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    Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to Donald Trump as Moscow Retaliates
    Jul28

    Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to Donald Trump as Moscow Retaliates

    (WASHINGTON) — The Senate is sending a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia to President Donald Trump to sign after the bill received overwhelming support in Congress. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and closing the U.S. embassy’s recreation retreat. Trump’s...

    Overview of the Russian maritime threat to Ukraine: Mariupol and Odesa at stake
    Jul28

    Overview of the Russian maritime threat to Ukraine: Mariupol and Odesa at stake

    The Black Sea region has for centuries played a key role in Russia’s southwestern policy. In the Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774), Russia took the opportunity to create naval forces in Crimea. And during subsequent wars with the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire moved into Bessarabia, the Caucasus and the Balkans. In 1791, the Sea of Azov […]...

    The Russian-Ukrainian conflict could be escalating
    Jul28

    The Russian-Ukrainian conflict could be escalating

    On July 18, Alexander Zakharchenko, the Russia-backed leader of the self-proclaimed and Moscow-supported “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR), declared that a new state – “Malorossiya” or “Little Russia” – must be created to replace the present Ukrainian “failed state.” According to Mr. Zakharchenko, the regime in Kyiv has failed, and the only...

    New agreement to strengthen Ukraine-Canada research networks
    Jul28

    New agreement to strengthen Ukraine-Canada research networks

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko (Shevchenko Foundation) and Mitacs, a national not-for-profit research and training organization, announced a new partnership that will allow Ukrainian undergraduate students to participate in research internships at Canadian universities for the first time. The agreement was signed...

    Patriarch Sviatoslav visits Tucson
    Jul28

    Patriarch Sviatoslav visits Tucson

    TUCSON, Ariz. – A day after installing Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk as the new bishop of Chicago’s Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas, Patriarch Sviatoslav was off to visit one of the farthest parishes, located in Tucson, Ariz., of this vast eparchy. Upon disembarking from a four-hour, nearly 2,000-mile flight to Tucson, the...

    Works by Kyiv artist Ola Rondiak on exhibit at Delaware Contemporary
    Jul28

    Works by Kyiv artist Ola Rondiak on exhibit at Delaware Contemporary

    KYIV – Ola Rondiak, known for her stunning and unique depictions of Ukraine’s Maidan, or the Revolution of Dignity of 2014, will exhibit her works – including paintings, mannequins, sculptures and a video installation of interviews with Ukrainians about the ongoing war in the country’s east – at The Delaware Contemporary in...

    You’re Not Getting Rid of Saakashvili That Easily
    Jul28

    You’re Not Getting Rid of Saakashvili That Easily

    The ex-president of Georgia, stripped of both Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, is sitting in a relative’s apartment in the Bronx, plotting his next move. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace
    Jul28

    Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace

    After the Crimean annex in 2014 several Russian politicians were banned from entering the EU and the Russian’s Deputy PM was included on this list. …read more Source: Business...

    Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace
    Jul28

    Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin had to scrap a trip to Moldova on Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and Hungarian airspace. Rogozin said, in comments to Russian news agencies, that he and other Russian officials were traveling on a commercial flight to the Moldovan capital of Chisinau when the...

    Russia Orders US to Reduce Diplomatic Staff
    Jul28

    Russia Orders US to Reduce Diplomatic Staff

    Russia’s foreign ministry said Friday it is imposing counter measures on the U.S. in response to new sanctions approved Thursday by Congress. The ministry said the sanctions confirm the “extreme aggression of U.S. in international affairs.” “We propose to the U.S. side,” the ministry said, “to bring the number...