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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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...

    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:...