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    Rep. Roskam meets with Ukrainian community
    May12

    Rep. Roskam meets with Ukrainian community

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – On Tuesday, April 18, Congressman Peter J. Roskam (R-Ill.) met with members of Ukrainian organizations at a roundtable held at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral – Kyivan Patriarchate in Bloomingdale, Ill. Rep. Roskam reported that he had written a letter to U.S. Secretary Rex W. Tillerson following the latter’s...

    Ukrainian Days advocacy event to be held June 14 in Washington
    May12

    Ukrainian Days advocacy event to be held June 14 in Washington

    U.S.-Ukraine working group’s summit to follow on June 15 WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public-affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), will sponsor its second Ukrainian Days advocacy event on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The endeavor in June 2017 is especially...

    Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington
    May12

    Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – A “Ukraine Freedom March” is set to take place on May 20 in Washington. The march, officially known as “Once in a Generation: Ukraine Freedom March,” is organized by Ukrainian American activists, led by Ed Skibicki, a Ukrainian American of Lemko origin. The march – with a full police escort – is […] …read more Source: The...

    Film screening and Q&A to supplement Washington march
    May12

    Film screening and Q&A to supplement Washington march

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The film “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine,” by three-time Academy Award-winning director Mark Jonathan Harris, is set for a screening and Q&A session beginning at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.) on May 20 at The Miracle Theater as part of the Ukraine Freedom March in Washington earlier […] …read more...

    Ukrainians call on Poland to rebuild controversial monument
    May12

    Ukrainians call on Poland to rebuild controversial monument

    Authorities in Ukraine’s Lviv region have appealed to the Polish government and local authorities to rebuild a controversial monument to the former Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) in the southeast of Poland. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’
    May12

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a visa-liberalization deal with the European Union marks his country’s “divorce from the Russian Empire.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Diversity, Interrupted: Anti-Gay Crusades Mar Ukraine’s Tolerant Façade
    May12

    Diversity, Interrupted: Anti-Gay Crusades Mar Ukraine’s Tolerant Façade

    Source: Aleksandr Nosenko, Instagram. As this year’s Eurovision Song Contest enters its final weekend, a half-painted rainbow arch meant to symbolize the event’s slogan, “Celebrate Diversity,” hovers ominously over the city center. After far-right leaders complained that the colorful paint job amounted to homosexual propaganda, the...

    Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’
    May12

    Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’

    It is Florence Nightingale’s birthday today! Revered as the “founder of modern nursing,” Florence was born in Florence, Italy on May 12, 1820. Florence was known for introducing the need for sanitation while caring for wounded soldiers in the Crimean War, saving several lives, training nurses and cleaning hospitals. She died in London at...

    Russia Has Weaponized Fake News to Sow Chaos
    May12

    Russia Has Weaponized Fake News to Sow Chaos

    Donald Trump and his top advisers have spent the past four months under near constant scrutiny: Two congressional committees, the FBI and CIA—not to mention the entire news media—have launched separate investigations into the role Russia played in orchestrating his victory. Washington rarely sees such intense intrigue surrounding a sitting...

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts
    May12

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Associated Press has found that Ukrainian soldiers are being bombarded by text messages likely dispatched by cell site simulators. Some are crude threats, while others play on allegations that Ukraine’s billionaire… …read more Source: The New Zealand...