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    U.N. says conflict in Ukraine escalating amid violations  of ceasefire agreement
    Jun16

    U.N. says conflict in Ukraine escalating amid violations of ceasefire agreement

    A United Nations report says hostilities have been escalating in eastern Ukraine in recent months because parties to the armed conflict there have “repeatedly failed to implement cease fire agreements.” The report by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on June 13 says ceasefire violations by both Ukrainian armed...

    Kyiv Patriots take down visiting Falcons from UAE
    Jun16

    Kyiv Patriots take down visiting Falcons from UAE

    KYV – A running back for the visiting Falcons (United Arab Emirates) gets his legs wrapped up by a Kyiv Patriots player on June 10 at the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium in Kyiv. The Patriots won the friendly match 18-14, scoring three touchdowns. “The game with the Falcons was huge for the development of American […] …read more Source:...

    The Senate takes charge
    Jun16

    The Senate takes charge

    Ukrainian Americans – and many others, we’re sure – breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday, June 14, when the Senate voted overwhelmingly, 97 to 2, for a measure that would not only increase sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine and Syria, and its interference in U.S. elections, but also require a congressional […] …read...

    Tapped as medical director of breast imaging at Loyola
    Jun16

    Tapped as medical director of breast imaging at Loyola

    CHICAGO – Ukrainian American physician Theresa Kuritza is determined to improve the future of women’s health care. Last September this assistant professor of radiology was appointed medical director of breast imaging at Loyola University Health System, where she dedicates herself to her professional passion of breast imaging with digital...

    Elected as new president of Ontario Provincial Council
    Jun16

    Elected as new president of Ontario Provincial Council

    OTTAWA – At its annual general meeting in Oshawa, Ontario on Saturday, May 6, the Ontario Provincial Council of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress elected Anna Kuprieieva as president. Ms. Kuprieieva is an international law specialist with expertise in international trade and investment law, corporate law, competition law, export controls and...

    Ukrainian Catholic University promotes world rehabilitation practices
    Jun16

    Ukrainian Catholic University promotes world rehabilitation practices

    LVIV – The Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) hosted a conference with the participation of worldwide professional occupational therapists: the vice-president of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Samantha Shann; a representative of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, Natalie Zaraska; and a representative of the...

    What Will Happen If Congress Strengthens Russia Sanctions?
    Jun15

    What Will Happen If Congress Strengthens Russia Sanctions?

    Dimitri Alexander Simes Politics, Eurasia President Trump’s road to easing sanctions targeting Russia just became immensely more difficult. In a rare display of bipartisan unity, the Senate voted in favor of new sanctions against Russia by a margin of 97–2 on Wednesday afternoon. Republicans not only joined Democrats in supporting the...

    Senate Passes Sweeping Sanctions Bill Targeting Iran, Russia
    Jun15

    Senate Passes Sweeping Sanctions Bill Targeting Iran, Russia

    WASHINGTON – A frequently polarized Senate found common ground Thursday as Republicans and Democrats joined forces to approve a sweeping sanctions bill that punishes longtime adversaries Iran and Russia with an array of financial penalties. The bipartisan legislation passed overwhelmingly Thursday, 98-2, more than five months after U.S....

    As Ukraine Says ‘Farewell Unwashed Russia,’ Putin Says Take Care In ‘Gay’ Europe
    Jun15

    As Ukraine Says ‘Farewell Unwashed Russia,’ Putin Says Take Care In ‘Gay’ Europe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to use his marathon call-in show to poke fun at Ukraine’s tighter relations with the EU and suggest there are more gays there than in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Risks of Foreign Policy as Political Distraction
    Jun15

    The Risks of Foreign Policy as Political Distraction

    If you’re an embattled head of state, deflecting criticism through foreign adventure carries seductive appeal: Outside threats can cause people to pull together. As King Henry IV advises his son Hal, the future king, in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 2: busy giddy minds With foreign quarrels; that action, hence borne out, May waste the...