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    Ukraine opens criminal probe  against Stalin and Beria  for Crimean Tatar deportations
    May26

    Ukraine opens criminal probe against Stalin and Beria for Crimean Tatar deportations

    Ukrainian officials have announced a criminal investigation into Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his secret police chief, Lavrenty Beria, for the mass deportation of Muslim Tatars from the Crimean Peninsula during World War II, which killed tens of thousands. The investigation, announced on May 18 by the Prosecutor General’s Office, is...

    More on Ukrainians’ contributions to science
    May26

    More on Ukrainians’ contributions to science

    Dear Editor: Many thanks to Eugene Stakhiv for the very interesting and informative article on “Ukraine’s technological ‘fingerprints’ ” (April 8). It is indeed important for us to realize the many contributions that Ukrainians have made to the world of science. I would like to add the name of one more remarkable Ukrainian physicist,...

    NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia: Get out of Ukraine
    May26

    NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia: Get out of Ukraine

    There is an old saying: When the going gets tough, the tough get going. It’s been a long time since the world order has hovered on the brink as it is doing now. In the European Union, some members are leaving, while others are reversing course from open societies to insular ones. North Korea is […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Book talk by Timothy Snyder attracts full house at U.N.
    May26

    Book talk by Timothy Snyder attracts full house at U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS – More than 100 people gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York to hear Prof. Timothy Snyder, who was the guest speaker at a discussion on May 16 that was hosted by the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the U.N. He was introduced by Yuri Vitrenko, charge d’affairs of the mission, […] …read more Source: The...

    Krauthammer slams Trump for ommitting one simple phrase in NATO speech
    May26

    Krauthammer slams Trump for ommitting one simple phrase in NATO speech

    Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer was not fond of President Trump’s speech before NATO on Thursday, and he set forth many criticisms including the important omission of a very simple phrase. He explained his complaints to Martha MacCallum Thursday on Fox News. “Well I think we’re looking at the wrong thing,” Krauthammer...

    Podcast: The Not-So-Velvet Divorce
    May26

    Podcast: The Not-So-Velvet Divorce

    Bit by bit, Ukraine is severing the ties that bind it to Russia. Where will this not-so-velvet divorce lead? Listen to the new Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This Turkish Businessman Is At The Heart Of Mike Flynn’s Foreign Entanglements
    May26

    This Turkish Businessman Is At The Heart Of Mike Flynn’s Foreign Entanglements

    Ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn has kept out of sight as the federal investigation into his foreign ties ramps up. He’s eschewed public appearances and communicated almost exclusively through his team of lawyers since he was forced out of the Trump administration in February. Flynn’s former lobbying client, however, is...

    Ukrainians Say FBI Questioning Them About Manafort—At Last
    May26

    Ukrainians Say FBI Questioning Them About Manafort—At Last

    KIEV—The Ukrainian parliamentarian Mustafa Nayyem says the FBI has come to him at last, asking about Paul Manafort, who had a long record as a political operative serving pro-Russian figures here before he became the campaign manager for Donald Trump last year. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainians Express Outrage Over U.S. Sculptor’s Seated Ballerina
    May26

    Ukrainians Express Outrage Over U.S. Sculptor’s Seated Ballerina

    Ukrainians have taken to the Internet to criticize U.S. artist Jeff Koons over his sculpture of a sitting ballerina recently installed in New York, saying it appears remarkably similar to a work by a Ukrainian artist. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    White House Reviews Sanctions On Russia Over Aggression In Ukraine
    May26

    White House Reviews Sanctions On Russia Over Aggression In Ukraine

    The Trump White House is reviewing the series of sanctions imposed on Russia by the Obama administration and has no position right now on whether to maintain them, a top Trump official said on May 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...