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    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium convenes fifth conference
    Nov17

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium convenes fifth conference

    SOMERSET, N.J. – Preserving and making accessible the rich collections of Ukrainian American archives and museum collections was the focus of a three-day conference titled “Conservation and Preservation” held by the Ukrainian Heritage Consortium of North America (UHCNA) that took place October 27-29. The conference provided a unique opportunity...

    Russia pours more military hardware into annexed “Fortress Crimea”
    Nov17

    Russia pours more military hardware into annexed “Fortress Crimea”

    According to the chief of the General Staff of Russia, Valery Gerasimov, in the last five years Russia has profoundly increased its military presence in key regions of the world, in some areas “reaching the level of the Soviet Union” (Vpk.name, November 9). Speaking on November 7, Russia’s top-ranking military official devoted significant...

    New documentary “Recovery Room” receives high marks at Hartford screening
    Nov17

    New documentary “Recovery Room” receives high marks at Hartford screening

    HARTFORD, Conn. – On Saturday, October 14, Hartford-area residents had an opportunity to view “Recovery Room,” a dramatic, award-winning documentary about today’s war-ravaged Ukrainian soldiers and the efforts of dedicated medical specialists from Ukraine and Canada who are helping them heal. The film opens with a taut back history of the...

    ASU seeks applicants  for study of Ukrainian as “critical language”
    Nov17

    ASU seeks applicants for study of Ukrainian as “critical language”

    PHEONIX – Under the leadership of the Melikian Center’s new director, Prof. Keith Brown (formerly of Brown University), the Critical Languages Institute (CLI) at Arizona State University’s Melikian Center will offer first-year Ukrainian summer intensive language courses beginning in 2018. Groundwork for the Ukrainian program was laid...

    Ambassador Steven Pifer discusses his new book
    Nov17

    Ambassador Steven Pifer discusses his new book

    PHILADELPHIA – Steven Pifer was the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine in 1998-2000; his 27-year diplomatic career focused on U.S. relations with the nations of the former Soviet Union and Eurasia. His book “The Eagle and the Trident” appeared in July. The 374-page account is subtitled “U.S.-Ukraine Relations in Modern Times” and depicts Kyiv’s...

    Plast scouts enjoy merit badge weekend
    Nov17

    Plast scouts enjoy merit badge weekend

    EAST CHATHAM, N.Y. – The Plast New York branch’s adult scouts (age 18-35) organized Merit Badge Weekend on Friday-Sunday, September 29-October 1 at the Vovcha Tropa campsite in upstate new York. This field trip originated several years ago as an opportunity for members of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization age 12-18 to complete the...

    Ancient Scythian Gold Treasure Sparks Diplomatic Spat Between Russia and the Netherlands Over Crimea
    Nov17

    Ancient Scythian Gold Treasure Sparks Diplomatic Spat Between Russia and the Netherlands Over Crimea

    Judges in the Netherlands said that the gold, originally from Crimea, may be returned to Ukraine instead. …read more Source:...

    Dodgy ‘Hackers’ Target Bellingcat Investigators Who Call BS on Moscow
    Nov17

    Dodgy ‘Hackers’ Target Bellingcat Investigators Who Call BS on Moscow

    “Personal data of veterans Ukrainian ATO,” one of the tweets, before linking to a cache of allegedly hacked data, published Thursday reads. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Bureau Investigating Prosecutor-General
    Nov17

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Bureau Investigating Prosecutor-General

    Ukrainian anticorruption investigators have opened a criminal case into suspected unlawful enrichment by the country’s powerful prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Head Says Minsk Must Be Implemented, With Or Without Peacekeepers
    Nov17

    OSCE Head Says Minsk Must Be Implemented, With Or Without Peacekeepers

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said that regardless of a potential UN peacekeeping operation in eastern Ukraine — where government forces are have been battling pro-Russian separatists since 2014 — both sides must implement the full range of measures in the Minsk peace agreements. In an interview...