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    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
    Dec02

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to maintain its major initiatives regarding Ukraine and add new ones in the areas of cyber-security and visas. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon

    Ukraine will hold referendums in the near future on whether to seek NATO and European Union memberships, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ivanka Trump was instrumental in Michael Flynn becoming national security advisor, report says
    Dec02

    Ivanka Trump was instrumental in Michael Flynn becoming national security advisor, report says

    Friday brought another reminder that Ivanka Trump has massively downplayed her role in her father’s presidential campaign, transition and White House administration. Related Articles Former Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI about Russian contacts; Jared Kushner implicated How the Flynn guilty plea is playing in the media...

    What in the world is going on  in Russia-backed Luhansk ‘republic’?
    Dec02

    What in the world is going on in Russia-backed Luhansk ‘republic’?

    November 23 KYIV – Residents of “separatist”-controlled Luhansk awoke on November 21 to an all-too-familiar and distressing scene: masked, heavily armed men on armored vehicles patrolling the streets of the war-wracked eastern Ukrainian city. It captured the attention of those not only on the ground but in Kyiv and Moscow and beyond. And for good...

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort In $11.65 Million Bail Deal
    Dec02

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort In $11.65 Million Bail Deal

    Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has agreed to an $11.65 million bail agreement with the special counsel investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, Manafort’s lawyer says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
    Dec02

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011

    Valeria Bystriskaia being crowned Miss Universe Germany in Berlin, July 7, 2011. (Courtesy of Bystriskaia) (JTA) — Last week, the story of a Jewish woman competing in the Miss Germany competition went viral, appearing in JTA along with media outlets around the world. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers told her she was the first Jewish woman to get...

    Patriarch Filaret Says Ukrainian Church Will Never Go Back To Moscow Patriarchate
    Dec01

    Patriarch Filaret Says Ukrainian Church Will Never Go Back To Moscow Patriarchate

    The head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Filaret, has said the Ukrainian church will never go back under the control of the Moscow Patriarchate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Isn’t Going Away in Ukraine
    Dec01

    Russia Isn’t Going Away in Ukraine

    Lyle J. Goldstein Security, Europe The developing escalation spiral needs to be halted before it ends in total catastrophe. The North Korea situation seems to bring U.S. national security “back to the future,” inviting Americans to seriously contemplate the prospect of nuclear war for the first time in decades. That is regrettable, and this...

    Victim’s Father Detonates Grenades At Ukraine Murder Trial, Killing Self And Defendant
    Dec01

    Victim’s Father Detonates Grenades At Ukraine Murder Trial, Killing Self And Defendant

    Police say a man detonated two grenades during a murder trial in the Ukrainian town of Nikopol on November 30, killing himself and a defendant and injuring nine other people as shrapnel sprayed through the courtroom. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...