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    Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt speaks with Myroslava Gongadze of VOA
    Dec24

    Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt speaks with Myroslava Gongadze of VOA

    The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine on December 12 released a transcript of Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt’s interview with Myroslava Gongadze of Voice of America. The interview took place on November 13 in Kyiv and it aired on the program “Prime Time.” Following are excerpts of their discussion about the beginning of the Euro-Maidan. The interview also...

    Ukraine: a strategic gateway between East and West
    Dec24

    Ukraine: a strategic gateway between East and West

    “The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine,” by Serhii Plokhy. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 432 pp. ISBN: 978-0-46505091-8. $29.99. Harvard University’s Serhii Plokhy, who is director of the Ukrainian Research Institute, has released yet another noteworthy book on Ukraine’s history. His latest, “The Gates of Europe: A History of...

    Presidents of Ukraine, Poland agree to cooperate in countering Russia
    Dec18

    Presidents of Ukraine, Poland agree to cooperate in countering Russia

    KYIV – Amid renewed Russian military aggression on the Donbas frontlines, which has brought a new round of dead and wounded, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hosted a visit by Polish President Andrzej Duda on December 14-15 during which they consolidated their cooperation across many spheres. Riding a wave of conservative political victories...

    Ukraine to suspend trade with Crimea
    Dec18

    Ukraine to suspend trade with Crimea

    KYIV – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says Kyiv will suspend trade with Russian-occupied Crimea in one month. Mr. Yatsenyuk said at a government meeting on December 16 that Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers had decided that “the supplying of goods, work and services to Crimea and from Crimea” will be banned within 30 days. The […]...

    Biden issues warning to oligarchs as corruption accusations fly in Ukraine
    Dec18

    Biden issues warning to oligarchs as corruption accusations fly in Ukraine

    Now may be the last chance to stop corruption from eroding the foundations of the Ukrainian state, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden told local politicians during his visit to Kyiv on December 6-8. Addressing the Ukrainian Parliament on December 8, he warned against repeating the mistakes of the 2004 Orange Revolution, after which oligarchs returned...

    Rep. Costello’s statement in support of Ukraine
    Dec18

    Rep. Costello’s statement in support of Ukraine

    Rep. Ryan Costello (R-Pa.), who represents the 6th Congressional District in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, offered a statement of support for Ukraine in conjunction with Rep. Marcy Kaptur’s (D-Ohio) special order in the House of Representatives on December 1, which aimed to address the humanitarian...

    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...

    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...

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