: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine is toppling Lenins 20 years too late
    Sep29

    Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine is toppling Lenins 20 years too late

    The Lenin statue in Kharkiv was the biggest in Ukraine. Perhaps that’s why it lasted longer than most, escaping what has been called the Leninfall — the mass teardown of monuments to the Soviet Union’s founder that Ukraine’s Euromaidan revolution set off this year. It is now toppled, too, but it’s hard to see what that...

    Kelly McParland: Obama’s about-face blows a hole in soft power’s fantasy world
    Sep29

    Kelly McParland: Obama’s about-face blows a hole in soft power’s fantasy world

    President Barack Obama sudden about-face at last week’s high-profile UN gathering has only exacerbated the difficulty “progressives” have in sorting out how to bring order to the world. Mr. Obama came to office preaching one approach — dialogue, diplomacy, co-operation, brotherhood — and it didn’t work. Now he’s trying bombs....

    9 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetsk
    Sep29

    9 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetsk

    Nine Ukrainian soldiers are killed by tank fire at the airport in the flashpoint city of Donetsk, the country’s state news agency reports …read more Source:...

    12 killed in worst east Ukraine shelling in a week
    Sep29

    12 killed in worst east Ukraine shelling in a week

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Eastern Ukraine has suffered the worst violence in more than a week as fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops in the region killed at least 12 people and wounded 32, officials said Monday. […] the city council of Donetsk said in a statement published online that at least three civilians were killed...

    Moscow Court Prolongs Detention For Ukrainian Director
    Sep29

    Moscow Court Prolongs Detention For Ukrainian Director

    A Moscow court has extended the pretrial detention of Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who was arrested in Crimea and accused of plotting terrorist attacks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s pro-Europe movement gets Lech Walesa’s human rights award
    Sep29

    Ukraine’s pro-Europe movement gets Lech Walesa’s human rights award

    Ukraine’s pro-Europe movement Euromaidan, which staged the protests in Kiev that led to the ousting of former President Viktor Yanukovych, has been awarded with the 2014 Lech Walesa award. …read more Source: FOX...

    Meet ‘Hunter’, The American Fighting for the Ukrainian Separatists
    Sep29

    Meet ‘Hunter’, The American Fighting for the Ukrainian Separatists

    With his face hidden behind a camouflage balaclava and an assault rifle slung over his shoulder, “Hunter” looks like other separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine. What distinguishes him from his brothers in arms in the Vostok (East) battalion, an irregular pro-Russian militia fighting government forces, is his American accent –...

    Ukraine fighting leaves 12 dead, 32 wounded
    Sep29

    Ukraine fighting leaves 12 dead, 32 wounded

    Eastern Ukraine has suffered the worst violence in more than a week as fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops …read more Source: Toronto...

    Belarusian KGB Nabs Sellers Of Paintings From ‘Yanukovych’s Residence’
    Sep29

    Belarusian KGB Nabs Sellers Of Paintings From ‘Yanukovych’s Residence’

    The Belarusian State Security Committee (KGB) has detained several suspects who attempted to sell paintings they say are by famous artists and were taken from the residence of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Seven Ukrainian Soldiers Killed as Fighting Near Donetsk Airport Disrupts Ceasefire
    Sep29

    Seven Ukrainian Soldiers Killed as Fighting Near Donetsk Airport Disrupts Ceasefire

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed when separatist shelling hit their armoured vehicle near Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said on Monday, putting a fragile ceasefire under further strain. It was the largest loss of life among Ukrainian soldiers in a single incident since the ceasefire came into force on Sept. 5 and...