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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    January 13, 2006
    Jan07

    January 13, 2006

    Ten years ago, on January 13, 2006, the Ukrainian Transport Ministry’s Hydrographic Service entered the lighthouse at Yalta and barred Russian personnel from access to the facility, citing that no lease was signed between Russian and Ukraine regarding the basing of the Russian Black Sea Fleet on the Crimean peninsula. The tensions in Crimea...

    Remember Nadiya
    Jan07

    Remember Nadiya

    As Christmas Eve according to the Julian calendar arrived, Nadiya Savchenko, 34, was on the 20th day of her hunger strike. Her second hunger strike. She is protesting her illegal imprisonment in Russia after her abduction – more than a year and a half ago – from Ukraine by pro-Russian (or should we say Russian) […] …read more Source: The...

    Austin Ukrainians decorate trees in blue and yellow
    Jan07

    Austin Ukrainians decorate trees in blue and yellow

    AUSTIN, Texas – On December 5, 2015, Austin Ukrainians took part in the unique Austin Christmas tradition of decorating the cedar trees along Capital of Texas Highway Loop 360. Two trees are now decorated in the colors of Ukraine’s flag. Several Ukrainians from New York City, who had seen the event on Facebook, joined the […] …read...

    Ukraine-EU Deep  and Comprehensive  Free Trade Area
    Jan07

    Ukraine-EU Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on June 27, 2014, signed the Ukraine-European Union Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area as part of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. It took effect only on January 1 of this year, after being delayed for a year at the request of the Russian government to conduct further consultations, after […]...

    EU-Ukraine trade agreement goes into effect January 1
    Dec24

    EU-Ukraine trade agreement goes into effect January 1

    Last-ditch talks with Russia fail to resolve impasse over trade BRUSSELS – Last-ditch negotiations aimed at addressing Russia’s concerns about a free-trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine ended without result on December 21. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the landmark trade agreement will go into force as...

    Ukraine’s foreign-born ministers at the forefront of reforms
    Dec24

    Ukraine’s foreign-born ministers at the forefront of reforms

    KYIV – When Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov told Mikheil Saakashvili to “Get the hell out of my country!” to conclude their nasty shouting match at the December 14 meeting of the president’s National Reforms Council, he struck a nerve in the country. Ukrainians have been critical of the unprecedented number of foreigners serving in key […]...

    Destruction of Donbas economy  supports local Russia-backed ‘insurgency’
    Dec24

    Destruction of Donbas economy supports local Russia-backed ‘insurgency’

    The Donbas presents ample evidence that the Kremlin and local authorities support the economy’s dysfunction. Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov’s key energy company DTEK announced the restructuring of its $750 million and $160 million Eurobonds, which are set to mature in 2018 (Interfax-Ukraine, December 1). One of the main reasons for...

    Conserved conflict: Russia’s innovations in Ukraine’s east
    Dec24

    Conserved conflict: Russia’s innovations in Ukraine’s east

    Russia’s conflict undertaking in Ukraine’s east fits within patterns familiar from other post-Soviet conflicts initiated by Russia and conserved on Russian terms with international assistance (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, December 17). However, Russia’s war in Ukraine’s east involves a number of major political and military...

    Plast scouts share Bethlehem Peace Light with Poroshenko
    Dec24

    Plast scouts share Bethlehem Peace Light with Poroshenko

    KYIV – Plast Ukrainian scouts on December 19 visited the Presidential Administration of Ukraine to present the Bethlehem Peace Light to President Petro Poroshenko. Lighting the president’s icon lamp with the flame of the Peace Light, Andriy Luzan, a member of the national supervisory board of Plast – National Scout Organization of Ukraine,...

    The Kremlin’s dangerous new threat in Ukraine
    Dec24

    The Kremlin’s dangerous new threat in Ukraine

    Fighting continues to gradually intensify in eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin-backed militants are now using heavy weapons, including tanks, artillery and ferocious Grad rocket systems, sporadically. Moscow’s rationale behind this latest escalation is to achieve a frozen conflict by gradually sabotaging the execution of the Minsk II ceasefire...

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