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    An appeal to U.S. Ukrainians: Stop Tillerson’s confirmation
    Jan21

    An appeal to U.S. Ukrainians: Stop Tillerson’s confirmation

    Following are excerpts from the editorial that appeared in the January 1-18 edition of Ukrainian News, based in Edmonton, Alberta. Of all of President-elect Donald Trump’s actions preceding his inauguration, none is more ominous for Ukraine than the decision to nominate Exxon Mobile CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. When you include...

    Our Ukrainian diaspora: unity around the globe
    Jan21

    Our Ukrainian diaspora: unity around the globe

    Unity was the key word for 2016 in our Ukrainian diaspora. On February 20, Ukraine’s Day of Commemoration of the Heroes of the Heavenly Brigade, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress spoke for Ukrainians worldwide when it said: “Today, the Ukrainian Canadian community joins our brothers and sisters in Ukraine and around the world in commemorating...

    Election rigging 101: Donald Trump’s crash course in hijacking democracy
    Jan21

    Election rigging 101: Donald Trump’s crash course in hijacking democracy

    President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Mar-a-Lago, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (Credit: AP) Donald Trump was right: The election was rigged. What Trump got wrong (and, boy, does he get things wrong) is that the rigging worked in his favor. The manipulations took three monumental forms: Russian cyber-sabotage; FBI...

    Canada: marking 125 years of Ukrainian settlement
    Jan21

    Canada: marking 125 years of Ukrainian settlement

    While 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, 2016 was the year Ukrainians in Canada celebrated the 125th anniversary of their immigration to the country – and Saskatchewan kicked the year off on January 5 when the province’s premier, Brad Wall, officially proclaimed 2016 as the Year of Saskatchewan Ukrainians, who...

    Advocacy of Ukrainian American issues begins in earnest in new 115th Congress
    Jan21

    Advocacy of Ukrainian American issues begins in earnest in new 115th Congress

    WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public affairs office of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), hit the ground running in the halls of Congress in the New Year. On January 3, all members of the U.S. House of Representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate were sworn in […] …read...

    Launch of “No Free Man” held in Toronto
    Jan21

    Launch of “No Free Man” held in Toronto

    TORONTO – A book launch was held in Toronto on November 17, 2016, to introduce the newly published book by Prof. Bohdan Kordan, “No Free Man: Canada, the Great War, and the Enemy Alien Experience.” Organized by McGill-Queen’s University Press, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Toronto Branch, and the Shevchenko Scientific Society, the...

    Mariana Sadovska returns to New York with “The Night Is Just Beginning”
    Jan21

    Mariana Sadovska returns to New York with “The Night Is Just Beginning”

    NEW YORK – After a much-too-long absence from the New York scene, Mariana Sadovska returned in mid-December with the premiere of her latest work “The Night Is Just Beginning.” The Ukrainian Museum and the Yara Arts Group presented the work on December 16 and 17, 2016, at The Ukrainian Museum. The work was directed […] …read more Source: The...

    International conference to examine “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals”
    Jan21

    International conference to examine “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals”

    NEW YORK – On February 24-25, the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University will convene a conference titled “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals” that will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution and the creation of the modern Ukrainian state. The conference will...

    UAV Post 17 members gather for Christmas celebration
    Jan21

    UAV Post 17 members gather for Christmas celebration

    WHIPPANY, N. J. – Ukrainian American Veterans Post 17 celebrated Christmas at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany on December 18. The festivities were organized and presided over by Post Commander Walter Kovbasniuk, who recognized several prominent guests, among them Dr. Olexander Ilchyk, who is starting a two-year...

    Hillside parishioners bring gift  of Ukrainian and English carols
    Jan21

    Hillside parishioners bring gift of Ukrainian and English carols

    HILLSIDE, N.J. – On Wednesday, December 28, 2016, children and parishioners of Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hillside, N.J., caroled in Ukrainian and English for the retired Sisters of Mercy and clergy of McAuley Hall Center at Mount St. Mary Academy in Watchung, N.J. The children distributed home-baked cookies and religious...