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    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...

    April 11, 2011
    Apr14

    April 11, 2011

    A survey of Crimean residents that was conducted on April 11, 2011, showed that 71.3 percent of respondents considered Ukraine their homeland. This was up from the 2008 rating of 32 percent. However, even at 71.3 percent, it was still lower than the average of 93 percent across Ukraine. The survey was conducted on February […] …read more...

    UCCA issues appeal for Ukrainian National Fund
    Apr14

    UCCA issues appeal for Ukrainian National Fund

    The following appeal was issued by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on April 3. For 77 years, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) has served as the nation’s largest representative body of Americans of Ukrainian descent. Since its founding in 1940, the UCCA has represented the interests of our community and...

    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...

    Youth Civics and Public Policy Club at Ukrainian Days in Washington
    Apr14

    Youth Civics and Public Policy Club at Ukrainian Days in Washington

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – On March 8, six members of the American-Ukrainian Youth Civics and Public Policy Club, a program of the Ukrainian Heritage School of the Philadelphia area, traveled to Washington to participate in Ukrainian Days, an advocacy event organized by the Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS) of the Ukrainian Congress Committee...

    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 News...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this… …read more Source:...