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    Ukraine’s Donbas war veterans fight invisible foe of post-combat stress
    Sep08

    Ukraine’s Donbas war veterans fight invisible foe of post-combat stress

    KYIV – Vasyl Bondar faced a new foe when he came home from a tour of duty in a Ukrainian naval forces unit that included nearly nine months in the frontline Donetsk Oblast town of Shyrokyne where he often faced shelling from Russian-led forces. Returning to civilian life in November 2016, the 42-year-old native Kyivan started fighting an enemy...

    Konowal Walk opens at WWI memorial in France

    LOOS-EN-GOHELLE, France – Hundreds of people from France and a sizeable delegation of Ukrainians from the diaspora attended the public unveiling of the Battle of Hill 70 Memorial at Loos-en-Gohelle, France, on August 22. Included in the ceremony was the official opening of the Konowal Walk. Cpl. Filip Konowal’s valor 100 years ago at the...

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse
    Sep07

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse

    Russia wants UN peacekeepers to keep its latest “frozen conflict” from thawing. …read more Source:...

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition
    Sep07

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition

    Moldovan troops will take part in September 8-23 multinational military exercises in Ukraine despite pro-Russian President Igor Dodon’s bid to keep them out of the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Back-to-school ceasefire fails to take hold as Europe braces for Zapad military drills
    Sep07

    Back-to-school ceasefire fails to take hold as Europe braces for Zapad military drills

    KYIV – When the school year resumes on September 1, the more than 200,000 children living in the Donbas war zone will face life-threatening conditions. More than 54,000 children live in the Ukrainian government-controlled part of easternmost Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts alone, according to the United Nations. Like other interim truces within the...

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition
    Sep07

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition

    Moldovan troops will take part in September 8-23 multinational military exercises in Ukraine despite pro-Russian President Igor Dodon’s bid to keep them out of the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How we celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day
    Sep07

    How we celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day

    Via our page on Facebook, The Ukrainian Weekly invited friends to send in photos and captions of how they celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day wherever they might be. Here’s a selection of the responses. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons
    Sep07

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons

    KYIV – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has accused Russia of seeking to “redraw international borders by force” and said that Washington is “actively reviewing” supplying Ukraine with lethal defensive weaponry. Mr. Mattis, the first U.S. defense chief to visit Ukraine in a decade, also reiterated that the United States “won’t accept”...

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence
    Sep07

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence

    KYIV – Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day on August 24 with a military parade in which defense ministers and troops from Britain, Georgia, Estonia, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania and the United States participated. “I have confidence in our allies,” President Petro Poroshenko said, as he thanked them for being in Kyiv on...

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse
    Sep07

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse

    Russia wants UN peacekeepers to keep its latest “frozen conflict” from thawing. …read more Source:...