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      Biden Names Iran, Ukraine Veterans To Top State Department Posts
      Jan16

      Biden Names Iran, Ukraine Veterans To Top State Department Posts

      U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Wendy Sherman, the country’s lead negotiator of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, to be the No. 2 official at the State Department. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukrainians Sing And Dance The Old Year Out And The New One In
      Jan16

      Ukrainians Sing And Dance The Old Year Out And The New One In

      Old and young danced, sang, and marched from morning till morning in Krasnoyilsk, a village in southern Ukraine close to the Romanian border, to see in the new year according to the popular Malanka tradition — sometimes referred to as the Ukrainian Mardi Gras. Falling near the end of the month-long holiday season, Malanka is how Ukrainians...

      ‘Take It Off!’: Ukrainians Drop Masks And Break Lockdown Rules
      Jan14

      ‘Take It Off!’: Ukrainians Drop Masks And Break Lockdown Rules

      A Ukrainian doctor bows to pressure from her patients and removes her mask before entering a packed church service, while the country’s president posts maskless selfies from a ski resort. Ukraine’s lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 is being met with skepticism, indifference, and outright opposition. …read more Source::...

      European Human Rights Court Accepts Ukraine Complaint Against Russia In Crimea
      Jan14

      European Human Rights Court Accepts Ukraine Complaint Against Russia In Crimea

      The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that a complaint brought by Ukraine against Russia alleging human rights violations in the Crimean Peninsula in 2014 is “partly admissible.” …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      ‘Music Takes Your Mind Off War And Death’: Ukrainian Violinist Plays In The Trenches
      Jan13

      ‘Music Takes Your Mind Off War And Death’: Ukrainian Violinist Plays In The Trenches

      Roman is a trained violinist who signed up to fight Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. He takes out his violin and plays for half an hour once or twice a week and says music distracts him from the war and the possibility of dying. According to the United Nations, more than 13,000 people have died as a result of...

      Servers Seized In Ukraine, Moldova As Germany Takes Down ‘World’s Largest’ Illegal Darknet Marketplace
      Jan13

      Servers Seized In Ukraine, Moldova As Germany Takes Down ‘World’s Largest’ Illegal Darknet Marketplace

      German authorities have shut down “the world’s largest” illegal online marketplace as part of an international operation against the darknet. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukraine, Moldova’s New President Develop Strategic Ties With One Eye On Russia
      Jan13

      Ukraine, Moldova’s New President Develop Strategic Ties With One Eye On Russia

      The leaders of Moldova and Ukraine have called for rebooting ties as the two neighbors pursue a pro-EU agenda and fend off territorial disputes with Russia-backed forces. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Russian Court Jails Three Crimean Tatars On Extremism Charges
      Jan12

      Russian Court Jails Three Crimean Tatars On Extremism Charges

      Another group of Crimean Tatars has been sentenced to lengthy prison terms on charges of being members of a banned Islamic group and plotting to seize power in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea that Moscow illegally annexed from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukrainian Chess Clubs Get Boost From Netflix Hit Queen’s Gambit
      Jan05

      Ukrainian Chess Clubs Get Boost From Netflix Hit Queen’s Gambit

      Chess clubs in Ukraine are reporting a surge in interest inspired by the hot Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit. Appropriately, there’s been especially strong interest among girls. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukraine’s Health-Care System, Economy Struggle To Cope With COVID-19
      Jan03

      Ukraine’s Health-Care System, Economy Struggle To Cope With COVID-19

      Already struggling with a simmering conflict in the east and endemic corruption, Ukraine now confronts another challenge: containing COVID-19. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...