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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, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to the country.Ukraine’s security services banned singer Yulia Samoylova from entering… …read more Source:...

    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:...

    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 […]...

    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...

    “Bitter Harvest,”  a Ukrainian tragedy
    Apr14

    “Bitter Harvest,” a Ukrainian tragedy

    Dear Editor: A 5-year-old puts his ear to the ground on his mother’s grave without shedding a tear. He is probably showing his strength to his two younger sisters, hardly able to walk, as their father buries her. There is no one to help, as the villagers are starving to death. This heartbreaking scene from […] …read more Source: The...

    Putin must go, Donbas must be freed  for normalized relations with Russia
    Apr14

    Putin must go, Donbas must be freed for normalized relations with Russia

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea and military engagement in eastern Ukraine have taken their toll on Ukrainians’ attitude toward relations between the two countries. According to a recent study, only 49 percent believe that a normalization of relations is possible in the distant future, while a mere one in 10 believes a swift improvement...

    Russia will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest over an argument with Ukraine
    Apr14

    Russia will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest over an argument with Ukraine

    “In our view this represents discrimination against the Russian entry, and of course our team will not under any circumstances agree to such terms.” …read more Source: Business...

    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...

    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,...