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    New York Ukrainian studies school pays respects to the great bard
    Apr21

    New York Ukrainian studies school pays respects to the great bard

    NEW YORK – On Saturday, March 11, Self-Reliance School of Ukrainian Studies in New York City paid its respects to the great Ukrainian bard, Taras Shevchenko. The annual celebration began with Principal Ivan Makar addressing the students and guests with these words: “Taras Shevchenko was a Ukrainian genius. He was the light that guided Ukrainians...

    Toms River children honor Shevchenko
    Apr21

    Toms River children honor Shevchenko

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Children of St. Stephen Ukrainian Catholic Church perform a concert on March 19 in honor of Taras Shevchenko. Organizers of the event included the Rev. Volodymyr Popyk, choreographer Nadiya Lemega and Maria Ivanys, as well as song and poem recitation instruction by Lilia Zayceva. The show was capped off by the […] …read...

    OOL and UAYA coordinate educational project on 70th anniversary of Akcja Wisla
    Apr21

    OOL and UAYA coordinate educational project on 70th anniversary of Akcja Wisla

    PASSAIC, N.J. – The Organization for the Defense of Lemkivshchyna (OOL) and the Ukrainian American Youth Association (UAYA) have partnered to help educate people about the 1947 forced resettlement of the Ukrainian minority in Poland, codenamed Akcja Wisła. Mark Howansky, president of OOL, and Dianna Howansky Reilly, OOL national board member, led...

    Two Ukraine soldiers killed despite Easter lull
    Apr21

    Two Ukraine soldiers killed despite Easter lull

    Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters that the first deaths in over a week occurred in Avdiivka, a flashpoint northern suburb of the rebels’ de facto capital city of Donetsk, “where the situation has escalated”. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations
    Apr21

    Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations

    Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In Country’s East
    Apr21

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In Country’s East

    The Ukrainian military says two of its soldiers have been killed in clashes with Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prominent Ukrainian Politician Detained In Corruption Probe
    Apr21

    Prominent Ukrainian Politician Detained In Corruption Probe

    Ukrainian investigators are seeking a court order to place an influential former lawmaker who is suspected of embezzlement in pretrial custody. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case
    Apr21

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case

    KIEV – Ukrainian authorities detained a former lawmaker and the deputy chief of state energy firm Naftogaz in a case related to the embezzlement of $17.3 million through selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, prosecutors and the anti-corruption… …read more Source:...

    ‘Neo-Nazi’ kills 2 at FSB office in eastern Russia
    Apr21

    ‘Neo-Nazi’ kills 2 at FSB office in eastern Russia

    MOSCOW: A gunman with alleged links to a neo-Nazi group Friday shot dead an employee of Russia’s FSB security service and a civilian at the agency’s office in a far eastern city, officials said. The FSB said the attacker – named as local resident A.V. Konev, born in 1999 – opened fire immediately after entering the reception of an FSB...

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case
    Apr21

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case

    Ukrainian authorities detained a former lawmaker and the deputy chief of state energy firm Naftogaz in a case related to the embezzlement of US$17.3 million through selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, prosecutors and the anti-corruption bureau said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...