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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

      Holocaust Memorial Museum to digitize Ukrainian Museum-Archives’ DP collection
      Feb10

      Holocaust Memorial Museum to digitize Ukrainian Museum-Archives’ DP collection

      WASHINGTON – The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington and the Ukrainian Museum-Archives (UMA) of Cleveland have signed a cooperation agreement to digitize UMA’s collection of archived materials from post-World War II Displaced Persons (DP) camps. The agreement was signed on February 6 at the Holocaust Museum in Washington by...

      Canadian military mission in Ukraine planning ahead despite deadline, says MP
      Feb10

      Canadian military mission in Ukraine planning ahead despite deadline, says MP

      OTTAWA – Although the Canadian government has yet to announce an extension to Operation UNIFIER in western Ukraine, Canadian soldiers who have been training their Ukrainian counterparts there since 2015 are planning well into 2018, according to a Canadian member of Parliament who was in Ukraine last month. Former Conservative Cabinet Minister...

      Merkel-Poroshenko meeting shows deep freeze of “Normandy” format negotiations
      Feb10

      Merkel-Poroshenko meeting shows deep freeze of “Normandy” format negotiations

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel received Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on January 30, in Berlin, for an “exchange of views” on the “conflict in Ukraine,” “the peace process and the implementation of the Minsk armistice” (Bundeslanzlerin.de, January 27, 30). Those code words are widely used in Western Europe to avoid designating that...

      Russia’s war in Ukraine does not help Kremlin to befriend Trump
      Feb10

      Russia’s war in Ukraine does not help Kremlin to befriend Trump

      The sharp escalation in artillery battles in the Donbas war zone one day after the January 28 telephone conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin was certainly not a coincidence. No leaks about the content of the 45-minute-long exchange have appeared in the Russian media, and the official summary...

      Trump and Poroshenko  have phone conversation
      Feb10

      Trump and Poroshenko have phone conversation

      PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The presidents of the United States and Ukraine had a telephone conversation on Saturday, February 4, discussing several topics, including the ongoing war in Ukraine’s east. A readout of the call released by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary, reported: “President Donald J. Trump just had [5 p.m. Saturday] a...

      Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action
      Feb10

      Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action

      Following is a February 1 release from the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations, which represents 22 top Ukrainian organizations in the country and is a member of the Ukrainian World Congress. The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations (AFUO) today called on the Australian government to condemn the current escalation of...

      Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action
      Feb10

      Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action

      Following is a February 1 release from the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations, which represents 22 top Ukrainian organizations in the country and is a member of the Ukrainian World Congress. The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations (AFUO) today called on the Australian government to condemn the current escalation of...

      Celebrating St. Nicholas and its flock
      Feb10

      Celebrating St. Nicholas and its flock

      While most Ukrainian Americans have been focusing on events in Ukraine, others have been concentrating their attention closer to home. This was true back in the day. It is true today. Thanks to the pioneering foresight of Ukrainians of the second immigration and their offspring, Chicago’s Ukrainians have reason to celebrate this year. St....

      United Nations Security Council discusses the situation in Ukraine
      Feb10

      United Nations Security Council discusses the situation in Ukraine

      Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko Statement by Volodymyr Yelchenko, permanent representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, at the U.N. Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, February 2. I thank the briefers for the updated information they provided on the attack on town Avdiyivka (Donetsk region of Ukraine) by the Russian...

      The word “maidan”: Where it comes from, what it means
      Feb10

      The word “maidan”: Where it comes from, what it means

      Philologists, who chase A panting syllable through time and space, Start it at home, and hunt it in the dark, To Gaul, to Greece, and into Noah’s Ark. William Cowper (1731-1800) For a short period in 2014, the name of the central square in Kyiv called the “Maidan” became known throughout the civilized world. That […] …read more...