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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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 […]...

    United Help Ukraine and Razom honor bard of Ukrainian nation
    Mar17

    United Help Ukraine and Razom honor bard of Ukrainian nation

    WASHINGTON – The 203rd anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko was celebrated by a group of Ukrainian Americans on a cold and windy Saturday, March 12, in front of the poet’s memorial in Washington. The commemorative program included remarks by the leaders of the two organizations sponsoring the event – United Help Ukraine and […]...

    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...

    [Opinion] Three years of illegal occupation of Crimea
    Mar17

    [Opinion] Three years of illegal occupation of Crimea

    Russia’s three year occupation of Crimea and disrespect for International norms must end. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas
    Mar17

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that requires national television and radio stations to have at least 75 percent of their programming in the Ukrainian language. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian protestors set up road and train blockades
    Mar17

    Ukrainian protestors set up road and train blockades

    For the past eight weeks, Ukrainian protestors have set up road and train blockades to stop the coal trade between the government in Kiev and pro-Russia separatists in the east. …read more Source: Radio France...

    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...