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  1. Kyiv Welcomes 'Any Steps' By Russia To Revive Exchanges With SeparatistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Weekday Magazine

    Russia-backed separatists lead Ukrainian prisoners of war during a prisoner exchange at a checkpoint west of Donetsk on November 15, 2015. Ukraine's main security agency says it welcomes "any steps" by Russia that would facilitate exchanges of people held by Kyiv and the Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.


  2. Putin Promises To Discuss Prisoner Swap With Separatist Leaders In Ukraine's EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Weekday Magazine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin made his pledge to oligarch Viktor Medvedchuk , who heads a pro-Russia organization in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised to talk with leaders of Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine's eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk regarding a potential prisoner swap with Kyiv.


  3. Bolshevik Attitudes Toward UkraineRead the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | Far Outliers

    From Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine , by Anne Applebaum , Kindle Loc. 652-76: At the beginning of 1917, the Bolsheviks were a small minority party in Russia, the radical faction of what had been the Marxist Russian Social Democratic and Labour Party.


  4. German Satirical Show Pokes Fun At Poroshenko, But Ukrainians Aren't LaughingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Weekday Magazine

    A satirical animated series produced by Germany's international broadcaster aims to poke fun at Eastern European leaders and their antics -- but Ukrainians aren't laughing. Many have expressed outrage at Deutsche Welle after its Russian service aired an episode of the new weekly program , Zapovednik , saying it portrays Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as an uncouth beggar and aids Russia's efforts to whitewash its military aggression in Ukraine.


  5. Adelphi Orchestra to Accompany JulieDance's 20th Annual the Nutcracker BalletRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 |

    ... To learn more about JulieDance, visit WWW.JULIEDANCE.ORG . Donetsk Ballet, the resident company of Donetsk, Ukraine, has been regarded as one of Eastern Europe's foremost dance companies, rivaling the Bolshoi and Kirov. The touring group of the ...


  6. Op-Ed Contributor: With Manafort, It Really Is About Russia, Not UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | The New York Times

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, insists that indictments against Paul Manafort and Richard Gates have "nothing to do with the president's campaign or campaign activity." Administration officials dismiss the alleged criminal activity by Mr. Manafort, formerly President Trump's campaign chairman, as being merely about money-laundering and Ukraine - but not Russia, the focus of the investigation by Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel.


  7. Natan Sharansky at his office in Jerusalem, Sept. 2013Read the original story

    Friday Nov 3 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... the flourishing of Jewish identity in Israel and around the world. Born Anatoly Shcharansky 69 years ago in Donetsk, Ukraine, he was thrust onto the public stage in 1973 when his application to leave the Soviet Union was denied for "security ...


  8. 'Fancy Bear' Tried To Hack E-Mail Of Ukrainian Making Artillery-Guidance AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | Weekday Magazine

    An officer who developed an artillery-guidance app used by the Ukrainian military in its fight against Moscow-backed separatists was among 545 members of Ukraine's political and military elite targeted by a hacking group with alleged links to Russian security services, according to an investigation by the Associated Press. The hacking group -- known as "Fancy Bear," among other aliases -- has been accused of responsibility for cyberattacks on various Western government and security organizations, as well as the U.S. Democratic Party ahead of the 2016 presidential election.


  9. How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia's Man in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Time

    By the account of his lawyer, Paul Manafort went to work in Ukraine in 2005 with the most spotless of intentions. "[He] represented pro-European Union campaigns for the Ukrainians," the attorney, Kevin Downing, said in a statement.


  10. Less Than Half of Russians Surveyed Back Kremlin Support for Ukraine SeparatistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Forty-one percent of surveyed Russians believe Moscow should support separatists in Ukraine's Donbass region, according to a new poll published by the independent Levada Center. Moscow has been accused of supporting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine since then-president Viktor Yanukovych was toppled in February 2014.


  11. Rescuers work underway at explosion site in Donetsk, UkraineRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 26 | Xinhuanet

    Rescuers work at the explosion site in an apartment building in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Oct. 26, 2017. An explosion took place here on Thursday causing at least 2 people injured, according to the local authority.


  12. Former Ukrainian PM: Free world should back usRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Jerusalem Post

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Chief Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich chat at a dinner in Kiev . When Arseniy Yatsenyuk became prime minister of Ukraine, the country was in a major crisis.


  13. Ukrainian nationalist to Jews: 'Get used to our rules' or be punishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | The Times of Israel

    Freedom party branch head calls for minorities to be 'put in their place' amid dispute over statue of leader linked to pogroms A firebrand Ukrainian nationalist last week called for Jews to "get used to our rules" or be punished, in an escalating tiff over a new statue of Symon Petliura, who is blamed for the murder of tens of thousands of Jews during the Russian Revolution. The statue was unveiled earlier this month by officials in Vinnitsa, in an area of the city once known as Yerusalimka , just some 200 meters from a small functioning synagogue.


  14. Statehood is not on their mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | The Day

    On October 12, following the debates on the language clause of the Ukrainian law "On Education," the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe approved most of the proposals of Hungarian and Rumanian members. The PACE resolution condemns rather harshly the fact that the Verkhovna Rada passed the education law, amending Article 7 without consulting representatives of ethnic minorities.


  15. Photo credit: Lev Fedoseyev\TASS via Getty ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Weekly Standard

    Just occasionally, the United Nations gets things exactly right. A fine example of that is the recent release of a report from its special investigative mission on human-rights abuses in Crimea.


  16. Energy analyst: Russian proposals to use Ukrainian pipelines a 'joke'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 |

    If Russia's gas supply to Europe is to remain reliable, the Ukrainian system must run parallel to Nord Stream 2, Oleksandr Sukhodolia told EURACTIV Slovakia. Not so much.


  17. Ukraine's Battle with Russia Moves to the ClassroomRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | EurasiaNet

    Ukraine is trying to fight back against Russian influence with a new drive to promote teaching in Ukrainian - but some fear this will play into Kremlin hands. The bell rings for the end of lessons at Bakhmut's School Number 18 in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, and children come pouring out of the building.


  18. US Envoy: Russia's Proposal to Send Peacekeepers to Ukraine Shows Desire to NegotiateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Voice of America

    Schoolchildren watch as servicemen carry a flag of the Russia-backed self-proclaimed separatist Donetsk republic, at a ceremony on the first day of school in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sept. 1, 2017.


  19. Like Syria, it's a Cat's Paw:Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | BrothersJudd Blog

    Hence, he and others suggested, Putin might be seeking a way out of the sanctions that have suppressed Russia's growth. Mr. Gates noted that even in 2013 when Russian oil was selling at $107 per barrel, Russia managed to achieve a mere 1.4 percent growth.


  20. OpenAire brings in the sun with retractable structures across EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | GlobeNewswire

    ... Caribbean's new Quantum series of ships; Aqua Sferra Water Park (the biggest aluminum dome in the world) in Donetsk, Ukraine; Tropicana Water Park in Stadthagen, Germany; Aquapark Terminal Waterpark in Kiev, Ukraine; Rooftop "skypool" at Batumi ...