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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    US Tanks, Equipment Arrive for NATO Exercises in Eastern Europe
    Jan06

    US Tanks, Equipment Arrive for NATO Exercises in Eastern Europe

    Hundreds of U.S. tanks, trucks and other military equipment arrived by ship in Germany on Friday to be transported by rail and road to eastern Europe as part of a NATO buildup that has drawn Russia’s ire. Two shiploads arrived in the northern port of Bremerhaven and a third was due in a few days, bringing the fleets of tracked and wheeled...

    Dan Coats, Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy chief, was once banned from Russia
    Jan06

    Dan Coats, Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy chief, was once banned from Russia

    President-elect Donald Trump — who openly admires Russian President Vladimir Putin and who has been publicly feuding with the US intelligence community over its assessment that Russia tried to influence the US election — just picked a man who was once banned from Russia to be the nation’s spy chief. Former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats is...

    Blizzards kill nine in Europe
    Jan06

    Blizzards kill nine in Europe

    Blizzards swept parts of Europe on Friday, causing at least nine deaths, closing roads and resulting in traffic accidents, travel delays and medical evacuations. In Poland, the cold snap was blamed for five deaths in 24 hours. Three people died from hypothermia, while two more died from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by malfunctioning heaters,...

    Statement protesting Russia’s repressions of Ukraine’s citizens
    Jan06

    Statement protesting Russia’s repressions of Ukraine’s citizens

    Following is the full text of the statement by Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued on December 29, 2016, regarding repressions against citizens of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its resolute protest to the Russian Federation in connection with the ongoing repressions, illegal...

    UCC board concludes strategic planning session
    Jan06

    UCC board concludes strategic planning session

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Board of Directors, along with special guests, gathered in Toronto on the weekend of December 3-4 for a strategic planning session. The session focused on developing the resolutions set out by the umbrella organization’s recent triennial congress, as well as other key priorities. Directors...

    On Russia’s war in Ukraine and areas for increased U.S.-Ukraine cooperation
    Jan06

    On Russia’s war in Ukraine and areas for increased U.S.-Ukraine cooperation

    WASHINGTON – During the first week of the lame-duck session of Congress, Ostap Kryvdyk, adviser on international relations to Andriy Parubiy, chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, visited Washington and New York City. He was in the U.S. at the invitation of a number of American and Ukrainian American organizations and advocates, including the...

    Orest Rudzik, professor, lawyer, community activist
    Jan06

    Orest Rudzik, professor, lawyer, community activist

    OAKVILLE, Ontario – Dr. Orest H. T. Rudzik, a university professor, lawyer and Ukrainian community activist, died on December 8 at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital of cranial injuries resulting from a fall. He was born in Toronto in 1936, the son of Ukrainian parents. He earned his Honors B.A. (University College) at the University of...

    The incoming administration
    Jan06

    The incoming administration

    In less than two weeks from the date of this issue, the U.S. will inaugurate its new president. No one is quite sure what the administration of Donald J. Trump will bring. Among those are Ukrainian Americans who love both the United States and their ancestral homeland. Meanwhile, in Ukraine, there are serious concerns about […] …read more...

    U.S. senators vow no ‘Faustian bargain’  with Russia, pledge to target Putin ‘harder’
    Jan06

    U.S. senators vow no ‘Faustian bargain’ with Russia, pledge to target Putin ‘harder’

    KYIV – Sen. John McCain says that the United States will not strike a “Faustian bargain” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid speculation that President-elect Donald Trump could scrap sanctions in a bid to improve ties. Speaking in an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv on December 30 along with two other U.S....

    New OSCE chief visits war-torn Donbas; Kyiv cites massive Russian cyber attacks
    Jan06

    New OSCE chief visits war-torn Donbas; Kyiv cites massive Russian cyber attacks

    KYIV – The new chairperson-in-office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe chose war-torn Ukraine for his first foreign visit as the leader of the 57-state organization. Having announced that part of his mission would be to “defuse conflicts” during his year-long chairmanship, Austria’s Foreign Affairs Minister...