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  • Russia upset over Canadian visa denials (Penticton Western News/CP) 09/30/2014
  • What toppled Lenin statues tell us about Ukraine's crisis (Washington Post) 09/30/2014
  • For Putin Ally, US Sanctions Only Add to Anti-Russia Conspiracy Theory. Railways Chief Yakunin Sees U.S. Seeking to Subvert Russia; No Impact on Ukraine Policy (Wall Street Journal) 09/30/2014

  • Friends Again at Folly's Expense: U.S.-India Summit Skirts Kashmir and Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 09/29/2014
  • Another Lenin Down, but How Many More Remain? ['When the Soviet system was viewed as an occupation rather than an organic part of national history, such as the Eastern European countries and the formerly occupied Baltic states, there are very few Lenins left and these countries have made the greatest progress toward democracy and freedom.'] (Window on Eurasia) 09/29/2014
  • In Remembrance: Babyn Yar, September 1941 (KHPG) 09/29/2014
  • Why is Ukraine having such a hard time getting its message across? (LA Daily News) 09/29/2014
  • Lenin Falls in Kharkiv: Ukraine's largest Lenin monument is toppled by activists (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 09/29/2014
  • ExxonMobil suspends cooperation with Rosneft on Arctic oil project -Kommersant newspaper (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/29/2014

  • World leaders give their annual speeches at the UN (Yahoo/AP) 09/28/2014
  • Echoes of the past at Ukraine's rebel-held WWII monument (Yahoo/AFP) 09/28/2014

  • Russian FM issues blistering attack on US, NATO (Yahoo/AP) 09/27/2014
  • Russian exhibit angers some at rights conference. Ukrainian delegates to an international security conference in Warsaw this week complained about a Russian photo exhibition depicting the war in Ukraine from a Russian perspective. (Yahoo/AP) 09/27/2014
  • Ukraine in turmoil. A Somalia scenario? Neighbouring regions worry about the Donbas becoming a largely ungoverned swathe of land (The Economist) 09/27/2014

  • Russia Is Considering A Crazy New Law That Would Allow The State To Seize Foreign Assets (Yahoo/Business Insider) 09/26/2014
  • Russian Duma Deputy Wants California and Alaska Back (Window on Eurasia) 09/26/2014
  • 1926 silent film classic "Taras Shevchenko" this Saturday, September 27, 7 pm in NYC (BRAMA) 09/26/2014
  • Russian Duma Ratifies Treaty On Eurasian Economic Union (RFE/RL) 09/26/2014
  • Communism and Hunger: The Ukrainian, Chinese, Kazakh, and Soviet Famines in Comparative Perspective. Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Toronto & St. Vladimir Institute, September 26–27, 2014 (CIUS) 09/26/2014
  • Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS (Yahoo/AFP) 09/26/2014
  • U.S. military concerned by Russian Cold War-style bomber flights (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/26/2014

  • Ukraine's Maidan movement wins Lech Walesa freedom prize (Yahoo/AFP) 09/25/2014
  • Europe's leaders at UN Assembly focus on Ukraine crisis, ISIL militants (United Nations) 09/25/2014
  • Did the West Provoke Putin? Apologists and Facts (World Affairs Journal) 09/25/2014
  • Russia Prepares to Repel United States on All Fronts (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 09/25/2014
  • G-7 Foreign Ministers' Joint Statement on Ukraine (State.gov) 09/25/2014
  • Ukrainian President Sets Sights on Closer E.U. Ties (The New York Times) 09/25/2014
  • Will Georgia Be the Next Ukraine? (The Nation) 09/25/2014
  • Ukraine to UN: 'We Know What Terrorism Means' (ABC/AP) 09/25/2014
  • U.N. General Assembly: Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (VIDEO) (C-Span) 09/25/2014
  • 1926 silent film classic "Taras Shevchenko" this Saturday, September 27, 7 pm in NYC (BRAMA) 09/25/2014
  • Leaders at UN: Ukraine conflict threatens world order (USA TODAY) 09/25/2014
  • Ukraine's Prime Minister Tells UN That Moscow Must Stop Arming Rebels (TIME) 09/25/2014
  • Ukrainians: Who Are They, and What Do They Want? By Yaroslav Hrytsak [Translation from article dated August 2011] (Krytyka Magazine) 09/25/2014
  • Obama Calls For End To 'Network Of Death' (+VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 09/25/2014
  • Window on Eurasia: Kremlin Using Katyn Strategy in Ukraine to Cover Its Own Crimes, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/25/2014
  • Zhirinovsky’s Plan for Ukraine’s Destruction Must Be Taken Seriously, Illarionov Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/25/2014

  • Lithuania's 'Iron Lady,' President Dalia Grybauskaite, has harsh words for Putin and is talking tough at the NATO summit (VIDEO) (CNN) 09/24/2014
  • Ukrainian patriarch visits Canberra, pays tribute to MH17 dead (RISU) 09/24/2014
  • Opinion: Lithuania’s president: ‘Russia is terrorizing its neighbors and using terrorist methods’ (Washington Post) 09/24/2014
  • “Why Are We So Busy Trying Not to Offend Putin?” An interview with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. (Slate.com) 09/24/2014
  • Russia questions legitimacy of U.S. strikes against Islamic State (Reuters) 09/24/2014
  • Lithuanian ambassador speaks at ESU about Ukraine conflict (WFMZ Allentown) 09/24/2014
  • Folk artist's show puts focus on Ukrainian headdresses at WheatonArts [Vera Nakonechny] (The Star-Ledger) 09/24/2014
  • Russia's Image Problem Won't Be Fixed by RT (The Moscow Times) 09/24/2014
  • Obama At United Nations: Russia 'Challenges The Post-War Order' With Ukraine Conflict (International Business Times) 09/24/2014
  • Obama Says US Would Lift Sanctions if Russia Pulls Back in Ukraine (National Journal) 09/24/2014
  • Address by His Excellency Barack Obama, President of the United States of America at the general debate of the 68th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, 24-30 September 2014) (VIDEO) (United Nations) 09/24/2014
  • Is Ukraine another bottomless pit? (The Hill) 09/24/2014
  • EuroMaidan nominated for Sakharov prize (EurActiv) 09/24/2014

  • New Ukrainian Government Said To Be Working With Western P.R. Firm. Combating the Russian lobbying machine in DC. (Buzzfeed) 09/23/2014
  • TEXT: 1994 Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances (Wikisource.org) 09/23/2014
  • Corruption Is the Backbone of Putin's Power (The Moscow Times) 09/23/2014
  • Letter: Ukraine needs US help to combat Vladimir Putin [Ihor Gawdiak, President, Ukrainian American Coordinating Council] (Washington Post) 09/23/2014
  • New Ukrainian Government Said To Be Working With Western P.R. Firm. Combating the Russian lobbying machine in DC. (BuzzFeed) 09/23/2014
  • Ukrainian ArtPrize artist can't get in to US (WOODTV.com) 09/23/2014
  • Putin warns Ukraine against implementing EU deal -letter (Reuters) 09/23/2014
  • Putin celebrated as 7-foot-tall [2 meters] cultural and political giant in Russian contemporary art [Vladimir Putin's actual height is 5ft 7in or 170 cm tall] (Euromaidan Press) 09/23/2014
  • Is Kyiv Prepared for a Bosnian Scenario? (New Eastern Europe) 09/23/2014
  • Exclusive - Ukraine crisis risks recession for Europe: El-Erian (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/23/2014
  • For Many, a Nation That Seems Less Free From Moscow’s Dominance Than Ever (The New York Times) 09/23/2014
  • Exclusive: Kazakhstan balanced between Ukraine and post-NATO Afghanistan ['Kazakhstan, which is rich in oil and minerals, is five times the size of France but populated by just 17.3 million people, of which between 21 percent and 22 percent are ethnic Russians. There is also a sizeable minority of 300,000 ethnic Ukrainians.'] (Reuters) 09/23/2014
  • World of crisis awaits leaders at UN (Yahoo/AFP) 09/23/2014
  • United Nations General Assembly: Ukraine’s Best Pitch Might Come From the Sidelines (The New York Times) 09/23/2014
  • Poroshenko’s Presence at U.N. General Assembly Is in Doubt [BRAMA: Sources say Poroshenko has already canceled, Yatseniuk will come instead.] (The New York Times) 09/23/2014

  • Ukrainian SEMO students discuss conflict at home (Southeast Missourian) 09/22/2014
  • Poroshenko’s Presence at U.N. General Assembly Is in Doubt (The New York Times) 09/22/2014
  • The Seething Anger of Putin's Russia. How U.S.-Russian relations became so dysfunctional—and dangerous (The Atlantic) 09/22/2014
  • Thousands March In Russia To Protest Involvement In Ukraine (NPR) 09/22/2014
  • Fleeing unrest, Ukrainian Jews arrive in Israel. According to Jewish Agency stats, some 4,200 Ukrainian immigrants have come so far this year. (Jerusalem Post) 09/22/2014
  • Ukraine's foreign minister calling for 'Coalition of Freedom' (Fox) 09/22/2014
  • Ukrainian and Russian youth held a symbolic reconciliation action in Auschwitz (RISU) 09/22/2014
  • The Ukraine Crisis -- What's Next For Europe? Carl Bildt, Foreign Minister of Sweden, and Mario Monti, former Prime Minister of Italy, address the Ukrainian crisis and its implications for Europe. The WorldPost/Center For European Studies, Harvard (VIDEO start at 0:08:00 till 1:22:23) (Livestream) 09/22/2014
  • Another Makarevich Concert Canceled, This Time In St. Petersburg (RFE/RL) 09/22/2014
  • American Fighting With Ukraine's proRussia Rebels Urges Others to Join Him (ABC) 09/22/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State, Waldorf Astoria, New York City: Remarks With UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Before Their Meeting ['(W)e’ll...talk about Ukraine and the challenges there with respect to the winter coming and the gas needs and other needs.'] (State.gov) 09/22/2014
  • West’s Realpolitik has Convinced Putin He Can Do What He Likes, Khodorkovsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/22/2014
  • Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar (Yahoo/AP) 09/22/2014
  • Moscow Blocks Numerically Small Peoples from Attending UN Meeting (Window on Eurasia) 09/22/2014
  • Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire (Yahoo/AP) 09/22/2014
  • New Polish govt loses some foreign policy heft (Yahoo/AP) 09/22/2014
  • The OSCE and Security in a New World, Panel discussion in Geneva 1 October 2014, 12:30 - 16:30 with Timothy Snyder, Peter Pomerantsev, others (OSCE) 09/22/2014
  • Panel discussion 'Taras Shevchenko: Ukrainian Nationalism, Poetry and the Jews' at YIVO, Tuesday. September 30, 7 pm (YIVO) 09/22/2014
  • Construction Underway at DC Ukrainian Memorial (Roll Call) 09/22/2014
  • Ukraine: What Putin Has Won [October 9,014 issue of NYRB] (The New York Review of Books) 09/22/2014
  • Commentary: Ukraine to the US: 'Live free or die!'; The US to Ukraine: 'Do the best you can!'. By Myroslaw Smorodsky (UABA) 09/22/2014

  • Putin Cleverly Exploits Three Weaknesses of the West (Window on Eurasia) 09/21/2014
  • The Scattering of Ukraine's Jews. War threatens a community that has survived the Holocaust and the Soviet era (The Atlantic) 09/21/2014
  • Russia’s war against Ukraine. Will a new Ukrainian Military Organization arise? [RFE/RL] (Euromaidan Press) 09/21/2014
  • Israeli captured in combat in Ukraine freed in prisoner exchange (Jerusalem Post) 09/21/2014
  • Evangelical Protestants in Ukraine and Their Emigre Churches Often Pro-Russian, Ukrainian Religious Expert Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/21/2014
  • Western Leaders ‘Don’t Understand at All’ What is Happening in Russia, Sotnik Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/21/2014

  • No safeguards stopping Canadian equipment from falling into wrong hands in Ukraine, opposition MPs say (National Post) 09/20/2014
  • Kremlin to 'protect Russian cyberspace from unpredictable West' (Yahoo/AFP) 09/20/2014
  • New Ukraine peace talks after Obama rebuffs Poroshenko pleas (Yahoo/AFP) 09/20/2014
  • ASN 2015 World Convention Call for Papers [April 24, 25, 26, 2015] (PDF) (Nationalities.org) 09/20/2014
  • Ukrainian American Bar Association (UABA) Annual Convention Nov. 13 - 16, 2014 Washington, DC (UABA) 09/20/2014
  • Exile in Brooklyn, With an Eye on Georgia. Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgia’s Ex-President, Plots Return From Williamsburg, Brooklyn (The New York Times) 09/20/2014
  • Äîêè Ïóò³í æèâèé, â³í áóäå âîþâàòè ç âàìè – áðèòàíñüêèé æóðíàë³ñò Ïîìåðàíöåâ / Putin will fight with Ukraine for as long as he is alive - British journalist Pomerantsev [Video interview, Q in Ukrainian & A in Russian] (Radio Svoboda) 09/20/2014

  • Poroshenko asks Obama for weapons, obtains blankets (EurActiv) 09/19/2014
  • Editorial: Provide Ukraine with the military aid it needs to deter Russia’s aggression (Washington Post) 09/19/2014
  • The day Poroshenko let us think of Ukraine again (Al Jazeera) 09/19/2014
  • Head of the UGCC called Australian Ukrainians not to be afraid to visit Ukraine (RISU) 09/19/2014
  • Canada human rights museum stirs controversy as doors open (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/19/2014
  • Ukraine leader warns of Russia threat, seeks US support (Yahoo/AFP) 09/19/2014
  • US welcomes Poroshenko for symbolic visit (Yahoo/AFP) 09/19/2014
  • Syria and the Ukraine-A Contrast? (Huffington Post) 09/19/2014
  • Six Russian fighter jets intercepted off Alaska (BBC) 09/19/2014
  • Iraqis, Azerbaijani, Ukrainian Movement Among Sakharov Prize Nominees (RFE/RL) 09/19/2014
  • What Will Putin's New World Order Be? Chrystia Freeland (Politico) 09/19/2014
  • Ukraine's pleas for lethal aid from US go unmet (Yahoo/AP) 09/19/2014
  • Poroshenko says why US refused to grant special ally status to Ukraine (Ukrinform) 09/19/2014
  • Folk art courses begin September 20 - register today! (New York) (Ukrainian Museum) 09/19/2014
  • Fall 2014 calendar of events at Ukrainian Museum in New York [PDF] (Ukrainian Museum) 09/19/2014
  • Address by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to the Joint Session of the United States Congress [VIDEO] (President.gov.ua) 09/19/2014

  • Ukrainian President Lobbies Washington For Money, Arms Support (+AUDIO) (NPR) 09/18/2014
  • Moldova Socialists Irate Over Romanian PM's 'Unification' Statement (RFE/RL) 09/18/2014
  • FACT SHEET: US Support for Ukraine (Whitehouse.gov) 09/18/2014
  • Ukraine, ISIS, Scotland: A Critical Time When We Could Lose Everything. What To Do. (Forbes) 09/18/2014
  • Ukrainian President: ‘I am Getting Everything Possible’ from the U.S. (The Blaze) 09/18/2014
  • Russia 'moves troops in Crimea' ahead of Ukraine-US meet (Yahoo/AFP) 09/18/2014
  • Op-ed: Putin's anti-modern empire (Chicago Tribune) 09/18/2014
  • Ukraine leader warns US that Russia is global threat (Yahoo/AFP) 09/18/2014
  • AP Sources: US offers Ukraine $46M in security aid (Yahoo/AP) 09/18/2014
  • Obama condemns Russian 'aggression' as he meets Poroshenko (Yahoo/AFP) 09/18/2014
  • US to offer Ukraine $46 mn security aid package (Yahoo/AFP) 09/18/2014
  • Address by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to the Joint Session of the United States Congress [TEXT] (President.gov.ua) 09/18/2014
  • Ukraine leader gets support in U.S., but not lethal aid (CNN) 09/18/2014

  • Ukraine's Cryptic, Clever (And Always Insulting) Lexicon Of War (RFE/RL) 09/17/2014
  • Polish fears of Russia run high on war anniversary (Yahoo/AP) 09/17/2014
  • Ukrainian people make history with EU pact, US says (Yahoo/AFP) 09/17/2014

  • Preparing For World War 3: Ukraine May Restore Its Nuclear Capabilities (Breibart) 09/16/2014
  • Why is Ukraine at war? (BBC) 09/16/2014
  • 15th Anniversary of Unsolved Disappearances in Belarus (State.gov) 09/16/2014
  • OSCE Project Co-ordinator, Canada launch multi-year project to help Ukraine improve protection of human rights by courts (OSCE) 09/16/2014
  • Statemnet: Ukraine Ratifies Association Agreement and Passes Special Status Law (State.gov) 09/16/2014

  • Between Uncle Sam and ‘Uncle Vova’ [Alyaksandr Lukashenka] (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 09/15/2014
  • John Kerry: Roundtable Discussion With Press in Paris (State.gov) 09/15/2014
  • Western sanctions to hamper Russia’s big oil projects (EurActiv) 09/15/2014
  • Russia slams Washington for fuelling Ukraine crisis (EurActiv) 09/15/2014

  • Canadian Politician: Support, But Also Skepticism, For Ukrainian Government [Chrystia Freeland] (RFE/RL) 09/14/2014

  • Letter: NATO’s Hopes for Russia Have Turned to Dismay (The New York Times) 09/12/2014
  • Open letter to Amnesty International regarding coverage of the Ukraine-Russia conflict (Euromaidan Press) 09/12/2014
  • Ukrainian Tech Gem Conference: Ukraine Rocks the Tech Stage of San Francisco! (YouTube) 09/12/2014
  • Bloc led by Russia and China criticises U.S. over missile defence (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/12/2014
  • Poroshenko: The world needs new security strategy (President.gov.ua) 09/12/2014
  • U.S. steps up sanctions on Russia over Ukraine (Reuters) 09/12/2014

  • Jews in Ukraine wrapping themselves in blue and yellow (JWeekly) 09/11/2014
  • Oscars: Backlash Over Ukraine's Nomination for Best Foreign Language Category (Hollywood Reporter) 09/11/2014
  • Ukraine's president to visit Canada and address Parliament (Yahoo/AP) 09/11/2014
  • U.S.-Russia INF Treaty Compliance Meeting in Moscow (State.gov) 09/11/2014
  • EU, U.S. Beef Up Russia Sanctions Over Ukraine (RFE/RL) 09/11/2014
  • Obama, Victims' Families Remember September 11 Victims (RFE/RL) 09/11/2014
  • Bush: I never wanted to be a war-time president (Yahoo/AP) 09/11/2014
  • Kremlin Sees Ukraine Crisis as Part of Overall US-Led Assault on Russia (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 09/11/2014
  • Kerry ridicules Russia talk of international law in anti-IS fight (Yahoo/AFP) 09/11/2014
  • Military exercise with Russia canceled because of Russia's military intervention in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 09/11/2014
  • Putin orders forces in the east on combat drill (Yahoo/AP) 09/11/2014
  • Poland’s stake in the Ukraine crisis: hawkish or insightful? (EurActiv) 09/11/2014
  • “Azov” – What’s the problem? (KHPG) 09/11/2014
  • Polish leader sees temptation for Putin in Ukraine [FM Radek Sikorski] (Yahoo/AP) 09/11/2014
  • Singing Trucker Hits Kremlin On All Cylinders (RFE/RL) 09/11/2014

  • With Homeland at War, Ukrainian-Americans Watch, Mobilize [Article features St. George School in NYC] (Voice of America) 09/10/2014
  • Stephen Cohen: 'Europe Is Splintering Over the Ukrainian Crisis' (VIDEO) [BRAMA warning: Stephen Cohen has consistently proslytized a highly biased anti-Ukrainian, pro-Russian position, even going back to the days of the breakup of the USSR.] (The Nation) 09/10/2014
  • Ukraine Can't Afford the IMF's 'Shock Therapy' (Foreign Policy) 09/10/2014
  • Putin Says Russia Will Keep Building Military Power (The New York Times) 09/10/2014
  • Op-ed: Putin's Nationalism and Expansion Strategy Is Doomed to Fail (The Moscow Times) 09/10/2014
  • Russia Has Conquered Eastern Ukraine, But Will The West Just Let Them Have It? (The Interpreter) 09/10/2014
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko invited to address US Congress (Yahoo/AFP) 09/10/2014
  • Russia to boost nuclear, space defence forces against US (Yahoo/AFP) 09/10/2014
  • Russian withdrawal from Ukraine 'tiny first step': US (Yahoo/AFP) 09/10/2014
  • Ukrainian Troublemaker Receives $10,000 Award For 'Redecorating' Moscow (Forbes) 09/10/2014
  • Azov fighters are Ukraine's greatest weapon and may be its greatest threat (The Guardian) 09/10/2014
  • Amid Ukraine's chaos, why Putin moves like a Judo master (Fortune) 09/10/2014
  • Boehner invites Ukrainian president to address Congress (The Hill) 09/10/2014
  • Is Strelkov the Ernst Rohm of Putin’s Russia? (Window on Eurasia) 09/10/2014
  • Polish president warns in Berlin of rebirth of 1930s nationalism (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/10/2014
  • Russia successfully tests nuclear missile, more planned - navy chief (Reuters) 09/10/2014
  • Iran Becoming Russia’s ‘Most Reliable Partner’ in Greater Middle East, Moscow Expert Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/10/2014
  • Putin says Ukraine crisis used by West to 'revive' NATO (Yahoo/AFP) 09/10/2014
  • Alex Ovechkin spinning his Instagram comment on Russian, Ukraine (Yahoo/Puck Daddy) 09/10/2014
  • 'Parmigiano-Belarussiano' and Other Secrets of Russian Chefs Under Food Ban (The New York Times/Reuters) 09/10/2014
  • How not to fall victim to Russia fakes? [Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty] (Euromaidan Press) 09/10/2014
  • Strange Bedfellows: Putin and Europe’s Far Right (World Affairs Journal) 09/10/2014
  • In Europe, Plenty Of Outrage -- Just Not About Russia’s Actions In Ukraine (KHPG) 09/10/2014

  • The Cossacks of Russia: Between Myth and Reality (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 09/09/2014
  • Op-ed: Could IS Bring Russia and the U.S. Together? (The Moscow Times) 09/09/2014
  • Op-ed: Russia’s Next Land Grab (The New York Times) 09/09/2014
  • Amid Intensifying Requests, American Military Aid to Ukraine Stalls (The New York Times) 09/09/2014
  • Iran’s Talks With Russia May Strike at Sanctions ['Iran’s conservative hard-liners...have convinced Mr. Khamenei that improved economic ties with Russia — which also faces sanctions by the West over the Ukraine crisis — have given Iran new leverage.'] (The New York Times/Reuters) 09/09/2014
  • Polish mission to seek food, gas deals in US (Yahoo/AP) 09/09/2014
  • Insight - Putin plays cat and mouse with Russian online critics (Reuters) 09/09/2014
  • A Million Belarusians Ready to Fight Putin If He Invades, Poll Finds (Window on Eurasia) 09/09/2014
  • ‘No Regions, No Problems’ – Putin Downgrades Regional and Ethnic Issues (Window on Eurasia) 09/09/2014
  • Estonian President Toomas Hendrik: 25 Years After, Europe Still Not Whole or Free (The Interpreter) 09/09/2014
  • Russia and the Menace of Unreality. By PETER POMERANTSEV (The Atlantic) 09/09/2014
  • Want to Help Ukraine? Stop Accepting Its Stolen Cash (Foreign Policy) 09/09/2014
  • Are Nazis And Nationalists Popular in Ukraine? (International Business Times) 09/09/2014
  • Calculating the national interest: Ukraine and ISIS (Arizona Republic) 09/09/2014
  • Analysts: Weimar Triangle key for Poland’s new role in EU (EurActiv) 09/09/2014
  • Should NATO Be Helping Ukraine Face Russia? (The New York Times) 09/09/2014
  • Profiles: Russians Who Dare To Protest Ukraine War (RFE/RL) 09/09/2014
  • Canadian navy ship buzzed by 3 Russian jets (Yahoo/AP) 09/09/2014
  • French sea trials of Russian warship suspended: source (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/09/2014
  • The EU should use more soft power towards Russia (EurActiv) 09/09/2014
  • German TV Shows Nazi Symbols on Helmets of Ukraine Soldiers (NBC) 09/09/2014

  • West's Refusal to Arm Ukraine Invites Guerrilla War. By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 09/08/2014
  • Dalai Lama Blasts Putin's Self-Centeredness (The Moscow Times) 09/08/2014
  • Prime minister David Cameron: NATO stands 'firmly behind Ukraine' (BBC) 09/08/2014
  • Polish Restaurateur Refuses to Serve Russians Who Support Putin (The Moscow Times) 09/08/2014
  • Is Russia a Block of Ice Floating Back Into the 16th Century? (Huffington Post) 09/08/2014
  • Ukraine Palace Is Still Emblem of Dysfunction (The New York Times) 09/08/2014
  • It's Time to Stop Putin's Nuclear Arms Buildup. Ukraine isn’t the only place where the White House is letting a belligerent Russia off the hook. (Foreign Policy) 09/08/2014
  • Congress May Not Have Time for Ukraine's President (Foreign Policy) 09/08/2014
  • U.S. Delegation Is to Visit Moscow to Review Claims of a Missile Violation (The New York Times) 09/08/2014
  • Russian jets buzz Canadian frigate near Ukraine [Russia denies military jets approached Canadian frigate near Ukraine] (The Globe and Mail) 09/08/2014
  • US, allies 'liberate town' in military exercise (Yahoo/AP) 09/08/2014
  • Hagel Denounces Russia's 'Blatant Aggression' in Ukraine (Voice of America) 09/08/2014
  • Serbia caught in middle over Ukraine (Globe Gazette/AP) 09/08/2014
  • The Russian-Ukrainian War in 10 Questions and Answers (Window on Eurasia) 09/08/2014
  • Dalai-lama: Putin seems to want to 'rebuild the Berlin Wall' (RISU) 09/08/2014
  • Sea Breeze exercises begin in Black Sea (Ukrinform) 09/08/2014
  • Op-ed: Why the Baltic States and Poland Fear for Their Security (The New York Times) 09/08/2014
  • Archbishop Klyment: In Crimea, the FSB inclines priests to cooperation. Crimea returns to the communist times (RISU) 09/08/2014
  • Russia, U.S. to hold talks on 1987 arms accord (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/08/2014

  • Despite Sanctions, Cash Keeps Flowing at Playground for Russia’s Rich (The New York Times) 09/07/2014
  • US moves to reassure Georgia as Ukraine crisis stokes unease (Reuters) 09/07/2014
  • Western Leaders and Putin Truly Live in ‘Different Realities,’ Piontkovsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/07/2014
  • Four NATO Allies Deny Ukraine Statement on Providing Arms (New York Times/Reuters) 09/07/2014
  • Three NATO allies deny Ukraine statement on providing arms (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/07/2014
  • U.S. official denies offer of 'lethal assistance' to Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/07/2014
  • NATO's new missions won't solve Ukraine, Iraq crises (Reuters) 09/07/2014
  • U.S. moves to reassure Georgia as Ukraine crisis stokes unease (Reuters) 09/07/2014
  • Ukraine: Mounting evidence of war crimes and Russian involvement (Amnesty International) 09/07/2014
  • The West’s Clear Message to Russia: We’ll go on blustering (KHPG) 09/07/2014
  • Facebook removes graphic photo of Ukrainian soldier only after complaints (Kyiv Post) 09/07/2014

  • Analysis: Ukraine cease-fire a victory for Putin (USA Today) 09/06/2014
  • Henry Kissinger's Thoughts On The Islamic State, Ukraine And 'World Order' [BRAMA: Apparently Kissinger was in the same hisotry class as Putin...] (NPR) 09/06/2014
  • Opinion: Historical parallels problematic with Ukraine (Deutsche Welle) 09/06/2014
  • Obama in Europe: Brief glimpse of good old days (Yahoo/AP) 09/06/2014
  • Evidence Grows of Russian Orthodox Clergy's Aiding Ukraine Rebels (New York Times) 09/06/2014
  • Putin is under Satan's influence: leader of Kiev Orthodox Church. BY GARETH JONES (Reuters) 09/06/2014
  • Foreign Powers Buy Influence at Think Tanks (The New York Times) 09/06/2014
  • Charles Krauthammer: Obama's strategy for Ukraine: Write it off (Kansas.com) 09/06/2014

  • A Boy and His Toys. Yep, Putin just threatened to use his nukes. Now it’s time for Washington to decide on a time-out for the Russian president. (Foreign Policy) 09/05/2014
  • In Europe, Plenty Of Outrage -- Just Not About Russia's Actions In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 09/05/2014
  • ‘Optimists’ Continue to Deceive Themselves and Others about Putin and Thus Facilitate His Aggression, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/05/2014
  • Russia may need to be 'coerced' to stop bullying its neighbors: Clinton (Reuters) 09/05/2014
  • A 65-Ton Dinosaur as a Distraction From NATO, Ukraine and ISIS (The New York Times) 09/05/2014
  • Editorial: A Cease-Fire in Ukraine (The New York Times) 09/05/2014
  • Op-ed: Why #RussiaInvadedUkraine Matters. By CHRYSTIA FREELAND (The New York Times) 09/05/2014
  • The Wales Declaration on the Transatlantic Bond (NATO) 09/05/2014
  • Western nations should act against Russian aggression, says nuncio in Ukraine (RISU) 09/05/2014
  • In Eastern Europe, Ukraine Crisis Focuses Minds on NATO and Military Spending (The New York Times) 09/05/2014
  • Personal appeal of Ukraine’s Ambassador to Europe: In the light of the tragic developments unfolding in Mariupol, Ukrainian Ambassador to the EU Kosiantyn Yielisieiev calls upon the Union to preserve its unity in face of a new threat to peace and security (EurActiv) 09/05/2014
  • Ukraine: A Catastrophic Defeat. By Tim Judah (New York Review of Books) 09/05/2014
  • For Russia, Ideal Scenario In Ukraine Might Just Be The Bosnian Model (RFE/RL) 09/05/2014
  • Opinion: Will Europe go to war in Ukraine? By Paul Hockenos (Al Jazeera) 09/05/2014
  • Will They Stop Putin? (Kyiv Post) 09/05/2014
  • Eating out in Kyiv pricier than New York relative to disposable income (Kyiv Post) 09/05/2014
  • ‘Optimists’ Continue to Deceive Themselves and Others about Putin and Thus Facilitate His Aggression, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/05/2014
  • In Europe, Plenty Of Outrage -- Just Not About Russia's Actions In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 09/05/2014

  • Obama Writes Off Ukraine (National Review) 09/04/2014
  • Sioux Falls couple ordered to return Ukrainian orphan (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 09/04/2014
  • Jon Stewart Is Mocking Obama’s Comments on the Russia-Ukraine Crisis — See Why (VIDEO) [Humor] (The Blaze) 09/04/2014
  • Blog: For NATO Yes, For Kiev No. By ROSS DOUTHAT (The New York Times) 09/04/2014
  • How to help Ukraine’s army (Kyiv Post) 09/04/2014
  • On Ukraine, the West Sidesteps a Fraught Term (The New York Times) 09/04/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Before Their Meeting (State.gov) 09/04/2014
  • Obama's Tallinn speech met Baltic expectations (Deutsche Welle) 09/04/2014
  • Russia Blames U.S. for Mistral Deal Gone Bad (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 09/04/2014
  • Lavrov Warns U.S. and NATO to Stay Out of Ukraine Ahead of Summit (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 09/04/2014
  • Hagel: Russia and China in Technology Arms Race With U.S. (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 09/04/2014
  • Op-ed: Plenty of Crime but No Punishment for Putin (The Moscow Times) 09/04/2014
  • 'Mrs. America' to be crowned in Sevastopol, Russia! Write to info@mrsamerica.com. (website) 09/04/2014
  • The Next Mrs. America Will Be Crowned in ... Crimea? (Mashable) 09/04/2014
  • Clash between Russia and the West a Fight Not Between Two Ways Forward but between Past and Future, Moscow Economist Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/04/2014
  • A Common Post-Soviet Space Doesn’t Exist Because a Common Soviet One Never Did, Moscow Sociologist Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/04/2014
  • New Confrontation between Russia and the West Will Last a Long Time, Karaganov Warns (Window on Eurasia) 09/04/2014
  • Poroshenko meets with Obama face-to-face (Ukrinform) 09/04/2014
  • US destroyer Ross enters the Black Sea (Ukrinform) 09/04/2014
  • Russia says U.S. backs 'party of war' in Kiev, urges ceasefire (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/04/2014
  • Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev (Reuters) 09/04/2014
  • Putin plays cat and mouse with Russian online critics (Reuters) 09/04/2014
  • Did Vladimir Putin Just Save NATO? (The Daily Beast) 09/04/2014

  • NATO Should Stop Putin From Restoring Czarist Empire, Zbigniew Brzezinski Says (Huffington Post) 09/03/2014
  • Cameron Likens Putin to Hitler: UK PM is latest leader to compare Nazi and Russian dictators (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 09/03/2014
  • Obama calls Ukraine 'a moment of testing' for West (Yahoo/AP) 09/03/2014
  • To Understand Putin, Read Orwell. Ukraine, Russia and the Big Lie. By TIMOTHY SNYDER (Politico) 09/03/2014
  • Op-ed: Russia's Extended Family Is Falling Apart (The Moscow Times) 09/03/2014
  • Op-ed: Russia Can't Afford War (The Moscow Times) 09/03/2014
  • Obama, in Estonia, Calls Ukraine Conflict a ‘Moment of Testing’ (The New York Times) 09/03/2014
  • France Postpones Delivery of Warship to Russia (The New York Times) 09/03/2014
  • Commitments on Three Fronts Test Obama’s Foreign Policy (The New York Times) 09/03/2014
  • Putin Lays Out Proposal to End Ukraine Conflict (The New York Times) 09/03/2014
  • Obama Says NATO Should Help Strengthen Ukraine's Army (RFE/RL) 09/03/2014
  • Ukraine Looks To Stalin Era To Root Out Spies (RFE/RL) 09/03/2014
  • Putin Downplays Kazakh Independence, Sparks Angry Reaction (RFE/RL) 09/03/2014
  • Obama's Estonia Visit En Route to NATO Summit Is All About Keeping Putin at Bay (VICE News) 09/03/2014
  • NATO's Summit Has to Figure Out Exactly What NATO Is Good For (VICE News) 09/03/2014
  • Assaulting Ukraine, Putin Dares the West to Respond (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 09/03/2014
  • Poland questions German 'no' to more NATO troops (Yahoo/AP) 09/03/2014
  • Kerry hosts rare reunion of secretaries of state (Yahoo/AP) 09/03/2014
  • NATO leaders build united front against Russia on Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 09/03/2014
  • NATO summit opens as US, Britain rally allies (Yahoo/AFP) 09/03/2014
  • Poroshenko to brief world leaders before NATO summit (Yahoo/AFP) 09/03/2014
  • US sending 200 troops for drills in Ukraine: Pentagon (Yahoo/AFP) 09/03/2014
  • What Ukraine wants from NATO (Deutsche Welle) 09/03/2014
  • United States President Barack Obama says it's too early to know what reports of a ceasefire in Ukraine really mean, and that a truce is only possible if Russia stops intervening in the conflict (VIDEO) (Reuters) 09/03/2014
  • The US-Baltic Alliance at75 (Window on Eurasia) 09/03/2014
  • Flashback: Senator Obama pushed bill that helped destroy more than 15,000 TONS of ammunition, 400,000 small arms and 1,000 anti-aircraft missiles in Ukraine [BRAMA: Obama was with Republican Senator Dick Lugar, Foreign Relations Committee Chair which pushed the policy forward.] (Daily Mail) 09/03/2014
  • Obama Tells Russia to Stop 'Pretending' It's Not Involved in Ukraine (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 09/03/2014
  • Expecting World War III. How the world will change [RFE/RL] (Euromaidan Press) 09/03/2014
  • West must honor security guarantees to Ukraine — Sikorski (Euromaidan Press) 09/03/2014
  • Written testimony to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee. By Edward Lucas, Senior Fellow, Centre for European Policy Analysis (Washington DC) and Senior Editor, The Economist (Google) 09/03/2014
  • Ex-general: NATO has failed blatantly in Ukraine (Deutsche Welle) 09/03/2014
  • Putin threatens to release disputed Barroso call (EurActiv) 09/03/2014
  • Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe (Yahoo/AP) 09/03/2014
  • Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire (Yahoo/AP) 09/03/2014
  • Obama says NATO must help strengthen Ukraine's military (Reuters) 09/03/2014

  • Putin’s War of Words: A Roundup (The New York Times) 09/02/2014
  • Op-ed: Scrimping on NATO (The New York Times) 09/02/2014
  • Ukraine, Caught in a Vise. Behind the continuing military conflict in eastern Ukraine lies an economic split. The country is moving toward Europe, straining its longstanding ties with Russia. (VIDEO) (The New York Times) 09/02/2014
  • George Woloshyn: An open letter to Obama on 1994 Budapest Memorandum (Kyiv Post) 09/02/2014
  • Ukraine, Iraq and a Black Sea Strategy (Forbes) 09/02/2014
  • U.S. and Europe Are Struggling With Response to a Bold Russia (The New York Times) 09/02/2014
  • Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics (Yahoo/AP) 09/02/2014
  • Russia's Lavrov urges U.S. to 'talk sense' into Kiev (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/02/2014
  • EU's new leadership trio may surprise on upside (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/02/2014
  • Russia reviews military doctrine, reflecting chill with NATO (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/02/2014
  • Estonia wants clear NATO presence in the East to deter Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 09/02/2014
  • Russia to Revise Military Doctrine in Response to NATO (The New York Times) 09/02/2014
  • Building NATO’s 'Weimar Triangle' (EurActiv) 09/02/2014
  • Baltics poised for Obama visit amid high anxiety over Russia (Yahoo/AFP) 09/02/2014
  • War could spread beyond Ukraine, warns Poland's Tusk (Yahoo/AFP) 09/02/2014

  • A New, Senseless Cold War Is Now Inevitable (The Moscow Times) 09/01/2014
  • Is Putin 'Rebuilding Russia' According To Solzhenitsyn's Design? (RFE/RL) 09/01/2014
  • Ukraine Leads Russians to View Putin’s Past Actions More Positively and the West to View Them More Negatively (Window on Eurasia) 09/01/2014
  • On 75th Anniversary of Start of World War II, Putin has Begun a New War in Europe, Sokolov Says (Window on Eurasia) 09/01/2014
  • Moscow to Help Iran Escape Western Boycott (Window on Eurasia) 09/01/2014
  • Comment: Why do we stand by and watch Putin? It is shameful cowardice to pretend this isn't an invasion. We must act. (Independent) 09/01/2014
  • Russian fascist ideologue Dugin: Why stop with Donetsk and Luhansk? (KHPG) 09/01/2014
  • NATO Weighs Rapid Response Force for Eastern Europe (The New York Times) 09/01/2014
  • Op-ed: The Revolt of the Weak. By David Brooks [The venture by President Vladimir Putin of Russia into Ukraine, for all its thuggery, is not, in itself, a cataclysmic historical event.] (The New York Times) 09/01/2014
  • Ukraine crisis may solve NATO's 'identity crisis' (Los Angeles Times) 09/01/2014
  • Putin Demands Federalization For Ukraine, But Declares It Off-Limits For Siberia (Forbes) 09/01/2014
  • Russia has 'severed' partnership with Europe, says Germany (Yahoo/AFP) 09/01/2014
  • US lawmakers from both parties call for Washington to arm Ukrainians (Ukrainian Journal) 09/01/2014
  • Calendar
     ·  03/29/2014 thru 10/26/2014 Exhibition — In Shevchenko's Land [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  03/30/2014 thru 10/05/2014 Exhibition — No Other Home: The Crimean Tatar Repatriates [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  05/11/2014 thru 11/09/2014 Exhibition — Life in Wood [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  05/15/2014 thru 10/14/2014 Ãðóïà êîìïàí³é «Â³ä À äî ß» [Europe]
     ·  06/29/2014 thru 11/30/2014 Exhibition — Taras Shevchenko: Poet, Artist, Icon (1814–1861) [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  09/24/2014 thru 11/30/2014 Exhibition — POSTERS FROM EUROMAIDAN [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  10/01/2014 Cinema of civil protest-Babylon' 13- Yuriy Gruzinov speaker [Phila-Metro]
     ·  10/04/2014 A lecture by Dmytro Desyateryk (Kyiv) “A Fractured Line: Ukrainian Film Before and After Maidan.” [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  10/04/2014 Homemade Varenyky Sale [USA-Northeast]
     ·  10/04/2014 Film — Naimychka ('The Servant Woman', 1963, color musical) [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  10/04/2014 Whippany Ukrainian Festival Free Admission [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  10/04/2014 Whippany Ukrainian Festival [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  10/05/2014 Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great Annual Pilgrimage [Wash-DC-Metro]
     ·  10/05/2014 Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great Annual Pilgrimage [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  10/05/2014 Sisters of the Order of St. Basil The Great Annual Pilgrimage [Phila-Metro]
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