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    Trump’s new Ukraine envoy to visit country’s embattled east
    Jul21

    Trump’s new Ukraine envoy to visit country’s embattled east

    The Trump administration’s new special representative for Ukraine negotiations is making his first trip to embattled eastern Ukraine. The State Department says Kurt Volker departs Friday for eastern Ukraine, where … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Is Trump Bad News for Putin?
    Jul21

    Is Trump Bad News for Putin?

    When it emerged that Donald Trump had had a second, unscheduled and unsupervised chat with Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, the media’s already-overstressed conspirometer dialed up to 11. But what if the real story now is less one of collusion with the Russians as collision with everyone else?In his formal meeting with Putin, Trump...

    5 more Ukrainian soldiers have been killed as a bloody surge in fighting continues
    Jul21

    5 more Ukrainian soldiers have been killed as a bloody surge in fighting continues

    Fifteen soldiers have been killed and 24 more have been wounded in the last three days. …read more Source: Business...

    Exxon fined $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions against Russia under Rex Tillerson
    Jul21

    Exxon fined $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions against Russia under Rex Tillerson

    Current U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil company’s chief executive when Exxon violated sanctions imposed after Russia’s armed actions against Ukraine, the Treasury said. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Poroshenko Blames Russia For Recent Deaths Of Eight Soldiers In Country’s East
    Jul21

    Poroshenko Blames Russia For Recent Deaths Of Eight Soldiers In Country’s East

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has blamed Russia for the recent deaths of eight Ukrainian soldiers in its eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk, where Moscow-backed separatists have intensified shelling of Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    11th Ukrainian Cultural Festival attracts thousands to Soyuzivka
    Jul21

    11th Ukrainian Cultural Festival attracts thousands to Soyuzivka

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – Thousands of people, hailing from venues ranging from California to Ukraine, converged at the 11th Ukrainian Cultural Festival held on Friday-Sunday, July 14-16, at Soyuzivka Heritage Center. The largest Ukrainian festival in the United States, it is organized by the Ukrainian National Foundation (UNF), under the patronage of...

    Ukraine-EU summit  in Kyiv focuses  on bolstering ties
    Jul21

    Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv focuses on bolstering ties

    KYIV – At the European Union-Ukraine summit in Kyiv on July 12-13, both sides hailed strengthening relations in the wake of the EU’s final approval of an Association Agreement with Kyiv earlier that week and the bloc’s decision to grant visa-free travel to Ukrainians last month. “On June 11, precisely one month ago, Ukrainians got […]...

    “Separatists” criticized over call for creation of “Malorossiya”
    Jul21

    “Separatists” criticized over call for creation of “Malorossiya”

    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region have announced what they say is the creation of a new state called “Malorossiya,” or Little Russia – a declaration that was swiftly condemned by Kyiv. The announcement on July 18 appeared to be the latest twist in attempts by the separatists who seized territory with Russian help...

    Russia-backed separatists confirm they’re holding RFE/RL contributor
    Jul21

    Russia-backed separatists confirm they’re holding RFE/RL contributor

    WASHINGTON – Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s war-torn eastern Donetsk region have confirmed that they are holding a blogger from eastern Ukraine who contributes to the Ukrainian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), according to a former Ukrainian lawmaker. The journalist, Stanislav Aseyev, who writes under the name...

    MH17 victims remembered three years after jet’s downing
    Jul21

    MH17 victims remembered three years after jet’s downing

    More than 2,000 relatives gathered in the Netherlands to unveil a memorial to family members who were killed when a passenger jet was shot down by a missile over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima on July 17 attended the ceremony to dedicate the memorial to MH17’s victims in Vijfhuizen park, near […]...