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    Saakashvili’s resignation: Start  of parliamentary election campaign?
    Nov18

    Saakashvili’s resignation: Start of parliamentary election campaign?

    The sudden resignation of the governor of Odesa Oblast, Georgia’s former President Mikheil Saakashvili, roiled the Ukrainian media landscape last week (November 7). Mr. Saakashvili was appointed to head the coastal Black Sea province in May 2015 by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, a long-time personal friend. He attributed his...

    Moscow hopes Trump administration will give Russia free hand to suppress Syria and Ukraine
    Nov18

    Moscow hopes Trump administration will give Russia free hand to suppress Syria and Ukraine

    The news of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton conceding the race to Donald Trump was met with spontaneous applause by the Kremlin-controlled State Duma (the lower house of the Russian Parliament) during a plenary session. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the Kremlin-linked flamboyant nationalist politician and leader of the Liberal...

    Ukrainian Who Masqueraded As U.S. High School Student Sentenced To Prison
    Nov18

    Ukrainian Who Masqueraded As U.S. High School Student Sentenced To Prison

    A Ukrainian man who lied about his name and his age while attending high school in the United States has been ordered to spend two months in prison on federal fraud charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Victims of 1932-1933 Holodomor remembered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    Nov18

    Victims of 1932-1933 Holodomor remembered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

    NEW YORK – Hundreds of Ukrainian Americans from the tri-state area and beyond gathered at the landmark St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, November 12, for the annual commemoration of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine that killed millions in Ukraine in 1932-1933. They came, as Bishop Paul Chomnycky said in his opening remarks, because...

    Remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.N.
    Nov18

    Remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.N.

    Text of remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations, Volodymyr Yelchenko, delivered on November 13 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. This month Ukraine and Ukrainians of the whole world commemorate the 83rd anniversary of a most terrible catastrophe, the artificial famine known as [the] Holodomor of 1932-1933. [The] Holodomor is...

    Ukraine’s Merchant of Death in S. Sudan
    Nov18

    Ukraine’s Merchant of Death in S. Sudan

    The war profiteers answer to critics who say theyre fueling carnage in the worlds newest country? Somebodys gonna do it. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The U.S. Voted Against a U.N. Anti-Nazi Resolution. Here’s Why
    Nov18

    The U.S. Voted Against a U.N. Anti-Nazi Resolution. Here’s Why

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States was one of three countries to vote against a U.N. resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism on Thursday, citing freedom of speech issues and concerns that Russia was using it to carry out political attacks against its neighbors. The resolution entitled “Combating glorification of Nazism, Neo-Nazism...

    U.S., Ukraine Vote Against Russian Measure Condemning Nazism At UN
    Nov18

    U.S., Ukraine Vote Against Russian Measure Condemning Nazism At UN

    The United States joined Ukraine in voting against a United Nations resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism, citing freedom of speech concerns and saying Russia sponsored the measure as a political attack against Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    More Olympic Athletes From Russia, Former Soviet States Lose Medals
    Nov18

    More Olympic Athletes From Russia, Former Soviet States Lose Medals

    Ten more athletes, mostly weightlifters and wrestlers from Russia and former Soviet states, have been stripped of medals they won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics after failing doping retests. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama’s World: Utopian Myth?
    Nov18

    Obama’s World: Utopian Myth?

    Speaking in Greece on his valedictory trip to Europe as president, Barack Obama struck a familiar theme: “we are going to have to guard against a rise in a crude form of nationalism, or ethnic identity, or tribalism that is built around an ‘us’ and a ‘them’ … “[T]he future of humanity and the future of the world is going to be defined...