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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action
    Feb10

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action

    Following is a February 1 release from the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations, which represents 22 top Ukrainian organizations in the country and is a member of the Ukrainian World Congress. The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations (AFUO) today called on the Australian government to condemn the current escalation of...

    Celebrating St. Nicholas and its flock
    Feb10

    Celebrating St. Nicholas and its flock

    While most Ukrainian Americans have been focusing on events in Ukraine, others have been concentrating their attention closer to home. This was true back in the day. It is true today. Thanks to the pioneering foresight of Ukrainians of the second immigration and their offspring, Chicago’s Ukrainians have reason to celebrate this year. St....

    United Nations Security Council discusses the situation in Ukraine
    Feb10

    United Nations Security Council discusses the situation in Ukraine

    Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko Statement by Volodymyr Yelchenko, permanent representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, at the U.N. Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, February 2. I thank the briefers for the updated information they provided on the attack on town Avdiyivka (Donetsk region of Ukraine) by the Russian...

    The word “maidan”: Where it comes from, what it means
    Feb10

    The word “maidan”: Where it comes from, what it means

    Philologists, who chase A panting syllable through time and space, Start it at home, and hunt it in the dark, To Gaul, to Greece, and into Noah’s Ark. William Cowper (1731-1800) For a short period in 2014, the name of the central square in Kyiv called the “Maidan” became known throughout the civilized world. That […] …read more...

    National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs in historic concert in Florida
    Feb10

    National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs in historic concert in Florida

    On Wednesday, January 18, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine launched its first North American tour with a triumphant concert at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Center in Fort Myers, Fla. Under the direction of American-born Theodore Kuchar, the NSOU dazzled the sold-out audience with its performances of Yevhen Stankovych’s...

    Turkey, Ukraine lift passport requirement in visits to boost tourism
    Feb10

    Turkey, Ukraine lift passport requirement in visits to boost tourism

    Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Feb. 10 announced that Turkey and Ukraine had reached a deal allowing the citizens of the both countries to travel between each only with ID cards, without passports. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    National security advisor Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russia before Trump took office
    Feb10

    National security advisor Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russia before Trump took office

    In an extraordinary breach of protocol, National Security Advisor Michael Flynn spoke to Russia’s U.S. ambassador about the lifting of sanctions before President Trump took office. This claim had been repeatedly denied by both Flynn and Vice President Mike Pence in recent days, but a report published by the Washington Post late on Thursday...

    In First Meeting, Top EU, U.S. Diplomats Discuss Russia, Iran, Ukraine
    Feb10

    In First Meeting, Top EU, U.S. Diplomats Discuss Russia, Iran, Ukraine

    The European Unions foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke at length about terrorism, Russia, the Iran nuclear deal, and Ukraine in their first me …read more Source: Big News...

    Cavushoglu, Poroshenko mull TANAP project
    Feb10

    Cavushoglu, Poroshenko mull TANAP project

    Turkey and Ukraine have considered participation of the latter in the implementation of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project, a core pipe forming the Southern Gas Corridor. …read more Source:...

    Minsk agreement two years on
    Feb10

    Minsk agreement two years on

    Two years ago, the presidents of France, Russia and Ukraine along with German Chancellor Merkel agreed to a peace deal, known as the Minsk Agreement. The aim of the deal was to bring about a lasting solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio France...