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    Ukraine, Russia agree to remove arms, cancel Donbas elections
    Oct09

    Ukraine, Russia agree to remove arms, cancel Donbas elections

    KYIV – Meeting at a summit in Paris on October 2, Russia and Ukraine reached verbal agreements towards resolving the war in the Donbas, including withdrawing armaments from the conflict line beginning on October 4 and canceling illegal elections planned in the next few weeks, with plans to hold elections in the occupied territories next […]...

    Forum on “Ukraine’s Ongoing Battle for Freedom” held in Washington
    Oct09

    Forum on “Ukraine’s Ongoing Battle for Freedom” held in Washington

    WASHINGTON – As world leaders – among them the presidents of the United States, Ukraine and Russia – began arriving in New York in late September to address the United Nations General Assembly and discuss some of the major world issues, including the crisis in Ukraine, representatives of the Ukrainian and U.S. governments, Ukrainian American […]...

    Ukraine to resume buying gas from Russia this fall
    Oct09

    Ukraine to resume buying gas from Russia this fall

    On September 25, Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission (EC), which has been acting as a mediator in the energy talks between Moscow and Kyiv, agreed on new terms for Russian gas deliveries to Ukraine from October of this year until March 2016. EC Vice-President Maros Sefcovic said Ukraine would have enough gas in the […] …read more...

    Russian rocket maker blows up plane to prove it didn’t blow up MH17
    Oct09

    Russian rocket maker blows up plane to prove it didn’t blow up MH17

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — How do you prove you didn’t blow up a plane? In Russia, you blow up a plane. A Russian missile manufacturer said Friday that it had exploded a missile beneath a decommissioned Boeing airliner similar to that of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine last year, proving the passenger jet was...

    Ukrainian American community welcomes Ukraine’s president and first lady
    Oct09

    Ukrainian American community welcomes Ukraine’s president and first lady

    New York – The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) hosted a community meeting on Saturday, September 26, with President Petro Poroshenko, of Ukraine, and his wife, Maryna, at the Ukrainian Institute of America (UIA) in New York City during their trip to the United States for the opening of the 70th session of the […] …read more...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin swings from Ukrainian deadlock to Syrian quagmire
    Oct09

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin swings from Ukrainian deadlock to Syrian quagmire

    The Russian air campaign in Syria has captured so much international attention that the difficult summit held in Paris on October 2, involving French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin, made nearly no headlines. The outcome of the tense talks,...

    Three days of events to mark dedication of Holodomor Memorial
    Oct09

    Three days of events to mark dedication of Holodomor Memorial

    WASHINGTON – After nearly a year of rigorous planning, the U.S. Committee for Ukrainian Holodomor-Genocide Awareness 1932-1933 (U.S. Holodomor Committee) has finalized its plans for the dedication of the Ukrainian Holodomor Memorial in Washington. In cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine, a three-day series of events will include an exhibit...

    Ukraine’s first lady meets with diaspora women leaders
    Oct09

    Ukraine’s first lady meets with diaspora women leaders

    NEW YORK – Ukraine’s First Lady Maryna Poroshenko hosted a roundtable discussion at the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations for women leaders of various Ukrainian diaspora organizations that are involved in helping Ukraine. The first lady was introduced at the gathering by Dr. Nataliya Sergeyev, wife of Ukraine’s...

    October 14, 2014
    Oct09

    October 14, 2014

    Last year, on October 14, 2014, following talks in Paris between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov, Mr. Kerry issued a press statement, stressing the U.S. and the European Union’s commitment to “Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” “We discussed Ukraine and the need for...

    Merkel didn’t win the Nobel Peace Prize. One of her critics is elated.
    Oct09

    Merkel didn’t win the Nobel Peace Prize. One of her critics is elated.

    If you’d listened to the bookmakers and a number of pundits, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was the clear favorite to win the Nobel Peace Prize. While Merkel was nominated due to her work mediating the conflict in Ukraine, many attributed her potential win to the notably open rhetoric and policy Germany has shown to the refugees over the...