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    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    MOSCOW – Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by organizers. … …read more Source:...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by the organizers …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian agitprop pervades  Central and Eastern Europe
    Apr14

    Russian agitprop pervades Central and Eastern Europe

    The outbreak of the mass Euro-Maidan street protests in Kyiv (2013) and Russia’s subsequent aggression against Ukraine convinced the Kremlin of the need to project Russian “soft power” to blunt any response from Europe. However, Western countries ostracized Russia, particularly after it illegally and forcibly annexed Crimea. Consequently,...

    UCCA’s New York city branch hosts war correspondent Sergei Loiko
    Apr14

    UCCA’s New York city branch hosts war correspondent Sergei Loiko

    NEW YORK – On Monday, March 13, the United Ukrainian American Organizations of New York, the New York City branch of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), hosted an evening discussion with Sergei Loiko, renowned journalist, war correspondent and author. Speaking to a packed audience, Mr. Loiko presented his novel “Airport,” a...

    I was St. Princess Olha of Kyiv
    Apr14

    I was St. Princess Olha of Kyiv

    HARTSDALE, N.Y. – I am a fifth grade student at Sacred Heart School in Hartsdale, N.Y., in Westchester. My teacher recently gave my class an assignment to choose any historic hero that changed the world. She wanted to make this a “wax museum” effect. Since I wanted to share my Ukrainian heritage, I decided to […] …read more Source: The...

    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...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this… …read more Source:...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    Kiev refusing to allow contestant Yulia Samoylova perform after she sang in Crimea …read more Source: The Irish...

    Why won’t Russia be at Eurovision 2017?
    Apr14

    Why won’t Russia be at Eurovision 2017?

    It comes down to a political disagreement over the annexed Crimea peninsula, and a disabled singer …read more Source:...