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Future of Odessa, Ukraine's 'Jewel of the Black Sea,' Uncertain

The violence between pro-Kyiv and pro-Russian groups in Odessa last week killed over 40 people and sent shockwaves across Ukraine and beyond. The city founded by Catherine the Great in 1794 has long been a cosmopolitan port attracting tourists and traders from across the world.   Odessa, a city marked by grand imperial boulevards, conjures romantic images. Ukraine's balmy Black Sea port is a melting pot, with diverse cultures and ethnic groups that have long coexisted, usually...

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