Ukraine is a state in eastern Europe. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukraine has been having some domestic disputes, as well as a conflict with Russia. The current political and economic situation in Ukraine is unstable.
Vandals have desecrated a memorial to the people killed by Nazis during WWII in the Ukrainian city of Poltava, an installation known as The Grieving Mother. Swastikas and offensive slogans were painted on the monument.
A notorious Waffen SS division is celebrated with an exhibition of swastikas, Nazi attire and pictures in Lvov, Ukraine, but for some Western journalists, the greater concern is how the Russian media will cover it.
The easily-verifiable false claim by Voice of America journalist that Russian tanks were filmed entering Ukraine was shared thousands of times before being debunked. The journalist, however, refused to issue a retraction.
What irony! Nadia Savchenko, a former hero of Ukraine’s 2014 ‘revolution,’ who was pardoned by Putin after being convicted of abetting the murder of two Russian journalists, has been arrested on terrorism charges. In Ukraine.
A former pilot with the Ukrainian military, who was once accused of shooting down MH17 plane in 2014, has died in an apparent suicide. He was flying his Su-25 on a combat mission on the day of the tragedy.