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    Ukraine Tries to Reinforce Embattled Airport
    Jan18

    Ukraine Tries to Reinforce Embattled Airport

    Ukraine rushed fresh troops and supplies Saturday to the devastated remains of a key airport near the Russian border as explosions and heavy rebel gunfire shook the area and hopes for peace talks continued to fade. Troops described the shelling by pro-Russian separatists at Donetsk airport as some of the worst of the nine-month rebellion, with...

    Explosions rock east Ukraine airport as battle intensifies
    Jan17

    Explosions rock east Ukraine airport as battle intensifies

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Clashes between Ukraine’s army and pro-Russian rebels for control of a battered airport intensified Saturday, with explosions and heavy gunfire shaking the area throughout much of the day and at least six more people killed.The battle for Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine saw Kiev rush reinforcements to the...

    Meet The Bears And Goblins Singing In Ukraine’s Wackiest Festival
    Jan17

    Meet The Bears And Goblins Singing In Ukraine’s Wackiest Festival

    The Ukrainian festival of Malanka is as wacky as they come. One night every year, Ukrainian villagers dress up as bears, goblins and other characters, and parade in the streets singing traditional songs. According to Spiegel Online, revelers go from house to house playing pranks and telling stories. The festival is held on Jan. 14, New...

    Fighting Rages Anew At Ukraine Airport, Three Soldiers Killed
    Jan17

    Fighting Rages Anew At Ukraine Airport, Three Soldiers Killed

    (Reuters) – Fighting raged on Saturday at the main airport of Ukraine’s city of Donetsk as separatists resumed attempts to break the tenuous grip of government forces on the complex and Kiev’s military said three more Ukrainian soldiers had been killed. With attempts to restart peace talks stalled, pro-Russian rebels have...

    MH17: Seeking Answers Six Months on
    Jan17

    MH17: Seeking Answers Six Months on

    Six months on from the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine, the families of many of the victims are still seeking answers. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Battles Rages at Ukrainian Airport
    Jan17

    Battles Rages at Ukrainian Airport

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting raged on Saturday at the main airport of Ukraine’s city of Donetsk as separatists resumed attempts to break the tenuous grip of government forces on the complex and Kiev’s military said three more Ukrainian soldiers had been killed. With attempts to restart peace talks stalled, pro-Russian rebels have...

    Fugitive Ukrainian Official To Work Under Putin Associate
    Jan17

    Fugitive Ukrainian Official To Work Under Putin Associate

    A fugitive former Ukrainian interior minister accused of unleashing deadly force against antigovernment protesters last year says he will work for a Russian state-owned technology conglomerate led by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s longtime associate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lithuania: Stay calm in case of foreign invasion
    Jan17

    Lithuania: Stay calm in case of foreign invasion

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania’s defense ministry is advising its citizens how to react in case of war, reflecting jitters over neighboring Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and a recent increase of reported airspace violations in the Baltic region. The booklet, written by military experts and already available on the...

    Lithuania: Stay calm in case of foreign invasion
    Jan17

    Lithuania: Stay calm in case of foreign invasion

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania’s defense ministry is advising its citizens how to react in case of war, reflecting jitters over neighboring Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and a recent increase of reported airspace violations in the Baltic region. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s Six-Man Pikkardiyska Tertsiya Brings Patriotic Message Across Canada
    Jan17

    Ukraine’s Six-Man Pikkardiyska Tertsiya Brings Patriotic Message Across Canada

    The Ukrainian vocal sextet Pikkardiyska Tertsiya (tercia.net.ua) is on tour across Canada, bringing their program Koliaduiemo razom!, or Let’s Carol Together! in time for Ukrainian Christmas celebrations, which officially end this weekend. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...