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    Kyiv imposes sanctions on five Russian banks
    Mar17

    Kyiv imposes sanctions on five Russian banks

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on five banks with Russian capital functioning in Ukraine. A statement on the presidential website on March 16 said that Mr. Poroshenko signed a decree introducing sanctions on Sberbank, VS Bank, Prominvestbank, VTB Bank and BM Bank for a one-year period. The proposal to introduce...

    Ukraine’s Embassy, Ukrainian community pay homage to Taras Shevchenko
    Mar17

    Ukraine’s Embassy, Ukrainian community pay homage to Taras Shevchenko

    WASHINGTON – On March 9, the day of the 203rd anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko, the Embassy of Ukraine together with the Ukrainian community (seen above) honored his memory by laying flowers near the monument of the Kobzar in Washington. Ukraine’s Ambassador to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly in his address to the participants […]...

    United Help Ukraine and Razom honor bard of Ukrainian nation
    Mar17

    United Help Ukraine and Razom honor bard of Ukrainian nation

    WASHINGTON – The 203rd anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko was celebrated by a group of Ukrainian Americans on a cold and windy Saturday, March 12, in front of the poet’s memorial in Washington. The commemorative program included remarks by the leaders of the two organizations sponsoring the event – United Help Ukraine and […]...

    Conference on Ukrainian statehood 1917-1921
    Mar17

    Conference on Ukrainian statehood 1917-1921

    At the end of February, Columbia University marked the centennial of the revolution that toppled the Russian Empire three years into the first world war with a conference, “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals.” (I was gratified to have been invited to participate.) In popular perception, and indeed among many (if not most)...

    Detroit area hosts a memorable meeting with composer Yevhen Stankovych
    Mar17

    Detroit area hosts a memorable meeting with composer Yevhen Stankovych

    WARREN, Mich. – Detroit-area music lovers were treated to an exceptional concert of contemporary Ukrainian music by Yevhen Stankovych, as performed by violinist Solomia Soroka and pianist Arthur Greene on Sunday, March 5, at St. Josaphat Parish Center in Warren, Mich. Maestro Stankovych’s name has been known for decades among the ranks of...

    [Opinion] Three years of illegal occupation of Crimea
    Mar17

    [Opinion] Three years of illegal occupation of Crimea

    Russia’s three year occupation of Crimea and disrespect for International norms must end. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas
    Mar17

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that requires national television and radio stations to have at least 75 percent of their programming in the Ukrainian language. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian protestors set up road and train blockades
    Mar17

    Ukrainian protestors set up road and train blockades

    For the past eight weeks, Ukrainian protestors have set up road and train blockades to stop the coal trade between the government in Kiev and pro-Russia separatists in the east. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Ukrainian American Veterans dedicate flags to St. Nicholas Cathedral School
    Mar17

    Ukrainian American Veterans dedicate flags to St. Nicholas Cathedral School

    CHICAGO – St. Nicholas Cathedral School in Chicago has been a neighborhood landmark since its founding in 1936. Many Ukrainian American Veterans attended this school during their formative years, thus there is a special bond between the UAV and the school. There is a strong history of veterans supporting the school with scholarships and student...

    Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova announce contest for joint research achievements
    Mar17

    Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova announce contest for joint research achievements

    The right to nominate works is given to academicians, corresponding members, and scientific councils of the Academies of Sciences of Belarus, Ukraine, and Moldova. …read more Source:...