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    Is Europe’s aviation watchdog about to effectively isolate half of Ukraine?
    Oct13

    Is Europe’s aviation watchdog about to effectively isolate half of Ukraine?

    On September 20, the Kharkiv City Council sent an appeal, addressed to Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, regarding concerns over recent actions by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Specifically, the appeal cites a draft bulletin allegedly sent by the EASA to the Ukrainian State Aviation Service (SAS), proposing restrictions...

    Kyiv moves to label Russia as aggressor in Donbas war
    Oct13

    Kyiv moves to label Russia as aggressor in Donbas war

    KYIV – Ukraine last week took a legislative step closer to reflect the fact that Russia is waging war against this nation of 42.5 million people – an unprovoked invasion that saw Crimea annexed and 3 percent of the easternmost Donbas region occupied by Kremlin-led forces nearly four years ago. On October 6, the Verkhovna Rada passed a law in the...

    Poland says it’s repelled a 3rd Russian hacking attack
    Oct13

    Poland says it’s repelled a 3rd Russian hacking attack

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s defense minister says the nation’s cyber experts have successfully repelled a third hacking attempt from Russia but warns the cyberattack threat is mounting. Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Friday the recent attack targeted companies in Ukraine that also have offices in other countries,...

    Repeal and Replace In Farsi
    Oct13

    Repeal and Replace In Farsi

    President Trump is expected to announce today that he cannot certify Iran’s compliance with the terms of the agreement over its nuclear program that it entered into with the United States and five other nations in 2015. The president’s decision, according to the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, will commence a 60-day...

    Mexican Saints and Ukrainian Bakeries: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Oct13

    Mexican Saints and Ukrainian Bakeries: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    To Combat Gentrification in Mexico City, Two Artists Invented a Patron Saint Maya Kroth | Pacific Standard “In Mexico, which rivals the Democratic Republic of the Congo in income inequality, displacement by gentrification has only made things worse. And the artists say corruption from real estate speculators and local politicians—even the...

    Leftists and the Jews
    Oct13

    Leftists and the Jews

    Editor’s note: The following remarks were delivered by Rabbi Shalom Lewis on the second day of Rosh Hashanah at the congregation Etz Chaim in Atlanta, Georgia. The words I am about to share will be riddled with controversy. Some will squirm in their seats and I will squirm here on the bima but they are words I must express. I have never...

    Hungary, Ukraine Clash Over Kyiv’s New Language Law
    Oct13

    Hungary, Ukraine Clash Over Kyiv’s New Language Law

    The foreign ministers of Hungary and Ukraine clashed on Thursday over Ukraine’s new law banning teaching in minority languages, with Budapest threatening to retaliate by blocking Ukraine’s aspirations to integration in the European Union. Hungary said on Tuesday it would ask the EU to review its ties with Ukraine over Kiev’s...

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education
    Oct12

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has expressed concerns over articles in Ukraine’s new education law relating to teaching in minority languages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat
    Oct12

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat

    Activists in Ukraine demonstrated with a live goat outside Prague’s embassy in Kyiv on October 12, after controversial comments made earlier this week by Czech President Milos Zeman. He told the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg on October 10 that Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region was a...

    Hungary, Ukraine still at odds over Ukraine education law
    Oct12

    Hungary, Ukraine still at odds over Ukraine education law

    Hungary’s foreign minister says his country will continue to withhold its support for Ukraine’s further integration with the European Union as long as Ukraine’s new education law remains unchanged. …read more Source: FOX...