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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Putin threatens to ‘hang’ someone if Crimea highway is not built
    Apr01

    Putin threatens to ‘hang’ someone if Crimea highway is not built

    For months the national support organization for Vladimir Putin has been releasing cartoons showing the Russian president executing allegedly corrupt officials in elaborate fashion. Now Mr. Putin himself has invoked imagery of capital punishment, threatening “to hang” the person responsible for reconstruction of a highway in Crimea, the Ukrainian...

    Kasich supports Ukraine
    Apr01

    Kasich supports Ukraine

    “And by the way, I heard – I just heard briefly somebody was saying that we should just ignore Ukraine. Are you kidding me? The United States of America should be arming the Ukrainians who want to fight for freedom against Putin. We should be arming them… with lethal defensive aid.” Those were the words […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Body of murdered journalist Heorhii Gongadze finally buried
    Apr01

    Body of murdered journalist Heorhii Gongadze finally buried

    The body of Ukrainian journalist Heorhii Gongadze has been buried in Kyiv, nearly 16 years after his killing, but family and friends say their fight for justice is not over. Gongadze, a dogged investigative reporter who exposed high-level political corruption, was kidnapped in September 2000. His headless body was found that November in a forest...

    ‘The price we have paid is striking’
    Apr01

    ‘The price we have paid is striking’

    As we write this week’s editorial, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is on a working visit to Washington. In the late evening on March 30, he delivered the keynote address at a forum whose theme was “Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues.” And now he is among the more than 50 world leaders at the fourth Nuclear […] …read...

    April 6, 2010
    Apr01

    April 6, 2010

    Six years ago, on April 6, 2010, pro-Kremlin political groups in Crimea called on President Viktor Yanukovych to ban the Crimean Tatars’ autonomous bodies, including the Mejlis (Parliament) and its Kurultai (Congress). Oleg Rodivilov, a member of the Crimean Parliament and leader of the Crimea’s Russian bloc, told RFE/RL that he...

    Jaresko says she’s ready to lead a technocratic government
    Mar25

    Jaresko says she’s ready to lead a technocratic government

    KYIV – Ukraine’s Minister of Finance Natalie Jaresko on March 22 released a statement declaring her readiness to assemble a team of technocrats for a government that “is able to work in the interest of the whole country, all its citizens, not some political or business groups.” The statement came in the wake of reports […] …read more...

    Russia’s conflict against Ukraine  and the West: the religious dimension
    Mar25

    Russia’s conflict against Ukraine and the West: the religious dimension

    The conflict Russia is waging against Ukraine has, from the very beginning, had many different dimensions. Currently, it is increasingly assuming the narrative and form of an existential conflict between two antagonistic civilizations with competing ideologies, cultures and religions. The February 12 meeting in Havana, between the Roman pontiff,...

    Ukrainian reforms two years after the Maidan and the Russian invasion
    Mar25

    Ukrainian reforms two years after the Maidan and the Russian invasion

    With more unity and leadership, 2016 can and should be the year Ukraine breaks free from the unholy alliance of dirty money and dirty politics which has ripped off the Ukrainian people for too long. Without it, Ukraine will slide backwards once again into corruption, lawlessness and vassal statehood. Following is a slightly abridged version […]...

    Trump says Ukraine affects U.S. less than other NATO countries
    Mar25

    Trump says Ukraine affects U.S. less than other NATO countries

    As reported by The Washington Post, (“Trump questions need for NATO, outlines noninterventionist foreign policy,” by Philip Rucker and Robert Costa, March 21), Donald Trump said on the subject of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine that America’s allies are “not doing anything.” The Washington Post story quoted him as saying: “Ukraine is a...

    The tryzub is the new meme
    Mar25

    The tryzub is the new meme

    Maidan and the war in eastern Ukraine have patriotic Ukrainians around the world coming out of the woodwork. People with barely one gram of Ukrainian heritage are wearing blue-and-yellow everything, and boasting tryzub tattoos. The tryzub (trident) has always been a special, meaningful symbol for Ukrainians, and anathema to the Russians. The...

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