Kiev in immediate denial of reports that N. Korea used Ukrainian engines for missile ‘success’

Western experts have suggested that Pyongyang’s “astounding progress” with its missile program might be directly linked to an illegal acquisition of engines produced by a Ukrainian factory. Kiev appeared to be extremely infuriated with the reports, with top officials and agencies releasing official disclaimers. Read Full Article at Powered by WPeMatico

Meet Aleksey Gavrilov, known to millions as Clown Sergio the Italian Juggler

He has been featured on Univision’s Good Morning America, and performs seven shows per day at Walt Disney World’s Epcot. Meet Aleksey Gavrilov, known to millions as Clown Sergio the Italian Juggler. Aleksey receives rave reviews from crowds for his character performances but his journey from early life in Russia to fame in the US […]

FAQ’s about Immigration and the situation in Ukraine

Special thanks to Attorney Ksenia Maiorova for taking the time to answer these questions for our readers. Please contact her office directly  if you would like to schedule a  consultation to discuss your eligibility for asylum or any other immigration benefit. Attorney Ksenia Mairova:  (813)482-8037 or [email protected] Russian version of this article follows the English version. […]

Traditional Russian Borsch

The recipe: Traditional Russian Borsch (борщ) is a soup of Ukrainian origin that is popular in many Eastern and Central European countries. In most of these countries, it is made with beetroot as the main ingredient, giving it a deep reddish-purple color. In some countries, tomato is used as the main ingredient, while beetroot acts […]

Wanted ex-Georgian president Saakashvili loses Ukrainian citizenship

Ukraine’s migration service says President Poroshenko has revoked the Ukrainian citizenship of Mikhail Saakashvili, whom he picked as the governor of Odessa Region. The ex-Georgian president, who is wanted at home, lashed out at Poroshenko’s “oligarchic regime.” Read Full Article at

Tourist blockade? Ukrainians bound for Crimea have to spend hours at own border checkpoints (PHOTOS)

Ukrainian tourists planning seaside vacations in Crimea are having to endure kilometer-long lines on the Ukraine side of the border, Crimean authorities said. Photos on social media show queues of cars with holidaymakers waiting to pass the checkpoint. Read Full Article at

Lavrov: Shortsighted policies of US, EU in many ways provoked Ukrainian crisis

Since the end of the Cold War, Moscow hoped for international peace and cooperation, but certain decisions and actions of its Western partners have led to further “dividing lines” in Europe, and “have largely provoked” the Ukrainian crisi…

Former Ukrainian PM predicts ‘imminent’ regime change in Kiev

Preview The rule of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is on the brink of collapse, former PM Nikolai Azarov says, noting a growing dissatisfaction with Poroshenko among the Ukrainian elite and his cabinet’s failure to improve the economy.
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Putin & Trump agree to create bilateral channel to promote Ukraine settlement – Lavrov

A special channel between the Russian and American presidents will be established to further push for a settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov has announced following the Putin-Trump meeting. Read Full Artic…

US appoints ex-NATO envoy to handle Ukraine crisis

Washington has appointed former ambassador to NATO Kurt Volker as a special representative to Ukraine. The move comes less than three months after the US expressed doubt that the Ukrainian conflict was a point of interest for American tax…

Title: Florida Russian Lifestyle Magazine Author: Aurous Publisher: Aurous Publishing
Published: 29 May, 2010 Language English Average Rating 4.9
ISBN 978-0-9971291-9-9 Genre Travel Reviewer Rating: 5
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