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Ukraine violated the rights of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko by jailing her for political reasons during her trial in 2011, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday. Tymoshenko, an opponent of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's...
Twenty years ago, veteran caver Chris Nicola received an offer from a Ukrainian friend to explore the well-known gypsum giant caves in the western part of the European country. Nicola quickly accepted the invitation. "My family on my mother's side had...
The Texas-based Van Cliburn Foundation -- which promotes classical music through concerts, educational programs and competitions -- on Tuesday announced the 30 musicians, ages 19-30, selected to participate in the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano...
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ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean. It...
Tags: Sailing, Turkey, Istanbul (Turkey), Travel, Cruises
The disputed trial of former Ukrainian leader Yulia Tymoshenko fell short of Western standards of fairness by violating her rights to a defense, a report commissioned by the government of President Viktor F. Yanukovich has found. The newly released...
Beauty video blogs have been gaining in popularity. Which are the best to watch? The 10 here have topped YouTube charts in the beauty category in 2012, with the most number of views as of mid-December. The star vloggers (video bloggers) range from Los...
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World NowJailed former Ukrainian leader Yulia Tymoshenko lost an appeal Wednesday to overturn her conviction for abusing her power, charges that Western leaders argue are politically motivated....
This post has been updated. See the note at the bottom for details.KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is the model of a new kind of power-grabbing authoritarian. Gone is the preening, bullying fascist in a comical military costume, like Hitler or Mussolini. Mao’s jacket and Fidel Castro&...
The expectations game that has been going on before tonight’s presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney has been hilariously goofy. It is as if each side is trying to pretend their guy just wandered in from a life of solitude in a...
Tags: U.S. Senate, Politics, Al Gore, George W. Bush, John F. Kennedy
KIEV, Ukraine -- Making a brief escape to this heartland of the old Soviet Union, I find myself more inspired by the people's striving for liberty here than by the petty nastiness of the American presidential campaign. For over a year, Republican...
World NowUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovich signed a bill into law Wednesday that makes Russian an official language in some parts of the former Soviet republic. The bow to the country's large Russian minority has outraged Ukrainian nationalists and the...
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