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    PHOTOS: Capital Ukrainian Festival in Ottawa
    Jul23

    PHOTOS: Capital Ukrainian Festival in Ottawa

    The Capital Ukrainian Festival is underway in Ottawa and runs through Sunday at the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine. On Friday, the Barvinok Ukrainian Dance School put on a show for those in attendance. Capital Ukrainian FestivalThe Capital Ukrainian Festival at the Ukrainian Catholic Shrine in Ottawa on Friday night. A member of...

    Poland’s Parliament Declares Volyn Massacres ‘Genocide,’ Ukraine Laments Move
    Jul22

    Poland’s Parliament Declares Volyn Massacres ‘Genocide,’ Ukraine Laments Move

    Poland’s lower house of parliament, the Sejm, has voted to declare World War II-era killings committed by Ukrainian nationalists against Polish civilians “genocide” in a move that could provoke tensions between the two neighbors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill
    Jul22

    U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill

    U.S. missile destroyer warship USS Ross is entering the Black Sea, joining a 2,300-strong drill off Ukraine’s coast, despite persistent Russian warnings to keep U.S. vessels away. Following NATO’s decision to strengthen its presence in its Baltic Sea allies, Russia has grown more vocally critical of U.S. military presence in the Black...

    Savchenko Calls For Reconciliation With Separatists, Sparks Outcry
    Jul22

    Savchenko Calls For Reconciliation With Separatists, Sparks Outcry

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian military officer who became a national hero after spending nearly two years in a Russian prison, called for reconciliation to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, sparking outrage among some lawmakers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine mourns death of journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in car explosion
    Jul22

    Ukraine mourns death of journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in car explosion

    Hundreds of local residents and journalists lined to lay flowers at Sheremet’s open casket, which was put on display at a community centre. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat
    Jul22

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat

    MOSCOW (AP) — Nadiya Savchenko, the military pilot who became a national hero when she was jailed in Russia, faced a backlash Friday for saying reconciliation was the only solution to conflict in eastern Ukraine. Speaking on Ukraine’s Channel 5, Savchenko said late Thursday that Ukrainians “need to ask for forgiveness” or there...

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat
    Jul22

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat

    MOSCOW (AP) — Nadiya Savchenko, the military pilot who became a national hero when she was jailed in Russia, faced a backlash Friday for saying… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian American radiologist tapped as Ukraine’s deputy minister of health
    Jul22

    Ukrainian American radiologist tapped as Ukraine’s deputy minister of health

    KYIV – Dr. Ulana Suprun, a trained radiologist of Ukrainian descent from Michigan, is slated to be confirmed as Ukraine’s deputy health minister on July 22. According to the Detroit native, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman offered her the job earlier this month, after which she held a publicized meeting with President Petro Poroshenko on...

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat
    Jul22

    Call for reconciliation over Ukraine conflict falls flat

    MOSCOW (AP) — Nadiya Savchenko, the military pilot who became a national hero when she was jailed in Russia, faced a backlash Friday for saying reconciliation was the only solution to conflict in eastern Ukraine. Savchenko’s comments irked many Ukrainian politicians, with some calling her a traitor. “We are not going to ask occupying forces...

    Young politicians of Ukraine create new Democratic Alliance party
    Jul22

    Young politicians of Ukraine create new Democratic Alliance party

    KYIV – Representatives of Euro-Optimists inter-faction group and civic platform Nova Krayina on June 30 announced they had established a new political party. “A new platform is launched on the basis of the party Democratic Alliance. It will involve, so to say, new forces: social activists, people who were on the Maidan, who sacrificed their […]...