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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Crimean Tatars call for blockade of Crimea
    Sep18

    Crimean Tatars call for blockade of Crimea

    KYIV – Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea, experts have come to a common conclusion that is also supported by the Crimean civic activists: to stop supplying any goods from the mainland to the peninsula and, in this way, blockade Crimea. Also since the annexation, two new laws have been introduced to Ukrainian legislation. These are […]...

    Ukrainian National Deputy Hanna Hopko on the controversial decentralization vote
    Sep18

    Ukrainian National Deputy Hanna Hopko on the controversial decentralization vote

    August 31 was marked with violent clashes in Kyiv over a key decentralization reform vote in the Ukrainian Parliament. The reform has its proponents and critics, the main point of contention being provisions for special local governance in certain Donbas counties currently occupied by Russia’s hybrid troops. Hanna Hopko, a Euro-Maidan...

    Ukrainian hero celebrates  his birthday in New Haven
    Sep18

    Ukrainian hero celebrates his birthday in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – On Sunday, August 30, after the second divine liturgy, parishioners of St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church celebrated Roman Lutsiuk’s birthday. Mr. Lutsiuk has been in Connecticut since January. He was injured as a soldier in Ukraine and transferred to Yale New Haven Hospital because of his serious injuries. On this...

    Sacramento picnic raises  funds for aid to Ukraine
    Sep18

    Sacramento picnic raises funds for aid to Ukraine

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A picnic conducted by the Ukraine Relief Organization was held here on Saturday, August 22, with the aim of raising funds for aid to Ukraine. Thousands of people attended, including members of Sacramento’s Knights of Columbus Council 953. Grand Knight Lewis Munoz (left) presented a donation to Vladimir Skots (right),...

    Troy and Watervliet, N.Y. – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015
    Sep18

    Troy and Watervliet, N.Y. – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015

    TROY, N.Y. – The Capital District’s Ukrainian American community members gathered here at Taras Shevchenko Place on Sunday, August 23, to celebrate Ukraine’s 24th Independence Day. The celebration consisted of prayers for peace and remembrance, and a flag-raising ceremony. Troy is the birthplace of the earliest immigration to New York...

    Rochester, N.Y. – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015
    Sep18

    Rochester, N.Y. – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Michael Sawkiw Jr., director of the Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), was the keynote speaker at the Rochester-area community’s celebration of the 24th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence here on August 23. The event took place beside the Ukrainian Centennial Monument on the grounds of Irondequoit Town...

    Corruption is Born in Poroshenko”"s Office, Denounce in Ukraine
    Sep18

    Corruption is Born in Poroshenko”"s Office, Denounce in Ukraine

    18 de septiembre de 2015, 08:46Kiev, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Oleg Lyashko, leader of the Radical Party and former ally of President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, assured to the press that he is the greatest criminal and the most corrupt politician in the country. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Pentagon official holds meeting in Defense Ministry
    Sep18

    Pentagon official holds meeting in Defense Ministry

    Deputy Minister of Defense, Azerbaijani air force commander, lieutenant-general Ramiz Tahirov met with U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia, Mrs. Evelyn Farkas. …read more Source:...

    UPDATE 2-Egypt’s GASC receives offers in wheat purchase tender -trade
    Sep18

    UPDATE 2-Egypt’s GASC receives offers in wheat purchase tender -trade

    (Adds best offers cost and freight) ABU DHABI/HAMBURG, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The lowest offer in Egyptian state buyer GASC’s wheat purchase tender that closed on Friday was $174.95 a tonne free on board (FOB) for Ukrainian wheat, traders said. The… …read more Source:...

    International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
    Sep18

    International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

    The popular instant messaging service Telegram has dismissed claims by Iranian officials that a third of the data from its Iranian users is processed by servers based in Iran, saying such statements were “100 percent” wrong. The claim was made by Mohammad Hassan Entezari, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme Cyberspace Council, the country’s...