering  sending arms to Ukraine
    Jul28

    Envoy: U.S. considering sending arms to Ukraine

    PARIS – The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, says Washington is considering sending Kyiv weapons to help government forces defend themselves against Russia-backed separatists. Providing lethal defensive weapons would allow Kyiv to “defend itself if Russia were to take further steps against...

    A year after journalist’s death in Kyiv, demonstrators ask ‘Who killed Pavel?’
    Jul28

    A year after journalist’s death in Kyiv, demonstrators ask ‘Who killed Pavel?’

    KYIV – One year to the day after Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car-bomb blast in central Kyiv, dozens of reporters, civil society activists, friends and colleagues demanded to know who ordered the attack and why the investigation has stalled. On July 20, after lighting candles at a makeshift memorial at the busy intersection […] …read more...

    Overview of the Russian maritime threat to Ukraine: Mariupol and Odesa at stake
    Jul28

    Overview of the Russian maritime threat to Ukraine: Mariupol and Odesa at stake

    The Black Sea region has for centuries played a key role in Russia’s southwestern policy. In the Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774), Russia took the opportunity to create naval forces in Crimea. And during subsequent wars with the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire moved into Bessarabia, the Caucasus and the Balkans. In 1791, the Sea of Azov […]...

    The Russian-Ukrainian conflict could be escalating
    Jul28

    The Russian-Ukrainian conflict could be escalating

    On July 18, Alexander Zakharchenko, the Russia-backed leader of the self-proclaimed and Moscow-supported “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR), declared that a new state – “Malorossiya” or “Little Russia” – must be created to replace the present Ukrainian “failed state.” According to Mr. Zakharchenko, the regime in Kyiv has failed, and the only...

    New agreement to strengthen Ukraine-Canada research networks
    Jul28

    New agreement to strengthen Ukraine-Canada research networks

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko (Shevchenko Foundation) and Mitacs, a national not-for-profit research and training organization, announced a new partnership that will allow Ukrainian undergraduate students to participate in research internships at Canadian universities for the first time. The agreement was signed...

    Patriarch Sviatoslav visits Tucson
    Jul28

    Patriarch Sviatoslav visits Tucson

    TUCSON, Ariz. – A day after installing Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk as the new bishop of Chicago’s Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas, Patriarch Sviatoslav was off to visit one of the farthest parishes, located in Tucson, Ariz., of this vast eparchy. Upon disembarking from a four-hour, nearly 2,000-mile flight to Tucson, the...

    Works by Kyiv artist Ola Rondiak on exhibit at Delaware Contemporary
    Jul28

    Works by Kyiv artist Ola Rondiak on exhibit at Delaware Contemporary

    KYIV – Ola Rondiak, known for her stunning and unique depictions of Ukraine’s Maidan, or the Revolution of Dignity of 2014, will exhibit her works – including paintings, mannequins, sculptures and a video installation of interviews with Ukrainians about the ongoing war in the country’s east – at The Delaware Contemporary in...

    Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace
    Jul28

    Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace

    After the Crimean annex in 2014 several Russian politicians were banned from entering the EU and the Russian’s Deputy PM was included on this list. …read more Source: Business...