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Section: US & Canada

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity
    Feb17

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) on February 13 announced the launch of its project, Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth Engaging Youth. The project is undertaken with the financial support of the Canadian government’s Department of Heritage Canada 150 Fund. By means of the project, the UCC will work...

    UCC meets with senior government officials to discuss Canada-Ukraine relations
    Feb17

    UCC meets with senior government officials to discuss Canada-Ukraine relations

    OTTAWA – Representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) met on February 3 with senior government officials from the departments of Global Affairs and National Defense to discuss the development of Canada-Ukraine relations. The meeting of the Canada Ukraine Stakeholder Advisory Council (CUSAC) was hosted by the Department of Global...

    Parish holds traditional prosfora celebration
    Feb17

    Parish holds traditional prosfora celebration

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. – On Sunday, January 29, a prosfora dinner was held in the Parish Community Center of St. Stephen Ukrainian Catholic Church in Toms River, N.J. Over 120 parishioners and guest attended the celebration held in the beautifully decorated church hall following the second liturgy (celebrated in Ukrainian). Spokesperson Gerry Tchir...

    Ukrainian American Veterans meet at 69th annual national convention
    Feb17

    Ukrainian American Veterans meet at 69th annual national convention

    CHICAGO – Ukrainian American Veterans Post 32 from Chicago hosted the 69th annual national UAV convention in mid-October. The two-day event included delegates’ meetings, bus tours for spouses, election of the 2016-2018 National Executive Board and a banquet with dinner and entertainment. The convention meetings were conducted by National...

    Writer teaches Ukrainian and more at U. of Texas
    Feb17

    Writer teaches Ukrainian and more at U. of Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas – Oksana Lutsyshyna, a well-known Ukrainian author, is a lecturer in the Ukrainian Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin. Originally from Uzhhorod in the Zakarpattia region of Ukraine, since 2001 she has lived in the United States, first in Florida, then in Georgia and now in Austin, Texas. Dr. Lutsyshyna […]...

    Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute to be held in August in Toronto
    Feb17

    Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute to be held in August in Toronto

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Art Song Project (UASP) has announced that the inaugural Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute will be held on August 7-13 in Toronto at the highly regarded, musically rich and historic Royal Conservatory of Music, at its TELUS Center for Performance and Learning Conservatory representatives have stated that they are “happy...

    Pence seeks to reassure European allies
    Feb17

    Pence seeks to reassure European allies

    Vice President Mike Pence, who throughout the campaign sought to soften Donald Trump’s edges and make him palatable to uneasy conservatives, now takes his reassurance tour to a new audience: foreign leaders frightened by Russian aggression and wary of an American president full of praise for Vladimir Putin.Pence took off for Europe on...

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Donbas Fighting
    Feb17

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Donbas Fighting

    The Ukrainian military says three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 10 others injured in fighting against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fact-checking Trump’s claim that he has no business ties to Russia
    Feb17

    Fact-checking Trump’s claim that he has no business ties to Russia

    Trump doesn’t own real estate in Russia, but he’s done plenty of business with Russians. At a raucous press conference on Thursday, President Trump faced a volley of questions about his and his inner circle’s ties to Russia. At one point, he declared: “I can tell you, speaking for myself, I own nothing in Russia. I have no loans...

    Kyiv Moves To Protect Energy Security Amid Coal Shortage
    Feb17

    Kyiv Moves To Protect Energy Security Amid Coal Shortage

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to prevent threats to the country’s energy security amid a shortage of coal from eastern regions controlled by separatist fighters. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...