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    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies
    Jun02

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies

    KYIV – Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, major archbishop emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, died on May 31, following a serious illness. He was 85. From January 26, 2001, to February 10, 2011, he headed the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church worldwide and was revered as the Church’s patriarch. Born in Lviv, on February 26, 1933, Lubomyr...

    Dutch Senate backs European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Jun02

    Dutch Senate backs European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement

    The Dutch Senate has approved the European Union’s Association Agreement with Ukraine, paving the way for ratification of the pact strengthening ties between the EU and Kyiv. The 50-to-25 vote in the upper house of Parliament in the Netherlands on May 30 marks one of the final stages in a long path to the landmark […] …read more...

    MPs in Canada mark “Vyshyvanka” Day
    Jun02

    MPs in Canada mark “Vyshyvanka” Day

    OTTAWA – On May 18, Ukrainian Canadian activists gathered with leaders from all political parties from across the country on Parliament Hill to mark International Vyshyvanka (Ukrainian Embroidery) Day. Also joining the group seen above were Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada Andriy Shevchenko and former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Over 50...

    UNA Home Office marks worldwide Ukrainian embroidery day
    Jun02

    UNA Home Office marks worldwide Ukrainian embroidery day

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The Home Office of the Ukrainian National Association, which also includes the staffs of its two newspapers, Svoboda and The Ukrainian Weekly, once again celebrated international Ukrainian embroidery day (Den Vyshyvanky) – a day when Ukrainians everywhere wear their embroidered finery as a symbol of Ukrainian unity. Vyshyvanka...

    Hijacking history
    Jun02

    Hijacking history

    Making headlines this past week was what newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron said was a “frank exchange” with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin. They met on May 29 outside of Paris, amid the splendor of Versailles, discussing such topics as resetting French-Russian relations, terrorism, Syria and Ukraine. (Mr. Macron has...

    June 4, 1997
    Jun02

    June 4, 1997

    Twenty years ago, on June 4, 1997, nearly 100 people attended a daylong conference, “After NATO Expands: Consequences for Ukraine and the Baltics,” that was co-hosted by Freedom House and the Ukrainian Institute of America in New York. Panelists included: Victoria Nuland, U.S. State Department fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; Alexander...

    Cotswold public schoolboy who went to fight in Ukraine survives assassination attempt
    Jun02
    The 5 Overlooked Countries Shaping Russia’s Future
    Jun02

    The 5 Overlooked Countries Shaping Russia’s Future

    Plenty of ink is being spilled over Russia’s contentious relations with the West these days, and with good reason. But while Russian President Vladimir Putin plays games with the U.S. and Europe — and continues a murky alliance with Syria and Iran — the other countries that will determine Russia’s future shouldn’t be overlooked....

    While you were working, the Trump-Russia situation got a bit worse
    Jun02

    While you were working, the Trump-Russia situation got a bit worse

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) A number of recent developments have made the Russia scandal even more of a headache for President Donald Trump and his administration. The investigation expands to Michael Flynn Special counsel Robert Mueller is going to probe former national security adviser Michael Flynn in his ongoing investigation into alleged ties...

    Putin Urges US Business to Help Normalize Russia-US Ties
    Jun02

    Putin Urges US Business to Help Normalize Russia-US Ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin urged U.S. business executives Friday to help improve U.S.-Russia relations that have reached “their lowest point since the Cold War”, a nearly 50-year period of East-West geopolitical tension that ended in 1991. “I want to pass the buck back to you. Help us to restore a normal political...