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    Merkel didn’t win the Nobel Peace Prize. One of her critics is elated.
    Oct09

    Merkel didn’t win the Nobel Peace Prize. One of her critics is elated.

    If you’d listened to the bookmakers and a number of pundits, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was the clear favorite to win the Nobel Peace Prize. While Merkel was nominated due to her work mediating the conflict in Ukraine, many attributed her potential win to the notably open rhetoric and policy Germany has shown to the refugees over the...

    Russian missile firm to hold rival MH17 briefing as Dutch report released
    Oct09

    Russian missile firm to hold rival MH17 briefing as Dutch report released

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The Russian manufacturer of the missile system blamed for shooting down flight MH17 said Friday it would unveil the real reasons for the disaster on the same day Dutch investigators present their final report on the tragedy.Almaz-Antey, the maker of the BUK surface-to-air system that the West and Kiev believe downed MH17,...

    Forum on “Ukraine’s Ongoing Battle for Freedom” held in Washington
    Oct09

    Forum on “Ukraine’s Ongoing Battle for Freedom” held in Washington

    WASHINGTON – As world leaders – among them the presidents of the United States, Ukraine and Russia – began arriving in New York in late September to address the United Nations General Assembly and discuss some of the major world issues, including the crisis in Ukraine, representatives of the Ukrainian and U.S. governments, Ukrainian American […]...

    Ukraine to resume buying gas from Russia this fall
    Oct09

    Ukraine to resume buying gas from Russia this fall

    On September 25, Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission (EC), which has been acting as a mediator in the energy talks between Moscow and Kyiv, agreed on new terms for Russian gas deliveries to Ukraine from October of this year until March 2016. EC Vice-President Maros Sefcovic said Ukraine would have enough gas in the […] …read more...

    Ukrainian American community welcomes Ukraine’s president and first lady
    Oct09

    Ukrainian American community welcomes Ukraine’s president and first lady

    New York – The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) hosted a community meeting on Saturday, September 26, with President Petro Poroshenko, of Ukraine, and his wife, Maryna, at the Ukrainian Institute of America (UIA) in New York City during their trip to the United States for the opening of the 70th session of the […] …read more...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin swings from Ukrainian deadlock to Syrian quagmire
    Oct09

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin swings from Ukrainian deadlock to Syrian quagmire

    The Russian air campaign in Syria has captured so much international attention that the difficult summit held in Paris on October 2, involving French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin, made nearly no headlines. The outcome of the tense talks,...

    Three days of events to mark dedication of Holodomor Memorial
    Oct09

    Three days of events to mark dedication of Holodomor Memorial

    WASHINGTON – After nearly a year of rigorous planning, the U.S. Committee for Ukrainian Holodomor-Genocide Awareness 1932-1933 (U.S. Holodomor Committee) has finalized its plans for the dedication of the Ukrainian Holodomor Memorial in Washington. In cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine, a three-day series of events will include an exhibit...

    St. Michael’s Parish in Tucson hosts Sen. John McCain
    Oct09

    St. Michael’s Parish in Tucson hosts Sen. John McCain

    TUSCON, Ariz. – St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church here was the scene of a town hall meeting with Sen. John McCain on Saturday, October 3. When Russia invaded Crimea and started fomenting rebellion in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of eastern Ukraine, Ukrainians in Tucson, as in so many other diaspora communities, protested with a […]...

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro addresses Ukrainian community in New Haven
    Oct09

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro addresses Ukrainian community in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – On Sunday, September 20, after the 10:30 a.m. divine liturgy at St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro spoke to the Ukrainian community about her trip to Ukraine last month. She spoke with conviction and with determination, and made it clear that she is dedicated to helping the Ukrainian people. […]...

    A Village Divided By War In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct09

    A Village Divided By War In Eastern Ukraine

    In the Ukrainian village of Lobacheve, going to school or visiting relatives might require a treacherous boat trip to or from the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic. While a cease-fire holds, locals are able to move freely between the two halves of the town: one controlled by government troops, the other by Russian-backed...