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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Colleagues in Ukraine bid farewell  to acclaimed journalist Pavel Sheremet
    Jul29

    Colleagues in Ukraine bid farewell to acclaimed journalist Pavel Sheremet

    KYIV – The method that assassins used to kill acclaimed journalist Pavel Sheremet on July 20 was at once unsettling and meant to intimidate journalists in Ukraine, his friends and colleagues said. A car bomb that remotely detonated underneath the driver’s seat in which the 44-year-old Minsk-born journalist and radio host was sitting became...

    Controversial UOC-MP procession enters Kyiv under tight security
    Jul29

    Controversial UOC-MP procession enters Kyiv under tight security

    KYIV – Thousands of Orthodox believers who participated in a controversial religious procession organized by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) gathered in Kyiv on July 27 to mark the 1,028th anniversary of Kyivan Rus’s acceptance of Christianity. Some Ukrainian officials and activists have said the marches are a...

    August 1, 2012
    Jul29

    August 1, 2012

    Four years ago, at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London on July 27 through August 12, Ukraine finished with 20 medals (six gold, five silver and nine bronze) with a 12th-place finish in the medals standings and 14th in the gold medal standings. A total of 238 athletes (119 men and 119 women) in […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ever more Russians concerned  about costs of Crimea to themselves
    Jul29

    Ever more Russians concerned about costs of Crimea to themselves

    Even though polls show Russians are paying less day-to-day attention to what is happening in Ukraine (windowoneurasia2.blogspot.com/2016/06/ever-fewer-russians-are-paying.html), there is mounting evidence that ever more of them are concerned about the impact on their own lives of the Kremlin’s Anschluss of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula....

    Ukraine’s forgotten war
    Jul29

    Ukraine’s forgotten war

    Don’t look now but it’s been one hell of a deadly month in the Donbas. I know it’s easy to miss given all the excitement elsewhere, but according to statistics released by the United Nations last week, 27 Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 123 wounded in the first part of July alone. Yesterday, three Ukrainian […] …read...

    A novel drawn from the headlines
    Jul29

    A novel drawn from the headlines

    “Terminal Payback,” by Wolodymyr Mohuchy, Xlibris Publishing, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-5144-9214-7 (softcover), $19.99, and 978-1-5144-9213-0 (hardcover,) $29.50, 218 pp; 978-1-5144-9275-5 (e-book) $3.99. As tensions between the U.S. and Russia continue, following Russia’s aggressive actions against Ukraine and its occupation of eastern Ukraine...

    Ukrainian American radiologist tapped as Ukraine’s deputy minister of health
    Jul22

    Ukrainian American radiologist tapped as Ukraine’s deputy minister of health

    KYIV – Dr. Ulana Suprun, a trained radiologist of Ukrainian descent from Michigan, is slated to be confirmed as Ukraine’s deputy health minister on July 22. According to the Detroit native, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman offered her the job earlier this month, after which she held a publicized meeting with President Petro Poroshenko on...

    Bellingcat: Russia used ‘fake evidence’  to point finger at Kyiv in downing of MH17
    Jul22

    Bellingcat: Russia used ‘fake evidence’ to point finger at Kyiv in downing of MH17

    MOSCOW – The Russian Defense Ministry published doctored, misdated satellite imagery to support its suggestion that Ukraine was responsible for downing a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, the independent investigation group Bellingcat alleges in a new report. The report provides an overview of Bellingcat’s exhaustive open-source...

    Canadian Minister Chrystia Freeland lauds trade deal with her ancestral homeland
    Jul22

    Canadian Minister Chrystia Freeland lauds trade deal with her ancestral homeland

    OTTAWA – The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) represents an “endorsement” of the Ukrainian economy and efforts by the Ukrainian government and people to strengthen it and build prosperity, according to the Ukrainian Canadian Cabinet minister who signed the pact on Canada’s behalf. “This agreement is about Canada strengthening and...

    Young politicians of Ukraine create new Democratic Alliance party
    Jul22

    Young politicians of Ukraine create new Democratic Alliance party

    KYIV – Representatives of Euro-Optimists inter-faction group and civic platform Nova Krayina on June 30 announced they had established a new political party. “A new platform is launched on the basis of the party Democratic Alliance. It will involve, so to say, new forces: social activists, people who were on the Maidan, who sacrificed their […]...

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