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    Poroshenko pleads for unity, calls for Western support  in annual address to Rada
    Sep09

    Poroshenko pleads for unity, calls for Western support in annual address to Rada

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko has urged Ukrainians to mend their differences, saying that only unity can keep the country from descending into chaos in the face of what he called a persistent Russian military threat. In an annual address to Parliament, Mr. Poroshenko said that Moscow was trying to use the conflict in eastern […] …read...

    Parma’s Ukrainian Village commemorates 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence
    Sep09

    Parma’s Ukrainian Village commemorates 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

    PARMA, Ohio – Parma’s Ukrainian American community commemorated the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence with a parade. The annual parade kicked-off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, from Cleveland Selfreliance Federal Credit Union, the entryway to Ukrainian Village, a 1.5 mile stretch along Parma’s main thoroughfare,...

    2017 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Kiev
    Sep09

    2017 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Kiev

    PanARMENIAN.Net – The Ukrainian city of Kiev will host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, it has been announced, after a fortnight of delays, according to BBC News. The venue was due to be announced o …read more Source: Big News...

    The Ukrainian Museum marks Ukraine’s independence anniversary with two exhibits
    Sep09

    The Ukrainian Museum marks Ukraine’s independence anniversary with two exhibits

    NEW YORK – The Ukrainian Museum is marking two significant chapters in Ukraine’s modern history – 25 years since its declaration of independence in 1991 and the approaching centennial of the liberation struggle and short-lived independence in the early 20th century – with two parallel exhibitions. “In Metal, On Paper: Coins, Banknotes, and...

    Ukraine expects strong Paralympics showing
    Sep09

    Ukraine expects strong Paralympics showing

    Ukraine sent a team composed of 155 athletes, its largest ever squad, to the 2016 Rio Paralympics. The Ukrainian team is participating in 14 out of 22 sports. The sports include rowing, sitting volleyball, judo, table tennis, power lifting, swimming, archery, wheelchair fencing, football seven-a-side, road cycling, track cycling, paracanoe and...

    Ukraine to bar some Russian singers after Kiev chosen to host Eurovision
    Sep09

    Ukraine to bar some Russian singers after Kiev chosen to host Eurovision

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian government said on Friday it would deny entry to certain Russian singers if they were chosen to perform at next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, after picking the capital Kiev to host the event. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to bar some Russian singers after Kiev chosen to host Eurovision
    Sep09

    Ukraine to bar some Russian singers after Kiev chosen to host Eurovision

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian government said on Friday it would deny entry to certain Russian singers if they were chosen to perform at next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, after picking the capital Kiev to host the event. …read more Source:...

    New Ukraine Truce Jeopardized by First Combat Death
    Sep09

    New Ukraine Truce Jeopardized by First Combat Death

    Ukraine on Friday reported its first combat death since a new ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists went into effect on September 1 before the new school year. The announcement delivered a worrying signal that one of the most enduring in a series of truces risked collapsing just as tensions between Moscow and Kiev are scaling new heights. “In...

    “South Stream was stopped by EU, not U.S:” – U.S. official
    Sep09

    “South Stream was stopped by EU, not U.S:” – U.S. official

    The U.S. had no say in the decision on the South Stream gas pipeline, says U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Mary Warlick.For Serbia – whose only gas supply route runs through Ukraine – connecting to the Bulgarian pipeline is a priority, she also told the Belgrade daily Politika. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria takes part in meeting on gas interconnectivity in Central and Southeast Europe
    Sep09

    Bulgaria takes part in meeting on gas interconnectivity in Central and Southeast Europe

    A meeting of the High Level Working Group on gas interconnectivity in Central and Southeast Europe took place in Budapest, Hungary. A major accent in the talks was the strengthening of regional cooperation and also the guaranteeing of security and diversification of gas supplies in the electricity sector too. A Declaration was signed for the...