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    Russian Agents Detained in Ukraine After Getting ‘Lost at Sea’ During Crimea Training Exercise, Says Kiev
    Jun30

    Russian Agents Detained in Ukraine After Getting ‘Lost at Sea’ During Crimea Training Exercise, Says Kiev

    It is not the first time Russians have turned up in Ukraine under suspicious circumstances. …read more Source:...

    Putin Extends Russia’s Countersanctions On Western Food
    Jun30

    Putin Extends Russia’s Countersanctions On Western Food

    President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia’s embargo on food products from the West until the end of 2018, continuing Moscow’s policy of retaliation for Western sanctions against Russia for its seizure of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and its support for pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio...

    Ukraine’s health minister receives UCCA’s highest honor
    Jun30

    Ukraine’s health minister receives UCCA’s highest honor

    WASHINGTON – On Thursday, June 15, Dr. Ulana Suprun, Ukraine’s acting minister of health, received the Shevchenko Freedom Award, the highest accolade accorded by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the largest representation of Ukrainians in America. Established in 1962, the award is named in honor of Ukraine’s...

    Making the Holodomor known
    Jun30

    Making the Holodomor known

    “Holodomor 1932-1933. Famine-Genocide in Ukraine. In memory of the millions of innocent victims of a man-made famine in Ukraine engineered and implemented by Stalin’s totalitarian regime.” That’s the text on the Holodomor Memorial in Washington. That this evocative memorial was erected in 2015 warks a huge accomplishment and a...

    Session at Canadian Association of Slavists conference highlights innovations in Slavic studies
    Jun30

    Session at Canadian Association of Slavists conference highlights innovations in Slavic studies

    TORONTO ― A session titled “New Developments and Innovations in Slavic Studies” was held on May 28 as part of the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS), which took place at Ryerson University in Toronto on May 27-29. The session was sponsored by the Ukrainian Language Education Center (ULEC), which is a […] …read...

    “Out of the Studio” features experimental and improvisational music
    Jun30

    “Out of the Studio” features experimental and improvisational music

    NEW YORK – The “Bandura Downtown” series at The Ukrainian Museum in New York City concluded its 11th season on Friday, May 12, with an innovative concert dubbed “Out of the Studio: Process and Practice.” The evening featured a series of experimental and improvisational pieces in solo and duo performances by Julian Kytasty, Katja Kolcio, […]...

    Philly seniors explore Baltimore Inner Harbor
    Jun30

    Philly seniors explore Baltimore Inner Harbor

    BALTIMORE – Proving you’re never too old to have fun, the members of the Ukrainian American Senior Citizens Association in Philadelphia plan day excursions to various interesting places to explore and enjoy. On Tuesday, June 13, the “young at heart” seniors traveled by bus to the Inner Harbor, a beautiful historic seaport of Baltimore....

    The Real Ukrainian Solution Is Federalism
    Jun30

    The Real Ukrainian Solution Is Federalism

    Nicolai N. Petro Why is the mere discussion of federalism often equated with treason? The post The Real Ukrainian Solution Is Federalism appeared first on The Nation. …read more Source: The...

    Podcast: The Hot And Cold War
    Jun30

    Podcast: The Hot And Cold War

    Don’t look now but Russia’s war in Ukraine is heating up again. Listen to The Power Vertical Podcast to find out why. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia extends tit-for-tat sanctions against EU over Ukraine
    Jun30

    Russia extends tit-for-tat sanctions against EU over Ukraine

    The Russian government extended sanctions against the European Union through 2018 a day after the EU did the same to Russia, the Kremlin said. …read more Source: United Press...