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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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...

    Poroshenko on 25th anniversary of Ukraine-U.S. diplomatic relations
    Jan06

    Poroshenko on 25th anniversary of Ukraine-U.S. diplomatic relations

    KYIV – “Since the recognition of the independence of Ukraine, the United States have remained a reliable and strategic partner of Ukraine at bilateral level and within international organizations,” President Petro Poroshenko stated on January 3. In his greetings on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and...

    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...

    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...