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    What Is the Future of NATO?
    Jun09

    What Is the Future of NATO?

    Jacob Heilbrunn Security, Europe What is the future of NATO? How significant is the debate over Article V? What policy should Washington adopt towards Ukraine? Will the German Bundeswehr play an increasingly important role in coming years? Does the American nuclear force need to be modernized or is the cost simply prohibitive? Philip M....

    Congress Is Gearing up for More Russia Sanctions
    Jun09

    Congress Is Gearing up for More Russia Sanctions

    Jacob Heilbrunn, Dimitri Alexander Simes Politics, Editor’s Note: In our latest Facebook Live interview (please like our Facebook page to see more of these events) Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of the National Interest, sat down with Dimitri Alexander Simes, a reporter-intern at the National Interest, to discuss the Trump administration, the GOP...

    Glavin: Canada’s oldest and best friends are barely functioning
    Jun09

    Glavin: Canada’s oldest and best friends are barely functioning

    The political chaos that has paralyzed the United Kingdom with the crippling of Theresa May’s Conservative government at the polls Thursday is an instructive illustration of the disruptive anxiety and exhaustion sweeping the West that Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland warned about in her address to the House of Commons this week. A...

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar laid to rest in crypt of Patriarchal Cathedral in Kyiv
    Jun09

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar laid to rest in crypt of Patriarchal Cathedral in Kyiv

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Funeral services for Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, the former primate of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church (UGCC) who died on May 31, were held in Lviv and Kyiv from June 1 through June 5. The divine liturgy and the burial rite for Cardinal Husar took place at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of […] …read more...

    Pope Francis pays final respects to Cardinal Lubomyr Husar
    Jun09

    Pope Francis pays final respects to Cardinal Lubomyr Husar

    Vatican CITY – In a heartfelt personal letter, Pope Francis has expressed his desire to “be among those praying to the heavenly Father” for the “chosen soul of our Brother” Cardinal Lubomyr Husar. The holy father noted the “extraordinary influx of people” paying their respects to the former head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church. This, […]...

    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...

    Controversies over proposed Crimean Tatar autonomy in Ukraine
    Jun09

    Controversies over proposed Crimean Tatar autonomy in Ukraine

    While Ukraine continues to battle joint Russian-separatist forces in the Donbas, it is simultaneously facing a great dilemma over the Crimean Tatar question and the future status of the Crimean peninsula, both of which represent serious long-term challenges. The post-Viktor Yanukovych government in Kyiv wanted to change the previous “unjust”...

    Russian electronic warfare in Ukraine: Between the real and the imaginable
    Jun09

    Russian electronic warfare in Ukraine: Between the real and the imaginable

    The outbreak of war in the Donbas region (April 2014) turned Ukraine into one of the main targets of Russian information warfare, information-psychological operations, as well as cyberattacks and electronic warfare. Within the past three years, Ukraine has been subjected to no less than 7,000 cyberattacks. Ukrainian cyber expert Sergey Radkevych...

    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...