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    Senators reaffirm commitment to help Ukraine tackle corruption
    Feb19

    Senators reaffirm commitment to help Ukraine tackle corruption

    Letter to Poroshenko expresses concern WASHINGTON – Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), co-chairs of the bipartisan Senate Ukraine Caucus, and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), ranking member of the Subcommittee on European Affairs, on February 12 spearheaded a letter expressing concern to Ukrainian President Poroshenko regarding the...

    Photography exhibit: “Life in Transition through the Eyes of Youth”
    Feb19

    Photography exhibit: “Life in Transition through the Eyes of Youth”

    KYIV – The U.S. Agency for International Development on January 15-30 sponsored an exhibition here at America House of photos taken by young people internally displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The young photographers produced the images on display during a National Geographic Photo Camp held in Kharkiv during the summer of 2015....

    Joint statement by G-7 ambassadors on principles of public policy in Ukraine
    Feb19

    Joint statement by G-7 ambassadors on principles of public policy in Ukraine

    The following statement was issued jointly by the G-7 ambassadors to Ukraine. (Source: U.S. Embassy in Ukraine) 1. G-7 ambassadors welcome the announcement made by the Cabinet of Ministers on the basic objectives and principles of public policy on February 11, 2016, in particular, zero tolerance to political interference and corruption. However,...

    UCEF orphan fund has distributed $3 million since 2005
    Feb19

    UCEF orphan fund has distributed $3 million since 2005

    CHICAGO – Since it was founded in 2005, the Ginger Fund of the Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (UCEF) in the United States has donated more than $3 million to projects that help orphans, street kids, and other needy children in Ukraine. “Ginger,” the namesake of the fund, is an anonymous Roman Catholic donor. The fund […] …read more...

    German, French Ministers Plan Ukraine Trip amid Turmoil
    Feb19

    German, French Ministers Plan Ukraine Trip amid Turmoil

    Germany’s foreign minister and his new French counterpart plan to make a joint visit to Kiev on Monday to prod Ukraine’s squabbling politicians to push ahead with reforms.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s spokesman, Martin Schaefer, said Friday he will meet… …read more Source:...

    Two Years In, Half a Million Children Have Been Affected by Ukraine’s Conflict
    Feb19

    Two Years In, Half a Million Children Have Been Affected by Ukraine’s Conflict

    Ukraine’s ongoing conflict has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children, many of whom are out of school and need psychosocial support, according to the United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF). Two years into the conflict in Ukraine, more than 215,000 children have been internally displaced from conflict-affected areas, where...

    Kremlin-Backed Authorities Summon 10,000 Children To Streets Of Sevastopol To Mark ‘Crimean Spring’
    Feb19

    Kremlin-Backed Authorities Summon 10,000 Children To Streets Of Sevastopol To Mark ‘Crimean Spring’

    Moscow-backed authorities in Crimea’s Sevastopol have ordered schools to gather about 10,000 children to celebrate the so-called “Crimean spring” on February 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German, French ministers plan Ukraine trip amid turmoil
    Feb19

    German, French ministers plan Ukraine trip amid turmoil

    Germany’s foreign minister and his new French counterpart plan to make a joint visit to Kiev on Monday to prod Ukraine’s squabbling politicians to push ahead with reforms. …read more Source: FOX...

    German, French ministers plan Ukraine trip amid turmoil
    Feb19

    German, French ministers plan Ukraine trip amid turmoil

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister and his new French counterpart plan to make a joint visit to Kiev on Monday to prod Ukraine’s squabbling politicians to push ahead with reforms. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s spokesman, Martin Schaefer, said Friday he will meet in Berlin with French Foreign Minister...

    German, French ministers plan Ukraine trip amid turmoil
    Feb19

    German, French ministers plan Ukraine trip amid turmoil

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister and his new French counterpart plan to make a joint visit to Kiev on Monday to prod Ukraine’s squabbling… …read more Source:...