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In and around the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, there has arisen in the post-Soviet era a trio of creative musical figures of an exceedingly singular character. All three, as it happens, are women. And though Ukraine is hardly known as a bastion of Feminism, these three Ukrainian women—Mariana Sadovska, Natalia Polovynka and Ulyana Horbachevska—have …

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On May 18, Crimean Tatars and their supporters around the world marked the 75th anniversary of Stalin’s deportation of their ancestors from their homeland, an action in which tens of thousands died in Central Asian exile and from which they were only able to return in significant numbers when the Soviet system collapsed. But they …

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Why? Because everyone would be discussing the final episode of the most popular TV series in the world, and not the inauguration of the president of one of the poorest and most controversial countries in Eastern Europe. No slick tidbits or funny tricks would help Zelensky, the star of Ukraine’s popular TV series The Servants …

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Zelenskyi calls on diaspora to return to Ukraine, promises citizenship During the campaign, the Zelenskyi team promised to return Ukrainian migrant workers back home. Now Zelenskyi called on the Ukrainian diaspora to return to Ukraine: “Today I address all Ukrainians in the world. There are 65 million of us… I address all Ukrainian on the …

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This week marked the 10th Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership in Brussels. The main news, however, wasn’t about the “partnership,“ or not even the European Union. On 13 May, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin suddenly announced that due to actions of several European states, the Minsk peace agreements may be soon “killed.” The reason for …

The post Looks like 1938: How Berlin and Paris made a step towards lifting sanctions on Russia in PACE appeared first on Euromaidan Press.

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The milk can was accidentally found by local villagers on April 25 and, with the assistance of Galinfo journalists, was subsequently transferred to the museum for restoration. According to preliminary findings, the documents probably belonged to the Medenytsky District Command of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN). As of 1945, the Medenytsky District Command was …

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On 21 April, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskyi won a landslide victory at the runoff round of the Ukrainian presidential elections. Days after the elections, a video address was shared on social networks in which Zelenskyi blamed the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) in not giving him the Bulava – a 750-gram gem-incrusted golden-plated silver mace which is one …

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On 16 May, Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, the famous frontman of the highly popular Ukrainian rock-band Okean Elzy, finally officially entered politics. On Thursday morning, in a picturesque corner of central Kyiv, he introduced his own political force – Holos (“the Voice” in Ukrainian). Now, it is too early to estimate its rating. So far, political experts …

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27 February 2014. On this day, the Crimean Parliament was seized, the Russian tricolor was raised above it, Aksyonov was appointed as the self-proclaimed governor, and a decision to hold a “referendum” was made. According to one of the conversations on this day, Zatulin asks “Glazyev” for money to finance the incitement of separatism in Kharkiv …

The post Glazyev tapes, continued: new details of Russian occupation of Crimea and attempts to dismember Ukraine appeared first on Euromaidan Press.

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Mufti Said Ismagilov, head of the Umma Muslim Spiritual Directorate of Ukraine, says that the looming disintegration of what he calls “the new Russian Empire” will begin with the Muslims as a result of Moscow’s pressure on them, repeating what many expected would be the cause of the demise of the USSR. Ismagilov says that …

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