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    The Ukrainian Museum marks Ukraine’s independence anniversary with two exhibits
    Sep09

    The Ukrainian Museum marks Ukraine’s independence anniversary with two exhibits

    NEW YORK – The Ukrainian Museum is marking two significant chapters in Ukraine’s modern history – 25 years since its declaration of independence in 1991 and the approaching centennial of the liberation struggle and short-lived independence in the early 20th century – with two parallel exhibitions. “In Metal, On Paper: Coins, Banknotes, and...

    Ukraine expects strong Paralympics showing
    Sep09

    Ukraine expects strong Paralympics showing

    Ukraine sent a team composed of 155 athletes, its largest ever squad, to the 2016 Rio Paralympics. The Ukrainian team is participating in 14 out of 22 sports. The sports include rowing, sitting volleyball, judo, table tennis, power lifting, swimming, archery, wheelchair fencing, football seven-a-side, road cycling, track cycling, paracanoe and...

    Ukraine Reports Combat Death Despite Truce
    Sep09

    Ukraine Reports Combat Death Despite Truce

    Ukraine has reported its first combat death since a new cease-fire with Russia-backed separatists went into effect on September 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China to restart production of the world’s biggest airplane
    Sep09

    China to restart production of the world’s biggest airplane

    China has signed an agreement with a Ukrainian firm to restart manufacture of the AN-225, the world’s largest airplane. …read more Source:...

    Russia holds large-scale military drills in Crimea
    Sep09

    Russia holds large-scale military drills in Crimea

    Russia on Friday deployed cruise missiles, multiple rocket launchers, tanks and its latest anti-aircraft system at massive military drills in Crimea. …read more Source: CTV...

    Kyiv Chosen To Host Eurovision 2017
    Sep09

    Kyiv Chosen To Host Eurovision 2017

    Ukraine has chosen its capital city, Kyiv, to host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, putting an end to a contentious and delay-marred process. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    America Wants This Couple to Break Up
    Sep09

    America Wants This Couple to Break Up

    Donald Trump has long shown admiration and respect for Vladimir Putin, saying that the authoritarian Russian president is “doing a great job” in “rebuilding Russia,” and “I think I’d get along very well with Vladimir Putin.” After Putin called Trump a “talented person” last year, he returned the favor: “It is always a great honor to be so...

    More Protests In Kyiv Over Alleged Illegal Construction
    Sep09

    More Protests In Kyiv Over Alleged Illegal Construction

    Angry residents broke into a construction site in the Ukrainian capital on September 8. They said a Kyiv apartment complex is being built on land illegally taken by the developer. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eurovision Song Contest 2017 To Be Held In Ukraine’s Kiev
    Sep09

    Eurovision Song Contest 2017 To Be Held In Ukraine’s Kiev

    One of the longest running television shows in the world, the Eurovision Song Contest, will hold its 62nd edition in Ukraine. This is the second time Ukraine is hosting the contest. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU) announced Friday that Ukrainian capital Kiev will be hosting Eurovision...

    Belarus says election will be ‘active, democratic’
    Sep09

    Belarus says election will be ‘active, democratic’

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Banners along the fastidiously clean streets of Belarus’ cities tell the country’s people to be sure to vote in Sunday’s national parliament election. Logvinets tried to boost his chances by organizing a concert with a noted rock star to attract young people. Belarus’ Soviet-style command economy is...