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    Bellingcat: Russia used ‘fake evidence’  to point finger at Kyiv in downing of MH17
    Jul22

    Bellingcat: Russia used ‘fake evidence’ to point finger at Kyiv in downing of MH17

    MOSCOW – The Russian Defense Ministry published doctored, misdated satellite imagery to support its suggestion that Ukraine was responsible for downing a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, the independent investigation group Bellingcat alleges in a new report. The report provides an overview of Bellingcat’s exhaustive open-source...

    Canadian Minister Chrystia Freeland lauds trade deal with her ancestral homeland
    Jul22

    Canadian Minister Chrystia Freeland lauds trade deal with her ancestral homeland

    OTTAWA – The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) represents an “endorsement” of the Ukrainian economy and efforts by the Ukrainian government and people to strengthen it and build prosperity, according to the Ukrainian Canadian Cabinet minister who signed the pact on Canada’s behalf. “This agreement is about Canada strengthening and...

    Young politicians of Ukraine create new Democratic Alliance party
    Jul22

    Young politicians of Ukraine create new Democratic Alliance party

    KYIV – Representatives of Euro-Optimists inter-faction group and civic platform Nova Krayina on June 30 announced they had established a new political party. “A new platform is launched on the basis of the party Democratic Alliance. It will involve, so to say, new forces: social activists, people who were on the Maidan, who sacrificed their […]...

    July 21, 2011
    Jul22

    July 21, 2011

    Five years ago, on July 21, 2011, the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) announced it would be ending its space shuttle program, following the landing of the Atlantis space shuttle (STS-135) – marking the last of the 135 space shuttle missions. Leonid Kadenyuk, a payload specialist with the National Space Agency of Ukraine, who...

    On the second anniversary of the downing of MH17
    Jul22

    On the second anniversary of the downing of MH17

    President Petro Poroshenko issued a statement on July 17 in Kyiv. Ukraine remembers every victim of the MH17 tragedy. Terrorism is inadmissible in any form and perpetrators of this tragedy must be punished. Civil aircraft Malaysian Boeing 777 was shot down by Russian terrorists who used weaponry produced and supplied by Russia. A lot has […]...

    Ukrainian pro sports update: tennis
    Jul22

    Ukrainian pro sports update: tennis

    Women rule the professional Ukrainian tennis world these days with a whopping 40 ladies listed in the current WTA rankings list. The men’s side totals four noted Ukrainians with Alexandr Dolgopolov holding strong (No. 37) and Sergiy Stakhovsky free-falling down the rankings to No. 85. Ilya Marchenko of Ukraine (No. 84) and Ukrainian...

    Memorial For Slain Journalist Sheremet
    Jul22

    Memorial For Slain Journalist Sheremet

    Ukrainians bade farewell to a journalist killed by a car bombing on the streets of Kyiv, as police investigations continued. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UAV at ceremonies honoring heroes
    Jul22

    UAV at ceremonies honoring heroes

    ELLENVILLE, N.Y. – During the long Independence Day weekend, the Organization for Defense of Four Freedoms for Ukraine (ODFFU) held its annual ceremony honoring heroes – all those Ukrainians who fought and died to gain Ukraine’s independence. The organizers of this year’s event were Stepan Kaczurak, president of ODFFU, and Jurij...

    25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence  being commemorated in southwest Florida
    Jul22

    25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence being commemorated in southwest Florida

    NORTH PORT, Fla. – North Port city commissioners on July 7 honored Ukrainian Independence Day by proclaiming August 24, 2016, as the “25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence.” The proclamation was read by Mayor Jacqueline Moore in the presence of other commissioners and 30 members of the Ukrainian community. Prof. Vira Bodnaruk, president of...

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat
    Jul22

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat

    A Ukrainian pilot who spent two years in a Russian prison says reconciliation is the only solution to the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, an assertion that has enraged local politicians. …read more Source: FOX...