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  • Attempts to rewrite history 'unacceptable': Putin at Auschwitz ceremony in Moscow (Yahoo/AFP) 01/27/2015
  • 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz: “Politicization of this place is unthinkable” (KHPG) 01/27/2015
  • Russia dismisses U.S. espionage charges against alleged NYC spy ring (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Putin Acting like a Terrorist Because He Can’t Afford Full-Scale Invasion of Ukraine, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/27/2015
  • Op-ed: Save the New Ukraine. By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY and GEORGE SOROS (New York Times) 01/27/2015
  • 'Russian Spies' in NYC: US government charges three Russians for alleged involvement (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/27/2015
  • Russian Deputy: Savchenko Cannot Be Released On Immunity Status (RFE/RL) 01/27/2015
  • Dutch judge approves Russian hacking suspect's extradition to US (Yahoo/AP) 01/27/2015
  • World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Russia scorns 'politically motivated' downgrade to junk rating (Yahoo/AFP) 01/27/2015

  • Attorney General Holder Announces Charges Against Russian Spy Ring in New York City. Spy Ring Attempted to Collect Economic Intelligence and Recruit New York City Residents as Intelligence Sources ( 01/26/2015
  • Putin Is Winning the Ukraine War on Three Fronts (Daily Beast) 01/26/2015
  • Gustav Gressel: The Ukraine-Russia War (European Council on Foreign Relations) 01/26/2015
  • Miss Ukraine Calls Out Russian Invasion of Her Country (Breitbart News) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine: Minsk peace accords must be revived, UN political chief tells Security Council (United Nations) 01/26/2015
  • Op-ed: More aid to Ukraine would invest in a stronger Europe. By Borys Lozhkin (Washington Post) 01/26/2015
  • Putin Blames Violence in Ukraine on Kiev. Russian President’s Comments Come After Rocket Attack That Killed 30 Civilians in Mariupol (The Wall Street Journal) 01/26/2015
  • Another Russian ‘Aid’ Invasion: Ukraine accuses Moscow of using aid to send in troops and weapons (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/26/2015
  • Miss Ukraine Calls Out Russian Invasion of Her Country During Miss Universe Pageant (National Review Online) 01/26/2015
  • Modi listening, Obama assails Putin on Ukraine (The Indian Express) 01/26/2015
  • Russia warns West not to blackmail it over Ukraine (Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • A Fight for Democracy: Why Ukraine Matters. By Carl Gershman (World Affairs Journal) 01/26/2015
  • Baltic countries join Ukraine to call for EU, UN action (Baltic Times) 01/26/2015
  • Ilan Berman: Rhetoric Versus Reality On Ukraine (Forbes) 01/26/2015
  • NATO Secretary General statement on the extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NATO) 01/26/2015
  • U.S. has 'more tools' to put pressure on Russia: Lew (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/26/2015

  • U.S., Europe Threaten New Sanctions Against Moscow (The Wall Street Journal) 01/25/2015
  • Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against Russian-backed 'aggression' (Reuters) 01/25/2015
  • Anti-Russia advocates protest UMS award. As the University Musical Society prepared to award Mariinsky Orchestra Conductor Valery Gergiev with the prestigious University Musical Society Distinguished Artist Award on Saturday at Hill Auditorium, Ukrainian protesters and anti-Russia advocates collected on the steps outside in a die-in protest. (Michigan Daily) 01/25/2015
  • Russia blocks UN Security Council statement condemning shelling of Ukrainian city that killed 30 (Independent) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Russia blocks UN attempt to condemn rebel rocket attack. UK-proposed statement called for inquiry into assault on Mariupol. Diplomatic tensions escalate along with fighting in eastern Ukraine. Dozens die as rebels shell Mariupol (The Guardian) 01/25/2015
  • International condemnation over shelling of Ukraine's Mariupol ['At least 30 people were killed and 83 others injured in the rocket attack on the port city of Mariupol'] (Deutsche Welle) 01/25/2015
  • Ukrainian Events Keep Moscow from Addressing Cossack Genocide of 1920s (Window on Eurasia) 01/25/2015
  • John R. Carpenter: In the Pit of the Stomach [Protest of Putin supporter Valery Gergiev's concert in Ann Arbor kept audience away] (Facebook) 01/25/2015
  • Record number of Russians ‘positive’ about Joseph Stalin (KHPG) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine Clashes Broaden as Obama Pledges More Pressure on Russia (Bloomberg) 01/25/2015
  • Obama vows to ratchet up pressure on Moscow over Ukraine (Reuters) 01/25/2015

  • Biden's Call with Ukrainian President Poroshenko (US Embassy) 01/24/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Attacks in Ukraine by Russia-Backed Separatists ( 01/24/2015
  • Sundance 2015: As war escalates at home, two Ukrainians take on Putin (Los Angeles Times) 01/24/2015
  • News Analysis: How Best To Help Ukraine Is The $50 Billion Question (RFE/RL) 01/24/2015
  • The Real Birth of the Ukrainian Nation (Euromaidan Press) 01/24/2015
  • Swedish volunteer with Azov Battalion dies in car accident (Kyiv Post) 01/24/2015

  • George Soros thinks the future of the European Union is at risk over Ukraine (Quartz) 01/23/2015
  • Russian Elite Warns Of War With The U.S (BuzzFeed) 01/23/2015
  • Book of the Week: Peter Pomerantsev's memoir of his decade working for a Moscow TV company. Read by Justin Salinger. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible. By Peter Pomerantsev (BBC) 01/23/2015
  • U.S. Senate demands to revise defense policy and recognize Russia as threat ( 01/23/2015
  • [VIDEO] 'Acceleration of Violence' in Ukraine. Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Adrian Karatnycky explains why strong Western sanctions are essential to countering Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Time to rethink Ukraine deal (CNN) 01/23/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks at the World Economic Forum ( 01/23/2015
  • Conductor Gergiev, Geopolitical Casualty (World Affairs Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Free Nadia Savchenko! (World Affairs Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Op-ed: Note to Ukraine: Stop Whitewashing the Political Record (Huffington Post) 01/23/2015
  • 'We're nothing more than bargaining chips' – what it means to be Ukrainian in wartime (The Guardian) 01/23/2015
  • Op-ed: Doug Bandow: Washington should stay out of the Russo-Ukrainian quarrel [Quote: 'Ukraine isn’t important geopolitically...Washington never guaranteed Ukraine’s security... Vladimir Putin is not Hitler and Russia is not Nazi Germany...'] (Orange County Register) 01/23/2015
  • US Deploying Troops to Ukraine to Train its National Guard ( 01/23/2015
  • Russia Seeks Political Influence on Ukraine Via the ‘Normandy’ Group (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 01/23/2015
  • Top official: Russians will 'eat less' for Putin (Yahoo/AP) 01/23/2015
  • At least 1,373 soldiers killed in Russia’s war against Ukraine [4,838 civilians] (Kyiv Post) 01/23/2015
  • Death toll in Ukraine conflict exceeds 5,000, may be 'considerably higher' – UN (United Nations) 01/23/2015
  • In Brutally Critical Open Letter, Russian-Born Scholar Talks Of His 'Overwhelming Nausea' Over Putin's Russia (RFE/RL) 01/23/2015
  • How Russian propaganda spreads online [dated 1/19/2015] ( 01/23/2015
  • Why “speak no evil” policy of the Met, Carnegie Hall and BAM is so objectionable (Euromaidan Press) 01/23/2015

  • NATO Focuses on Russian Violations of Ukraine's Sovereignty ( 01/22/2015
  • The Death of Ukraine’s Cyborg Army. If the United States is really supporting Ukraine, as President Obama claims, then why are Kiev’s forces getting hammered? (Foreign Policy) 01/22/2015
  • 'You Could See Happiness In Their Eyes': Russian Veteran Recalls Soviet Liberation Of Auschwitz [(T)he 100th and 107th Divisions of the 60th Army of the First Ukrainian Front were the first to enter the camp.'] (RFE/RL) 01/22/2015
  • POTUS on Ukraine: A Reverie (National Review) 01/22/2015
  • Europe Appeals to Putin's Ego As it Seeks Peace in Ukraine (TIME) 01/22/2015
  • How popular are Putin and Obama in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine? (Washington Post) 01/22/2015
  • Day of Ukrainian Unity and Remembrance for the First Maidan Victims (KHPG) 01/22/2015
  • Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Briefing on Ukraine, January 21, 2015. ['Let us pull the veil away from Putin’s peace plan, and call it for what it is: a Russian occupation plan.] (The United States Mission to NATO) 01/22/2015
  • Hillary Clinton suggests US military support for Ukraine (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine remembers Euromaidan's first martyr. Serhiy Nihoyan was shot dead by police on January 22 [BRAMA: Ukrainian-born Armenian Serhiy Nigoyan, Belarusian Mikhail Zhyneuski, and Ukrainian Yuriy Verbytsky were the first three to perish (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • Russian Interior Ministry Wants to Restore Stalin-Style ‘Troikas’ to Speed Up Justice (Window on Eurasia) 01/22/2015
  • Controversy Over UMS Award To Russian Orchestra. Russian Conductor Valery Gergiev Criticized as Anti-Gay, Putin Supporter (PrideSource) 01/22/2015

  • Ukraine ceasefire exists 'in name only,' UN political chief tells Security Council (United Nations) 01/21/2015
  • Brzezinski: US Should Deploy Troops to Baltics (Defense News) 01/21/2015
  • Kremlin Renews Bid to Quietly Dissolve North Caucasus Republics (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 01/21/2015
  • US Trainers To Deploy To Ukraine. Also Will Begin Shipment of US-funded Armored Vehicles (Defense News) 01/21/2015
  • US accuses rebels of 'land grab' (BBC) 01/21/2015
  • Editorial: Obama Tries to Out-Putin Putin (Bloomberg) 01/21/2015
  • Remarks With EU High Representative Federica Mogherini After Their Meeting ( 01/21/2015
  • Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski: Arm Ukraine (The Hill) 01/21/2015
  • Putin’s Mental Map is Pre-1914 Europe, Oleshchuk Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/21/2015
  • You Say Crimea, They Say Taurida (RFE/RL) 01/21/2015
  • Lavrov Says U.S. Wants To Dominate, West Cannot Isolate Russia (RFE/RL) 01/21/2015
  • Russia Is Left Out in the Cold by Its Neighbors (The Moscow Times) 01/21/2015
  • French police arrest five Russians suspected of planning an attack (The Guardian) 01/21/2015
  • Russia Update: Moscow Lashes Out at Obama’s State of the Union Remarks on Ukraine (The Interpreter) 01/21/2015
  • Poroshenko: We demand peace from Russia and ask the world to help us (Ukrinform) 01/21/2015
  • Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred and Soldiers to be remembered in Ukraine on Reunion Day (RISU) 01/21/2015
  • State of Mind: A Future Russia. By Walter Laqueur (World Affairs Journal) 01/21/2015
  • Lecture on Sunday Jan 25: Kyiv, Ukraine: The City of Domes and Demons from the Collapse of Socialism to the Mass Uprising of 2013-2014 (Ukrainian Museum) 01/21/2015
  • Russian FM accuses US of trying to dominate the world (Yahoo/AP) 01/21/2015
  • Text of President Obama's State of the Union address (Yahoo/AP) 01/21/2015
  • State of Mind: A Future Russia. By Walter Laqueur (World Affairs Journal) 01/21/2015

  • Analyst Provides Insider View of Russian Government Think Tank ['there is no Ukraine'] (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 01/20/2015
  • Gun-toting granny ready to fight Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine (New York Post) 01/20/2015
  • The real problem with Mogherini’s Russia paper (European Council on Foreign Relations) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine's divide: Two sides of a river (CNN) 01/20/2015
  • Transcript: Obama’s State of the Union address 2015 (Washington Post) 01/20/2015
  • Editorial: The Guardian View of war in Ukraine: maintain the pressure on Russia (Guardian) 01/20/2015
  • 'Big nations can't bully small,' Obama tells Russia (Yahoo/AFP) 01/20/2015
  • 'Tonight, We Turn The Page': Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda (NPR) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine is left struggling as health workers flee (New Scientist) 01/20/2015
  • Top US Commander Goes To Ukraine For Talks As East Ukraine War With Pro-Russia Rebels Heats Up [Lt. Gen. Frederick Hodges, the commander of U.S. Army Europe] (International Business Times) 01/20/2015
  • US Oil Giant Schlumberger Just Struck A $1.7 Billion Deal In Russia (Business Insider) 01/20/2015
  • 'Yara at 25: Looking Back/Moving Forward' exhibition opening Saturday Jan. 24 2015 (Ukrainian Museum) 01/20/2015
  • Yanukovych arrested in absentia (Ukrinform) 01/20/2015
  • Russia finds few friends in EU sanctions talks (EUobserver) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko: 'Sanctions Are Working' on Russia (The Wall Street Journal) 01/20/2015
  • The Big Chill: The Battle for Central Europe. By Peter Pomerantsev (World Affairs Journal) 01/20/2015
  • $15,000 reported stolen from Ukrainian Catholic church in Canada (RISU) 01/20/2015

  • How Russian propaganda spreads online ( 01/19/2015
  • John Vinocur: Is There No One Who Will Stand Up for Ukraine? (The Wall Street Journal) 01/19/2015
  • What the Ukraine Crisis Means for Asia (The Diplomat) 01/19/2015
  • Time not right to ease Russia sanctions, EU says (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/19/2015
  • The EU Caught Between Interests and Values Over Russia (Carnegie Europe) 01/19/2015
  • Crimean Dejà Vu: Titushki & Police against Crimean Rights Conference (KHPG) 01/19/2015
  • Ukrainians’ Destruction of Lenin Statues Said Making Him a Conservative Figure for Russians (Window on Eurasia) 01/19/2015
  • Op-ed: How not to think about foreign policy for 2016 (Washington Post) 01/19/2015

  • This Footage of Ukrainian Aftermath Is Why We Need Drone Journalism (VIDEO) (Gizmodo) 01/18/2015

  • Top NATO official: Not time to mend ties with Russia (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/17/2015
  • Putin Restoring Soviet But Not Communist Values, Zubov Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015
  • For State of Union, Obama faces GOP Congress for first time (Yahoo/AP) 01/17/2015
  • Lithuania: Stay calm in case of foreign invasion (Yahoo/AP) 01/17/2015
  • Moscow’s Neo-Imperialism Seen Sparking More Maidans in Post-Soviet States (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015
  • ‘Dark Forces’ on the March in Russia and the World, Eidman Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015

  • Mysterious Men Linked to Russia Target Lithuanian President (World Affairs Journal) 01/16/2015
  • 2014 Was the Hottest Year Ever Recorded (VICE News) 01/16/2015
  • NATO, EU set diverging tones on approach to Russia (Reuters) 01/16/2015

  • Ukrainian and Estonian foreign ministers discuss European situation (Ukrainian Journal) 01/15/2015
  • Op-ed: Where Is Russia's Foreign Policy Going in 2015? (The Moscow Times) 01/15/2015
  • Day of mourning for those killed by terrorists in Ukraine today (RISU) 01/15/2015
  • European Court Rejects Stalin Grandson's Complaint (RFE/RL) 01/15/2015
  • CIA Tweets Doctor Zhivago Author's Quote In Russian (RFE/RL) 01/15/2015

  • The roots of tradition in Ukraine’s folk holiday Malanka (Washington Post) 01/14/2015
  • NATO Urges Russia To Stop Supporting Separatists In Eastern Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/14/2015

  • What is the State of Dissent in Vladimir Putin’s Russia? (PBS) 01/13/2015
  • What’s Been the Effect of Western Sanctions on Russia? (PBS) 01/13/2015
  • Pope Francis: Ukraine becomes a dramatic theater of war (RISU) 01/13/2015
  • Interpol puts Yanukovich on wanted list (EurActiv) 01/13/2015

  • Watch Part of a Film Commissioned by Vladimir Putin — About Himself (PBS) 01/12/2015
  • U.S. Protesters Target Russian Classical Music Stars Over Ukraine Conflict [Valery Gergiev and Anna Netrebko] (RFE/RL) 01/12/2015

  • Gorbachev Warns Of Danger In Russian-Western Relations (RFE/RL) 01/11/2015

  • Russian students examined on ‘Ukraine as threat to national security’ (KHPG) 01/09/2015
  • Write to PACE: Nadiya Savchenko has been on hunger strike for 30 DAYS (KHPG) 01/09/2015
  • Barack Obama wished Orthodox Christians a blessed and joyous Christmas (RISU) 01/09/2015
  • Kremlin Denies Report Putin Planning To Become Wine Magnate In Spain (RFE/RL) 01/09/2015
  • EU Members Urge 'Alternative' To Russian Propaganda (RFE/RL) 01/09/2015

  • Kharkiv court defends Shevelyov memorial against Kharkiv authorities (KHPG) 01/05/2015
  • A Rocky Road For The EU: Three Things To Look For In 2015 (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015

  • Kerry, Lavrov Discuss Ukraine, Middle East Crises (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • What's The EEU And What Are Its Chances? [Eurasian Economic Union] (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Marches Mark Birthday Of Ukrainian Nationalist Leader [Stepan Bandera] (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Ukraine's Year Of Turmoil Through The Lens Of Levko Stek (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Moscow: Bandera Marches Tread 'Nazi Path' (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015

  • Who are the ‘Moskals’ and Why Are They a Threat? (Window on Eurasia) 01/01/2015
  • Russians Seek New Leader; Ukrainians Seek Their Rights, Illarionov Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/01/2015
  • Investigative Journalists Name Putin Corruption's 'Person Of The Year' (RFE/RL) 01/01/2015
  • Calendar
     ·  03/30/2014 thru 02/22/2015 Exhibition — No Other Home: The Crimean Tatar Repatriates [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  05/11/2014 thru 02/01/2015 Exhibition — Life in Wood [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  11/22/2014 thru 02/22/2015 Exhibition — Heroes for Freedom [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  12/20/2014 thru 02/03/2015 Exhibition — Members Collect I [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  01/16/2015 thru 02/01/2015 Viktor Gurniak: The Road from Maidan: Exhibit of Original Photos from Maidan to ATO at the Ukrainian National Museum [Chicago-Midwest]
     ·  01/24/2015 thru 03/01/2015 Yara at 25: Looking Back/Moving Forward [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  01/25/2015 thru 03/01/2015 Exhibition — Yara at 25: Looking Back / Moving Forward [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  01/28/2015 Putin's Ukraine: Crimea, Donbas, and Transcarpathia [Canada-East]
     ·  01/28/2015 Film — Brothers in Arms: Film Stories of the Russian-Ukrainian War [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  01/30/2015 Performance — Yara Arts Group at 25! [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  01/30/2015 "Yara at 25" [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  01/31/2015 Homemade Pyrohy Sale [USA-Northeast]
     ·  01/31/2015 La MaMa's Coffeehouse Chronicles: Yara Arts Group [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  01/31/2015 Malanka - Albany, NY [NY-NJ-Metro]
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