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    Merkel: 10 years in office and no signs of stopping
    Nov21

    Merkel: 10 years in office and no signs of stopping

    Angela Merkel marks her 10th anniversary at the helm of Germany on Sunday, becoming only the third post-World War II chancellor to hit that milestone. Over Merkel’s decade in charge, she has presided over Germany’s strong re-emergence on the world scene — showing leadership in the European financial crisis, pioneering the use of...

    Poroshenko Hails EU Parliaments’ Ratification Of Association Agreement
    Nov21

    Poroshenko Hails EU Parliaments’ Ratification Of Association Agreement

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the parliaments of all European Union member states have completed the process of ratifying the bloc’s Association Agreement with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kuwait arrest raises specter of Ukraine black market as source of arms for ISIS
    Nov20

    Kuwait arrest raises specter of Ukraine black market as source of arms for ISIS

    The arrest in Kuwait of a Lebanese man with ties to the Islamic State has raised the specter that Ukraine’s notorious illicit arms market may be a source of weapons for the the militant group. One senior Ukrainian official with access to intelligence agency reports told Mashable on Friday that it is “plausible” the man, arrested...

    Kharkiv Fights Tooth And Nail Against Ukraine Decommunization Process
    Nov20

    Kharkiv Fights Tooth And Nail Against Ukraine Decommunization Process

    November 21 marks the completion of a key phase in Ukraine’s push to get rid of place names and public art honoring figures from the Soviet Union. But in some locales — including the country’s second-largest city, Kharkiv — the local authorities are doing all they can to stymie the effort. …read more Source: Radio...

    Religious leaders of Ukraine appeal to President Obama
    Nov20

    Religious leaders of Ukraine appeal to President Obama

    WASHINGTON – Representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations met with Obama administration officials on November 9, delivering a letter to the president calling for the U.S. government to play a greater role in delivering aid to the millions in Ukraine in dire need of humanitarian assistance as the...

    Trudeau carries on tough-talk tradition with Putin
    Nov20

    Trudeau carries on tough-talk tradition with Putin

    OTTAWA – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made good on his election-campaign promise to confront “the bully that is Putin” when he had a brief conversation with the Russian President on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey. Mr. Trudeau said he told Vladimir Putin that Russia must end its “interference” in Ukraine. […]...

    Minsk armistice implementation in Ukraine officially postponed
    Nov20

    Minsk armistice implementation in Ukraine officially postponed

    Meeting on November 6 in Berlin, the ministers of foreign affairs of the “Normandy” group (Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine) finally acknowledged that the Minsk armistice cannot be implemented by this year’s end, as originally intended. They agreed to postpone the implementation into next year, without setting another deadline. The Russian,...

    Ukraine advances to Euro 2016 in France after win over Slovenia
    Nov20

    Ukraine advances to Euro 2016 in France after win over Slovenia

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine’s men’s national team advanced to the Euro 2016 European soccer championship after a 1-1 draw with Slovenia on November 17 in Maribor. Slovenia opened the scoring in the 11th minute by Bostjan Cesar and Andriy Yarmolenko equalized for Ukraine in extra time of the second half (90 +7). Ukraine won 2-0 […]...

    Follow-up: HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL DEDICATION
    Nov20

    Follow-up: HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL DEDICATION

    More than 1,000 march to White House WASHINGTON – More than 1,000 activists took part in an early evening march on November 7 from Union Station, the location near the recently unveiled Holodomor monument, to the White House. Marchers, who carried blue-and-yellow flags of Ukraine and many dressed in Ukrainian embroidery, snaked through the...

    Ukraine Weapons To ISIS? Kiev Denies Charge After Islamic State Terrorists Caught In Kuwait
    Nov20

    Ukraine Weapons To ISIS? Kiev Denies Charge After Islamic State Terrorists Caught In Kuwait

    The Ukrainian military has denied knowledge of how its weapons made it into the hands of Islamic State group terrorists in Kuwait. Lebanese citizen Osama Khayat was arrested in Kuwait with weapons that he said were purchased in Ukraine and would be delivered to militant group in Syria via smuggling routes in Turkey. …read more Source:...