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    The Morning Vertical, September 23, 2016
    Sep23

    The Morning Vertical, September 23, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why the World Needs a U.N. Secretary General From the Former East Bloc
    Sep23

    Why the World Needs a U.N. Secretary General From the Former East Bloc

    Image: Some analysts believe a U.N. secretary general from Eastern Europe would stand up to aggressors better than the outgoing Ban Ki-moon. Author: Kremlin.ru Over the last few days, world leaders have been flocking to New York to take part in the 71st meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where crises such as the Syrian conflict and...

    Netherlands Unlikely To Sign Ukraine Treaty, Prime Minister Warns
    Sep23

    Netherlands Unlikely To Sign Ukraine Treaty, Prime Minister Warns

    The Netherlands is unlikely to ratify an EU treaty with Ukraine that Dutch voters roundly rejected in a referendum earlier in the year, its prime minister says. “I think that ultimately we will not ratify [the agreement],” Prime Minister Mark Rutte told MPs on Thursday, the Financial Times reported. In April, a referendum on the deal, aimed at...

    How Trump Could Win the Debate
    Sep23

    How Trump Could Win the Debate

    Hillary Clinton will almost certainly win Monday night’s epic presidential debate on points — and still could lose.It’s hard to see how Clinton, who has marinated in public policy for 30 years and is preparing for the debate like it is the invasion of Normandy, won’t best Donald Trump on substance.Her strength in this area...

    Message of YES conference: Ukraine cannot rely solely on Western support
    Sep23

    Message of YES conference: Ukraine cannot rely solely on Western support

    Kyiv must act on improving how the country is run KYIV – Last year, foreign technocrats and Western-educated Ukrainians represented the government at the annual Yalta European Strategy, the pre-eminent event that gathers high-profile officials and business leaders to discuss the country’s place in a constantly changing world. This year,...

    Embassy of Ukraine holds reception to mark Ukrainian Independence Day
    Sep23

    Embassy of Ukraine holds reception to mark Ukrainian Independence Day

    WASHINGTON – To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence in Washington, the Embassy of Ukraine in the U.S. chose a venue whose name has symbolic meaning for the country – the Institute of Peace, which is located in the very center of downtown. There were over 500 guests at the Embassy’s reception, among them […]...

    Ukraine in Rio: a Paralympic power
    Sep23

    Ukraine in Rio: a Paralympic power

    In the international sports competition arena these days, the United States, Russia, China and Great Britain are almost always atop the leader board. Every four years the above four countries rule the medals tables at the Olympics and Paralympics. The last dozen years have seen one underdog nation turn into a world superpower once the […]...

    Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov diversifies away from Russia
    Sep23

    Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov diversifies away from Russia

    Antonov, Ukraine’s only designer and manufacturer of aircraft, has severed all ties with Russia, which had been its main market and partner for decades (Ukrayinska Pravda, September 10). This was unavoidable, given the de facto war waged by Moscow, which prompted Kyiv to stop Ukrainian military-technical cooperation with Russia and join...

    Kirovohrad LL and U-21 baseball team win tournaments
    Sep23

    Kirovohrad LL and U-21 baseball team win tournaments

    • The ninth Ukraine Little League Championships for orphans and invited New Programs is under way in Kremenets, Ternopil, Oblast, on September 19-22. The California Association to Aid Ukraine (CAAU), a longtime supporter, is sponsoring the event. Teams include Krements, Mizoch, Kyiv and Mykolayiv, with new clubs Horinka and Sloviansk playing...

    Over 2,500 gather at Tryzubivka to celebrate 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence
    Sep23

    Over 2,500 gather at Tryzubivka to celebrate 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

    HORSHAM, Pa. – The Ukrainian and American flags danced in the brilliant sunshine and mild breezes of another delightful summer afternoon at the Ukrainian American Sport Center Tryzub. The intense and complex thoughts, prayers and emotions of the gathering crowd were palpable this Sunday, August 28. Ukrainians, haling, directly or through ancestry...