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

    Wednesday | 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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  2. Poroshenko fires oligarch governor amid oil company standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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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  3. In Ukraine, unique matzah factory puts food on Jewish tablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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

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

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 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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  5. Too many rats, not enough cheese - TTGRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    Vicky Nuland better get her ass back to Ukraine to smooth over the latest kerfuffle. The oligarchs are about to come to blows over what's left of Ukraine's resources.

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  6. Private army in Kiev: Why oil stand-off in Ukraine shows oligarchs won Maidan revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Russia Taday

    Whatever the outcome of the stand-off between President Petro Poroshenko and his subordinate Igor Kolomoysky may be, their conflict over Ukrainian oil giant Ukrnafta reveals realities about post-Maidan Ukraine which mainstream media manages to circumvent. Firstly, the country is still ruled by oligarchs, not by the people, even though Igor Kolomoysky is formally governor of Dnepropetrovsk region.

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

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    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 matzah, or shmurah matzah.

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  8. a '24 hours to disarm': Kiev on verge of violence as oil dispute ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Russia Taday

    The Ukrainian government has given the private army of billionaire Dnepropetrovsk governor Igor Kolomoysky a day to lay down their weapons, after they occupied and erected a fence around the headquarters of the national oil company. "We won't have armed personal security forces of businessmen and politicians on the streets of our cities.

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  9. Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoysky barricades Ukrnafta HQ in Kiev - reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Russia Taday

    The entrance to Ukraine's Ukrnafta oil and gas extracting company HQ in Kiev, March 22, 2015 The governor of Ukraine's Dnepropetrovsk region Igor Kolomoysky has reportedly barricaded in the Ukrnafta oil and gas extracting company's HQs in Kiev. It comes just days after the oligarch tried to regain control of Ukraine's oil transportation company. 3 comments

  10. Oligarch governor raids oil company HQ in KievRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Russia Taday

    The governor of the Dnepropetrovsk region and one of Ukraine's richest oligarchs, Igor Kolomoysky, has raided the office of oil transportation company Ukrtransnafta in Kiev with the help of several dozen armed "lawyers" in order to regain control over it. Kolomoysky raided the firm to "drive out the new chief from the office and forcefully reappoint his own manager, Mr. Lazorko," said Sergey Leshchenko, a parliamentarian from the bloc of Petro Poroshenko.

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  11. In Technion contest, kids design next generation of self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Times of Israel

    ... using the software - were Rachel Lubarsky (14) and Leah Baram (15), along with their team from Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. Lubarsky, apparently a quick study, said she didn't know much about robotics before coming to RoboTraffic. "My connection to ...

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  12. Russian Jewish Leader Slams Ukraine Moguls in Flap Over World War II Nazi AllyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Forward

    A former leader of Russian Jews said he would like to hang prominent Ukrainian Jews "until they stop breathing" as a feud deepens over their refusal to denounce a onetime Nazi ally during World War II. Yevgeny Satanovsky, who served as a president of the Russian Jewish Congress in the years 2004 and 2005, made the assertion on March 9 about Joseph Zissels, leader of the Vaad Association of Jewish Communities and Organizations of Ukraine, and Igor Kolomoisky, a Jewish billionaire who is the governor of the district of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine.

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  13. Ex-Russian Jewish leader says Ukraine oligarch should be hangedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Times of Israel

    Yevgeny Satanovsky, who served as a president of the Russian Jewish Congress in the years 2004 and 2005, made the assertion on March 9 about , leader of the Vaad Association of Jewish Communities and Organizations of Ukraine, and Igor Kolomoisky, a Jewish billionaire who is the governor of the district of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine.

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  14. Ex-leader of Russian Jews says Ukrainian oligarch should be hungRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Yevgeny Satanovsky, who served as a president of the Russian Jewish Congress in the years 2004 and 2005, made the assertion on March 9 about Joseph Zissels, leader of the Vaad Association of Jewish Communities and Organizations of Ukraine, and Igor Kolomoisky, a Jewish billionaire who is the governor of the district of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine. 2 comments

  15. Hang Ukrainian Jewish leaders says former Russian Jewish Congress presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Jerusalem Post

    Head of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies in Moscow accuses Ukrainians, including Jewish leaders, of downplaying role of WWII era nationalist leader in massacre of their country's Jews. Portrait of UPA leader Stepan Bandera at a rally marking the anniversary of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army , which fought both Nazi and Soviet forces in World War II [File]. 11 comments

  16. Another mission of mercy to Ukraine for Chilliwack womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Mary Martz of Chilliwack has only been home for a few weeks, and is already planning a return to conflict-torn Ukraine. "I'll be leading a team of volunteers," said Martz, project manager with Hungry for Life.

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  17. Another mission of mercy to Ukraine for Chilliwack womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | The Chilliwack Progress

    Mary Martz of Chilliwack has only been home for a few weeks, and is already planning a return to conflict-torn Ukraine. "I'll be leading a team of volunteers," said Martz, project manager with Hungry for Life.

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  18. For Ukraine Jews, Purim holiday merely a respiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Jewish Journal

    Jewish perseverance, and more than a bit of chutzpah, lies at the heart of the Purim holiday we celebrate this week. It is one of the reasons we are instructed to mark this raucous holiday with boundless joy and why thousands of Ukrainian Jews, despite the odds they face, will join together across their country for Purim spiels and hamantaschen and to enjoy a much-needed respite from a conflict now simmering under a tenuous cease-fire.

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  19. Op-Ed: For Ukraine Jews, Purim holiday merely a respiteRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Jewish perseverance, and more than a bit of chutzpah, lies at the heart of the Purim holiday we celebrate this week. It is one of the reasons we are instructed to mark this raucous holiday with boundless joy and why thousands of Ukrainian Jews, despite the odds they face, will join together across their country for Purim spiels and hamantaschen and to enjoy a much-needed respite from a conflict now simmering under a tenuous cease-fire.

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  20. Success in Ukraine.Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Indy Media

    A conference attended by influential Ukrainian and US officials has concluded that Russia's hybrid warfare campaign in eastern Ukraine is working Ukrainian forces continue to be outmatched, not only by the hardware they face but also the sophistication of the offensive they face A significant forum focusing on the current situation in eastern Ukraine and the future of the country in terms of its relationship with the EU and NATO has revealed that Russia's 'hybrid warfare' campaign in its former Soviet vassal state appears to be achieving Moscow's desired results.

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