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  1. Ukrainian forces drill hostage situation at Israeli EmbassyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ynetnews

    With billowing smoke, explosions, a gunfire exchange, and Special Forces rappelling down the building, Ukraine's security forces held a drill on Sunday simulating a hostage situation at the Israeli Embassy building in Kiev.

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  2. A multi-stop trip for the mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | The Cyprus Weekly

    I've just been on a wonderful holiday back home in green, green Austria - more precisely just outside Salzburg and then Vienna. The countryside was stunningly beautiful as always.

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  3. EU Energy Chief Plans Gas Talks in Russia, Ukraine Next MonthRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Washington Post

    European Union's energy chief Maros Sefcovic will hold talks in Russia and Ukraine next month, testing the political appetite of the two countries for EU-brokered negotiations that could fend off the risk of a gas supply disruption in the coming winter. As tensions heat up between the two former Soviet allies over the transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine, Sefcovic will travel to Kiev on Sept.

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  4. Ukraine's Latest Struggle: Attracting TouristsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | US News & World Report

    The symbols of war fill the interior of Veterano Pizza, a recently opened restaurant in the center of Ukraine's capital. Painted rocket launchers and grenades hang on the walls.

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  5. Bootstrapping to $50 Million from Ukraine: BPMOnline CEO Katherine KosterevaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    This is a fascinating story of a Ukrainian entrepreneur bootstrapping her CRM Software company to global scale. We're thrilled to bring you Katherine Kostereva's inspiring and super intelligent entrepreneurial journey.

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  6. RPT-Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Reuters

    ARMYANSK, Crimea, Aug 21 More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kiev of sending infiltrators across the border to wreck its industry.

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  7. Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Star Online

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kiev of sending infiltrators across the border to wreck its industry.

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  8. Did the New York Times get played in Paul Manafort scoop?Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Washington Times

    As a journalist and writer, I have spent a great deal of time in Kiev, Ukraine . Last fall, I was introduced to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and its head, Artem Sytnyk, former chief investigator of the Kiev Oblast.

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  9. Obama to head to China, Laos for last visit in his 'rebalance' pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Reuters

    U.S. President Barack Obama next month will make what is expected to be his final trip to Asia, a region at the center of his administration's foreign policy, to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders, the White House said on Thursday. During his time in the White House, Obama has sought to "rebalance" America's defense and economic policy to counter China's rising influence.

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  10. Bulgaria Issues Travel Warning for UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Sofia News Agency

    The foreign ministry in Sofia has advised Bulgarian citizens travelling to Ukraine to avoid sites of public gatherings in view of "heightened public tensions" and protests in major Ukrainian cities. The ministry on Wednesday recommended to Bulgarian citizens visiting Ukraine to carry always their passports with them and by no means leave unattended their belongings and documents.

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  11. Emerging Markets-China rally helps lift Em stocks to 1-yr highsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Reuters

    Aug 15 Chinese shares' biggest jump in almost three months lifted emerging market equities to one-year highs on Monday, as renewed tensions with Russia kept Ukraine's currency and stocks under pressure. Chinese mainland stocks surged 3 percent to eight-month highs on bets that a disappointing run of recent economic data will prompt Beijing to unleash more stimulus.

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  12. City Officials Pull Plug on Odessa Pride MarchRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | PressReleasePoint

    Human Rights First today expressed alarm that the Odessa City Council's executive committee has succeeded in efforts to cancel the city's annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Pride march scheduled to take place tomorrow, August 13. Local authorities claim a high probability of conflict and confrontation that could lead to increased criminal incident was the reason behind the last minute Thursday legal challenge that banned the primary event of Odessa's multi-day Pride celebration. Organizers of the celebration confirmed that several venues facing outside pressure have also cancelled their agreement to host Pride events.

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  13. Nigeria: Pastor Accused of Sleeping With CongregantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | AllAfrica.com

    It is an incontestable fact that several Nigerian pastors are making waves in Europe. But among the lots, Pastor Sunday Adelaja , the founder and senior pastor of the Embassy of God, an evangelical-charismatic mega-church in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, surely leads the pack.

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  14. Charge d'affaires to represent Moscow in Kiev - Ukrainian Foreign MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Russia Beyond the Headlines

    The charges d'affaires will now represent Russia in Kiev and Ukraine in Moscow, head of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's political department, Alexei Makeyev, said on Aug. 5. "For more than two years, Ukraine has been represented in Moscow by the charge d'affaires. Now the situation in the Russian embassy will be the same.

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  15. Digital Raven: Hand-Launched UAV Goes BinaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Defence Industry Daily

    August 1/16: As part of the European Reassurance Initiative package, Ukraine has received 24 RQ-11B Raven UAV systems from the US. The hand-launched reconnaissance and surveillance tool are being given to help increase and modernize Ukrainian security efforts amid ongoing violence in the country's eastern regions.

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  16. Trump's Ties to Russia May Run More Than Surface DeepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | RedState

    Donald Trump stepped in it, majorly, when he blithely suggested that if Russian hackers would reveal Hillary's lost emails, they would be "greatly rewarded" by the American media. It added fuel to a fire that began when he brought in Paul Manafort to be a major player in his campaign.

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  17. Russia accuses Google Maps of a topographical cretinismaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Washington Post

    It has been more than two years since Russia reclaimed the peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine. At the time, Russia pointed toward historical precedents and a referendum as justification for its move, but many countries viewed it as an aggressive and belligerent act of annexation.

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  18. RNC 2016: Voice of America, and The Onion, shine spotlight on Cleveland's Ukrainian Museum-ArchivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Cleveland.com

    Visiting journalist Yulya Yarmolenko got a crash course in Cleveland immigrant history Monday. And she didn't to leave the tiny Ukrainian Museum- Archives in Tremont.

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  19. 'I'm gay in Ukraine and my country despises me' Ukraine's crisis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    'I'm gay in Ukraine & my country despises me' Ukraine's crisis is not just military and political; it's social and cultural Kiev, Ukraine - 13 July 2016 Introduction Gay Ukrainian Maxim Eristavi writes: Last October came my turning point. After years of reporting on Eastern European LGBTI issues, I felt I was fighting an uphill battle.

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  20. Ottawa-Based Artist Lesia Maruschak Exhibits New Photographic Series...Read the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | Ottawa Life

    It's not very common for a Canadian artist to present their work at the Art-Zavod Platforma in Kiev. In fact, when Lesia Maruschak's new exhibit "BELONGING: somewhere / nowhere" opens there on July 15, it will be the first Canadian exhibit in the Ukrainian gallery's history.

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