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  1. 'Great Ukrainian Wall': Kiev plans to spend $200mn on Russian border defensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Russia Taday

    Kiev authorities have approved a major new program to isolate the country from Russia by constructing an enormous barrier, equipped with anti-tank ditches and remote controlled weapons stations. They intend to spend $200 million on the grand plan. 4 comments

  2. Media Serfdom in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Transitions Online

    On 25 February 2015, Aleksandr Velichko, an official in the Dnepropetrovsk municipal government, disappeared. Ten days later, a recording appeared on an anonymous YouTube channel in which Velichko exposed the alleged involvement of the city council and mayor in corruption schemes and claimed that he had fabricated his own disappearance.

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  3. Chabad Rabbi: Thousands of Russian Jews Awaken to Their RootsRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Rabbi Shmuel Kaminsky of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, discussed the mass Seder he presided over in a city where some fifty thousand Jews live.

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  4. Jewish World, 2:14 AMChabad Rabbi: Thousands of Russian Jews Awaken to Their RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Rabbi Shmuel Kaminsky, the Chabad emissary in the city of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, discussed the mass Seder he presided over in a city where some fifty thousand Jews live. In the city, however, there are also tens of thousands of Jews who do not identify themselves as such and do not know about their past as Jews.

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  5. Chabad Makes Seders Possible for Thousands in Russia and UkraineRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky, Chabad emissary in the city of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine spoke with Arutz Sheva about the public Seder in a city where there are some fifty thousand Jews but of which of thousands of are not aware of their Jewish identity nor their history. The night of the last seder, Rabbi Kamenetsky said many observed in their homes, lacking both supplies and guidance to hold, and which were able to take place with the help of the city's Chabad House.

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  6. Far right group to join Ukrainian militaryRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    The leader of a far right nationalist movement that assembled the bulk of the fighters involved in the 2013 Ukrainian revolution will now advise the head of his country's armed forces, Ukrainian media reported Monday. According to the Defense Ministry, Dmitri Yarosh, the founder of Pravy Sektor , will advise Ukrainian Chief of Staff Viktor Muzhenko.

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  7. Yemen's foreign refugees tell RT: 'Russia was the only country to offer evacuation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Russians and citizens from other countries, who had to be evacuated from Yemen, upon arrival at Chkalovsky airport in the Moscow Region. The fifth Russian plane from Yemen carrying 150 refugees from 12 countries has landed in Moscow.

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  8. Ukraine factory provides jobs for locals, shmurah matzah for exportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    With one eye on a digital countdown timer, Binyamin Vestrikov jumps up and down while slamming a heavy rolling pin into a piece of dough. Aware of his comical appearance to the journalist watching, he exaggerates his movements to draw laughs from a dozen colleagues at the kneading station of Tiferet Hamatzot - a factory believed to be Europe's only permanently open bakery for handmade shmurah matzah.

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  9. Jewish Ukrainian Governor Quits Amidst Fight with PresidentRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Igor Kolomoisky, the billionaire Jewish governor of the Dnepropetrovsk region, has resigned in a move many attribute to a dispute with President Petro Poroshenko. The two differ on control of a couple state-owned firms.

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  10. Before immigrating, Ukrainian Jews have 'Passover meal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    Jewish refugees from eastern Ukraine celebrate a simulated Passover 'seder' meal at The Jewish Agency's refugee center outside Dnepropetrovsk ahead of their immigration to Israel, March 29, 2015. Dozens of Ukrainian Jews who plan to move to Israel in the coming days held a simulated Passover festive meal on Sunday at a Jewish Agency for Israel refugee center in the city of Dnepropetrovsk.

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  11. Ukrainian Jewish governor resigns amid dispute with presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    Igor Kolomoisky The Ukrainian Jewish billionaire Igor Kolomoisky resigned as governor of the Dnepropetrovsk region amid a dispute with President Petro Poroshenko over control of two state-owned firms. Kolomoisky, who has poured millions of his own wealth into preparing Ukraine's army to fight against Russia, sent Poroshenko his resignation letter late last week, the news website evreiskiy.kiev.ua reported. 1 comment

  12. Ukrainian Jewish billionaire resigns as governor amid dispute with presidentRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    The Ukrainian Jewish billionaire Igor Kolomoisky resigned as governor of the Dnepropetrovsk region amid a dispute with President Petro Poroshenko over control of two state-owned firms. Kolomoisky, who has poured millions of his own wealth into preparing Ukraine's army to fight against Russia, sent Poroshenko his resignation letter late last week, the news website evreiskiy.kiev.ua reported.

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  13. Jewish Oligarch Quits as Ukraine GovernorRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Forward

    The Ukrainian Jewish billionaire Igor Kolomoisky resigned as governor of the Dnepropetrovsk region amid a dispute with President Petro Poroshenko over control of two state-owned firms. Kolomoisky, who has poured millions of his own wealth into preparing Ukraine's army to fight against Russia, sent Poroshenko his resignation letter late last week, the news website evreiskiy.kiev.ua reported.

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  14. Ukraine Jews Present Challenge to Jewish AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Ukrainians are coming, in droves. Thanks to the country's brutal civil war, thousands of Jews are fleeing the country and many of them are heading toward Jerusalem.

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  15. 'We should have blown up Donetsk regional administration' - Ukraine's Interior MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Blowing up administrative buildings captured by rebels in eastern Ukraine one year ago could have saved thousands of lives in the military conflict that followed, Ukraine's interior minister told a TV channel. "Should have blown Donetsk administration to pieces [after it was captured by protesters].

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  16. For Ukraine's Jews, $50 can stave off starvationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    ... Jewish Philanthropies Barry Shrage (far right) with a family of Internally Displaced Persons in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine during a March trip there. (Courtesy CJP) Fifty dollars. While in many parts of the world consumers regularly plunk down the sum ...

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  17. Fired Ukrainian governor taped threatening to 'take over' power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoysky has allegedly threatened to send volunteer battalions from eastern Ukraine to Kiev to seize a leading energy firm and power plant. The ex-governor's gamble comes after one of the companies was shut for non-payment.

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  18. Poroshenko fires oligarch governor amid oil company standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree relieving Dnepropetrovsk Governor Igor Kolomoysky from his post, the president's website said. The resignation came after a meeting between the two, amid the ongoing standoff around oil giant Ukrnafta.

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  19. In Ukraine, unique matzah factory puts food on Jewish tablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    ... to go to the gym." Binyamin Vestrikov, right, with other workers at the Tiferet Hamatzot factory in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, Dec. 8, 2014. (Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA) Despite working under pressure in a hectic and overheated environment - the ovens at ... 2 comments

  20. Reporter's Notebook: For Ukrainian communities outside the war zone, life must continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    KIEV It's one thirty in the morning. I am standing outside my hotel in Kiev watching just over a hundred Jews load into buses for the ride to Boryspil airport where they will board planes to take them to Israel.

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