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    Helsinki Commission chairman comments  on OSCE monitor’s death in eastern Ukraine
    Apr28

    Helsinki Commission chairman comments on OSCE monitor’s death in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – Following the death on April 23 of a U.S. paramedic serving in the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) when his vehicle struck an explosive – likely a landmine – in separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman Roger Wicker spoke on...

    Bishop appointed for Chicago eparchy of Ukrainian Catholic Church
    Apr28

    Bishop appointed for Chicago eparchy of Ukrainian Catholic Church

    PHILADELPHIA – Archbishop Stefan Soroka, metropolitan of Ukrainian Catholics in the United States, on April 20 announced the appointment of Bishop Venedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U., as the bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas in Chicago. “The hierarchy, clergy, religious and faithful of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the...

    A celebration of Ukrainian women’s voices at the United Nations
    Apr28

    A celebration of Ukrainian women’s voices at the United Nations

    UNITED NATIONS – The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations, along with two U.N.-accredited NGO partners, the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations (WFUWO) and the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), organized “A Celebration of Women’s Voices” in honor of International Mother Language Day on March 10 at the U. N....

    Lubomyr Wynar, scholar, founder of the journal Ukrainian Historian
    Apr28

    Lubomyr Wynar, scholar, founder of the journal Ukrainian Historian

    OSTROH, Ukraine – Dr. Lubomyr R. Wynar, the prominent scholar, academic organizer, founder and editor for many years of the journal Ukrainian Historian, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 16, in Woodstock, Ga. He was 85. His death, following a brief illness, constitutes a huge loss for historical scholarship and for his family and colleagues....

    Russia’s war against Ukraine
    Apr28

    Russia’s war against Ukraine

    In case anyone forgot there’s a war going on in Ukraine, this week’s news was a stark reminder. On Saturday, April 23, an American paramedic who was part of the Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, was killed in the occupied Luhansk region when the vehicle he was riding […] …read...

    Poroshenko compares  Chornobyl’s ‘unhealing wound’ with war in Ukraine’s east
    Apr28

    Poroshenko compares Chornobyl’s ‘unhealing wound’ with war in Ukraine’s east

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has compared the April 26, 1986, Chornobyl nuclear disaster with the ongoing crisis in Ukraine’s east, adding that “Russia is conducting an undeclared war against his country.” President Poroshenko spoke at the defunct nuclear power plant, where he and Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka...

    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago celebrates its 45th anniversary
    Apr28

    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago celebrates its 45th anniversary

    CHICAGO – Guests gathered for a memorable event on March 25 in the galleries of the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago to celebrate its 45th anniversary. The UIMA was filled to capacity, as its supporters welcomed special guests, among them the Rev. Myron Panchuk, who has been a member of the institute for […] …read more Source:...

    Russian land-air-sea exercises in Crimea highlight vulnerabilities in Ukraine’s navy, coastal defense
    Apr28

    Russian land-air-sea exercises in Crimea highlight vulnerabilities in Ukraine’s navy, coastal defense

    As the month of March came to a close, Russia conducted a series of unprecedented land, air and sea drills at the “Opuk” combat training area, located near the city of Theodosia, in annexed Crimea. These coordinated exercises, involving thousands of troops, notably marked the first time that the Russian military “simultaneously alerted” its three...

    Ukraine invites Georgia to act together against Russian occupation
    Apr28

    Ukraine invites Georgia to act together against Russian occupation

    Russia’s provocative moves in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as well as the continuing occupation of Crimea and the threat of large-scale war in Donbas, can serve as useful test cases for uniting Georgia’s and Ukraine’s diplomatic efforts. The Ukrainian delegation to the United Nations took the initiative to discuss the situation...

    Philadelphia-area Ukrainian leaders hold roundtable meeting with Rep. Brendan Boyle
    Apr28

    Philadelphia-area Ukrainian leaders hold roundtable meeting with Rep. Brendan Boyle

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – Rep. Brendan Boyle, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District, held a roundtable meeting with Ukrainian leaders on March 18 at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center in Jenkintown, Pa. Congressman Boyle is a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Congressional Ukrainian...