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    Meet The Young Revolutionary Taking Ukrainian Politics By Storm
    Nov20

    Meet The Young Revolutionary Taking Ukrainian Politics By Storm

    In just under a year, Hanna Hopko has gone from being a ringleader in anti-government protests to taking a seat in Ukraine’s new parliament. Her trajectory is symbolic of the momentous shifts Ukraine has undergone in the past 12 months. Her story also highlights the challenges faced by the young activists who ousted former President Victor...

    UN: Killings, Displacement Increase In Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN: Killings, Displacement Increase In Ukraine

    GENEVA (AP) — Nearly 300 people were killed since Oct. 18 in fighting which continues in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement, United Nations human rights investigators said Thursday. A new report from the U.N. monitoring team in Ukraine said at least 4,317 people have been killed — up from the 4,042 deaths reported in October — from...

    UN: More Than 950 Killed Despite Ukraine Truce
    Nov20

    UN: More Than 950 Killed Despite Ukraine Truce

    ​The United Nations says fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed an average of 13 people a day since a cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian rebels was signed on September 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    E. Ukraine: Starving and scared
    Nov20

    E. Ukraine: Starving and scared

    The battle for control of eastern Ukraine is exacting a heavy toll on the area’s residents, who are fighting just to survive as winter sets in. …read more Source:...

    Faces Of The Maidan: Where Are They Now?
    Nov20

    Faces Of The Maidan: Where Are They Now?

    One year after the beginning of the Maidan protest movement that changed the course of Ukraine’s history, RFE/RL went back to talk to some of the memorable people who were heavily involved in those tumultuous events. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Concerns Raised Over Crimean Tatars Fighting With IS
    Nov20

    Concerns Raised Over Crimean Tatars Fighting With IS

    Ruslan Saitvaliyev, the leader of the recently revived Crimean Muftiate of Taurida, has said that as many as 500 militants from Crimea are fighting with the Islamic State (IS) group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    André Glucksmann in His Voltairean Garden
    Nov20

    André Glucksmann in His Voltairean Garden

    How many of us remember that Europe is a new and unprecedented political creation born from the triple rejection of Nazism, Communism, and colonialism? How many continue to venerate the models of lucidity and courage, the examples of combativeness and greatness, that were the Vaclav Havels, the Sakharovs, the founders of Solidarnosc, the fiery...

    UN says killings, displacement on the rise in Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN says killings, displacement on the rise in Ukraine

    United Nations human rights investigators say the number of killings and people displaced by fighting in Ukraine continues to rise despite the Sept. 5 announcement of a cease-fire. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian-Made Oysters, Foie Gras? Not A Problem, Say Farmers In Sanctions-Hit Russia
    Nov20

    Russian-Made Oysters, Foie Gras? Not A Problem, Say Farmers In Sanctions-Hit Russia

    Initiatives are cropping up across Russia to replace Western food products banned by Moscow. But consumers are already feeling the sting of sanctions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Soldiers Fire At OSCE Observers In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov20

    Ukrainian Soldiers Fire At OSCE Observers In Eastern Ukraine

    A Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) positioned in Ukraine by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) reported late on Wednesday that Ukrainian soldiers had fired at an international team of observers while they were travelling east from Kurakhovo, about 19 miles west of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. According to the SMM...