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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

      Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day
      Dec09

      Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day

      PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time in its history, the Oregon legislature designated the fourth Saturday in November – November 25, 2017 – as Holodomor Remembrance Day in the state. This legislation was introduced at the request of the local Ukrainian American community – another first in the history of the state. It was passed unanimously by...

      Kremlin turns Belarus into bridgehead  for anti-Ukrainian provocations
      Dec09

      Kremlin turns Belarus into bridgehead for anti-Ukrainian provocations

      In recent months, Russia has repeatedly used Belarus for provocations against Ukraine. The latest example was the arrest of Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sharoyko by the Belarusian KGB – an incident in which the hand of Moscow is clearly perceptible. The Sharyoko case, as well as a series of separate episodes, illustrate that many of Minsk’s...

      U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
      Dec09

      U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

      KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

      Canadian ambassador draws on all  of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine
      Dec02

      Canadian ambassador draws on all of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine

      KYIV – The Ukraine that Canadian Ambassador Roman Waschuk knew while serving as political counselor for his country’s diplomatic corps in 1994-1998 has outlived its legacy. Back then, Leonid Kuchma was in his first of two terms as president and starting to build the corrupt, oligarchic economic model that the nation’s...

      UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
      Dec02

      UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

      KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

      Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine
      Dec02

      Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine

      OTTAWA – Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to maintain its major initiatives regarding Ukraine and add new ones in the areas of cyber-security and visas. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

      Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform
      Dec02

      Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform

      The Verkhovna Rada successfully passed health reform bills on June 5 and October 19. Spearheaded by the American-born acting minister of health, Dr. Ulana Suprun, the medical reform was strongly criticized in leading Russian media outlets. However, the Kremlin’s attacks on Ukraine overshadow Russia’s own systemic health-care problems....

      UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
      Dec02

      UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

      KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

      Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine
      Dec02

      Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine

      OTTAWA – Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to maintain its major initiatives regarding Ukraine and add new ones in the areas of cyber-security and visas. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

      What in the world is going on  in Russia-backed Luhansk ‘republic’?
      Dec02

      What in the world is going on in Russia-backed Luhansk ‘republic’?

      November 23 KYIV – Residents of “separatist”-controlled Luhansk awoke on November 21 to an all-too-familiar and distressing scene: masked, heavily armed men on armored vehicles patrolling the streets of the war-wracked eastern Ukrainian city. It captured the attention of those not only on the ground but in Kyiv and Moscow and beyond. And for good...