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    Groysman urges West to keep sanctions  until Russia withdraws from Ukraine
    Jun24

    Groysman urges West to keep sanctions until Russia withdraws from Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman urged Western governments to maintain tough sanctions on Russia until it withdraws its forces from eastern Ukraine and cedes control of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow seized from Kyiv in 2014. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington on June 16, Mr. Groysman also...

    Ambassador-designate for Ukraine testifies before Senate committee
    Jun24

    Ambassador-designate for Ukraine testifies before Senate committee

    WASHINGTON – Speaking before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on June 21, Marie L. Yovanovitch, nominee for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, stated that “more progress has been made in Ukraine in the past two years” than in the past 25 years of Ukraine’s renewed independence. She was one of three nominees for ambassadorial posts throughout...

    June 28, 1996
    Jun24

    June 28, 1996

    Twenty years ago, on June 28, 1996, at 9:18 a.m., after a 16-hour marathon session of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s Parliament adopted a new Constitution with a vote of 315-36 with 12 abstentions. “We have a Constitution,” proclaimed Parliament Chairman Oleksander Moroz. The lawmakers were in a euphoric mood as they took group photos...

    Moscow guts Gulag museum  while Kyiv gets ready to open one
    Jun24

    Moscow guts Gulag museum while Kyiv gets ready to open one

    Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it, the philosopher said, while those who remember it can perhaps draw lessons from it and avoid tragedies in the future. Thus, it is indicative of the future of Russia and Ukraine that the former has gutted a museum devoted to the Gulag while the latter […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Second loss mathematically eliminates Ukraine from Euro 2016
    Jun24

    Second loss mathematically eliminates Ukraine from Euro 2016

    Any optimism Ukraine’s national soccer team may have had following its 2-0 defeat by Germany in its Euro Cup opener quickly evaporated after a second 2-0 loss at the feet of Northern Ireland on June 15 in Lyon, France. New assistant coach Andriy Shevchenko’s “mission possible” to qualify from Group C and achieve better results […]...

    Ukraine drops Euro Cup to Poland with 0-1 loss
    Jun24

    Ukraine drops Euro Cup to Poland with 0-1 loss

    Poland got off to an aggressive start, missing two chances to take the lead inside the opening five minutes of the final Group C match played on June 21 at Stade Veladrome in Marseille, France. Arkadiusz Milik broke down the left side into the penalty area, but his blast was caught by goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov. […] …read more Source: The...

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support
    Jun17

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support

    WASHINGTON – On his first visit to the United States as Ukraine’s new prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman expressed his gratitude for the American support his country is receiving for its political and economic reform programs and in stopping Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. “In this very import time in Ukraine’s...

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration
    Jun17

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration

    KYIV – Ukrainians are finding themselves stalled on the road to integration with Europe after officials revealed bureaucratic hurdles that emerged in recent weeks. Some are the fault of the Ukrainian government, but the biggest factors are related to the large inflow of migrants, according to reports. On the national level, the ratification of...

    Russia’s Kerch bridge:  time to act for Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia’s Kerch bridge: time to act for Ukraine

    The bout of great-power euphoria sparked by the 2014 annexation of Crimea did not last long in Russia. The Kremlin quickly realized the region’s total dependence on mainland Ukraine. Over the past 60 years, heavy capital and labor investments, as well as regular water, power and fuel supplies sent from Ukraine, had transformed the formerly...

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?
    Jun17

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?

    From the 11th century onward, beer was a popular beverage in medieval Poland and in the nearby lands of Kyivan Rus’. Beer brewing in the 13th century and later was a special privilege (“propination”) reserved for cities and noble landlords. In the 16th century in Ukrainian lands under Poland’s rule, small beer breweries were developed...

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