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    EU withholds Ukraine funds amid reform concerns
    Dec02

    EU withholds Ukraine funds amid reform concerns

    Brussels: The European Union said on Friday it is withholding 600 million euros in financial assistance to Ukraine because it has not made enough progress on a wide-ranging programme of reforms demanded by the bloc. The EU has already paid out 1.2 billion euros in low-interest loans to Ukraine since 2015 to help it cope with a devastating...

    Ukraine plans NATO, EU referendums in near future
    Dec02

    Ukraine plans NATO, EU referendums in near future

    Ukrainians will be offered referendums on joining NATO and the EU in the “near future”, President Petro Poroshenko said Friday, as conflict rumbles on in the country’s east between the army and Moscow-backed…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Canadian ambassador draws on all  of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian ambassador draws on all of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine

    KYIV – The Ukraine that Canadian Ambassador Roman Waschuk knew while serving as political counselor for his country’s diplomatic corps in 1994-1998 has outlived its legacy. Back then, Leonid Kuchma was in his first of two terms as president and starting to build the corrupt, oligarchic economic model that the nation’s...

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
    Dec02

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to maintain its major initiatives regarding Ukraine and add new ones in the areas of cyber-security and visas. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
    Dec02

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011

    Valeria Bystriskaia being crowned Miss Universe Germany in Berlin, July 7, 2011. (Courtesy of Bystriskaia) (JTA) — Last week, the story of a Jewish woman competing in the Miss Germany competition went viral, appearing in JTA along with media outlets around the world. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers told her she was the first Jewish woman to get...

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform
    Dec02

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform

    The Verkhovna Rada successfully passed health reform bills on June 5 and October 19. Spearheaded by the American-born acting minister of health, Dr. Ulana Suprun, the medical reform was strongly criticized in leading Russian media outlets. However, the Kremlin’s attacks on Ukraine overshadow Russia’s own systemic health-care problems....

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon

    Ukraine will hold referendums in the near future on whether to seek NATO and European Union memberships, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Trump-Russia probe: What we know
    Dec02

    The Trump-Russia probe: What we know

    WASHINGTON: In a spectacular twist to the US probe into allegations of Russian election meddling, Donald Trump’s former top advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying over his contacts with Moscow, and promised to cooperate with the wide-ranging investigation. While Russia continues to deny it interfered in the 2016 election, US...

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
    Dec02

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...