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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    U.S. State Department warning  on travel to Crimea, Ukraine’s east
    Dec18

    U.S. State Department warning on travel to Crimea, Ukraine’s east

    The U.S. State Department on December 14 issued the following warning on travel to Crimea and the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to defer all travel to Crimea and the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, and recommends those U.S. citizens currently living in or visiting these […] …read...

    Ukraine’s historical legacy laws
    Dec18

    Ukraine’s historical legacy laws

    On April 22, 1945, U.S. Army troops blew up the huge stone swastika that loomed over Zeppelin Field in Nuremberg where the Nazis had staged their massive rallies. A week later, Adolph Hitler committed suicide in Berlin and a few days after that, World War II in Europe ended. Today, there’s not a single public […] …read more Source:...

    Sportsline
    Dec18

    Sportsline

    Soccer • Ukraine has drawn Group C with Germany, Northern Ireland and Poland for the UEFA Euro 2016 in France. The announcement came on December 12 during the draw in Paris. Ukraine’s opener is against Germany on June 12, followed by Northern Ireland on June 16 and Poland on June 21. Reaction from Ukraine’s head […] …read more...

    U.S. vice-president addresses Verkhovna Rada
    Dec11

    U.S. vice-president addresses Verkhovna Rada

    Biden says cost to Moscow will rise if aggression persists KYIV – U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden told Ukraine’s Parliament that Western pressure on Russia will increase if Moscow continues its “aggression” against Kyiv. “If Russian aggression persists, the cost imposed on Moscow will continue to rise,” Mr. Biden said on December 8 in a rare...

    Svyatoslav Vakarchuk speaks on civil society in Ukraine at Fordham University
    Dec11

    Svyatoslav Vakarchuk speaks on civil society in Ukraine at Fordham University

    NEW YORK – Svyatoslav (Slava) Vakarchuk delivered a guest lecture, titled “Ordinary Citizens in Extraordinary Times: Civil Society in Ukraine,” at Fordham University on November 20. This event was sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the deans of arts and science in an attempt to advance the understanding of world politics among...

    IN THE PRESS: Op-ed by Turchynov
    Dec11

    IN THE PRESS: Op-ed by Turchynov

    “Allying with Putin against the Islamic State would be a devil’s bargain,” by Oleksander Turchynov, secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, The Washington Post, December 3: …it is understandable that Western governments should want to form the broadest possible international coalition, including with Russia, to...

    Ukraine is not a bargaining chip for Putin’s support against ISIS
    Dec11

    Ukraine is not a bargaining chip for Putin’s support against ISIS

    Two months ago, while travelling along the frontlines of eastern Ukraine, I predicted that the Minsk II ceasefire agreements would not be respected by the Kremlin and its puppet Peoples’ Republics. It was clear to me – in spite of a tentative ceasefire put in place on October 2 – that the situation in the […] …read more Source: The...

    Belavezha accords: not just about the past
    Dec11

    Belavezha accords: not just about the past

    Twenty-four years ago, on December 8, 1991, at the Belarusian resort of Belavezhskaya Pushcha, the presidents of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine signed a document, known as the Belavezha accords, annulling the 1922 union treaty and thus marking the end of the USSR – an event that continues to be a source of debate in both […] …read more Source:...

    Biden’s message to Kyiv
    Dec11

    Biden’s message to Kyiv

    The Obama administration sent Vice-President Joe Biden on yet another trip to Ukraine (his fifth as vice-president and his fourth since the Euro-Maidan) to reassure Kyiv that the U.S. stands with the people of Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. The trip was meant “to provide a strong signal of our support for Ukraine […] …read more...

    December 17, 2013
    Dec11

    December 17, 2013

    Two years ago, on December 17, 2013, President Viktor Yanukovych signed a series of agreements with the Russian Federation and the Russian state gas monopoly Gazprom, with many of the terms of the agreements withheld from the public. Many speculated that the deal was meant to shut the door on Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the […]...

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