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by Mike Walsh LITTLE WAS KNOWN of Ukraine’s far right until, in February 2014, an American-backed coup ousted Ukrainian President Yanukovych. The president’s popularity was average for much of Europe. Public protests tend to be non-violent but turn vicious when organised well-funded firebrands…
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Rogozin’s response: “The time will come when they will meet me with flowers.” EDITOR’S NOTE: Rogozin is famous for saying “There is an enormous distance between Europe and the Third World. There is a new civilization emerging in the Third World that thinks that the…
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IN HIS address before the Knesset Plenum on Wednesday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his country and Israel ”have a long history, but they are relatively young on the political map. Thousands of years and hundreds of threads connect our countries.” The Ukrainian nation, he said, ”has…
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ISIS and other jihadists are joining Kiev’s anti-Russian battalions in increasing numbers by Marcin Mamon “OUR BROTHERS ARE there,” Khalid said when he heard I was going to Ukraine. “Buy a local SIM card when you get there, send me the number and then wait for someone to call you.” Khalid,…
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They cause the stink of official corruption. by David Sims A STRANGE favoritism for the Jews exists everywhere. I had hoped that since Ukraine recently had a revolution, ostensibly by the Ukrainian people, that the power in Ukraine would be in the hands of some of those people, instead of in the hands…
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A number of Jewish and non-Jewish organizations jointly organized the rally, which brought together Jewish oligarchs and MPs. AROUND a thousand people held a solidarity rally outside the Israeli Embassy in Kiev on Wednesday, waving flags and banners proclaiming “No to terrorism” and, “The Christians…
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Fighting broke out between riot police and protesters outside Kiev parliament ONE MEMBER of Ukraine’s National Guard was killed and at least 69 others were injured in a blast outside the country’s parliament Monday, as fighting broke out between protesters and law-enforcement officers following…
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The warmongers always start with “training” and “non-lethal aid.” U.S. TROOPS will begin training regular Ukrainian military forces later this year in an expansion of their current mission, which so far has been limited to instructing Interior Ministry national guard…
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New village to be built where Jews can live free of charge. THE JEWISH refugee village of Anatevka, Ukraine, is so new it doesn’t even officially exist yet. (ILLUSTRATION: Rabbi Moshe Azman making a Tevye-like gesture in front of houses under construction in Anatevka, Ukraine.) Due to open in September,…
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Despite the exodus of many Jews from Putin’s Russia, there is a movement to persuade Putin to allow a massive Jewish “return” to Crimea. This article also includes the fascinating story (told from a Jewish point of view, of course) of the successful effort to get American Jews to
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