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    Poroshenko pleads for unity, calls for Western support  in annual address to Rada
    Sep09

    Poroshenko pleads for unity, calls for Western support in annual address to Rada

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko has urged Ukrainians to mend their differences, saying that only unity can keep the country from descending into chaos in the face of what he called a persistent Russian military threat. In an annual address to Parliament, Mr. Poroshenko said that Moscow was trying to use the conflict in eastern […] …read...

    Parma’s Ukrainian Village commemorates 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence
    Sep09

    Parma’s Ukrainian Village commemorates 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

    PARMA, Ohio – Parma’s Ukrainian American community commemorated the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence with a parade. The annual parade kicked-off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, from Cleveland Selfreliance Federal Credit Union, the entryway to Ukrainian Village, a 1.5 mile stretch along Parma’s main thoroughfare,...

    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. Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in March 2014 and since then has sent thousands of troops and heavy weaponry there. The Russian defense ministry invited dozens of journalists...

    FLASHBACK: Bill Clinton:  US Will Be Safer Because of My North Korea Deal
    Sep09

    FLASHBACK: Bill Clinton: US Will Be Safer Because of My North Korea Deal

    As North Korea continues developing its nuclear weapons program, credit should be given to the man who helped make that program possible. “The standardization of the nuclear warhead will enable (North Korea) to produce at will and as many as it wants a variety of smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear warheads of higher strike power,” North...

    Ex-U.S. federal prosecutor Vitvitsky aims to help reform and raise public trust in PGO
    Sep09

    Ex-U.S. federal prosecutor Vitvitsky aims to help reform and raise public trust in PGO

    KYIV – Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Bohdan Vitvitsky’s office is one door down from the one that Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko occupies. It’s located on the premises where authorities say Viktor Pshonka, the former prosecutor general under ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, had taken part in embezzling 69 million...

    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...