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    Experts urge U.S. Congress  and Trump to arm Ukraine
    Jun23

    Experts urge U.S. Congress and Trump to arm Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan task force made up of former U.S. defense officials, ambassadors, and security experts renewed calls for the United States to give lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine. On June 21, the National Security Task Force of the Friends of Ukraine Network urged the United States to provide a range of weapons, intelligence […]...

    The Poroshenko-Trump meeting
    Jun23

    The Poroshenko-Trump meeting

    It was another good week for Ukraine in Washington. President Petro Poroshenko met with President Donald Trump and other key officials in the U.S. administration to press his case that Ukraine is a success story and that it is fighting for its freedom and democracy. “There never was such a powerful visit,” Mr. Poroshenko was […] …read more...

    Even direct costs of Putin’s aggression are unsustainable, says analyst
    Jun23

    Even direct costs of Putin’s aggression are unsustainable, says analyst

    The indirect costs of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea, as well as his military muscle-flexing elsewhere – which resulted in the isolation of Russia internationally and greater repression and human suffering domestically – are perhaps incalculable. But the direct costs for the military can be measured, and they...

    June 27, 1992
    Jun23

    June 27, 1992

    Twenty-five years ago, on June 27, 1992, 11,815 people gathered at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway, N.J., to watch the first international game between the national teams of Ukraine and the United States of America. The 0-0 draw was deemed a triumph for Ukraine. “It was a tremendous, tremendous success for the Ukrainian team,” said Ukrainian […]...

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine began in 1991, according to expert
    Jun23

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine began in 1991, according to expert

    Moscow began its efforts to undermine Ukraine, not in 2013 in reaction to the Maidan, as many encouraged by Russia believe, but already in 1991, Kyiv military expert Nikolay Sungurovsky says. And those efforts began because Moscow feared that “a successful Ukraine would threaten the territorial integrity of Russia.” “Russia reacted aggressively...

    Holodomor Education Conference 2017 gives educators tools to teach about Ukraine’s genocide
    Jun23

    Holodomor Education Conference 2017 gives educators tools to teach about Ukraine’s genocide

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Educators from across Canada, the United States and Ukraine assembled in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to attend the second Holodomor Education Conference: “Education–Awareness–Action” (HEC-2017) on May 5-7, at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). The conference was organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium...

    Who is Felix Sater? Meet the shady Russian investor who may be a centerpiece of the investigation
    Jun23

    Who is Felix Sater? Meet the shady Russian investor who may be a centerpiece of the investigation

    Felix Sater; Donald Trump (Credit: Youtube/Felix Sater/Getty/Molly Riley) This is what happens when candidates aren’t fully vetted during their campaigns. We end up with a president like Donald Trump, who admittedly might have won the election anyway, even if he’d spilled the beans about the myriad skeletons in his closet. Trump was...

    Q&A: Putin Critic Weighs in on ‘Putin Interviews’ Series
    Jun23

    Q&A: Putin Critic Weighs in on ‘Putin Interviews’ Series

    As the dust from Oliver Stone’s politically explosive (or not, depending upon which American you ask) “Putin Interviews” begins to settle, Russian viewers were just finishing the concluding episode Thursday. In the United States, where the controversial series — four hourlong episodes — was made available to Showtime subscribers June 12-15,...

    New French Gov’t Reaches Out to Moscow, Despite Differences Over Future of Assad, Ukraine
    Jun23

    New French Gov’t Reaches Out to Moscow, Despite Differences Over Future of Assad, Ukraine

    With a focus on the fight against terrorism, France’s new government is reaching out to Russia in line with President Emmanuel Macron’s call late last month for a new start after several chilly years. …read more Source: CNS...

    U.S. Says Ukrainian Separatists ‘Harassing’ Monitors To Prevent Reporting Of Violations
    Jun23

    U.S. Says Ukrainian Separatists ‘Harassing’ Monitors To Prevent Reporting Of Violations

    The United States on June 22 accused Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine of a campaign of “violence and harassment” against international monitors aimed at preventing them from reporting truce violations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...