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    GG Julie Payette meets with Ukrainian president and Canadian soldiers
    Feb10

    GG Julie Payette meets with Ukrainian president and Canadian soldiers

    Gov. Gen. Julie Payette concluded her visit to Ukraine with a meeting on Thursday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko who thanked Canada for its “firm position of support for our country’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence from the very first minutes of the Russian aggression.” During a joint press conference at the...

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation
    Feb10

    Chicago community marks centennial of Ukraine’s independence proclamation

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s Ukrainian community marked the 100th anniversary of the January 22, 1918, historic date when Ukraine’s Central Rada, headed by historian Mykhailo Hrushevsky, declared independence and broke ties with Russia. The Central Rada evolved into the fundamental governing institution of the Ukrainian National Republic and...

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’
    Feb10

    LGBT In Crimea: ‘People Are Afraid’

    LGBT people in Crimea have told RFE/RL how life has changed since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Don’t Send Arms to Ukraine
    Feb10

    Don’t Send Arms to Ukraine

    Ukrainian politicians anticipate that the Trump administration will soon decide to send “lethal aid” to their country, which is embroiled in an armed conflict with Russia along its eastern border, Foreign Policy reports. Sending arms to Ukraine would be a terrible idea. It would needlessly escalate tensions between Russia and the West...

    Moldova Says Troops To Join Military Maneuvers In Romania
    Feb10

    Moldova Says Troops To Join Military Maneuvers In Romania

    The Moldovan Defense Ministry says its troops will participate in military exercises in Romania along with troops from the United States, Georgia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and the host country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Don’t Send Arms to Ukraine
    Feb10

    Don’t Send Arms to Ukraine

    Ukrainian politicians anticipate that the Trump administration will soon decide to send “lethal aid” to their country, which is embroiled in an armed conflict with Russia along its eastern border, Foreign Policy reports. Sending arms to Ukraine would be a terrible idea. It would needlessly escalate tensions between Russia and the West...

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Delay Key Bills To Attend Trump Prayer Breakfast
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Delay Key Bills To Attend Trump Prayer Breakfast

    As many as 50 Ukrainian lawmakers are believed to have attended a religious event in Washington, meaning they were not in Kyiv to tackle crucial legislation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Global Anti-Libertarian Crusade
    Feb10

    Russia’s Global Anti-Libertarian Crusade

    One of the surreal twists of the past year in American politics has been the rapid realignment in attitudes toward Russia. Democrats, many of whom believe that Russian interference was key to Donald Trump’s unexpected victory last November, are now the ones sounding the alarm about the Russian threat. Meanwhile, quite a few...

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Delay Key Bills To Attend Trump Prayer Breakfast
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Delay Key Bills To Attend Trump Prayer Breakfast

    As many as 50 Ukrainian lawmakers are believed to have attended a religious event in Washington, meaning they were not in Kyiv to tackle crucial legislation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Kyiv skirts reforms, public faces higher borrowing costs
    Feb10

    As Kyiv skirts reforms, public faces higher borrowing costs

    KYIV – Ukraine must service more than $21 billion of debt over the next two years as it struggles to further unlock a $17.5 billion economic recovery lending program with the International Monetary Fund that has been hampered by compliancy issues. Kyiv has eschewed the principal demand of Western backers and lenders to create an […] …read...