Eurovision winner Jamala releases music video for ‘1944’ — Euromaidan Press

After a long wait since her Eurovision victory in May 2016, Jamala finally released the music video for her winning song 1944 on 22 September. In 1944, the words “When strangers are coming… They come to your house, They kill you all and say, We’re not guilty, not guilty” describe the forced deportation of the … Continue reading

Like other Ukrainians, Jews are proud of their country and back resistance to Russian aggression, Chief Rabbi says — Euromaidan Press

At the conclusion of the Yalta Jewish Strategy meeting, Yaakov Dov Bleich, the chief rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine, tells the Apostrophe portal that the Jews of Ukraine are proud of what their country has achieved since the Maidan and fully support its resistance to Russian aggression. The rabbi says that “a very great deal”… via … Continue reading

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“Moscow borrowed Dracula’s management techniques” and other neglected Russian stories — Euromaidan Press

The flood of news stories from a country as large, diverse and strange as the Russian Federation often appears to be is far too large for anyone to keep up with. But there needs to be a way to mark those which can’t be discussed in detail but which are too indicative of broader developments… via … Continue reading

Ukrainians ask British PM to punish Graham Phillips for tormenting a mutilated PoW — Euromaidan Press

Mocking an armless PoW “Who brainwashed you? You speak like a brainwashed zombie… Who needs you now, with no arms?” These are not the phrases a maimed prisoner of war is supposed to hear minutes before reuniting with his family after almost a year of captivity. Neither could such questions be qualified as a part… via … Continue reading

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Anne Applebaum on Russia and Putin

RT washingtonpost “Anne Applebaum: How Russia could spark a U.S. electoral disaster https://t.co/VEB4eUARpF via PostOpinions” — WWN (@HJMP_MX) September 9, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js from Twitter https://twitter.com/HJMP_MX September 08, 2016 at 07:34PM via IFTTT via RT washingtonpost “Anne Applebaum: How Russia could spark a U.S. electoral disaster https://t.co/VEB4eUARpF via PostOpinions” — WWN

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Ernesto Maranje’s second mural in Kyiv, Ukraine — Urbanite

A few weeks ago finished Miami-based contemporary artist Ernesto Maranje his second mural for the Art United us project in Kiev, Ukraine curated byGeo Leros and Iryna Kanishcheva, Maranje is known for his colourful murals and animal imagery, often making reference to myths, history, and his own experiences, and paralleling animal and human behaviour. Some … Continue reading

Real human costs of Russian aggression in Ukraine still uncounted, UN says — Euromaidan Press

At a minimum, 9640 people have been killed and 22,431 wounded as a result of military actions in eastern Ukraine, according to the United Nations monitoring mission’s latest quarterly report. But the document notes that the indirect costs of the clashes there on the civilian population remains “unknown.” The report which includes losses both among… via … Continue reading

AEC Interesni Kazki “St.George” New Mural In Kiev

Originally posted on Urbanite:
AEC from Interesni Kazki just completed this new mural in Kiev, Ukraina. Titled “St. George” or “Ukrainian St. George, the new mural depicts the image of the saint battling against the dragon, that in this case resembles more a snake than a typical dragon. The Dragong-snake the messenger of death and…