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    Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine’s capital
    Dec03

    Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine’s capital

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who has emerged as an anti-corruption campaigner, urged Ukrainians Sunday to set up a protest camp in Kiev’s main square if parliament fails … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine’s capital
    Dec03

    Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine’s capital

    MOSCOW (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who has emerged as an anti-corruption campaigner, urged Ukrainians Sunday to set up a protest camp in Kiev’s main square if parliament fails to adopt a law on presidential impeachment within a week. Saakashvili issued the call for an encampment at Kiev’s Independence...

    Remembering Stalin’s Hunger
    Dec02

    Remembering Stalin’s Hunger

    History is the only laboratory we have in which to test the effect of ideas. Scientific knowledge may progress by abandoning its old notions and even forgetting them. But political knowledge—the interplay of regimes and policies and personalities—advances only while we recall the political arrangements of the past and what came of them. In the...

    Remembering Stalin’s Hunger
    Dec02

    Remembering Stalin’s Hunger

    History is the only laboratory we have in which to test the effect of ideas. Scientific knowledge may progress by abandoning its old notions and even forgetting them. But political knowledge—the interplay of regimes and policies and personalities—advances only while we recall the political arrangements of the past and what came of them. In the...

    Tillerson Set To Meet Lavrov In Vienna, Discuss Syria, Ukraine
    Dec02

    Tillerson Set To Meet Lavrov In Vienna, Discuss Syria, Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Vienna next week, with Syria and Ukraine to be on the agenda, a senior State Department official has said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller’s swift moves signal mounting legal peril for the White House
    Dec02

    Mueller’s swift moves signal mounting legal peril for the White House

    By Rosalind S. Helderman, Tom Hamburger and Karen Deyoung | Washington Post WASHINGTON – After six months of work, special counsel Robert Mueller III has indicted two top advisers to President Donald Trump and accepted guilty pleas from two others in exchange for their cooperation with his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election – a sign...

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform
    Dec02

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform

    The Verkhovna Rada successfully passed health reform bills on June 5 and October 19. Spearheaded by the American-born acting minister of health, Dr. Ulana Suprun, the medical reform was strongly criticized in leading Russian media outlets. However, the Kremlin’s attacks on Ukraine overshadow Russia’s own systemic health-care problems....

    Canadian ambassador draws on all  of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian ambassador draws on all of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine

    KYIV – The Ukraine that Canadian Ambassador Roman Waschuk knew while serving as political counselor for his country’s diplomatic corps in 1994-1998 has outlived its legacy. Back then, Leonid Kuchma was in his first of two terms as president and starting to build the corrupt, oligarchic economic model that the nation’s...

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
    Dec02

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon

    Ukraine will hold referendums in the near future on whether to seek NATO and European Union memberships, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...