Ukraine must develop as an open, equitable and eco-friendly society

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25 January 2016

UN Peacekeepers is the Path to Ceasefire and Ending the Civilian Deaths in Donbas


Periodically, since February 2015, Ukrainian leaders have been making statements about the need for the United Nations (UN) peacekeepers and possibly inviting the European Union’s security mission.

UN peacekeeping means that between the conflict parties there will be an international light-armed contingent wearing blue helmets and symbols of the United Nations and whose representatives will act within the framework of the mandate, first and foremost, to prevent the resumption of hostilities and new civilian casualties.

21 January 2016

In Search of Ukraine’s “True North”


Source: mccaininstitute.org/newsroom/blog/in-search-of-ukraines-true-north

On November 21, 2015, Ukraine commemorated the second anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity and the 11th anniversary of the Orange Revolution. The Day of Dignity and Freedom, as November 21 is now known in Ukraine, should have been a day to commemorate the heroes of the Heavenly Hundred, and other victims of the fight against tyranny and oppression. Instead, the day was marked with fraud at local elections, clashes over the blockade of the Russian-occupied Crimea, and expectations of the “Third Maidan.”

20 January 2016

It's Fun Being Together - Children from Donbas, Crimea and Lviv


"It’s Fun Being Together" - high school students from Lviv, Lugansk, Donetsk regions and Crimea made this conclusion during an interactive tour of the historical Lviv held on January 16, 2016.

11 January 2016

UNESCO Clubs 2016 Worldwide Youth Multimedia Competition


UNESCO, the U.N. organization that brings grass roots initiatives in Education, Science, and Culture, invites youth around the world to take part in this year’s Multimedia Competition. Choose one of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals and develop your solution to accomplish this aim.

08 January 2016

Open appeal to the leadership of Donetsk National University


Source: http://dii.dn.ua/news/news_254.html

On 6 January the dissident and poet Vasyl Stus would have turned 78. The poet was born in Vinnytsia region, yet studied in our Donetsk National University (then the Donetsk Pedagogical Institute), which he graduated from in 1959 with honors.