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    Russia’s denial of Ukrainian identity at heart of library closure in Moscow
    Jun09

    Russia’s denial of Ukrainian identity at heart of library closure in Moscow

    KYIV – Russia’s timeworn orchestrated efforts to denigrate Ukrainian identity and culture were on full display this week when a judge convicted the head of the country’s only state-run Ukrainian literature library located in Moscow for “extremism.” A municipal court on June 5 in the capital gave Natalia Sharina, a native Muscovite and...

    INTERVIEW: Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan on his background and his work
    Jun09

    INTERVIEW: Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan on his background and his work

    Serhiy Zhadan is a Kharkiv-based internationally known poet, novelist, musician and activist. He will be performing in “1917-2017 Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs,” a new Yara Arts Group piece at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club on June 9-25. He was interviewed in New York in April during his U.S. reading tour, which included The Ukrainian […]...

    UNWLA in Holmdel hosts “Music of Survival” film screening
    Jun09

    UNWLA in Holmdel hosts “Music of Survival” film screening

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – On May 6 Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Branch 98 of Holmdel/Middletown, N.J., sponsored a screening of the documentary film, “Music of Survival, the Story of the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus” at the theater of the Middletown Arts Center in Middletown, N.J. The film tells the inspiring story of the original 17...

    UAV commemorates Memorial Day in front of its monument
    Jun09

    UAV commemorates Memorial Day in front of its monument

    SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – Mathew Koziak, national monument officer of the Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV), who is responsible for the upkeep and beautification of the monument dedicated to all Ukrainian American servicemen and women who served in the U.S. armed forces, arranged with Metropolitan Anthony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the...

    Belarus Sends Chechen Man Back To Russia Despite Fears For His Life
    Jun09

    Belarus Sends Chechen Man Back To Russia Despite Fears For His Life

    Belarusian authorities have sent a man who is wanted in Chechnya back to Russia despite pleas from relatives and warnings from human rights activists that he could be tortured or killed by Chechen law-enforcement authorities. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Who’s The Separatist Here?
    Jun09

    The Daily Vertical: Who’s The Separatist Here?

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Communism Victims Remember
    Jun09

    Communism Victims Remember

    “Do not listen to what the Communists promise, just watch their actions…Search the truth by talking to victims of Communism,” recently warned Truc Brown, a refugee from Vietnamese Communism. Available for public appearances in the Anticommunism Action Team’s (ACAT) Speakers Bureau, she and other individuals now provide powerful testimony of...

    Comey handed Mueller a fat case file on Trump
    Jun09

    Comey handed Mueller a fat case file on Trump

    James Comey refused to say on Thursday if he believed President Donald Trump obstructed justice. But the ousted FBI director gave Robert Mueller plenty to work with as the special counsel investigates whether the president or his allies committed any crimes.During two riveting hours before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey testified Trump...

    Britney Spears’s Instagram is secretly being used by Russian hackers
    Jun08

    Britney Spears’s Instagram is secretly being used by Russian hackers

    In order to hack foreign governments, military officials, and embassies, Russian hackers are now using Britney Spears in their operations by posting cryptic comments on her Instagram photos. Hackers at Turla, a group believed to be linked to Moscow, are using Instagram comments on Britney Spears’s photos to control their hacking operation,...

    White House Says Russia Sanctions To Remain Until Ukraine Crisis Resolved
    Jun08

    White House Says Russia Sanctions To Remain Until Ukraine Crisis Resolved

    A spokeswoman for U.S. President Donald Trump says sanctions against Russia for its interference in Ukraine would remain in place until the crisis is resolved. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...