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Militants attacked the Ukrainian Armed Forces stronghold near Sanzharivka in Donetsk region 6 times
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26 January

Militants attacked the Ukrainian Armed Forces stronghold near Sanzharivka in Donetsk region 6 times

The situation on the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions remains complicated.

Expectations from Russia and Ukraine in 2015
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21 January

Expectations from Russia and Ukraine in 2015

What should we expect from Ukraine and Russia in 2015?

They were never there: Russia's silence for families of troops killed in Ukraine
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19 January

They were never there: Russia's silence for families of troops killed in Ukraine

The Kremlin denies sending troops into the conflict in east Ukraine, but Russian relatives of those who have served and died across the border tell a different story.

Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev
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19 January

Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev

Fierce fighting raged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as tens of thousands of people gathered in the capital, Kiev, to light candles for peace.

Russia could soon run multiple Ukraine-sized operations: U.S. general
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16 January

Russia could soon run multiple Ukraine-sized operations: U.S. general

Russia is working to develop within a few years the capability to threaten several neighbors at once on the scale of its present operation in Ukraine, a senior American general said.

Towards the unknown region
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12 January

Towards the unknown region

A little-known place that interests both Ukraine and Russia

Can This Man Save Ukraine's Economy?
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10 January

Can This Man Save Ukraine's Economy?

Aivaras Abromavicius has managed money-losing funds for years, but he never presided over anything as hopeless as the Ukrainian economy.

Preparing Students for the Global Market Through Science
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9 January

Preparing Students for the Global Market Through Science

Big Shoulders Fund schools have some of the most passionate and innovative teachers in the city. Ms. Melissa Talaber is the middle grade science teacher at St. Nicholas Cathedral School in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village neighborhood and the winner of the prestigious Golden Apple Award in 2014.

Ukraine's Facebook Warriors
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8 January

Ukraine's Facebook Warriors

At an army checkpoint near the occupied city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, Lt. Col. Natalia Semeniuk approached a convoy of two minibuses that had just arrived from Kiev.

Ukraine's Donbas Is Like America's Deep South
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6 January

Ukraine's Donbas Is Like America's Deep South

Many journalistic accounts - as well as the Kremlin's propaganda machine - depict the Russian-speaking population in eastern Ukraine's separatist Donbas region and the Crimea as an aggrieved ethnic minority clamoring for nothing more than greater autonomy and cultural and language rights.

Inside Obama’s Secret Outreach to Russia
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6 January

Inside Obama’s Secret Outreach to Russia

President Barack Obama's administration has been working behind the scenes for months to forge a new working relationship with Russia, despite the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown little interest in repairing relations with Washington or halting his aggression in neighboring Ukraine.

Guest Post: Oksana Lushchevska on International Children’s Literature
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6 January

Guest Post: Oksana Lushchevska on International Children’s Literature

As a reading child, growing up in both former Soviet Ukraine and independent Ukraine, I was kindled by children’s books that told stories from other countries.

The Media Has Swallowed Five Russian Myths That Have Helped Putin Win In Ukraine
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5 January

The Media Has Swallowed Five Russian Myths That Have Helped Putin Win In Ukraine

The West’s latest round of sanctions against Russia and the fragile truce between Moscow and Kiev fails to alter the fact that the Kremlin has already succeeded in achieving most of its aims in Ukraine.

Orientalism reanimated: colonial thinking in Western analysts’ comments on Ukraine
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5 January

Orientalism reanimated: colonial thinking in Western analysts’ comments on Ukraine

Over the last few months, pro-Russian commentators in many Western countries have been portraying the Ukrainian events using a mix of stereotypes that scarily resemble the rhetoric once typical of racist and imperialist ways of thinking.

Coping with Russia’s Penetration of Ukraine’s Security Service
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5 January

Coping with Russia’s Penetration of Ukraine’s Security Service

In a 30 December 2014 article in Mashable, Christopher Miller described how Ukraine’s intelligence organization, the SBU, was thoroughly penetrated by Russia during the Yanukovich (and previous) years – and how the SBU is now struggling mightily with the consequences of that penetration.

'Plyes' - Carolling Hutsul Style (video)
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3 January

'Plyes' - Carolling Hutsul Style (video)

"If there was no Christmas, Spring would not resurrect either " says a folk proverb.

Doctors Without Borders keeping eye on Ukraine, Nigeria in 2015: Liu
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3 January

Doctors Without Borders keeping eye on Ukraine, Nigeria in 2015: Liu

Coming off what was an incredibly busy year for Doctors Without Borders, the Canadian doctor who leads organization can foresee what challenges the humanitarian agency may be in 2015.

Archaeologists Have Unearthed a 6,000-Year-Old Mega-Temple Built by a Matriarchal Society
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30 December

Archaeologists Have Unearthed a 6,000-Year-Old Mega-Temple Built by a Matriarchal Society

Archaeologists in Ukraine have unearthed a 6,000-year-old temple site near the ancient settlement of Nebelivka, roughly 160 miles south of Kiev, by digging up a 60-by-21-meter site believed to be one of the oldest "mega-structures" in human history.

Five Strange Ukrainian Traditions You Will Love
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29 December

Five Strange Ukrainian Traditions You Will Love

Ukrainians like to celebrate. No, Ukrainians love to celebrate!

10 reasons why 2015 will be an epic year in Chicago
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29 December

10 reasons why 2015 will be an epic year in Chicago

With elections, new parks, new ballplayers and the NFL Draft, Chicago is poised to have an epic year. See why with these major Chicago events of 2015!