: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Employees of Raided Ukrainian Library in Moscow Say They Were Framed
    Oct30

    Employees of Raided Ukrainian Library in Moscow Say They Were Framed

    The shaken employees of a Moscow library specializing in Ukrainian literature accused Russian investigators on Friday of planting banned extremist books on their shelves to create a pretext to raid the library and detain their director. Armed, masked police swooped on Moscow’s Library of Ukrainian Literature on Wednesday, carting off about...

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium meets in Washington
    Oct30

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium meets in Washington

    WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian Heritage Consortium of North America (UHCNA) held its fourth conference in Washington at the Library of Congress on September 18-20. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), chair of the Congressional Caucus on Ukraine and the conference’s keynote speaker, put the work of museums and cultural institutions into...

    Local elections held with lower-than-expected turnout
    Oct30

    Local elections held with lower-than-expected turnout

    Euro-Maidan opponents re-elected KYIV – Exhausted by war, economic depression and ongoing government corruption, Ukrainians turned out less-than-expected to elect their local councils and heads on October 25. Tallies conducted locally were still being registered by the Central Election Commission on October 29 but observers were already drawing...

    Foreign affairs minister of Ukraine visits Holodomor Memorial in D.C.
    Oct30

    Foreign affairs minister of Ukraine visits Holodomor Memorial in D.C.

    WASHINGTON – While on an official visit to Washington, Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin on October 16 visited the Holodomor Memorial, which was built on federal land in the District of Columbia thanks to the joint efforts of the government of Ukraine and the Ukrainian American community. The dedication ceremony of the...

    The multi-faceted reality of Italian foreign fighters in Ukraine
    Oct30

    The multi-faceted reality of Italian foreign fighters in Ukraine

    The clumsy attempt, in mid-September, of an Italian man to allegedly join pro-Russia separatist forces in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas, reignited the issue of Western “volunteers” fighting in this war-torn country. The would-be Italian combatant for the self-styled separatist “people republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk was arrested by...

    Looking West: Lviv models itself as Ukraine’s future
    Oct30

    Looking West: Lviv models itself as Ukraine’s future

    Coffee houses buzz with the din of outsiders. The streets are filled with the hustle and bustle of locals going about their daily business. Living statues dotting the main square add a human element to the city’s medieval past. Lviv exudes an air of a place that is going in the right direction. The sight […] …read more Source: The...

    The forgotten war:  A view from Ukraine’s frontlines
    Oct30

    The forgotten war: A view from Ukraine’s frontlines

    For a brief moment, it felt like déjà vu. As an officer with the Canadian Armed Forces, I had visited several hot spots, witnessing my share of misery and destruction. Now I was in the Donbas, the war-torn region of eastern Ukraine. Since its independence in 1991, Ukraine has struggled to shed its Soviet colonial […] …read more Source: The...

    Diaspora dedicates first monument to “Nebesna Sotnia” and Ukrainian heroes
    Oct30

    Diaspora dedicates first monument to “Nebesna Sotnia” and Ukrainian heroes

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – The Ukrainian community of Chicago and its Illinois suburbs and parishioners of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral – Kyivan Patriarchate in Bloomingdale, Ill., gathered on the weekend of September 19-20 for a festive celebration to mark the 45th anniversary of the parish’s founding and for a solemn commemoration...

    A Lull in the East
    Oct30

    A Lull in the East

    A new turn in the Minsk negotiating process has accompanied the sharp drop in fighting in Ukraine’s east over the past six weeks. Both on the battlefield and at the negotiating table, the changes have come from a growing realization in the Kremlin that its policy of aggression Ukraine is failing.Since it launched its undeclared, hybrid war...

    The New Propaganda
    Oct30

    The New Propaganda

    Controlling information in a globalized world is harder than it used to be, much to the dismay of authoritarian regimes.Yet such regimes today routinely use the trappings of democracy and the latest technology to stifle liberty. Finding it much harder to control information in a world of instant, decentralized communications, these regimes are...