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    Paul Manafort and Russian oligarch had $60 million relationship: Report
    Oct14

    Paul Manafort and Russian oligarch had $60 million relationship: Report

    (Credit: AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Financial ties between a Russian oligarch and President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, are far stronger than what has previously been reported. Manafort is linked to entities that engaged in a a previously unreported $26 million loan with a company owned by Russian oligarch, Oleg...

    Russian Authorities Detain Crimean Tatar Protesters In Crimea
    Oct14

    Russian Authorities Detain Crimean Tatar Protesters In Crimea

    At least nine people have been detained in the Russia-occupied Ukrainian region of Crimea for demonstrating in defense of Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Bans Russian Banknote Featuring Crimean Images
    Oct14

    Kyiv Bans Russian Banknote Featuring Crimean Images

    Ukraine has banned a new Russian banknote that includes images from the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Millions of People in Ukraine Are in Desperate Straits as Winter Approaches
    Oct14

    Millions of People in Ukraine Are in Desperate Straits as Winter Approaches

    The United Nations warns some 4 million people across Ukraine are facing a desperate situation as winter approaches and are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance to survive the bitterly cold months ahead. Ukraine is into its fourth year of war, a war that the United Nations estimates has killed about 10,000 people and injured more than 23,500...

    Is There a Crisis of Liberal Democracy?
    Oct13

    Is There a Crisis of Liberal Democracy?

    For two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, democracy enjoyed unprecedented global preeminence. In Europe and Asia, the most successful web of alliances in history, led by the United States, bonded the world’s liberal democracies, not only through common interests, but through deeply shared values as well. As a result, when the...

    Activist threatened for opposing Ukraine city’s honoring of Nazi SS officer
    Oct13

    Activist threatened for opposing Ukraine city’s honoring of Nazi SS officer

    (JTA) — An activist against fascism who sued a Ukrainian municipality for naming a street for a Nazi SS officer has come under a campaign of intimidation, he said. Mikhail Voroniak, a Red Army veteran, in summer sued the western municipality of Kalush near Lviv for deciding to name a street for Dmytro Paliiv, a commander of the 14th Waffen...

    Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open
    Oct13

    Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has caused alarm in Romania, Russia and Hungary, Romania’s foreign minister said Friday. Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said Ukraine had promised: “no Romanian school will be closed … and no teachers in a...

    How Stalin Hid Ukraine’s Famine From the World
    Oct13

    How Stalin Hid Ukraine’s Famine From the World

    In the years 1932 and 1933, a catastrophic famine swept across the Soviet Union. It began in the chaos of collectivization, when millions of peasants were forced off their land and made to join state farms. It was then exacerbated, in the autumn of 1932, when the Soviet Politburo, the elite leadership of the Soviet Communist Party, took a series...

    Poland Expels Russian Historian Suspected of Hostile Actions
    Oct13

    Poland Expels Russian Historian Suspected of Hostile Actions

    A Polish security official says Poland has expelled a Russian historian on suspicion that he acted against Poland’s interests. A spokesman for the minister in charge of state security, Stanislaw Zaryn, said Friday the man used his contacts among Polish historians and journalists to promote Russia’s viewpoint, to discredit Polish...

    Ukrainian Canadians extend support to Ukraine’s wounded-warrior athletes at Invictus Games
    Oct13

    Ukrainian Canadians extend support to Ukraine’s wounded-warrior athletes at Invictus Games

    OTTAWA – Team Ukraine took home 14 medals from its inaugural participation in the Invictus Games in Toronto. But the athletes, who competed in athletics, power lifting, swimming, archery, cycling and indoor rowing, reached the top of the podium in terms of the support and admiration they received from within and outside the Ukrainian Canadian...