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    Marine Le Pen says she may lift Russia sanctions if elected
    Mar24

    Marine Le Pen says she may lift Russia sanctions if elected

    She said she would consider what she had to do to swiftly lift European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis if elected. …read more Source: Business...

    Shevchenko Prize laureate Malkovych offers eloquent defense of the Ukrainian language
    Mar24

    Shevchenko Prize laureate Malkovych offers eloquent defense of the Ukrainian language

    KYIV – When Ivan Malkovych, the renowned poet and book publisher, took the podium to accept this year’s Taras Shevchenko National Prize for literature, he passionately exalted the Ukrainian language and voiced disapproval for how the award’s namesake is portrayed in society. The selection committee for the nation’s most...

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov
    Mar24

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov

    A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent.Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Information Security Doctrine: Breakthrough or veneer of change?
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s Information Security Doctrine: Breakthrough or veneer of change?

    On February 25, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko approved an Information Security Doctrine to address this specific subset of the “numerous national security threats faced by Ukraine” (President.gov.ua, February 25). In describing the main threats to the country in the domain of information security, the document explicitly names the Russian...

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea
    Mar24

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea

    Crimean journalist Mykola Semena has gone on trial on separatism-related charges in the Russian-controlled territory, telling reporters minutes before the hearing that he is innocent. The judge adjourned the trial on March 20 for two weeks shortly after it got under way, following a motion by the defense to provide for a more open and […]...

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls  on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”
    Mar24

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”

    “Bitter Harvest” is a love story, set against the backdrop of the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine. Produced by prominent Ukrainian Canadian Ian Ihnatowycz, the film brings the tragedy of the Famine-Genocide to audiences around the world. Set between the two world wars and based on historical events, “Bitter Harvest” conveys the untold story of the...

    PHOTO FOLLOW-UP: Ukrainian Days in Washington
    Mar24

    PHOTO FOLLOW-UP: Ukrainian Days in Washington

    …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    April 2, 1951
    Mar24

    April 2, 1951

    Sixty-six years ago, on April 2, 1951, The Ukrainian Weekly wrote about Russian imperialist propaganda and American Russian advisors. The article cited four varieties of propaganda based on anti-Communist Russian imperialism – the extreme right monarchists, Russian Social-Democrats, Mensheviks and Russian nationalists. In the first few months of...

    Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea
    Mar24

    Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea

    Three years ago, Russia occupied the Crimean peninsula, lopping off a part of Ukraine’s territory. Moscow sent troops into Crimea on February 28, 2014, in what the chair of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine’s acting president, Oleksandr Turchynov, said was “brazen and unjustified aggression, thinly veiled as ‘protecting Russian...

    Trump’s Former Campaign Manager Agrees To Testify In Russia Probe
    Mar24

    Trump’s Former Campaign Manager Agrees To Testify In Russia Probe

    A senior Republican lawmaker says President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager has volunteered to speak to a U.S. congressional committee about its investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...