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    Why the past matters for the future
    Dec02

    Why the past matters for the future

    As Americans sit down to their Thanksgiving meals, Ukrainians commemorate the memory of millions who were murdered in 1932-1933. The last Saturday in November is Holodomor Remembrance Day in Ukraine, a time to mark the anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s engineered starvation of the nation. In the West, the date should also be remembered as a...

    Initiating a dialogue with the next president of the U.S.
    Dec02

    Initiating a dialogue with the next president of the U.S.

    WASHINGTON – The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF), in partnership with the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN), transmitted a set of initial policy recommendations to the Trump-Pence transition team. USUF President Nadia K. McConnell wrote to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence as the head of the transition team: “Support for Ukraine has always been and...

    Georgians and Ukrainians to celebrate their independence anniversaries
    Dec02

    Georgians and Ukrainians to celebrate their independence anniversaries

    NEW YORK – Talents of the World, an international concert organization, will celebrate the friendship between two peoples – Georgians and Ukrainians – with a concert dedicated to the 25th anniversaries of independence of the two nations. Ukraine’s and Georgia’s rich cultures are well represented in the concert with several musical...

    “Ukraine in New York” comes to Columbia University
    Dec02

    “Ukraine in New York” comes to Columbia University

    NEW YORK – Columbia University’s Harriman Institute will be offering a unique course in the spring 2017 semester – “Ukraine in New York” – focusing on the history and development of the Ukrainian community in New York City. Prof. Alexander Motyl of Rutgers University will teach the course, which will be open to both graduate […] …read...

    Russia says Ukraine tried to sabotage Trump campaign by linking Manafort to pro-Kremlin oligarchs
    Dec02

    Russia says Ukraine tried to sabotage Trump campaign by linking Manafort to pro-Kremlin oligarchs

    A top Russian official accused Ukraine this week of interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential race amid renewed discussions in Washington involving Moscow’s own election meddling. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters Wednesday that the Ukrainian government attempted to sabotage President-elect Donald...

    Obama foreign policy: significant success and notable missteps
    Dec02

    Obama foreign policy: significant success and notable missteps

    Barack Obama took office as president with confidence that he could dramatically improve America’s relationships with nations around the world. Eight years later, his foreign policy successes have been significant and his failures apparent. Not surprisingly, he has found campaigning and governing are two very different activities. He...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump
    Dec02

    Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump

    A top Russian official is accusing the Ukrainian government of undermining Donald Trump’s presidential campaign by trashing him on social media and disseminating dirt on one of his close associates.A spokeswoman for Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday contended that the Ukrainian government over the summer damaged Trump’s...

    Putin’s New Foreign Policy Doctrine Claims Nuclear War Unlikely
    Dec02

    Putin’s New Foreign Policy Doctrine Claims Nuclear War Unlikely

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined in his new foreign policy document that the chances of nuclear or large-scale conflict are low, according to a copy of the document on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. Several changes were made to the document known as the “Concept of Russia’s Foreign Policy” which represents the...

    Continue the Unfinished Business of Integrating Russia into the Global Economy
    Dec02

    Continue the Unfinished Business of Integrating Russia into the Global Economy

    J. Andrew Spindler Economics, Eurasia Renewed economic interaction would increase the West’s influence, not lessen it. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of...

    4 Things to Know About ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, Trump’s Pick For Defense Secretary
    Dec02

    4 Things to Know About ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, Trump’s Pick For Defense Secretary

    President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, retired four star Marine Gen. James Mattis, is worried that the U.S. is retreating in a chaotic world. “Right now we have an America that is starting to reduce its role in the world,” Mattis said in a speech at the Heritage Foundation last year. “That’s not good.”...