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    CONFERENCE ADDRESS: U.S. envoy speaks about reform in Ukraine
    Nov13

    CONFERENCE ADDRESS: U.S. envoy speaks about reform in Ukraine

    Excerpted below are remarks by U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council and Kyiv School of Economics Conference on Legal and Governance Reform, which was held in Kyiv on October 30. …What a difference a year makes. When we gathered here last year, the Kremlin-backed war in the east was in full force. […] …read...

    November 21, 2013
    Nov13

    November 21, 2013

    Two years ago, on November 21, 2013, the BBC reported that Ukraine had suspended preparations for a trade deal with the European Union. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) quoted Aleksander Kwasniewski, leader of the EU diplomatic mission to Ukraine, as saying that Kyiv would not sign an Association Agreement (AA) with the EU at the […]...

    Teaching in time of war
    Nov13

    Teaching in time of war

    When I arrived in Lviv at the end of August, I expected to see evidence of the war everywhere. Press reports had given me the impression of a country tottering from repeated blows by an overwhelmingly superior enemy. Some friends seemed surprised I was traveling to Ukraine at all. For the first few weeks, the […] …read more Source: The...

    STATEMENTS AT THE HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL DEDICATION
    Nov13

    STATEMENTS AT THE HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL DEDICATION

    Rep. Sander Levin Following is the statement (remarks as prepared) by Rep. Sander Levin. The text was posted on Rep. Levin’s congressional website. Reverend Clergy, Mrs. Poroshenko. It is my honor to join all of you assembled in such large numbers here. Today is a memorable day for keeping memory alive. Today we are lighting […] …read...

    Ukraine’s soccer clubs perform in European competitions
    Nov13

    Ukraine’s soccer clubs perform in European competitions

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine’s soccer clubs – specifically Shakhtar Donetsk and Dynamo Kyiv in the UEFA Champions League, and Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the UEFA Europa League – continue to climb up the standings. Shkahtar Donetsk, in Group A, is in third place with three points after four matches played. Shakhtar won 3-0 against Malmo (Sweden)...

    Helicopter Crashes in Slovakia, Killing 6
    Nov13

    Helicopter Crashes in Slovakia, Killing 6

    Ukrainian helicopter crashes in Slovakia near border with Ukraine, killing 6 …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian helicopter crashes in Slovakia near border with Ukraine, killing 6
    Nov13

    Ukrainian helicopter crashes in Slovakia near border with Ukraine, killing 6

    Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak says a Ukrainian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people. …read more Source: FOX...

    What to do Friday: Tattoo Fest, Hawksley Workman and free beer (at artist talk)
    Nov13

    What to do Friday: Tattoo Fest, Hawksley Workman and free beer (at artist talk)

    Friday, Nov. 13 Last week we had Halloween, this week it’s Friday the 13th. Boo! SES Carny performs a sideshow at the Tattoo Festival The Ottawa Tattoo Festival brings artists from across Canada and the world to ink and share their techniques, including legends Aaron Bell, Brian Everrett, Sailor Jerry Swallow, Robin Labreche and Skintricate...

    Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6
    Nov13

    Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6

    Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak says a Ukrainian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russians offer ‘broad cooperation’ in effort to avoid ban
    Nov13

    Russians offer ‘broad cooperation’ in effort to avoid ban

    MOSCOW (AP) — In an effort to avoid a ban from track and field, Russia offered “broad cooperation” on doping reforms on Friday, including the creation of a new anti-doping agency. Track’s governing body is to decide later Friday on whether to suspend Russia from competition following a World Anti-Doping Agency commission’s report that...