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    World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations meets in Stockholm
    Oct16

    World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations meets in Stockholm

    STOCKHOLM – The World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations (WFUWO) held its 2015 annual general meeting in Stockholm, on September 3-5. Over 50 participants, including 20 official delegates from member organizations and guests from 12 countries, including Ukraine and Sweden, took part in reviewing the previous year, discussing...

    The situation in Ukraine and challenges for the Ukrainian community in the U.S.
    Oct16

    The situation in Ukraine and challenges for the Ukrainian community in the U.S.

    Events at the Maidan, the subsequent invasion and illegal annexation of Crimea, and the unprovoked invasion of eastern Ukraine by the Russian military had a profound impact on both Ukraine and the Ukrainian diaspora. One of the consequences in Ukraine was the extraordinary and totally unexpected surge of a volunteer movement that mobilized a...

    Is Eastern Europe Any More Xenophobic Than Western Europe?
    Oct16

    Is Eastern Europe Any More Xenophobic Than Western Europe?

    An anti-immigration protest in Dresden, Germany Hannibal Hanschke / ReutersAngela Merkel has arrived fashionably late to the chicest global party of the fall: the bash-Eastern-Europe bash. In a closed-door meeting last week, the German chancellor became the latest figure to criticize Eastern European governments for their isolationist response to...

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker
    Oct16

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament has voted to sanction an arrest in absentia of the sole lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea last year. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker currently in hiding in the US
    Oct16

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker currently in hiding in the US

    The Russian parliament has voted to sanction an arrest in absentia of the sole lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea last year. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker
    Oct16

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament has voted to sanction an arrest in absentia of the sole lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea last year. The State Duma voted Friday to let law enforcement officials arrest Ilya Ponomarev, who is suspected of embezzlement related to his work for a state-funded technological foundation. Ponomarev,...

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker
    Oct16

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker

    The Russian parliament has voted to sanction an arrest in absentia of the sole lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea last year. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker
    Oct16

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament has voted to sanction an arrest in absentia of the sole lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea… …read more Source:...

    Lviv Gets Ukraine’s First Bike-Sharing Scheme
    Oct16

    Lviv Gets Ukraine’s First Bike-Sharing Scheme

    In the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, the first stations have been set up for a new bicycle-sharing scheme — the first of its kind in Ukraine. New bike lanes are also under construction, making Lviv the most bike-friendly city in the country. Local authorities plan to dramatically increase bike use, but admit they still have a long way to...

    What Bernie Sanders Is Missing
    Oct16

    What Bernie Sanders Is Missing

    Lucy Nicholson / ReutersBernie Sanders didn’t prepare much for Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate. And on foreign policy, it showed. It began when Anderson Cooper asked the Vermont senator “what would you do differently” than Hillary Clinton about the conflict in Syria. Sanders answered that, “We should be putting together...