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Failed Ukrainian Hijacker Charged in Turkey

Istanbul court charges Ukrainian over his failed attempt to force a Turkish airliner to land in Sochi.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 5:43 AM

Turkey Foils Plane Hijacking

Turkish F-16 makes a plane land in Istanbul after hijacker on board demands it fly to Sochi.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/7/2014, 8:25 PM

Moscow: Washington Interfering in Ukraine Crisis

Russia accuses US of trying to shape Ukraine crisis to their liking after State Department representative remark leaks to foreign press.Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 8:11 AM

Ukraine: Neo-Nazi Leader Threatens 'Civil War'

Concerns over increasing prominence of far-right militias in Ukraine's protest movement.Ari Soffer, 2/5/2014, 10:19 AM

Ukraine: Yanukovych Caught Between EU, Russia

Protests continue in Ukraine as Opposition leaders call to oust President; government caught in tug-of-war between Russia, EU.Tova Dvorin, 2/4/2014, 11:35 AM

Kiev: High-Profile Activist Cries 'Torture'

Activist surfaces bloody and broken after having gone missing for a week; protestors rally around him despite government concessions.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 10:00 AM

Kiev: Talks Stall as President Calls 'Sick Leave'

President Viktor Yanukovych calls 'indefinite sick leave' in the midst of raging civil conflict; protestors warn of drastic gov't move.Tova Dvorin, 1/31/2014, 8:13 AM

Kiev: Parties Weigh Compromise

Tensions slowly settling in Ukraine as parliamentarians warn of looming civil war.Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 8:42 PM

Ukraine: Prime Minister Resigns

Mykola Azarov announces his resignation in the wake of the protests taking place in Kiev against President Viktor Yanukovych.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 11:26 AM

Kiev: Opposition Rejects Power-Sharing Agreement

Opposition leaders reject an offer of government posts from Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych as protests continue.Tova Dvorin, 1/26/2014, 2:02 PM

Kiev Violence: US Threatens Ukraine with Sanctions

As police brutality reportedly reaches record high in anti-government protests, the US threatens economic consequences.Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2014, 8:23 AM

Ukraine: President, Opposition Leaders Meet

Three protestors killed in anti-gov't protests; opposition threatens to 'go on attack' in 24 hours if gov't does not make concessions.Tova Dvorin, 1/22/2014, 10:01 PM

Violence Rages in Ukraine for Second Straight Day

Protests explode as Ukrainian parliament moves to restrict freedom of expression. President Yanukovych now willing to talk.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 1:37 PM

Ukraine Bill: $100 to Visit Rabbi Nachman's Grave

Proposed law condemned for fleecing visitors to Breslov Rabbi's tomb.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 10:37 AM

Kiev Stabbing: 'We're Afraid to Leave Our Homes'

Dov Ber Glickman, hareidi man stabbed in Kiev, recounts the horror he experienced and states that stabbing has frightened local Jewry.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2014, 11:31 AM

Hareidi Man Stabbed in Kiev

Unknown assailants stabbed a hareidi-religious man in Kiev as he returned from synagogue on Friday night.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 1:57 AM

Ukrainian Journalist Brutally Beaten

Hundreds rally outside the Interior Ministry in Kiev after local journalist and opposition activist is brutally beaten.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2013, 12:13 AM

Kiev: Police Use Chainsaws Against Protest Camp

During coldest night of winter to date, Ukrainian riot police close on Independence Square to dismantle protesters' barricades.Ari Yashar, 12/11/2013, 1:48 PM

Kiev: Protesters Threaten to Seal In President

'Half a million' people take part in the two-week movement's biggest protest yet.Gil Ronen, 12/8/2013, 6:54 PM

Kerry in Moldova Supports Ukrainian 'Spring'

Kerry praises Moldova decision to shift from Russia towards EU, encourages Ukraine to listen to will of the people.Ari Yashar, 12/6/2013, 1:43 PM

Kiev: Government Buildings Under Siege

The number of protesters has grown and 'President Yanukovich has lost control of the center of Kiev.'Gil Ronen, 12/3/2013, 7:55 AM

Kiev Rabbi: This is a Revolution

Rabbi Moshe Azman of Chabad is worried that some of the country's recent violence will turn against the Jews.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2013, 1:52 PM

Huge Protest in Ukraine

Thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets of Kiev late on Saturday in a show of defiance directed at President Viktor Yanukovich.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2013, 11:00 PM

Ukranian Game Show features 'Anti-Israel Libel'

Contestant claims to have been former IDF canine unit soldier, killed Arab children.Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2013, 10:10 AM

Kiev: 100,000 Rally, Demand to Join EU

The protest is reportedly the largest since the 2004 Orange Revolution. Putin accused the EU of blackmailing Ukraine.Arutz Sheva staff, 11/24/2013, 10:07 PM

Report: Israeli Victims in Ukraine Neo-Nazi Attack

As neo-Nazi activity continues to rise in FSU, have racists unleashed an organized campaign of terror against foreigners in Ukraine?Maayana Miskin & Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2013, 5:29 PM

Ukraine: Top-Level Meeting Ahead of Pilgrimage

Hassidic rabbis meet Ukrainian leadership as annual pilgrimage to Uman is set to begin.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2013, 8:41 PM

Hamas Rocket-Maker Goes on Hunger Strike

Dirrar Abu-Sisi, captured in the Ukraine in an apparent Mossad operation, accused of helping Hamas develop its rocket capabilities.Ari Soffer, 8/23/2013, 9:03 AM

Israeli Soccer Team Praised

A stormy soccer match between Israel and Ukraine causes a stir. Reporters noted: "The human reflex was to do what the Israeli players did."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/19/2013, 2:43 AM

Chabad Women Visit Birthplace of Rebbe's Father

Delegation of 70 women visit the Menorah Center in Ukraine: "We came to have pride in who we are, in what we are and in where we come from."Uzi Baruch, 7/8/2013, 11:32 AM

Kiev Hosts First-Ever Hebrew Song Contest in FSU

Twelve talented candidates competed in Kiev this week in the first-ever Hebrew song contest to take place in the former Soviet Union.Hana Julian, 6/26/2013, 11:48 AM

Jewish Agency Board of Governors Meets in Kiev

Meeting is an expression of solidarity with the Jews of the UkraineRina Tzvi and Ernie Singer, 6/24/2013, 2:15 PM

Pres. of Ukrainian Jewish Congress Targeted

The president of the Ukrainian Jewish Congress narrowly escaped death after he was targeted in bombing attempt in central Kiev.Chana Ya'ar, 3/6/2013, 2:15 AM

Neo-Nazi Parties Pose 'Alarming Setbacks'

Anti-Defamation League urges United States Congress to mobilize a united voice against the return of political anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/27/2013, 8:30 PM

Airline Leaves Israelis Stranded in Ukraine

Dozens of Israelis have been stranded since Sunday in Kiev after the airline with which they had flown, AeroSvit, went bankrupt., 1/8/2013, 1:14 AM

A Bar-Mitzvah and Shabbat Prayers, 70 Years Later

For the first time since before World War II, Jews in the Ukranian town of Netishin held Shabbat services and celebrated a Bar-MitzvahDavid Lev, 12/27/2012, 3:32 PM

Ukrainian Lawmaker Targets Jewish Actress

A Ukrainian lawmaker has provoked international condemnations after referring to Jewish actress Mila Kunis as a “dirty Jewess”. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/23/2012, 7:24 PM

Israel Launches Winter Tourism Campaign in Russia

Israel has launched its annual winter tourism campaign, this year in Russia and Ukraine at a cost of NIS 8 million.Chana Ya'ar, 12/14/2012, 12:44 AM

Clinton Indirectly Legitimizing Neo-Nazi Party?

Clinton under fire for indirectly legitimizing Ukrainian opposition party that entered into a parliamentary alliance with neo-Nazi party.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/6/2012, 12:20 PM

Ukrainian Jews Prepare 'Blacklist of Anti-Semites'

The United Jewish Community of the Ukraine, an umbrella organization, is preparing a blacklist of Ukrainian anti-Semites.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/31/2012, 7:12 PM

MK Danon Demands Ukraine Protect Its Jews

Likud MK responds to rise of anti-Semitic party and murder of Jewish professor.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2012, 5:16 PM

Rise of Ukrainian Anti-Semitic Party Worries Jews

A European Jewish group expressed concern about safety of Jews in Ukraine following victory of anti-Semitic party in Sunday’s elections.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/30/2012, 10:31 AM

Anti-Semitic Party Places Second In Kiev Vote

It was a victory, but an ugly one, for the Party of Regions of Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych.Amiel Ungar, 10/30/2012, 5:05 AM

Anti-Semitic Party Gains Strength in Ukraine

Svoboda, an anti-Semitic party in Ukraine, has gained strength and passed the electoral threshold.Elad Benari, 10/29/2012, 2:45 AM

Ukraine Unveils Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

Some 300 guests and dignitaries marked the grand opening of Jewish Community Center and Holocaust Museum in the Ukraine.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/17/2012, 3:34 PM

SMS Calls Ukraine’s Jews to Pray on Yom Kippur

Ukraine’s Chief Rabbi is announcing prayer times by SMS to encourage Jews to attend synagogue on Yom Kippur. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/24/2012, 1:38 PM

EU Can Still Criticize Ukraine But Is Mum On China

The imprisoned Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko will take her case to the European Court on Human Rights.Amiel Ungar, 8/30/2012, 7:11 AM

New 'Babi Yar' Plaque Omits Jewish Victims

Simon Wiesenthal Center criticized Russian authorities for “revisionist history” of Holocaust mass murder at Babi Yar in Ukraine. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/14/2012, 11:45 AM

Lieberman Meets Chabad Emissaries in the Ukraine

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, on an official visit in the Ukraine, meets local Chabad emissaries, asks about their work.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2012, 11:40 PM

Kyiv Demonstrations Against Language Law

The quick passage of a language law upgrading the status of Russian in the Ukraine has the opposition up in arms.Amiel Ungar, 7/6/2012, 8:15 AM

Power Cut Leaves Rabbi Nachman’s Grave in the Dark

Jews praying at the grave site of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov were left in the dark on the Sabbath after authorities cut off electricity.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/10/2012, 3:59 PM

BBC Accused of 'Sensationalism' Over Racism Claims

Director of the JCC in Krakow accused the BBC of manipulating his comments in order to bolster a “sensationalist” report on anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/10/2012, 3:20 PM

Jewish Cemetery Desecrated in Ukraine

Memorial candles, commemoration for Jews murdered in Holocaust are vandalized in western Ukraine.Maayana Miskin, 6/8/2012, 10:37 AM

Soccer Team's Auschwitz Visit Sparks Controversy

Prominent German Jewish leader criticizes a visit by members of the German national soccer team to the Auschwitz death camp. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/5/2012, 10:00 PM

'Jew,' the New Taunt of Euro 2012 Championships

Fans are being warned against traveling to the Ukraine for the Euro 2012 Championship for fears that they risk being attacked by Nazi mobs. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/5/2012, 12:14 AM

Language Bill jis Yanukovych Statement To Moscow

The bill making Ukrainian an official language in the Ukraine treads on painful cleavage.Amiel Ungar, 5/28/2012, 10:27 PM

Young Moscow Jew Murdered Trying to Stop Brawl

A young Moscow Jew was murdered this past weekend when he tried to stop a brawl between two Gentile gangs.Hana Levi Julian, 5/21/2012, 8:15 PM