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    Romania OKs visit by Russian official under EU travel ban
    Nov27

    Romania OKs visit by Russian official under EU travel ban

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s foreign ministry has defended a visit by a Russian legislator who is on a European Union sanctions list, saying restrictions do not apply for international meetings. State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin arrived in Romania on Friday for a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic...

    ‘How to find and kill the guy who just killed your friend’: Canada’s Ukrainian battle class
    Nov27

    ‘How to find and kill the guy who just killed your friend’: Canada’s Ukrainian battle class

    …read more Source: National...

    Photos of the Week: 11/21-11/27
    Nov27

    Photos of the Week: 11/21-11/27

    Yves Herman / Reuters Winter weather in China, Europe, and the United States, a Martian panorama, a neighborhood in flames in Manila, demonstrations in Chicago, power outages in Crimea following an attack on power lines, the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City, and much more. …read more Source: The...

    Russia-Ukraine row over Crimea escalates as Moscow cuts coal to Kiev
    Nov27

    Russia-Ukraine row over Crimea escalates as Moscow cuts coal to Kiev

    Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said Kiev had one month of its own coal supplies left and was seeking alternative supplies from South Africa …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Hundreds gather at St. Patrick’s to pray for Holodomor victims
    Nov27

    Hundreds gather at St. Patrick’s to pray for Holodomor victims

    NEW YORK – Hundreds of Ukrainians, friends and supporters gathered on Saturday, November 21, at Manhattan’s iconic St. Patrick Cathedral for an ecumenical requiem service and commemorative program dedicated to the memory of Ukraine’s Holodomor, Stalin’s genocide of millions of Ukrainians in 1932-1933. As co-organized by the...

    Kyiv-Mohyla Academy  celebrates 400th anniversary
    Nov27

    Kyiv-Mohyla Academy celebrates 400th anniversary

    KYIV – The National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy celebrated its 400th anniversary in Kyiv with exhibits, concerts and conferences throughout the year, a fund-raising event on October 1 and a spectacular outdoor event on October 15. A benefit reception and banquet under the theme “Freedom, Leadership and Innovation” was held on October 1 at...

    Tatar activists disrupt electricity to Crimea
    Nov27

    Tatar activists disrupt electricity to Crimea

    KYIV – Crimean Tatars last weekend launched their biggest countermeasure since the beginning of the Russian occupation of their homeland by ruining four electricity lines, situated in the neighboring Kherson Oblast, that account for 70 percent of the peninsula’s electricity. Authorities declared a state of emergency on the morning of...

    Klitschko in again as mayor of Kyiv, but it’s no knockout
    Nov27

    Klitschko in again as mayor of Kyiv, but it’s no knockout

    KYIV – In a one-sided affair days ahead of their runoff vote, challenger Boryslav Bereza was reduced to debating a life-sized cardboard cutout of Kyiv’s incumbent mayor on television. Opponent Vitali Klitschko, the former world boxing champion who had stormed into office 16 months earlier on calls for anti-corruption and other reforms, had...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Ukraine’s Naftohaz to sue Russia over Crimean assets
    Nov27

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Ukraine’s Naftohaz to sue Russia over Crimean assets

    The Ukrainian national oil and gas company, Naftohaz Ukrainy, plans to sue Russia over the assets lost in Crimea following the peninsula’s annexation by Russia last year, Naftohaz CEO Andry Kobolev said on November 4 (Interfax, November 4). The seizure by Russia of Chornomor-naftohaz, Naftohaz’s subsidiary for oil and gas deposits in...

    Turkey and Russia: Erdogan’s and Putin’s Dangerous Gambit
    Nov27

    Turkey and Russia: Erdogan’s and Putin’s Dangerous Gambit

    Russian SU-24 jet disintegrates in midair after being struck by a Sidewinder missile from a Turkish F-16 fighter. Photo courtesy Iran Press TV On November 24, 2015, A Turkish F-16 fighter used a sidewinder air to air missile to shoot down a Russian SU-24 fighter bomber for straying into Turkish airspace over Hatay province. The pilot, Lt. Col....