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    Mogherini Defends Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity As EU Weighs Russia Sanctions Extension
    Dec09

    Mogherini Defends Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity As EU Weighs Russia Sanctions Extension

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief reiterated the EU’s “unwavering” support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity as the bloc considered moves to extend economic sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day
    Dec09

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day

    PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time in its history, the Oregon legislature designated the fourth Saturday in November – November 25, 2017 – as Holodomor Remembrance Day in the state. This legislation was introduced at the request of the local Ukrainian American community – another first in the history of the state. It was passed unanimously by...

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers
    Dec09

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers

    Britons who voted for Brexit in the hope of slashing immigration seem set for disappointment. In the farming and food industries at least, any exodus of Polish and Romanian workers may simply be followed by arrivals of Ukrainians and Filipinos. From dairy farms to abattoirs, employers say not enough Britons have an appetite for milking cows...

    Ukraine arrests opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili

    Saakashvili has pushed to galvanize opposition to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other government figures he contends are corrupt …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Prosecutors say emails prove Manafort heavily edited Ukraine op-ed
    Dec09

    Prosecutors say emails prove Manafort heavily edited Ukraine op-ed

    Prosecutors argue that the opinion piece violates a gag order, and that emails show Manafort made dozens of changes in the draft. …read more Source:...

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again
    Dec09

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again

    This time former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili wasn’t rescued from a police van, as he was earlier this week. The stateless politician was taken to a police station.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    How “America First” Turns Into “America Last”
    Dec09

    How “America First” Turns Into “America Last”

    In the first year of Donald Trump, Amerikakritik, a pseudo-academic euphemism for anti-Americanism, has finally made it into the Duden, the German version of the OED. Of course, there is no such thing as anti-Americanism in polite German society; “we are just against this or that U.S. policy/president,” runs the standard disclaimer. In the...

    Ukrainian Law Enforcement Detain Saakashvili, Hours After Calling For March
    Dec09

    Ukrainian Law Enforcement Detain Saakashvili, Hours After Calling For March

    Law enforcement officers have detained Mikheil Saakashvili, hours after the firebrand Ukrainian opposition activist and former Georgian president called on Ukrainians to demonstrate in the capital against the government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...