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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

      Youth Civics and Public Policy Club at Ukrainian Days in Washington
      Apr14

      Youth Civics and Public Policy Club at Ukrainian Days in Washington

      JENKINTOWN, Pa. – On March 8, six members of the American-Ukrainian Youth Civics and Public Policy Club, a program of the Ukrainian Heritage School of the Philadelphia area, traveled to Washington to participate in Ukrainian Days, an advocacy event organized by the Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS) of the Ukrainian Congress Committee...

      April 9, 2015
      Apr10

      April 9, 2015

      Two years ago, on April 9, 2015, Ukraine’s Parliament approved a series of historic bills that took unprecedented decisive steps to part with the country’s Soviet legacy. One of the bills recognizes on the state level all those who fought for Ukrainian independence in the 20th century, most notably the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA)...

      Canada and Ukraine sign  defense cooperation agreement
      Apr10

      Canada and Ukraine sign defense cooperation agreement

      OTTAWA – One month after the Canadian government announced a two-year extension of its military training mission in Ukraine, Canada formalized its support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and security through a bilateral defense cooperation agreement both countries’ defense ministers signed here on April 3. “The arrangement will enable us to...

      Tillerson at NATO-Ukraine Commission:  Our ‘support for Ukraine remains steadfast’
      Apr10

      Tillerson at NATO-Ukraine Commission: Our ‘support for Ukraine remains steadfast’

      BRUSSELS – Addressing the NATO-Ukraine Commission on March 31, U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson made it clear that the United States and NATO “stand firm in our support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” and underscored, “We do not, and will not, accept Russian efforts to change the borders of territory of Ukraine.”...

      Diaspora soccer team takes on legendary Dynamo Kyiv farm teams
      Apr10

      Diaspora soccer team takes on legendary Dynamo Kyiv farm teams

      KYIV – To North Americans it’s “soccer,” but to the rest of the world it’s “football” – the term most commonly used to describe the globe’s premier spectator sport. Ukraine during the week of April 3-7 saw practitioners of what Brazilian soccer legend Pele coined “the beautiful game” in a cross-Atlantic duel of three separate...

      IMF approves $1B loan to Ukraine
      Apr10

      IMF approves $1B loan to Ukraine

      WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $1 billion loan payment to Ukraine. The IMF is supporting Ukraine with a $17.5 billion bailout program in exchange for Kyiv implementing reforms and tackling corruption. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on his Facebook page on April 3 that the approval was “further...

      Kyiv stops trade with occupied Donbas,  slaps sanctions on Russian bank subsidiaries
      Apr10

      Kyiv stops trade with occupied Donbas, slaps sanctions on Russian bank subsidiaries

      President Petro Poroshenko recently banned cargo traffic between the areas held by Moscow-backed militants in the Donbas area and slapped sanctions on the Ukrainian subsidiaries of Russian state-owned banks. This appears logical, given the continuing Russian occupation of Crimea and assistance to the rebels. However, Mr. Poroshenko acted only...

      Jewish, Armenian, Ukrainian, Rwandese communities issue statement on Genocide Remembrance Month
      Apr10

      Jewish, Armenian, Ukrainian, Rwandese communities issue statement on Genocide Remembrance Month

      The Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Humura Association issued a joint statement on April 3 regarding Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month. OTTAWA – On April 24, 2015, the House of Commons unanimously passed a historic motion (M-587)...

      EASTER PASTORAL LETTERS
      Apr10

      EASTER PASTORAL LETTERS

      May the Risen Christ bring long-awaited peace and unity Paschal epistle of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Outside the Borders of Ukraine to the venerable clergy, monastics and faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church beyond the borders of Ukraine, and to our brothers and sisters in Ukraine. “You fell asleep in […]...

      Following up on Ukrainian Days
      Apr10

      Following up on Ukrainian Days

      The first Ukrainian Days of 2017 – and the first to be held during the Trump administration – were on March 8-9 in Washington with nearly four dozen Ukrainian Americans from 12 states and the District of Columbia participating. Group members visited the offices of more than 50 members of Congress to personally press their […] …read more...