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    Toronto International Film Festival screens new Maidan film
    Sep25

    Toronto International Film Festival screens new Maidan film

    TORONTO – The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which runs from September 10 to 20 and features 289 films from 79 countries, again includes a film about the Maidan – “Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom” by Evgeny Afineevsky. Born in Kazan, Russia, in 1972, Afineevsky had a full film making career in […] …read...

    Poroshenko, Putin to address United Nations this weekend
    Sep25

    Poroshenko, Putin to address United Nations this weekend

    KYIV – It’s no coincidence that the warring in Donbas has calmed this month, with relatively few casualties and injuries, Kyiv experts said. The Russian government was satisfied with the decision of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s Parliament, to approve on August 31 the first reading of constitutional amendments establishing a specific...

    Ukraine seeks to blunt Russia’s U.N. veto power
    Sep25

    Ukraine seeks to blunt Russia’s U.N. veto power

    Ukraine has stepped up its effort to restrict Russia’s use of its veto in the U.N. Security Council, which Kyiv says has enabled the Kremlin to block international action to punish Moscow for “aggression.” In a resolution unanimously adopted on September 16, the Ukrainian Parliament called for urgent reform of the Security Council, in which...

    Poroshenko Awards Ukrainian Filmmaker, Activist Jailed In Russia
    Sep25

    Poroshenko Awards Ukrainian Filmmaker, Activist Jailed In Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded medals to film director Oleh Sentsov and activist Oleksandr Kolchenko, two Ukrainians who were controversially imprisoned in Russia last month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UCC participates in Yalta European Strategy meeting
    Sep25

    UCC participates in Yalta European Strategy meeting

    KYIV – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) participated in the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, held in Kyiv on September 10-12. YES is the “go to” conference for the current state of affairs of Ukraine and brings together many of the top political, defense and finance leaders from around the world. Before the […] …read...

    Ukraine will be in EU within a decade, likely in NATO too, Lithuanian expert says
    Sep25

    Ukraine will be in EU within a decade, likely in NATO too, Lithuanian expert says

    Vladimir Putin’s effort to block Ukraine’s integration with Europe by trying to spark a civil war in the former Soviet republic has failed, Leonidis Donskis says; and consequently, Kyiv, despite its current difficulties, can look forward to becoming a full member of the European Union sometime within the next 10 years. Moreover, the...

    The chilling side to Russia’s claims about Yatsenyuk as a Chechnya fighter
    Sep25

    The chilling side to Russia’s claims about Yatsenyuk as a Chechnya fighter

    Russian Investigative Committee claims that Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk once fought against Russia in Chechnya aroused hilarity and some excellent flights of Photoshop fantasy following publication of an interview with the head of the committee, Alexander Bastrykin. It was left to the Russian propaganda channel Life News to mention...

    Ukraine bans Aeroflot, other Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine: PM
    Sep25

    Ukraine bans Aeroflot, other Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine: PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is banning Russian airlines, including Aeroflot, from flying to Ukraine, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine government says will propose more sanctions on Russian firms
    Sep25

    Ukraine government says will propose more sanctions on Russian firms

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian government said on Thursday it would propose additional sanctions against Russian companies, adding to a… …read more Source:...

    Kyiv Protests Kazakh Schoolbooks Saying Crimea ‘Part Of Russia’
    Sep25

    Kyiv Protests Kazakh Schoolbooks Saying Crimea ‘Part Of Russia’

    The Ukrainian Embassy in Kazakhstan has demanded an explanation from Kazakh authorities over new schoolbooks describing Ukraine’s annexed Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...