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    Anne Applebaum receives honorary doctorate at NaUKMA
    Jan05

    Anne Applebaum receives honorary doctorate at NaUKMA

    KYIV – Anne Applebaum, journalist, historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, received an honorary doctorate at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (known by the acronym NaUKMA) during a ceremony on December 16, 2017, in a packed university auditorium filled by over 750 students. Many of the students asked excellent questions after...

    Crimean peninsula as playground for Russian-Ukrainian spy war
    Jan05

    Crimean peninsula as playground for Russian-Ukrainian spy war

    A Russian court in occupied Sevastopol back on November 16, 2017, sentenced Ukrainian former military expert Dmitry Shtyblykov to five years imprisonment in a strict penal colony (Regnum, November 16). Mr. Shtyblykov worked at the think tank Nomos, which, prior to the illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, operated in Sevastopol. A year earlier,...

    U.S. ambassador visits children’s rehab center in Lviv
    Jan05

    U.S. ambassador visits children’s rehab center in Lviv

    LVIV – U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch visited the Dzherelo Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Lviv on November 23, 2017. She met with the children and young people of the center during a tour of the facility. Dzherelo has been serving children with disabilities in the Lviv Region since 1993. It serves 170 children daily […]...

    Saakashvili Says Criminal Charges Against Him Are ‘Ludicrous’
    Jan05

    Saakashvili Says Criminal Charges Against Him Are ‘Ludicrous’

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now an outspoken Ukrainian opposition figure, accused the presidents of Ukraine and Georgia of conspiring against him after a Tbilisi court sentenced him to three years in prison in absentia for abuse of power. Saakashvili made the charge during a news conference in Kyiv on January 5. (RFE/RL’s...

    The Steele dossier, explained
    Jan05

    The Steele dossier, explained

    Republican senators want the author of the “pee tape” document arrested. Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) made the first criminal referral from congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election on Friday in a surprising way. They requested charges not against anyone involved in the underlying crimes...

    Germany Calls For Setting Up UN Peacekeeping Mission In Ukraine Before Russian Election
    Jan05

    Germany Calls For Setting Up UN Peacekeeping Mission In Ukraine Before Russian Election

    Germany’s foreign minister is calling for the establishment of an armed UN peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine before Russia’s March presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks
    Jan05

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks

    Top White House adviser H.R. McMaster says one of the most important tasks in defending U.S. national security is to reveal Russia’s “insidious” interference in elections worldwide to prevent Moscow from meddling again in the democratic process. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Aide Sues U.S. Counsel Probing Alleged Russian Election Meddling
    Jan05

    Trump Aide Sues U.S. Counsel Probing Alleged Russian Election Meddling

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman has sued Special Counsel Robert Mueller, alleging that the prosecutor overreached by pursuing charges that are unrelated to his mission to investigate alleged Russian interference in the presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks
    Jan05

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks

    Top White House adviser H.R. McMaster says one of the most important tasks in defending U.S. national security is to reveal Russia’s “insidious” interference in elections worldwide to prevent Moscow from meddling again in the democratic process. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Activist Lawyer Nozdrovska Died Of Stab Wounds
    Jan05

    Ukrainian Activist Lawyer Nozdrovska Died Of Stab Wounds

    The National Police office of the Kyiv region says activist attorney Iryna Nozdrovska died of multiple stab wounds in what was described as a “violent death.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...