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Times Staff WriterThis country slipped into a deepening crisis today as preliminary official results show Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich winning a bitter presidential election, as opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko brought supporters into the streets to press his...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterVATICAN CITY -- Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev on Friday promised full religious freedom in the Soviet Union during a meeting with Pope John Paul II in which the two leaders also agreed to restore formal diplomatic relations between the Holy See...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMOSCOW -- In a protest vote that will echo across the Soviet Union, senior Communist Party officials were defeated in Moscow, Leningrad, the Ukraine and the Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the country's first contested national...
Richmond Times-DispatchA trip home to Ukraine in 2008 convinced Oleksandr "Sasha" Kravets that his real home was in the United States. And now it's official, as Kravets became a U.S. citizen in a naturalization ceremony Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Richmond. Kravets,...
FORT LAUDERDALE — Murphy Bromberg (Bexley, Ohio) won her women's platform semifinal to earn a spot in Sunday's 10-meter finals and Olympic bronze medalist Troy Dumais (Ventura, Calif./Austin, Texas) secured a berth in the 3-meter finals with their...
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Documentary filmmaker Roberta Grossman was in the library researching the history of Jewish folk dance when she began noticing the countless mentions of "Hava Nagila," the buoyant tune heard at almost every bar mitzvah and Jewish wedding. "I just sat...
Born in Ukraine, raised in Palestine, the toast of the Catskills and the inevitable guest star at countless Jewish celebrations the world over, the song "Hava Nagila" has pulled many a goy (and I'd like to thank Dave Fantle for letting me crash his...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, TupeloThe United States of America shines brightly for people around the world. Anastasiya "Nastya" Alekseyenko, a 15-year-old from Zaporozhye, Ukraine, said her heart was first pulled toward the U.S. a few years ago. "I got fascinated with Michael Jackson'...
Tags: Music, Peach Cobbler, Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Dance
Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaThe Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) will no longer recognize the qualifications of graduates from health colleges in the Ukraine, a local newspaper reported. The decision was taken by the SCHS's board of trustees, chaired by Minister of...
The Meridian Star, Miss.More than five years after making his American debut at Carnegie Hall with the celebrated Opera Orchestra of New York, baritone Pavel Baransky of Ukraine will mark his Mississippi debut with performances in Meridian and Hattiesburg. Baransky will...
On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine had an explosion and a fire that released radioactive particles into the atmosphere where they spread over several other countries in what is acknowledged to be the worst nuclear...
Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.In "A Fine September Morning," Berwick native Alan Fleishman tells the story of a man's determination to rescue his brother from the horrors of the Russian civil war and the Holocaust. The novel blends historical facts with fictional characters and is a...
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