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07/22/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Even Crimean residents who initially welcomed the Russian Anschluss are now disappointed with the occupation and angry at Russians for their behavior, and the Russians there, long-time residents, new arrivals and tourists, are reciprocating with anger at the local population, according to Yevgeniya Goryunova, a Crimean political scientist. She points to five socio-economic conditions behind... View more »
Even Crimean residents who initially welcomed the Russian Anschluss are now disappointed

Crimean residents, Russians increasingly hostile and at odds | EUROMAIDAN PRESS

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Jerry Prystay
Iaroslav Levchenko
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07/22/2017 at 16:12. Facebook
Many have forgotten that in May 1987, Boris Yeltsin, then head of the Moscow city committee of the CPSU, received representatives of the chauvinist and anti-Semitic Pamyat organization, thus sending a signal that he was someone the KGB and its allies could count on to defend their interests, Vitaly Portnikov says. Today, 30 years later, the Ukrainian analyst says, Alexei Navalny is playing a... View more »
Many have forgotten that in May 1987 Boris Yeltsin then head of

For the chekists, Navalny is the Yeltsin of 1987, Portnikov says | EUROMAIDAN PRESS

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07/22/2017 at 11:51. Facebook
Volodymyr Bulichenko was killed during heavy shelling near Nevelske, Donetsk Oblast on July 18, 2017.
Volodymyr was born on October 15, 1975 in Radensk, Kherson Oblast. He served as Junior Sergeant, Senior Driver in the 1st Motorized Infantry Company of the 17th Infantry Battalion ”Kirovohrad”, 57th Separate Infantry Brigade.
Volodymyr was a widower. He leaves behind his grieving mother and... View more »
Volodymyr Bulichenko was killed during heavy shelling near Nevelske Donetsk Oblast on

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07/22/2017 at 11:10. Facebook
Three years on after flight #MH17 was shot out of the sky in Ukrainian airspace, Canberra's Ukrainian community came together to remember the tragedy's 298 victims.

A small congregation gathered at the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre in Turner on Saturday, just days after the third anniversary of the airline disaster.
Three years on after flight MH17 was shot out of the sky

'Constant sorrow': Canberra Ukrainians mark three years since MH17

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07/22/2017 at 09:25. Facebook
United States Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker departs next Friday for eastern Ukraine, where he’ll meet with people affected by Russian aggression. Volker will also travel to Paris to meet with German and French officials about a cease-fire deal that has never been fully implemented. He’ll also be in Brussels to meet with NATO and EU officials, and in London to meet... View more »
United States Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker depart

Trump's new Ukraine envoy to visit country's embattled east

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Euromaidan Press
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07/22/2017 at 05:23. Facebook
Good morning, world! Good morning, Ukraine!

Have you ever seen a real fiddler on the roof? You can now in Ukraine's Kharkiv, where local sculptor Seifaddin Akhmetov created this sculpture which stands above the Kharkiv conservatory. It is dedicated to all Kharkiv people of culture.

The sculpture has become a city legend. It is now the symbol of the award "People's recognition" which is... View more »
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07/22/2017 at 01:50. Facebook
Political analyst Vitaly Portnikov writes that the Kremlin's changing justification for the Donbas war testifies to Russia's desire to get rid of the Donetsk and Luhansk "people's republics." He also believes that once the Putin regime collapses, Russia will be prepared to give up Crimea in order to reach an agreement with the West.
Political analyst Vitaly Portnikov writes that the Kremlin's changing justificat

The Kremlin changes its Donbas war narrative -

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Mark Nichols
Antonino Crisafulli
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07/22/2017 at 01:17. Facebook
Russia keeps shifting the plot in its ‘Ukrainian Crimea saboteur’ trial [ Khpg.org Link ]
Almost a year after Russia’s FSB produced videos on which Crimean Tatar Ridvan Suleymanov and three other Ukrainians separately ‘confessed’ to taking part in a ‘Crimean sabotage’ plot organized by Ukraine’s Military Intelligence, one of the men has been convicted of something else altogether, and the... View more »
Russia keeps shifting the plot in its ‘Ukrainian Crimea saboteur’ trial

Russia keeps shifting the plot in its ‘Ukrainian Crimea saboteur’ trial - Human Rights in Ukraine

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yesterday at 19:26. Facebook
From the very beginning of Russian presence in Syria, the Russian Ministry of Defense instituted a medal For Participation in the Military Operation in Syria, which was actively handed out both to military and civilian personnel. To date, this is the most widespread medal for Syria, which has been already received by several dozens of thousands of Russians. However, this is a departmental... View more »
From the very beginning of Russian presence in Syria the Russian Ministry

New Russian campaign medal For Peacekeeping Mission in Syria stigmatizes Russian military - InformNapalm.org (English)

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yesterday at 18:42. Facebook
Thousands of people, hailing from venues ranging from California to Ukraine, converged at the 11th Ukrainian Cultural Festival held on Friday-Sunday, July 14-16, at Soyuzivka Heritage Center. The largest Ukrainian festival in the United States, it is organized by the Ukrainian National Foundation (UNF), under the patronage of the Embassy of Ukraine.
Thousands of people hailing from venues ranging from California to Ukraine converged

11th Ukrainian Cultural Festival attracts thousands to Soyuzivka

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Elizabeth Zaharkiv
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yesterday at 17:26. Facebook
Ukrainian state assets worth UAH 2 billion ($77.3 mln) were sold via ProZorro.Sales system, where the property of state-owned companies was put up for open bid auctions.
#ProZorro is a public e-procurement system that has replaced old paper-based state tenders. ProZorro.Sale is an electronic auction system aiming to sell state property in late 2016.
Ukrainian state assets worth UAH 2 billion 77 3 mln were sold

State assets worth UAH 2 bln sold via ProZorro.Sales

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yesterday at 16:12. Facebook
The Free Russia Forum, a group of opposition politicians and analysts, says that a post-Putin Russia can only rejoin the civilized world if it operates under the principles of the primacy of law in all spheres of life. Otherwise, it will be “impossible” to build a law-based state and rejoin the civilized world. In an appeal released on Tuesday and signed by ...
The Free Russia Forum a group of opposition politicians and analysts says

Free Russia Forum outlines what a post-Putin Russia must do to rejoin civilized world | EUROMAIDAN PRESS

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yesterday at 15:09. Facebook
Crimean Tatar Mejlis ban challenged after UN Court’s damning ruling on Russia
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Representatives of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis have lodged a formal application asking for a review of Russia’s ban of this self-governing body of the main indigenous people of Crimea which the UN International Court of Justice has agreed is discriminatory
#Mejlis #HagueCourt
Crimean Tatar Mejlis ban challenged after UN Court’s damning ruling on Russia

Crimean Tatar Mejlis ban challenged after UN Court’s damning ruling on Russia - Human Rights in Ukraine

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yesterday at 14:33. Facebook
22-year-old Zoltan Balazh was killed during heavy shelling on July 18, 2017 near Zaytseve,Donetsk Oblast.
Zoltan was born in Korolevo, Zakarpatska Oblast on March 7, 1995. He served in the 2nd Infantry Battalion of the 128th Separate Infantry Brigade.
Zoltan leaves behind his wife and a two-year-old child.
Вічна Пам’ять! Eternal Memory!
Герої не вмирають! Heroes Never Die!
22 year old Zoltan Balazh was killed during heavy shelling on July

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yesterday at 13:19. Facebook
After a massive decrease in GDP during 2014/2015, the Ukrainian economy is now recovering: Economic performance increased by 2.3% in 2016 and in 2017 GDP is expected to increase by 2.0%. An important reason for this positive development is the increase in investment, which reflects growing confidence in the country.
However, economic growth is with a meager 2% far below potential. The speed... View more »
After a massive decrease in GDP during 2014/2015 the Ukrainian economy is

Ukrainian economy continues its recovery path

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yesterday at 12:50. Facebook
Past 24 hours in the war zone
Russian terrorists launch 29 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Luhansk, Donetsk and Mariupol sectors. Ukrainian troops returned fire 16 times. Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, eight wounded. One Ukrainian serviceman was captured by the enemy.
Past 24 hours in the war zone Russian terrorists launch 29 attacks

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yesterday at 12:15. Facebook
When Russia occupied Crimea, it overlooked the fact that the peninsula was dependent on Ukraine for pretty much everything. Now, the Kremlin is working overtime to power the Anschluss with sanctioned Siemens turbines, but generating water is proving to be harder.

In 20 years, most of occupied Crimea could become a salty desert. Crimean residents already face a shortage of fresh water.
When Russia occupied Crimea it overlooked the fact that the peninsula was

Occupied Crimea is running out of water -

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Bob Barnett
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yesterday at 11:14. Facebook
Dmytro Naumov was killed by a tripwire mine in Donetsk Oblast on July 15, 2017.
Dmytro was born on August 15, 1983 in Daryivka, Kherson Oblast.
Senior sergeant, chief sergeant of the 1st Motorized Infantry Platoon of the 17th Motorized Infantry Battalion “Kirovohrad”, 57th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade. For 10 years, he worked as a security guard. Dmytro went to war as a volunteer in... View more »
Dmytro Naumov was killed by a tripwire mine in Donetsk Oblast on July 15 2017
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Nunu Urotadze
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yesterday at 09:47. Facebook
Moldova has no control of 454 km of its border with Ukraine for 25 years. This border sector is fully controlled by the breakaway region of Transnistria having border checkpoints as on the Moldovan state border with Ukraine as on the administrative border with the rest of Moldova. After a quarter of a century since the Transnistrian conflict erupted, it is still far from a resolution. The... View more »
Moldova has no control of 454 km of its border with Ukraine

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Micah Johnston
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yesterday at 05:23. Facebook
Good morning, world! Good morning, Ukraine!

Looking for a place spend the evening? Make it an evening of culture at the Odesa opera theater - the oldest (and some say, the best) opera theater in Ukraine. The prices are quite Ukrainian, ranging from $0.40 for children's plays to $25 for the best seats for evening opera or ballet performances

First opened in 1810, it was reconstructed after... View more »
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