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    Cleveland debutante “zabava” hosted by Plast sororities
    Mar31

    Cleveland debutante “zabava” hosted by Plast sororities

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – The Plast sororities Buryverchy and Shostokryli hosted their debutante ball at the Holiday Inn – Cleveland South, in Independence, Ohio, on February 18. This year, five young women, all in their lovely white gowns and accompanied by their escorts, were presented to Cleveland’s Ukrainian community before a packed...

    Chervona Kalyna Cotillion Ball presents 14 debutantes
    Mar31

    Chervona Kalyna Cotillion Ball presents 14 debutantes

    PEARL RIVER, N.Y. – On February 11, over 400 members of the Ukrainian American community welcomed into society 14 young women from the New York metro area and capital region at the Chervona Kalyna Cotillion Ball held at the elegant Hilton Pearl River in Pearl River, N.Y. The ball, known as “Vechornytsi,” is a tradition […] …read more...

    Engineers’ Society hosts Philadelphia Debutante Ball
    Mar31

    Engineers’ Society hosts Philadelphia Debutante Ball

    PHILADELPHIA – The 63rd annual Engineers’ Banquet and Ball, with presentation of debutantes, sponsored by the Ukrainian Engineers’ Society of America, Philadelphia Chapter, took place on February 4 in the elegant Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Hotel at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. This gala event was, by all measures, a tremendous...

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey
    Mar31

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – On January 21, the Parents’ Association of the Newark branch of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization sponsored its annual debutante ball at the Hanover Marriot in Whippany, N.J. The debutante ball is a traditional event at which each debutante is formally presented to the community as a young lady. Nata Voronka Bilash and...

    Russian Submarines Match Cold War-era Patrol Intensity
    Mar31

    Russian Submarines Match Cold War-era Patrol Intensity

    Russian submarines have increased combat patrols to the level last seen during the Cold War, the navy chief said Friday. Adm. Vladimir Korolyov said that Russian submarine crews spent more than 3,000 days on patrol last year, matching the Soviet-era operational tempo. “It’s an excellent level,” he said in remarks carried by state RIA...

    Denmark offer olive branch to Russia over Arctic despite “unacceptable behaviour” in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Denmark offer olive branch to Russia over Arctic despite “unacceptable behaviour” in Ukraine

    At the meeting of the Arctic Forum, the Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, had a working dinner with representatives from Denmark, Norway and Iceland. The main topic on the agenda was the development of the Arctic, but several other matters of common international significance were discussed. Sustainable development A number of...

    Germany Balks At Tillerson Call For More European NATO Spending
    Mar31

    Germany Balks At Tillerson Call For More European NATO Spending

    Germany said on Friday that NATO’s agreed target spend of two percent of members’ yearly economic output was neither “reachable nor desirable” countering a call by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for all allies to comply and quickly.The United States provides nearly 70 percent of NATO’s budget and is demanding that NATO...

    Running order for Eurovision-2017 revealed
    Mar31

    Running order for Eurovision-2017 revealed

    The Ukrainian national broadcaster has revealed the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Semi-finals running order. A total of 37 countries will compete in the Semi-finals scheduled to be held on May 9 and May 11. …read more Source:...

    Tillerson demands US’s NATO allies pay up
    Mar31

    Tillerson demands US’s NATO allies pay up

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies on Friday (Mar 31) to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, toughening the Trump administration’s tone toward Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    US top diplomat Rex Tillerson asks Nato allies to boost military spending
    Mar31

    US top diplomat Rex Tillerson asks Nato allies to boost military spending

    March 31, 2017 2:38 PMBRUSSELS (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed Nato allies on Friday (March 31) to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, toughening the Trump administration’s tone toward Moscow. …read more Source: The Straits...