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    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man and his pregnant Ukrainian fiancee will not face charges in the United Arab Emirates following their arrest for having sex outside of marriage, a South African newspaper reported Friday. Charges against Emlyn Culverwell and fiancee Iryna Nohai were dropped in Abu Dhabi, The Herald reported. It quoted the...

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    A South African man and his pregnant Ukrainian fiancee will not face charges in the United Arab Emirates following their arrest for having sex outside of marriage, a South African … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Klimkin’s testimony before U.S. Senate subcommittee
    Mar10

    Klimkin’s testimony before U.S. Senate subcommittee

    Following is the text of testimony before the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Appropriations, presented on March 7 by Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin. The text was released by the Ukrainian Embassy in the U.S. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to testify before you...

    “Baba Babee Skazala” documentary seeks funding to complete project
    Mar10

    “Baba Babee Skazala” documentary seeks funding to complete project

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukrainian American filmmaker Matej Silecky’s documentary film, “Baba Babee Skazala,” features interviews with post-World War II immigrants who came to the United States after living as displaced persons. Mr. Silecky’s Kitsune Tale Productions hopes “to foster independent creative and artistic projects, using...

    Plast to hold jubilee jamboree in Germany
    Mar10

    Plast to hold jubilee jamboree in Germany

    MUNICH, Germany – In 1947, after having survived two world wars, members of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization met in the Bavarian Alps to commemorate the organization’s 35th anniversary. They gathered in the town of Mittenwald, which translates as “in the middle of the forest.” Although Bavaria was foreign to Ukrainian scouts, the...

    Trump’s alleged computer server connection with a Russian bank continues to be investigated
    Mar10

    Trump’s alleged computer server connection with a Russian bank continues to be investigated

    (Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) An alleged computer server connection between the Trump Organization and Alfa Bank, an influential financial institution in Russia with connections to both the Russian and Ukrainian elite, is still being investigated by the FBI, according to a new report by CNN. The FBI’s counterintelligence team, which...

    The Daily Vertical: Post-Truth On Trial
    Mar10

    The Daily Vertical: Post-Truth On Trial

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years
    Mar10

    Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years

    Critical American infrastructure like the electric grid will remain vulnerable to catastrophic cyber attacks from Russia and China for at least 10 years, according to a Pentagon study. A report by a Defense Science Board task force concludes that the decade-long cyber vulnerabilities must be mitigated while the Pentagon quickly creates new cyber...

    Culinary Feminism and Banksy Goes to Bethlehem: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Mar10

    Culinary Feminism and Banksy Goes to Bethlehem: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Things Only Seem to Change Linda Kinstler | Mary Review “When Ukraine greeted the Euromaidan Revolution in November 2013, memories of the 2004 Orange Revolution, a protest against political corruption that ultimately had little impact on government integrity, still lingered in the public imagination. The country had grown perilously accustomed to...

    Russia and Revolution at KGB Bar
    Mar10

    Russia and Revolution at KGB Bar

    If you haven’t yet made plans for where to celebrate the centennial of the 1917 Russian Revolution, consider KGB. During the Cold War, this second-floor barroom was the headquarters of Little Ukraine’s own semi-secret Socialist club. “The F.B.I. used to watch the comings and goings from an apartment across the street,” Dan Christian,...