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    Trump’s tweet on Russia and Ukraine wasn’t just silly. It’s bad diplomacy.
    May12

    Trump’s tweet on Russia and Ukraine wasn’t just silly. It’s bad diplomacy.

    Yesterday, on the same day- I had meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the FM of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin.#LetsMakePeace! pic.twitter.com/SPiIrJqI6G — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 11, 2017 Last night, President Trump tweeted something kind of strange — a photo of him with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, pasted...

    Don’t miss Trump’s incredibly telling non-answer on financial ties to Russia
    May12

    Don’t miss Trump’s incredibly telling non-answer on financial ties to Russia

    A simple question that deserves a real answer. Donald Trump’s admission that he had the Russia investigation on his mind when he fired FBI Director James Comey has, naturally, attracted the lion’s share of attention out of Thursday night’s interview with NBC News’s Lester Holt. But he made another telling admission in...

    Ukrainians Welcome Visa-Free Travel To EU
    May12

    Ukrainians Welcome Visa-Free Travel To EU

    European Union member states have endorsed visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens entering the EU’s Schengen Area. The new visa regime is set to come into effect on June 11. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service asked residents of Kharkiv to share their reactions to the decision. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Russian fighter flew within 20 feet of a US Navy aircraft in the Black Sea
    May12

    A Russian fighter flew within 20 feet of a US Navy aircraft in the Black Sea

    The Black Sea region has seen an uptick in encounters with Russia in an area that includes Crimea and Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...

    Roma, Jews in Hungary celebrate gypsy singer’s progress in Eurovision song contest
    May12

    Roma, Jews in Hungary celebrate gypsy singer’s progress in Eurovision song contest

    (JTA) — Roma and Jewish groups in Hungary celebrated as a Roma singer’s song about oppressed minorities advanced to the finals of the Eurovision song contest. Joci Pápai, 35, is the first Roma to represent Hungary in the continental song competition among 42 countries. He made the cut in the semi-finals Thursday night in Kiev, along with...

    Yanukovych trial for treason starts as Interpol removes him from wanted list
    May12

    Yanukovych trial for treason starts as Interpol removes him from wanted list

    KYIV – A day before the trial of Viktor Yanukovych for treason started in Kyiv on May 4, his lawyers announced that the disgraced former president of Ukraine is no longer wanted by Interpol. The world’s largest international police organization subsequently confirmed the information. “Interpol has thus confirmed the fact that criminal cases...

    Connecticut UNA District holds spring meeting
    May12

    Connecticut UNA District holds spring meeting

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Connecticut UNA District’s spring meeting was held on Saturday, April 22, at St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church in New Haven. The meeting was attended by UNA National Secretary Yuriy Symczyk and UNA Adviser Gloria Horbaty. The meeting was held after the presentation by Dr. Petrusia G. Kotlar on “Wellness and […]...

    Trump meets with Klimkin and Chaly at White House
    May12

    Trump meets with Klimkin and Chaly at White House

    WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump received Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the White House on Wednesday, May 11. The leaders discussed further efforts to support Ukraine. That meeting was preceded by talks between Minister Klimkin and U.S. Vice-President Michael Pence on the same day. The interlocutors discussed...

    Ceremony at Embassy of Ukraine marks 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine relations
    May12

    Ceremony at Embassy of Ukraine marks 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine relations

    WASHINGTON – While visiting the U.S. capital May 8-10 for meetings with representatives of the Munich Security Conference, Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin also participated in the celebration of the 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine diplomatic relations at the Embassy of Ukraine on May 8. During that evening reception, he...

    Senators ask Trump to engage with Ukraine before meeting with Vladimir Putin
    May12

    Senators ask Trump to engage with Ukraine before meeting with Vladimir Putin

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on May 8 sent a letter to President Donald Trump encouraging him to prioritize meeting with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine before meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 conference in July. Identifying the importance of engaging longstanding American allies as a priority...