Tara Sonenshine, "Dire situation in Ukraine overshadows Manafort story," thehill.com
Image from, under the headline: Ukrainian American pysanka artist [Sofika Zielyk]exhibits her works in KyivExcerpt:
I visited Ukraine in April 2013 as under secretary of State for public diplomacy and public affairs to launch the construction of a new American Center in Kyiv.
I was enthralled by the majesty and cultural might of the city.
A year later, Ukraine was marred by the power of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his unique ability to quash the spirit of a country. ...