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Section: US & Canada

    ASU seeks applicants  for study of Ukrainian as “critical language”
    Nov17

    ASU seeks applicants for study of Ukrainian as “critical language”

    PHEONIX – Under the leadership of the Melikian Center’s new director, Prof. Keith Brown (formerly of Brown University), the Critical Languages Institute (CLI) at Arizona State University’s Melikian Center will offer first-year Ukrainian summer intensive language courses beginning in 2018. Groundwork for the Ukrainian program was laid...

    Ambassador Steven Pifer discusses his new book
    Nov17

    Ambassador Steven Pifer discusses his new book

    PHILADELPHIA – Steven Pifer was the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine in 1998-2000; his 27-year diplomatic career focused on U.S. relations with the nations of the former Soviet Union and Eurasia. His book “The Eagle and the Trident” appeared in July. The 374-page account is subtitled “U.S.-Ukraine Relations in Modern Times” and depicts Kyiv’s...

    Plast scouts enjoy merit badge weekend
    Nov17

    Plast scouts enjoy merit badge weekend

    EAST CHATHAM, N.Y. – The Plast New York branch’s adult scouts (age 18-35) organized Merit Badge Weekend on Friday-Sunday, September 29-October 1 at the Vovcha Tropa campsite in upstate new York. This field trip originated several years ago as an opportunity for members of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization age 12-18 to complete the...

    New documentary “Recovery Room” receives high marks at Hartford screening
    Nov17

    New documentary “Recovery Room” receives high marks at Hartford screening

    HARTFORD, Conn. – On Saturday, October 14, Hartford-area residents had an opportunity to view “Recovery Room,” a dramatic, award-winning documentary about today’s war-ravaged Ukrainian soldiers and the efforts of dedicated medical specialists from Ukraine and Canada who are helping them heal. The film opens with a taut back history of the...

    Ancient Scythian Gold Treasure Sparks Diplomatic Spat Between Russia and the Netherlands Over Crimea
    Nov17

    Ancient Scythian Gold Treasure Sparks Diplomatic Spat Between Russia and the Netherlands Over Crimea

    Judges in the Netherlands said that the gold, originally from Crimea, may be returned to Ukraine instead. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Bureau Investigating Prosecutor-General
    Nov17

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Bureau Investigating Prosecutor-General

    Ukrainian anticorruption investigators have opened a criminal case into suspected unlawful enrichment by the country’s powerful prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dodgy ‘Hackers’ Target Bellingcat Investigators Who Call BS on Moscow
    Nov17

    Dodgy ‘Hackers’ Target Bellingcat Investigators Who Call BS on Moscow

    “Personal data of veterans Ukrainian ATO,” one of the tweets, before linking to a cache of allegedly hacked data, published Thursday reads. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    OSCE Head Says Minsk Must Be Implemented, With Or Without Peacekeepers
    Nov17

    OSCE Head Says Minsk Must Be Implemented, With Or Without Peacekeepers

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said that regardless of a potential UN peacekeeping operation in eastern Ukraine — where government forces are have been battling pro-Russian separatists since 2014 — both sides must implement the full range of measures in the Minsk peace agreements. In an interview...

    Don’t Be Fooled by These 12 Foods With Really Tricky Names
    Nov17

    Don’t Be Fooled by These 12 Foods With Really Tricky Names

    Rocky Mountain oysters aren’t actually oysters. “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare once asked. Well, everything. Food-wise, when it comes to names, the particular label or nickname an ingredient or dish carries can mean the difference between enjoying your meal or being repulsed by testicles when you really wanted seafood. Naming...

    Putin Isn’t Interested in Helping America
    Nov17

    Putin Isn’t Interested in Helping America

    Toward the end of his twelve-day trip to Asia, President Trump tweeted, “When will all the haters and fools out there realize that having a good relationship with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing. There [sic] always playing politics — bad for our country. I want to solve North Korea, Syria, Ukraine, terrorism, and Russia can greatly...