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    Gazprom applies to boost gas transit to EU by 13% due to cold winter
    Jan06

    Gazprom applies to boost gas transit to EU by 13% due to cold winter

    Gazprom has sent an application to increase gas transit to Europe through the Ukrainian gas transportation system to 278.9 million cubic meters. …read more Source:...

    Canada is great because we don’t brag about being great
    Jan06

    Canada is great because we don’t brag about being great

    This week cemented Canada’s status as an international darling. Our country topped the New York Times’ list of the “52 Places to Go in 2017” and was lauded in the Guardian for being one of the only nations that touts diversity over nativism. In 2016, the media fawned over Justin Trudeau. The Economist ran a cover story titled:...

    On the eastern front
    Jan06

    On the eastern front

    The forgotten residents of eastern Ukraine are shivering through a third cold winter …read more Source: Gulf...

    Aid to Ukraine: the needs are enormous
    Jan06

    Aid to Ukraine: the needs are enormous

    Humanitarian aid for Ukraine has been implemented from both sides, internally by the citizens of Ukraine and externally by the Ukrainian diaspora. Ukraine is a country in the midst of war, economic change and social upheaval. As a result, the old social safety net has been broken, but a new one has not been developed […] …read more Source:...

    A standing ovation in Kyiv for “Okradena Zemlya”
    Jan06

    A standing ovation in Kyiv for “Okradena Zemlya”

    KYIV – The feature documentary film “Okradena Zemlya” premiered in Kyiv at “Ukrayinskyi Dim” (Ukraine House) on the Khreshchatyk on November 25 to a standing ovation. The showing was organized by the Memorial to the Victims of Holodomor National Museum with the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory, as part of the worldwide Holodomor...

    Novel reflecting today’s reality in Ukraine
    Jan06

    Novel reflecting today’s reality in Ukraine

    “The Linnet,” by Chris McNaught. Cambridge, England: Vanguard Press, 2016. 274 pp. ISBN: 978-1784-65-163-3, $16.99. Visitors to author Chris McNaught’s website are greeted with the following quote by Gunter Grass: “People need books with an epic background. They are bored with books that tell only one story on one level. They need something...

    Remembering a once-forgotten priest – Father Nestor Dmytriw
    Jan06

    Remembering a once-forgotten priest – Father Nestor Dmytriw

    HILLSIDE, N.J. – During 2016, Canadians celebrated the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. It is therefore fitting to remember Father Nestor Dmytriw, the first Ukrainian Catholic priest to celebrate the divine liturgy in Canada – at Terebovlia, Manitoba, in April 1897. In addition to his spiritual duties, Father Nestor Dmytriw...

    Bethlehem Peace Light ceremony held in Whippany, N.J.
    Jan06

    Bethlehem Peace Light ceremony held in Whippany, N.J.

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – The Bethlehem Peace Light was shared during a ceremony at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Whippany, N.J., on Saturday, December 3. In attendance were members of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization, including senior members who organized the ceremony, as well as Polish, Latvian and Lithuanian scouts, members of...

    St. Nicholas Workshop held in Somerset, N.J., at Ukrainian History and Education Center
    Jan06

    St. Nicholas Workshop held in Somerset, N.J., at Ukrainian History and Education Center

    SOMERSET, N.J. – On Sunday afternoon, December 18, 2016, St. Nicholas visited the children and families gathered at the historic Heinrich Fisher House on the grounds of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolia in Somerset, N.J., for the first ever St. Nicholas Workshop sponsored by the Ukrainian History and Education Center. He was greeted with...

    Ukraine at the U.N.: moral issues versus political expediency
    Jan06

    Ukraine at the U.N.: moral issues versus political expediency

    Ukraine managed to pass a resolution at the U.N. General Assembly condemning the violation of human rights in illegally occupied Crimea by Russia. The voting was not particularly impressive or overwhelming. The resolution garnered 70 yea votes with 23 nay and 76 abstentions. Still, it was an important vote. All NATO countries voted with Ukraine....