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    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, said Friday that the rebels aim to “free the occupied territories” in the Donetsk and Luhansk provinces by political means, but added that they could do so with militarily force if political efforts fail. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties
    Feb17

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties

    This past fall, Ukraine came under a media influence campaign that agitated for reinstating economic ties with Russia. Over the course of September-December 2016, several Ukrainian websites published a series of news stories detailing calls by various domestic enterprises and regional and municipal communities to resume trade with the...

    Pence Heading to Europe to Reassure Allies
    Feb17

    Pence Heading to Europe to Reassure Allies

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence left Friday morning for Europe, where he will spend the next several days meeting with world leaders in Munich and Brussels. This will be Pence’s first overseas trip since being sworn into office last month. A senior White House foreign policy adviser says the trip is “an opportunity for the vice...

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context
    Feb17

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context

    Russia has every interest in not upholding a ceasefire in Ukraine’s east. Ukrainian forces have prevailed in the defensive battle for Avdiyivka (January 28-February 4), preserving the gains on the ground achieved through “crawling advances” prior to this battle (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, February 9). The current lull seems relative as...

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity
    Feb17

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) on February 13 announced the launch of its project, Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth Engaging Youth. The project is undertaken with the financial support of the Canadian government’s Department of Heritage Canada 150 Fund. By means of the project, the UCC will work...

    UCC meets with senior government officials to discuss Canada-Ukraine relations
    Feb17

    UCC meets with senior government officials to discuss Canada-Ukraine relations

    OTTAWA – Representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) met on February 3 with senior government officials from the departments of Global Affairs and National Defense to discuss the development of Canada-Ukraine relations. The meeting of the Canada Ukraine Stakeholder Advisory Council (CUSAC) was hosted by the Department of Global...

    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...

    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 […]...