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    Ukraine hands back stolen Dutch masterpieces
    Sep16

    Ukraine hands back stolen Dutch masterpieces

    The Hague: Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces were handed back to the Netherlands on Friday, foreign ministry officials said, and will soon return to a Dutch museum from where they disappeared 11 years ago. “Ukrainian authorities have handed over five Dutch paintings to the Westfries Museum. The handover has just taken place at the...

    Del Potro outlasts Murray, gives Argentina lead in Davis Cup
    Sep16

    Del Potro outlasts Murray, gives Argentina lead in Davis Cup

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Juan Martin del Potro ended Andy Murray’s 14-match winning streak in the Davis Cup, coming through a grueling five-setter to give Argentina a 1-0 lead over titleholder Britain in the semifinals Friday. Del Potro won 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 in 5 hours, 7 minutes to gain a measure of revenge after losing the Olympic...

    Road closures to look out for this weekend
    Sep16

    Road closures to look out for this weekend

    Road closures for Open Streets Toronto, the Ukrainian festival, and RBC’s Run for Kids will affect traffic in the city starting Friday. Toronto is expecting showers this weekend. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine files multiple lawsuits against Russia
    Sep16

    Ukraine files multiple lawsuits against Russia

    Ukraine is claiming about $67 billion in lost assets. KYIV – From Paris to Strasbourg, and Stockholm to London, Ukraine is amassing lawsuits and other legal claims against Russia while stepping up diplomatic efforts to further ostracize its belligerent neighbor. Earlier this month, Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko said Kyiv is preparing cases...

    Ukraine tied with U.S.A. for third place in the Paralympic Games
    Sep16

    Ukraine tied with U.S.A. for third place in the Paralympic Games

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine is currently tied with the United States for third place in the medals standings with 83 medals – 32 gold, 24 silver and 27 bronze – at the Paralympic Games in Rio that run September 7-18. As of press time (September 15), China leads the medals count with 172, followed by […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian World Congress holds annual general meeting in Kyiv
    Sep16

    Ukrainian World Congress holds annual general meeting in Kyiv

    KYIV – The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) held its three-day annual general meeting at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University on August 25-27 with 184 delegates and guests from 26 countries participating. The official portion of the meeting started with prayers led by the primates of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate and...

    Massive Russian troop deployments and exercises held close to Ukraine
    Sep16

    Massive Russian troop deployments and exercises held close to Ukraine

    It is clear that the present Russian regime will not accept and is ready to do what it takes to prevent Ukraine or any other former Soviet country from integrating with NATO or any European or North Atlantic institutions. The Russian armed forces held their pre-announced strategic military exercise “Kavkaz 2016” in Crimea, the North […]...

    Kosovo expels Russian, Ukrainian journalists (AFP)
    Sep16

    Kosovo expels Russian, Ukrainian journalists (AFP)

    Pristina (AFP) – Kosovo police said Friday they had expelled two journalists, a Russian and a Ukranian, who did not have entry visas. …read more Source: The West...

    Kyiv chosen to host Eurovision 2017
    Sep16

    Kyiv chosen to host Eurovision 2017

    KYIV – Ukraine has chosen Kyiv to host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, putting an end to a contentious and delay-marred process. Culture Minister Yevhen Nyschuk and National Television Company head Zurab Alasania announced the decision on September 9, telling a press conference in Kyiv that the capital had edged out the Black Sea port […]...

    Ukrainian Independence Day 2016 – Philadelphia
    Sep16

    Ukrainian Independence Day 2016 – Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA – The Ukrainian American community of the Greater Philadelphia area observed the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence on August 24 during an outdoor ceremony on the North Broad Street area of Philadelphia City Hall. After receiving the traditional Ukrainian bread and salt greeting of hospitality from performers of the...