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    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections
    Nov06

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections

    On October 27 in the Minsk Contact Group, the Ukrainian delegation presented a concept document to serve as a basis for the “law on local elections in the temporarily occupied areas” of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (see article on page 3 of this issue). President Petro Poroshenko has personally authorized this concept and mandated...

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans
    Nov06

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans

    Recasting Russia’s armed proxies as democratic mandate-holders – and tutoring them to look like that on an election’s schedule – is an innovation of the Minsk armistice and ensuing negotiations on the status of the occupied territories in Ukraine’s east. Russia had never seriously attempted to sell this approach to Western...

    Designers from Spain, Morocco, Ukraine win OSCE competition on climate change
    Nov06

    Designers from Spain, Morocco, Ukraine win OSCE competition on climate change

    VIENNA – The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on October 14 announced the winners of its visual design contest to help raise awareness about the security risks linked to climate change. Co-sponsored by eYeka, a global community of creative designers, the OSCE competition attracted 125 entries from 22 OSCE participating...

    Canada’s World War I internment operations remembered with historical marker in Kyiv
    Nov06

    Canada’s World War I internment operations remembered with historical marker in Kyiv

    KYIV – The first-ever bilingual historical marker recalling Canada’s national internment operations of 1914-1920 was unveiled at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ on October 28 and blessed by Patriarch Sviatoslav. On a previous visit to Canada, Patriarch Sviatoslav agreed it would be appropriate to display a...

    More Ukrainians forced to flee violence in their country than Syrians in theirs
    Nov06

    More Ukrainians forced to flee violence in their country than Syrians in theirs

    Because of Russian actions, more than 3 million Ukrainians have fled the Donbas and Crimea either to other parts of Ukraine, thus becoming internally displaced persons, or to Russia and other countries – a number that is “much larger than” the refugee flow into Europe from the Middle East, Yevgeny Kiselyov says. In a post […] …read more...

    Amplifications re: Wolowyna analysis
    Nov06

    Amplifications re: Wolowyna analysis

    Dear Editor: Allow me to offer a few amplifications and observations on Oleh Wolowyna’s interesting and informative article “The situation in Ukraine and challenges for the Ukrainian community in the U.S.” (October 18) on the socio-economic status of Ukrainian Americans, which, as he details, compares quite favorably to the total U.S....

    Canada’s Ukraine agenda under the Liberals
    Nov06

    Canada’s Ukraine agenda under the Liberals

    Canada’s October elections returned the Liberal Party to power and relegated Prime Minister Steven Harper’s Conservatives to the opposition. What does this mean for Canada’s relations with Ukraine? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made promises during the election campaign suggesting that it will be business as usual – even better....

    UWC meeting in Madrid concludes with march in support of Ukraine
    Nov06

    UWC meeting in Madrid concludes with march in support of Ukraine

    MADRID – The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) on September 13 concluded its three-day annual general meeting (AGM) in Madrid with a peaceful march in support of the Ukrainian people in their struggle for Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. The AGM officially opened on September 11 at the world-renowned Cervantes...

    UCC launches  “Ukraine Appeal” website
    Nov06

    UCC launches “Ukraine Appeal” website

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) on October 16 launched a new website for humanitarian and medical assistance for Ukraine through its “Ukraine Appeal,” which is accessible through the www.ucc.ca site or at ukraineappeal.ucc.ca and the Ukraine Appeal logo featured on the UCC home page. UCC President Paul Grod stated: “The UCC Ukraine...

    November 10, 1990
    Nov06

    November 10, 1990

    November 10, 1990, marked the conclusion of the “National Week to Commemorate the Victims of the Famine in Ukraine, 1932-1933,” as proclaimed by President George H.W. Bush. The U.S. Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 329, designated the week of November 3-10 to commemorate the victims of the famine, and requested that President Bush issue a […]...