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    Nikki Haley Delivers Strong Condemnation of Russian Actions in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Nikki Haley Delivers Strong Condemnation of Russian Actions in Ukraine

    Nikki Haley, the newly appointed U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, strong condemned Russia on Thursday for supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine amid increased violence in the country. Haley made her first appearance at the U.N. Security Council and did not hold back in threatening to hold Russia accountable by keeping sanctions in...

    ‘Our tanks are ready’: Ukraine braces for an escalation in war
    Feb03

    ‘Our tanks are ready’: Ukraine braces for an escalation in war

    Violence is bubbling over in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...

    Krugman Divulges What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean
    Feb03

    Krugman Divulges What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean

    Click here for reuse options! How would you handle it if you had an employee behaving this erratically? Two weeks into the Trump presidency and Paul Krugman, is already at wit’s end. “America and the world can’t take much more of this,” Krugman writes in Friday’s column.While thoughtful people have been worried about...

    Ukraine mourns fallen soldiers  amid uptick in Kremlin’s Donbas war
    Feb03

    Ukraine mourns fallen soldiers amid uptick in Kremlin’s Donbas war

    KYIV – Hundreds of mourners came to Independence Square on February 1 to honor seven soldiers from the 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade who died defending Avdiyivka in Donetsk Oblast from repeated Russian onslaughts this week. A day after U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, over the phone, combined...

    Ukraine to produce M16 assault rifle in joint venture with U.S. firm
    Feb03

    Ukraine to produce M16 assault rifle in joint venture with U.S. firm

    Ukroboronprom, the state entity responsible for Ukraine’s military-industrial complex, announced that it would begin joint production with the U.S. company Aeroscraft of a Ukrainian variant of the M16 assault rifle – to be renamed the WAC-47. Sergei Mykytyuk, the director of Ukr-oboronprom subsidiary Ukroboronservis, told journalists at a...

    On the deteriorating situation in Avdiyivka
    Feb03

    On the deteriorating situation in Avdiyivka

    U.S. Mission to the OSCE Statement delivered on January 31 by Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Kate M. Byrnes in Vienna to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The statement was released by the U.S. Mission to the OSCE. As our Ukrainian colleague has explained, the situation is dire in […]...

    UCC on Russia’s escalation of attacks against Ukraine
    Feb03

    UCC on Russia’s escalation of attacks against Ukraine

    The following statement was released by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on January 31. For the last several days, the Russian Federation and its proxy forces have unleashed intensive artillery, Grad rocket and mortar shelling of Ukrainian military positions and residential areas near Avdiyivka and surrounding locations. According to the Ukrainian...

    UCCA urges continued U.S. support of Ukraine
    Feb03

    UCCA urges continued U.S. support of Ukraine

    The following statement was released by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on January 30. The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the nation’s largest representative body of Americans of Ukrainian descent, has consistently advocated for Ukraine’s freedom and independence over the course of three-quarters of a...

    Russia’s war in Ukraine must not be ‘forgotten’
    Feb03

    Russia’s war in Ukraine must not be ‘forgotten’

    On January 31, the BBC described the fighting in and around the Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka as “the front line of Europe’s ‘forgotten war,’ ” a characterization if accepted that ranks alongside Nevil Chamberlain’s dismissive remark about Hitler’s demands on Czechoslovakia as “a quarrel in a far-away country between people...

    Ukraine upgrades military potential with new tanks and missiles
    Feb03

    Ukraine upgrades military potential with new tanks and missiles

    Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine, starting in 2014, has naturally had a galvanizing effect on the Ukrainian military-industrial complex and its potential. According to various sources, this progress has been most apparent in areas including heavy weapons and equipment, production of small arms and light weapons, as well as...