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Section: US & Canada

    New booklet provides update on excavations in Baturyn
    Oct02

    New booklet provides update on excavations in Baturyn

    EDMONTON, Alberta – In 2014, the Canada-Ukraine archaeological expedition in Baturyn, Ukraine, continued, excavating the remnants of Hetman Ivan Mazepa’s main residence. Prior to 1700, he constructed a richly embellished brick Baroque palace that was burned by Russian troops during their destruction of the town in 1708. Many fragments of...

    Putin Scores Another Much-Needed Win in Syria
    Oct02

    Putin Scores Another Much-Needed Win in Syria

    When Boris Yeltsin appointed Vladimir Putin prime minister in 1999, Putin had an approval rating in Russia of 31 percent. About 37 percent of Russians didn’t even know who he was. After a series of mysterious bombings in Moscow, Putin blamed Chechen separatists and promised to flush Chechens down their toilets (his words). Bombing began in...

    Poroshenko’s address to the U.N. General Assembly
    Oct02

    Poroshenko’s address to the U.N. General Assembly

    Following is an abridged text of the address by President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine at the United Nations General Assembly on September 29. …At the moment of the organization’s anniversary I’m proud to speak on behalf of one of the U.N. founding members. The state, which back in 1945 took an active part in the […] …read more...

    Obama at U.N. General Assembly
    Oct02

    Obama at U.N. General Assembly

    Below is an excerpt of President Barack Obama’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly on September 28 that pertains to Ukraine. …That same fidelity to international order guides our responses to other challenges around the world. Consider Russia’s annexation of Crimea and further aggression in eastern Ukraine. America has few economic...

    Putin at U.N. General Assembly
    Oct02

    Putin at U.N. General Assembly

    Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the U.N. General Assembly on September 28. Following are excerpts of his remarks that relate to the war in Ukraine. …ensuring peace and regional and global stability remains the key objective of the international community with the U.N. at its helm. We believe this means creating a space of equal […]...

    Jewett, N.Y. – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015
    Oct02

    Jewett, N.Y. – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015

    JEWETT, N.Y. – On Sunday, August 23, the Ukrainian community of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church of Hunter’s mountaintop came in record numbers to celebrate Ukraine’s 24th anniversary of independence. The celebration was organized and led by emcee and keynote speaker Ivan Makar. After Chrystyna Sheldon led the...

    Toronto – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015
    Oct02

    Toronto – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015

    TORONTO – Citing the record turnout of 12,000 in attendance, Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Toronto Branch President Taras Bahriy said, “We are delighted with the many successes of the 24th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence Day celebrations” held in Toronto at Centennial Park on Saturday, August 22. Speaking from the UCC Toronto...

    Orysia Tracz speaks about varenyky at Ivan Honchar Museum In Kyiv
    Oct02

    Orysia Tracz speaks about varenyky at Ivan Honchar Museum In Kyiv

    KYIV – Orysia Paszczak Tracz, writer, translator and The Ukrainian Weekly columnist, presented an illustrated lecture at the Ivan Honchar Museum in Kyiv on July 28. “Perogies on the Prairies: From Ukrainian village to Canadian mainstream” discussed how the Ukrainian varenyk, brought by the original Ukrainian pioneers to western Canada about 125...

    Russian planes pummel Syria as Putin meets Hollande about Assad, Ukraine
    Oct02

    Russian planes pummel Syria as Putin meets Hollande about Assad, Ukraine

    The presidents of Russia and France, which both started bombing Syria this week, held talks Friday about their military operations as they tried to overcome differences on whether Syrian President Bashar Assad should stay in power. …read more Source: FOX...

    Watch What Putin Does, Not What He Says
    Oct02

    Watch What Putin Does, Not What He Says

    A Kremlin guard opens a door for Russian President Vladimir Putin as he enters a meeting in October. ReutersThe thing about Vladimir Putin is, it really doesn’t matter what he says. When the Russian president took to the tribune at the UN General Assembly earlier this week, he did so amid rampant expectations that he would say something...