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    Russia will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest over an argument with Ukraine
    Apr14

    Russia will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest over an argument with Ukraine

    “In our view this represents discrimination against the Russian entry, and of course our team will not under any circumstances agree to such terms.” …read more Source: Business...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad’
    Apr14

    Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad’

    NEW YORK – The Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (UNWLA) was honored on March 29 by the Association of Charities of Ukraine with its top award in the category Aid from Abroad. The annual awards recognizing groups and individuals active in charitable endeavors have been held since 2012, although the Charitable Ukraine competition...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    MOSCOW – Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by organizers. … …read more Source:...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by the organizers …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian agitprop pervades  Central and Eastern Europe
    Apr14

    Russian agitprop pervades Central and Eastern Europe

    The outbreak of the mass Euro-Maidan street protests in Kyiv (2013) and Russia’s subsequent aggression against Ukraine convinced the Kremlin of the need to project Russian “soft power” to blunt any response from Europe. However, Western countries ostracized Russia, particularly after it illegally and forcibly annexed Crimea. Consequently,...

    Moscow’s laughs not to be trusted in the Baltics
    Apr14

    Moscow’s laughs not to be trusted in the Baltics

    A STRATCOM study shows that Ukraine had success with countering Russia’s humor attacks by launching its own “laugh offensive.” The Baltic governments and non-governmental organizations (NGO) can draw lessons from this Ukrainian experience. Humor is a much more powerful “soft warfare” weapon in Russia’s hands than one might think. This...

    Tillerson asks: “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?”
    Apr14

    Tillerson asks: “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?”

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” That question was posed by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to European foreign affairs ministers on April 11 in Lucca, Italy, where the Group of Seven was meeting. A story filed by Bloomberg said it was an offhand remark that left the diplomats […] …read more...

    UCCA’s New York city branch hosts war correspondent Sergei Loiko
    Apr14

    UCCA’s New York city branch hosts war correspondent Sergei Loiko

    NEW YORK – On Monday, March 13, the United Ukrainian American Organizations of New York, the New York City branch of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), hosted an evening discussion with Sergei Loiko, renowned journalist, war correspondent and author. Speaking to a packed audience, Mr. Loiko presented his novel “Airport,” a...

    I was St. Princess Olha of Kyiv
    Apr14

    I was St. Princess Olha of Kyiv

    HARTSDALE, N.Y. – I am a fifth grade student at Sacred Heart School in Hartsdale, N.Y., in Westchester. My teacher recently gave my class an assignment to choose any historic hero that changed the world. She wanted to make this a “wax museum” effect. Since I wanted to share my Ukrainian heritage, I decided to […] …read more Source: The...