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    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine barred the Russian entrant from traveling to the country. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Carter Page’s Accounts Of Russia Ties Keep Shifting
    Apr14

    Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Carter Page’s Accounts Of Russia Ties Keep Shifting

    Carter Page, a onetime foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign, is eager to clear his name. After coming under scrutiny by the FBI and the press for his ties to Kremlin-linked officials, Page has conducted interview after interview in an attempt to downplay his interactions with the Russian government and business...

    Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Carter Page’s Accounts Of Russia Ties Keep Shifting
    Apr14

    Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Carter Page’s Accounts Of Russia Ties Keep Shifting

    Carter Page, a onetime foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign, is eager to clear his name. After coming under scrutiny by the FBI and the press for his ties to Kremlin-linked officials, Page has conducted interview after interview in an attempt to downplay his interactions with the Russian government and business...

    Gontareva, fearless head of NBU, resigns after tackling ‘zombie’ banks, oligarchs
    Apr14

    Gontareva, fearless head of NBU, resigns after tackling ‘zombie’ banks, oligarchs

    KYIV – As the outgoing central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva will be a hard act to follow. Her resignation on April 10 expectedly came after the International Monetary Fund released an additional $1 billion as part of its $17.5 billion country support program, and after three years as head of the National Bank of Ukraine […] …read more...

    Ukrainian-led design team awaits decision on Ottawa’s Victims of Communism memorial
    Apr14

    Ukrainian-led design team awaits decision on Ottawa’s Victims of Communism memorial

    OTTAWA – An architectural team led by a Ukrainian Canadian is expecting a decision by month’s end as to whether its design has been selected to bring life to a long-awaited Victims of Communism memorial in the Canadian capital in the spring of 2019. The design by Ontario architect Wiktor Moskaliuk, Ukrainian American architect Larysa […]...

    Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad’
    Apr14

    Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad’

    NEW YORK – The Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (UNWLA) was honored on March 29 by the Association of Charities of Ukraine with its top award in the category Aid from Abroad. The annual awards recognizing groups and individuals active in charitable endeavors have been held since 2012, although the Charitable Ukraine competition...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russian agitprop pervades  Central and Eastern Europe
    Apr14

    Russian agitprop pervades Central and Eastern Europe

    The outbreak of the mass Euro-Maidan street protests in Kyiv (2013) and Russia’s subsequent aggression against Ukraine convinced the Kremlin of the need to project Russian “soft power” to blunt any response from Europe. However, Western countries ostracized Russia, particularly after it illegally and forcibly annexed Crimea. Consequently,...

    Moscow’s laughs not to be trusted in the Baltics
    Apr14

    Moscow’s laughs not to be trusted in the Baltics

    A STRATCOM study shows that Ukraine had success with countering Russia’s humor attacks by launching its own “laugh offensive.” The Baltic governments and non-governmental organizations (NGO) can draw lessons from this Ukrainian experience. Humor is a much more powerful “soft warfare” weapon in Russia’s hands than one might think. This...

    Tillerson asks: “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?”
    Apr14

    Tillerson asks: “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?”

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” That question was posed by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to European foreign affairs ministers on April 11 in Lucca, Italy, where the Group of Seven was meeting. A story filed by Bloomberg said it was an offhand remark that left the diplomats […] …read more...