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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout
    Nov27

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — Tyson Fury will hold a slight weight advantage over Wladimir Klitschko when he takes on the Ukrainian for his heavyweight titles in Duesseldorf on Saturday night.The undefeated British fighter (24 wins, 18 KOs) weighed in at 112 kilograms (247 pounds), while Klitschko came in at 111.5 kilos (246 pounds) on Friday.The...

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout
    Nov27

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — Tyson Fury will hold a slight weight advantage over Wladimir Klitschko when he takes on the Ukrainian for his heavyweight titles in Duesseldorf on Saturday night. …read more Source: U.S....

    Central, eastern Europe protest Russian gas pipeline project
    Nov27

    Central, eastern Europe protest Russian gas pipeline project

    PRAGUE (AP) — Slovakia’s economy minister says his country will join forces with other Central and Eastern members of the European Union to protest a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany.The plan, known as Nord Stream 2, already received angry reactions from some, including Ukraine and...