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    House resolution calls on Russia to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    House resolution calls on Russia to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine

    The co-chairs of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus – Reps. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), and Andy Harris (R-Md.) – have sponsored a resolution (H. Res. 88) in the U.S. House of Representatives calling on the Russian Federation to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine. H. Res. 88 calls upon the Russian...

    The UNA turns 123
    Feb17

    The UNA turns 123

    On February 22, the Ukrainian National Association celebrates the 123rd anniversary of its founding back in 1894, when its first convention was held in Shamokin, Pa. It was there that 10 brotherhoods with a total membership of 439 people and assets of $220 resolved to form a fraternal association as had been suggested by an […] …read more...

    Ukrainian American Veterans meet at 69th annual national convention
    Feb17

    Ukrainian American Veterans meet at 69th annual national convention

    CHICAGO – Ukrainian American Veterans Post 32 from Chicago hosted the 69th annual national UAV convention in mid-October. The two-day event included delegates’ meetings, bus tours for spouses, election of the 2016-2018 National Executive Board and a banquet with dinner and entertainment. The convention meetings were conducted by National...

    Writer teaches Ukrainian and more at U. of Texas
    Feb17

    Writer teaches Ukrainian and more at U. of Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas – Oksana Lutsyshyna, a well-known Ukrainian author, is a lecturer in the Ukrainian Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin. Originally from Uzhhorod in the Zakarpattia region of Ukraine, since 2001 she has lived in the United States, first in Florida, then in Georgia and now in Austin, Texas. Dr. Lutsyshyna […]...

    Pakistan to attend 53rd Munich Security Conference
    Feb17

    Pakistan to attend 53rd Munich Security Conference

    Pakistan is all set to participate in the 53rd Munich Security Conference, which starts on Friday in the Bavarian City Munich, Germany. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif will be leading Pakistani delegation in the three-day conference. Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany Jauhar Saleem informed Geo News that the delegation will hold discussions on...

    Should Britain set sail for an EFTA trade deal?
    Feb17

    Should Britain set sail for an EFTA trade deal?

    As the United Kingdom moves to formally separate itself from the European Union, Brexit supporters and detractors alike have recognised the right to negotiate trade agreements with the rest of the world as one of the major dividends of the process. Britain now has a number of tracks it needs to progress on – what it can do unilaterally,...

    Parish holds traditional prosfora celebration
    Feb17

    Parish holds traditional prosfora celebration

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. – On Sunday, January 29, a prosfora dinner was held in the Parish Community Center of St. Stephen Ukrainian Catholic Church in Toms River, N.J. Over 120 parishioners and guest attended the celebration held in the beautifully decorated church hall following the second liturgy (celebrated in Ukrainian). Spokesperson Gerry Tchir...

    Kremlin orders media to scale back pro-Trump coverage: report
    Feb17

    Kremlin orders media to scale back pro-Trump coverage: report

    Amid concerns that the Trump administration may not be as friendly to Russia as once thought, the Kremlin told Russian media to cut back on favorable coverage of U.S. president Donald Trump, Bloomberg reported Friday. Recent controversies surrounding the Trump administration — including the resignation of National Security Adviser...

    Pence seeks to reassure European allies
    Feb17

    Pence seeks to reassure European allies

    Vice President Mike Pence, who throughout the campaign sought to soften Donald Trump’s edges and make him palatable to uneasy conservatives, now takes his reassurance tour to a new audience: foreign leaders frightened by Russian aggression and wary of an American president full of praise for Vladimir Putin.Pence took off for Europe on...

    Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute to be held in August in Toronto
    Feb17

    Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute to be held in August in Toronto

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Art Song Project (UASP) has announced that the inaugural Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute will be held on August 7-13 in Toronto at the highly regarded, musically rich and historic Royal Conservatory of Music, at its TELUS Center for Performance and Learning Conservatory representatives have stated that they are “happy...