Ukraine

Ukrainians, Russians, and Americans standing together for "Seattle in memory of Boris Nemtsov and support of Nadejda Savchenko," a rally organized by Seattle-based Russian-Americans and UAWS. (Courtesy photo)

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The Ukrainian Association of Washington State has gone from promoting folk dancing to providing humanitarian relief for the war in Eastern Ukraine.

A building damaged in fighting in Kurakhove, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. (Photo by VO Svodboda via Picasa)

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A filmmaker from Ukraine visited Seattle last week and shared some shocking footage from a conflict that has turned into all out war.

Ukrainian soldiers in the city of Slovyansk this summer, anticipating an attack by Russian separatists. (Photo by Sasha Maksymenko)

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As the ground war continues, so does the information war, further dividing once kindred Russians and Ukrainians.

(Photo by Kseniya Sovenko)

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In the face of Russian aggression, local Ukrainians are embracing their heritage.

(Photo from Russian Presidential Press and Information Office)(Photo from Russian Presidential Press and Information Office)

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Vladimir Putin has been making plenty of headlines since the beginning of the Ukrainian crisis last November — and never in a good light. Whenever a new...

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Given the breakneck speed of developments in Russia and Ukraine, keeping track of the news - and sorting out fact from fiction - can be challenging.

Protestors throw Molotov cocktails at police in Kiev in January. (Photo by Mstyslave Chernov via Wikipedia)

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The protests in Ukraine were originally framed as a conflict over whether or not the country should join the European Union. But Ukrainian Americans here in the Pacific Northwest say the “revolution” is really a desire to end corruption.

The International 2012 at Benaroya Hall. By DarthBotto, via Wikimedia Commons.

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You might see an unexpected crowd at Benaroya Hall over the next few days. Professional video gamers from all over the world will be...

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Carb lovers rejoice: It just got a whole lot easier to get your hands on good croissants and dumplings on Capitol Hill. Capitol Hill, you're...

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s44IUvY64BE] Young people from former Soviet Union countries share their impressions of Seattle (Produced by Valeria Koulikova in a UW Communication Dept video workshop) I'm...

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The photo made me stop short, my coffee cup hovering a few inches above the newspaper. A young man in jeans and a Barcelona...

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A crescent of twinkling lights and the blown-out mouth of a comic book style submarine cave are the last I see of Balaklava before...

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When the Seattle Globalist reporting team - Sarah Stuteville and Jessica Partnow - took off for a 2-month reporting trip in the Former Soviet...

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Yesterday, Russian punk band Pussy Riot were found guilty of “hooliganism” and sentenced to two years in prison. The case has dominated the Internet and the airwaves...

On opening night, El Salvador faced off against Iran. The game ended in a 0-0 tie. (Photo by Sihanouk Mariona)

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If you still had any doubts about how hyperdiverse the Puget Sound region has become, look no further than the All Nations Cup soccer tournament. Over...

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When I came to Seattle four years ago from the Tri-Cities, I figured the big city would have a lot of Russian or other...