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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

      UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”
      Mar24

      UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”

      The statement below, on the “Third Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal, Illegitimate Crimea ‘Referendum,’ ” was released by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on March 16. Three years ago, on March 16, 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian “authorities” staged an illegal and illegitimate...

      Manor to host dialogue about education as the battlefront of democracy in Ukraine
      Mar24

      Manor to host dialogue about education as the battlefront of democracy in Ukraine

      JENKINTOWN, Pa. – On Thursday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in the Manor College auditorium, Manor College will host a dialogue on the topic “Ukraine – Education as the Battlefront of Democracy.” This dialogue will examine the most crucial areas of educational reform needed in Ukraine in order to protect and preserve free and democratic […] …read...

      Ukraine halts cargo traffic with the occupied Donbas
      Mar17

      Ukraine halts cargo traffic with the occupied Donbas

      KYIV – Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council halted the flow of road and rail cargo traffic in the occupied Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, following a decision during an ad hoc meeting on March 15. The measure also ordered the Security Service of Ukraine (known as the SBU) to probe the banks that have capital […] …read more...

      Russian Embassy implicated in campaign to discredit Minister Chrystia Freeland
      Mar17

      Russian Embassy implicated in campaign to discredit Minister Chrystia Freeland

      OTTAWA – The day after Chrystia Freeland was appointed Canadian foreign affairs minister in January, the Russian Embassy in Ottawa contacted a member of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery with information about her late Ukrainian maternal grandfather, Michael Chomiak. Justin Ling, features editor of VICE News Canada, told The Ukrainian...

      Advocates promote Ukraine issues on Capitol Hill
      Mar17

      Advocates promote Ukraine issues on Capitol Hill

      WASHINGTON – Nearly four dozen Ukrainian Americans representing New Jersey, the District of Columbia, New York, Illinois, Virginia, Connecticut, Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, Colorado, North Carolina, Washington state and Michigan convened in Washington on Wednesday and Thursday, March 8-9, for the first in a planned series of Ukrainian Days...

      At The Hague, Ukraine accuses Russia of terrorism, discrimination
      Mar17

      At The Hague, Ukraine accuses Russia of terrorism, discrimination

      On the first day of hearings into its case against Russia at the International Court of Justice, Ukraine presented a weight of arguments and examples to back its accusations against Russia over its annexation of Crimea and gross violations of human rights under occupation, and over its financing of terrorism in the Donbas. While Russia […]...

      Conference on Ukrainian statehood 1917-1921
      Mar17

      Conference on Ukrainian statehood 1917-1921

      At the end of February, Columbia University marked the centennial of the revolution that toppled the Russian Empire three years into the first world war with a conference, “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals.” (I was gratified to have been invited to participate.) In popular perception, and indeed among many (if not most)...

      Detroit area hosts a memorable meeting with composer Yevhen Stankovych
      Mar17

      Detroit area hosts a memorable meeting with composer Yevhen Stankovych

      WARREN, Mich. – Detroit-area music lovers were treated to an exceptional concert of contemporary Ukrainian music by Yevhen Stankovych, as performed by violinist Solomia Soroka and pianist Arthur Greene on Sunday, March 5, at St. Josaphat Parish Center in Warren, Mich. Maestro Stankovych’s name has been known for decades among the ranks of...

      Kyiv imposes sanctions on five Russian banks
      Mar17

      Kyiv imposes sanctions on five Russian banks

      KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on five banks with Russian capital functioning in Ukraine. A statement on the presidential website on March 16 said that Mr. Poroshenko signed a decree introducing sanctions on Sberbank, VS Bank, Prominvestbank, VTB Bank and BM Bank for a one-year period. The proposal to introduce...

      Ukraine’s Embassy, Ukrainian community pay homage to Taras Shevchenko
      Mar17

      Ukraine’s Embassy, Ukrainian community pay homage to Taras Shevchenko

      WASHINGTON – On March 9, the day of the 203rd anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko, the Embassy of Ukraine together with the Ukrainian community (seen above) honored his memory by laying flowers near the monument of the Kobzar in Washington. Ukraine’s Ambassador to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly in his address to the participants […]...