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Renewed Fighting in Ukraine has Claimed the Lives of Dozens of Civilians and Soldiers

Published in War
Friday, 21 August 2015 05:13

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin have both called emergency war councils since Aug. 4, as the ceasefire and diplomacy have further broken down.

Fighting is Continuing in Eastern Ukraine

Published in Politics
Monday, 16 February 2015 15:25

The Ukrainian military command said the pro-Russian rebels had attacked 112 times since early Sunday, mostly in the bitterly contested Debaltseve area.

U.S. Faults Russia As Combat Spikes In East Ukraine

Published in World
Saturday, 14 February 2015 09:31

As fighting erupted throughout eastern Ukraine on Friday before a cease-fire begins on Saturday night, the United States accused Russia of joining separatist rebels in an all-out attack on Ukrainian forces around the contested town of Debaltseve.

Agreement Calls For Release Of Pilot Held In Moscow

Published in Politics
Friday, 13 February 2015 15:44

Of the hundreds of prisoners of war captured during the nearly yearlong fighting in eastern Ukraine, only one was mentioned by name on the agenda of world leaders at peace talks in Minsk, Belarus: Nadiya V. Savchenko, a former lieutenant in the Ukrainian military, helicopter navigator and graduate of Ukraine’s Air Force Academy.

Battered Ukrainian City Of Mariupol Braces For Worst As Rebels Close In

Published in LifeStyle
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 09:26

The morning routine begins promptly at 8:05 at Public School 68, with a round of calisthenics followed immediately by the daily shelling drill.

Ukraine Needs America’s Help

Published in US
Friday, 30 January 2015 16:33

The new year has brought more misery to Ukraine. Separatist fighters, supported by Russian troops, have launched attacks in Donetsk and Luhansk.

Russia And Ukraine Are At War

Published in Politics
Friday, 23 January 2015 09:13

Moscow won’t admit it, but Russia is at war with Ukraine. It’s hard to draw any other conclusion from reports that Russian regular forces have moved into eastern Ukraine and are attacking Ukrainian military units amid a flare-up of violence this past week.

Russian Troops Join Separatists In New Assaults

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 09:56

Rebels and Russian troops in Ukraine’s east are carrying out new offensives, the government in Kiev said, a day after it accused Russia of sending about 800 soldiers across its border.

NGOs and NATO Partners Help to Train Ukrainian Military Personnel to Provide First Aid on the Battlefield

Published in Health
Thursday, 15 January 2015 10:04

Teaching the basics of military tactical medicine has become a priority for Ukraine's Ministry of Defence. According to experts, outdated standards of medical training and a lack of medicines and emergency vehicles were among the main reasons the Ukrainian Army suffered large losses during hostilities in Donbas last summer.

Philip M. Breedlove ‘Concerned’ By Flow Of Weapons Into E. Ukraine

Published in EU
Friday, 14 November 2014 05:54

NATO's military commander expressed concern Tuesday over an increasing flow of weaponry and military supplies to Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, as European observers in the region reported seeing another unmarked military convoy near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.

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Ukrainians (Ukrainian: українці, ukrayintsi) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Ukraine, which is the sixth-largest nation in Europe. The Constitution of Ukraine applies the term 'Ukrainians' to all its citizens. Also among historical names of the people of Ukraine Rusyns, Cossacks, etc. can be found. According to some dictionary definitions, a descriptive name for the "inhabitants of Ukraine" is Ukrainian or Ukrainian people.

The Ukrainian diaspora is the global community of ethnic Ukrainians, especially those who maintain some kind of connection, even if ephemeral, to the land of their ancestors and maintain their feeling of Ukrainian national identity within their own local community.

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