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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

      The strength of the UNWLA
      May19

      The strength of the UNWLA

      Seen on the front page of our April 16 issue was a story headlined “Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad.’ ” It reported that the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America had been honored by the Association of Charities of Ukraine with its top award in the Aid from Abroad […] …read more...

      Poroshenko lauds closer ties with EU, admits ‘there’s much left to be done’
      May19

      Poroshenko lauds closer ties with EU, admits ‘there’s much left to be done’

      KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko touted Ukraine’s deepening integration with the European Union and fielded questions about law and order, corruption, progress on reforms and his businesses on May 14 during his first news conference in 16 months. Speaking of the EU’s decision to waive visa requirements on May 11, the president said:...

      Yanukovych trial for treason starts as Interpol removes him from wanted list
      May12

      Yanukovych trial for treason starts as Interpol removes him from wanted list

      KYIV – A day before the trial of Viktor Yanukovych for treason started in Kyiv on May 4, his lawyers announced that the disgraced former president of Ukraine is no longer wanted by Interpol. The world’s largest international police organization subsequently confirmed the information. “Interpol has thus confirmed the fact that criminal cases...

      U.S. to provide $560 M to Ukraine
      May12

      U.S. to provide $560 M to Ukraine

      KYIV – On Thursday, May 4, the U.S. Congress passed the defense spending bill for fiscal 2017, which provides for the allocation of $560 million in aid to Kyiv, of which $350 million will be used to strengthen the country’s defenses. The next day, the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2017 was signed by President Donald […] …read...

      Ukrainians to commemorate three major historical events
      May12

      Ukrainians to commemorate three major historical events

      NEW YORK – An initiative meeting of Ukrainian national community organizations, along with the Society of Veterans of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army Inc., the Organization for the Defense of Lemkivschyna (OOL) and Former Members of Ukrainian Insurgent Army-UPA, took place on March 4 at the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America headquarters on the...

      Connecticut UNA District holds spring meeting
      May12

      Connecticut UNA District holds spring meeting

      NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Connecticut UNA District’s spring meeting was held on Saturday, April 22, at St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church in New Haven. The meeting was attended by UNA National Secretary Yuriy Symczyk and UNA Adviser Gloria Horbaty. The meeting was held after the presentation by Dr. Petrusia G. Kotlar on “Wellness and […]...

      Trump meets with Klimkin and Chaly at White House
      May12

      Trump meets with Klimkin and Chaly at White House

      WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump received Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the White House on Wednesday, May 11. The leaders discussed further efforts to support Ukraine. That meeting was preceded by talks between Minister Klimkin and U.S. Vice-President Michael Pence on the same day. The interlocutors discussed...

      Ceremony at Embassy of Ukraine marks 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine relations
      May12

      Ceremony at Embassy of Ukraine marks 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine relations

      WASHINGTON – While visiting the U.S. capital May 8-10 for meetings with representatives of the Munich Security Conference, Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin also participated in the celebration of the 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine diplomatic relations at the Embassy of Ukraine on May 8. During that evening reception, he...

      Senators ask Trump to engage with Ukraine before meeting with Vladimir Putin
      May12

      Senators ask Trump to engage with Ukraine before meeting with Vladimir Putin

      WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on May 8 sent a letter to President Donald Trump encouraging him to prioritize meeting with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine before meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 conference in July. Identifying the importance of engaging longstanding American allies as a priority...

      Former director of CIUS speaks on “Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine”
      May12

      Former director of CIUS speaks on “Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine”

      EDMONTON, Alberta – Bohdan Krawchenko, former director of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, recently delivered three lectures in Canada on “The Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine.” He spoke first at the J.B. Rudnyckyj Distinguished Lecture in Winnipeg on March 8, then delivered the annual Shevchenko Lecture in Edmonton on March 10...