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    U.S.: Russia’s activities in Ukraine impair human rights at home
    Mar10

    U.S.: Russia’s activities in Ukraine impair human rights at home

    WASHINGTON – A new U.S. State Department report says human rights in Russia continue to be “significantly and negatively” affected by Moscow’s “purported annexation” of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and its support for separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine. The March 3 report is the first human rights report from the State Department to...

    March 16, 2016
    Mar10

    March 16, 2016

    Last year, on March 16, 2016, John Kirby of the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Spokesperson released a statement on the second anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The U.S. statement noted: “Today, as Russia’s occupation of Crimea enters its third year, we affirm our commitment to a united, sovereign Ukraine. The...

    Patriarch Josyf’s legacy lives on
    Mar10

    Patriarch Josyf’s legacy lives on

    This year marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the great Ukrainian leader and great churchman Patriarch Josyf Slipyj, who strove to secure the Ukrainian nation’s rights and freedoms, and was imprisoned by Soviet authorities for refusing to betray the Ukrainian Catholic Church. He was, as St. Pope John Paul II said, a man […]...

    Russian revolution’s lessons for today
    Mar10

    Russian revolution’s lessons for today

    One hundred years ago this week, a protest about food shortages in the Russian capital, Petrograd, turned into the violent revolution that overthrew Czar Nicholas II and brought the Romanov dynasty to an end. The liberal-minded provisional government that assumed power did not last long, succumbing to another revolution eight months later, which...

    Kyiv faces dilemma over  occupied Donbas business ties
    Mar10

    Kyiv faces dilemma over occupied Donbas business ties

    KYIV – Ukraine’s precarious dilemma on conducting trade with businesses in occupied Donbas made it to the International Court of Justice at The Hague where Kyiv is accusing Russia of financing terrorism and discrimination in the Crimea. The Russian side, while addressing Ukraine’s accusations on March 7, asserted that Kyiv authorities...

    Edmonton community remembers heroes of the Heavenly Brigade
    Mar10

    Edmonton community remembers heroes of the Heavenly Brigade

    EDMONTON, Alberta – The poignant sounds of the “panakhyda” (memorial service) filled St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral on Sunday evening, February 19, as members of Edmonton’s Ukrainian community gathered for an ecumenical prayer service for Ukraine and the Heavenly Brigade. Clergy from the Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic...

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man and his pregnant Ukrainian fiancee will not face charges in the United Arab Emirates following their arrest for having sex outside of marriage, a South African newspaper reported Friday. Charges against Emlyn Culverwell and fiancee Iryna Nohai were dropped in Abu Dhabi, The Herald reported. It quoted the...

    UAV raising funds for wheelchairs for Ukrainian wounded warriors
    Mar10

    UAV raising funds for wheelchairs for Ukrainian wounded warriors

    CHICAGO – Since the beginning of the undeclared war between Russia and Ukraine, more than 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers and volunteers have been injured. The nationwide Ukrainian American Veterans organization is committed to helping some of the most seriously wounded. In 2016, UAV Post 32 of Chicago initiated an effort to raise funds to ship 10 […]...

    “Plast Ukrainian Scouting: A Unique Story” presented at Philadelphia-area event
    Mar10

    “Plast Ukrainian Scouting: A Unique Story” presented at Philadelphia-area event

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – The long-awaited English-language history of Plast, titled “Plast Ukrainian Scouting: A Unique Story,” was presented on Saturday, January 14, at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center (UECC) in Jenkintown, near Philadelphia. The main author is the renowned historian Orest Subtelny. In addition, an editorial and...

    Plast cub scouts enjoy ski trip
    Mar10

    Plast cub scouts enjoy ski trip

    MONTICELLO, N.Y. – The 10th annual winter outing for Plast cub scouts of the greater New York area took place on Saturday, February 4, at the Holiday Mountain ski resort in Monticello, N.Y. This one-day ski trip was organized by the Spartanky senior sorority of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization. Every year, more and more scouts […]...