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    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End
    Nov24

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End

    A final decision on visa liberalization for Ukraine to the EU’s Schengen zone is likely to be made by the end of the year, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Donald Trump should Pursue a Foreign Policy of Peace
    Nov24

    Why Donald Trump should Pursue a Foreign Policy of Peace

    Few people expected there to be a President-Elect Donald Trump. Winning the election wasn’t easy. Governing will be much tougher. Although the Americans who voted for him likely are most interested in domestic and economic reform, international challenges are likely to prove more pressing. Indeed, the world may be messier in January than...

    1 big difference between French primary candidates: Russia
    Nov24

    1 big difference between French primary candidates: Russia

    Francois Fillon, who polls suggest is the front-runner, wants to end sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, work alongside Russia against the Islamic State group, and insists “Russia poses no threat to the West.” If Fillon wins the nomination, that would put him in a powerful position heading into the April-May election...

    Ukraine, EU Hopeful About US Support for Russia Sanctions
    Nov24

    Ukraine, EU Hopeful About US Support for Russia Sanctions

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko expressed guarded optimism Thursday that a U.S. administration under president-elect Donald Trump will continue to back sanctions against Russia. At a summit with top European Union officials in Brussels, Poroshenko said Trump had raised the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the east of Ukraine in...

    Ukraine’s President Confident Of Continued U.S. Support
    Nov24

    Ukraine’s President Confident Of Continued U.S. Support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has expressed confidence in continued U.S. support for his country after having spoken to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on the phone about Russian “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    With Hospitals Destroyed, Aleppo Could Be ‘Next Madaya,’ Doctor Warns
    Nov24

    With Hospitals Destroyed, Aleppo Could Be ‘Next Madaya,’ Doctor Warns

    days after the last functioning hospitals were bombed out of operation in the eastern part of Aleppo, activists are warning that the city could become “the next Madaya.” More than a quarter of a million people living in eastern Aleppo now have no access to urgent medical care. The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday that while some...

    Putin Claims Russia’s Borders ‘End Nowhere’ At Geography Event
    Nov24

    Putin Claims Russia’s Borders ‘End Nowhere’ At Geography Event

    “Russia’s borders end nowhere,” Russian President Vladimir Putin declared at the annual award ceremony of the national geographic society in Moscow to roaring applause, broadcast live on state television on Thursday. “This is a joke,” Putin declared, as the cameras panned to the hall full of grinning government officials, including Minister...

    Poroshenko, Tusk Discuss Phone Calls With Trump
    Nov24

    Poroshenko, Tusk Discuss Phone Calls With Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said U.S. President-elect Donald Trump had raised “Russian aggression” against Ukraine during a phone call in the last few days, while European Council President Donald Tusk said Trump had adopted a more “promising” approach to Ukraine than during the election campaign. (AP) …read...

    On Euro-Maidan’s third anniversary, many see the revolution as incomplete
    Nov24

    On Euro-Maidan’s third anniversary, many see the revolution as incomplete

    KYIV – Dmytro Zhytniy can’t lift anything heavy, and is unable to run or jump. On January 23, 2014, when authorities started kidnapping members of the so-called Auto-Maidan – the roving protest on wheels – riot police ambushed and abducted Mr. Zhytniy on a Kyiv side street called Kriposny Provulok while the trained heavyweight boxer […]...

    Ukraine could leverage trade deal with Canada to enter American market
    Nov24

    Ukraine could leverage trade deal with Canada to enter American market

    Special to The Ukrainian Weekly OTTAWA – The doors to further trade deals may be closed once President-elect Donald Trump takes office on January 20, but Ukraine could have an exporting path to the United States via the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), according to a Ukrainian Canadian member of Parliament. Borys Wrzesnewskyj, who...