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    Leaders agree to draft road map to implement Minsk agreement
    Oct21

    Leaders agree to draft road map to implement Minsk agreement

    The leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia agreed to draw up a road map by the end of next month to carry out the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine. After six hours of talks on the wars in Ukraine and Syria on October 19-20 in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged to say […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian American businessman  optimistic about the future of Ukraine
    Oct21

    Ukrainian American businessman optimistic about the future of Ukraine

    KAPITANIVKA, Ukraine – As the son of a Green Beret serviceman, Petro Rondiak grew up moving around a lot. He spent two years in Stuttgart, Germany, and has resided in Boston, Washington and Philadelphia. In 1995, the 50-year-old father of three children finally cemented his feet in his ancestral homeland of Ukraine to help a […] …read more...

    “RED LINES” FOR UKRAINE:  Ukrainian think tanks issue memo on implementation of Minsk agreements
    Oct21

    “RED LINES” FOR UKRAINE: Ukrainian think tanks issue memo on implementation of Minsk agreements

    The Kyiv-based Institute of World Policy initiated and prepared, together with other Ukrainian think tanks, a memo for Ukrainian authorities regarding “red lines” for a compromise that should not be crossed by Ukraine within the framework of the implementation of the Minsk agreements. Following is the full text of the October 12 document. On the...

    Russian military theorists consider  future war: Bridging the NATO-Russia gap
    Oct21

    Russian military theorists consider future war: Bridging the NATO-Russia gap

    Russian military theorists have a long-developed reputation for paying close attention to the possible contours of future wars. And now – in the context of Moscow’s military modernization, its involvement in armed conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as its continued strained relations with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) –...

    Sen. Rob Portman releases Ukrainian campaign ad
    Oct21

    Sen. Rob Portman releases Ukrainian campaign ad

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Portman for Senate campaign on October 18 released a Ukrainian-language radio ad that highlights the Ohio senator’s work with the Ukrainian community. The ad copy (translated into English) reads in part: “As co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, Rob Portman is standing up for Ukraine in the United States...

    UCCA leaders hold high-level meetings in Kyiv
    Oct21

    UCCA leaders hold high-level meetings in Kyiv

    NEW YORK – In late September, the newly elected president of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), Andriy Futey, and his predecessor, Tamara Olexy, traveled to Kyiv on a four-day working visit. It was a packed schedule of meetings with members of the Verkhovna Rada, Cabinet ministers and the new U.S. envoy to Ukraine. […]...

    World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations holds annual meeting in Kyiv
    Oct21

    World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations holds annual meeting in Kyiv

    TORONTO – The annual meeting of the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations (WFUWO) was held on August 21-23 in Kyiv, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. However, the celebration was clouded by the fact that this anniversary was being marked at a time when there was growing military aggression...

    A rare opportunity to hear the renowned Kyiv Chamber Choir
    Oct21

    A rare opportunity to hear the renowned Kyiv Chamber Choir

    TORONTO – From October 28 to November 6, the award-winning Kyiv Chamber Choir and their conductor/founder Mykola Hobdych will present nine concerts – one of the highlights of their 25th anniversary year. For the first time, the choir will perform in Chicago, Boston and Cleveland. By popular demand, the choristers are returning for concerts in […]...

    Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova makes Kremlin Cup final
    Oct21

    Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova makes Kremlin Cup final

    MOSCOW (AP) — Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova beat fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-4 in the Kremlin Cup semifinals on… …read more Source:...

    Russian Journalist’s Intimidation Campaign Drives Family Into Hiding
    Oct21

    Russian Journalist’s Intimidation Campaign Drives Family Into Hiding

    Russian journalist Dmitry Steshin has prompted the closure of a St. Petersburg restaurant and sent its chef into hiding by taking to Twitter to attack the chef’s criticism of a top separatist commander in Ukraine who was killed this week. Now he has a young man in Voronezh in the crosshairs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...