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    Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital
    Jun19

    Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital

    A counterdemonstration by a few hundred ultranationalists resulted in scuffles with police in which two officers were injured and six people arrested, Kiev police chief Andrei Krishchenko said. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    48% Of Ukrainians Communicate In Russian
    Jun19

    48% Of Ukrainians Communicate In Russian

    50.5% of the Ukrainian population use the Ukrainian language as the main language of everyday communication, according to a large poll conducted by the leading sociological centers of the country, KIIS, Rating, SOTSIS, and the Razumkov Center. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for a year
    Jun19

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for a year

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    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for a year
    Jun19

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for a year

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for a year
    Jun19

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for a year

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU Foreign Ministers Extend Crimea Sanctions
    Jun19

    EU Foreign Ministers Extend Crimea Sanctions

    European Union foreign ministers have prolonged the bloc’s investment ban against Crimea for another year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Organizer Says Pride Parade In Kiev More Of A “Celebration” This Year
    Jun18

    Organizer Says Pride Parade In Kiev More Of A “Celebration” This Year

    In the Ukranian capital Kiev’s pride parade Sunday, a heavy police presence protected the marchers suppporting LGBT rights. In previous years the event has often been marred by violence.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    Oliver Stone’s Vladimir Putin interviews are accidentally revelatory
    Jun18

    Oliver Stone’s Vladimir Putin interviews are accidentally revelatory

    The director wants to find the humanity in the Russian leader. Too bad he’s not a better interviewer. Every Sunday, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for June 11 through 17 is Showtime’s four-part miniseries The...

    Amid a country and region in turmoil, thousands attend gay pride march in Ukraine’s capital
    Jun18

    Amid a country and region in turmoil, thousands attend gay pride march in Ukraine’s capital

    KIEV, Ukraine — Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital amid tight security Sunday. A counterdemonstration by a few hundred ultranationalists resulted in scuffles with police in which two officers were injured and six people arrested, Kyiv police chief Andrei Krishchenko said. Much of downtown Kyiv was cordoned...

    Thousands Attend Gay Pride March in Ukraine’s Capital
    Jun18

    Thousands Attend Gay Pride March in Ukraine’s Capital

    Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital amid tight security Sunday. A counterdemonstration by a few hundred ultranationalists resulted in scuffles with police in which two officers were injured and six people arrested, Kyiv police chief Andrei Krishchenko said. Much of downtown Kiev was cordoned off and about...