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    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges
    Mar31

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace. Tillerson said Friday … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges
    Mar31

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only once it respects its commitments to help restore peace …read more Source: ABC...

    PM sticks to his guns amid fresh calls from U.S. for NATO allies to spend more
    Mar31

    PM sticks to his guns amid fresh calls from U.S. for NATO allies to spend more

    OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doubled down Friday in his defence of Canadian military spending levels, as the U.S. brought fresh pressure to bear on NATO allies to pony up. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson used his first NATO summit in Brussels to demand that all allies come up with a plan to increase the amount they spend on...

    Ukraine asks U.S. for status  as major non-NATO ally
    Mar31

    Ukraine asks U.S. for status as major non-NATO ally

    KYIV – Ukrainian national deputies on March 22 adopted draft resolution No. 6111 – the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada to the U.S. Congress regarding security guarantees. The resolution was supported by 232 members of the Ukrainian Parliament. “Ukraine seeks to significantly deepen the bilateral security partnership between Ukraine and the United...

    Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists
    Mar31

    Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists

    Ukraine’s Tedis Ukraine tobacco giant has been accused of tax evasion and financing Russia-backed separatists that control parts of the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    D.C.’s dysfunction may embolden Moscow, as Russian defector is gunned down in Kyiv
    Mar31

    D.C.’s dysfunction may embolden Moscow, as Russian defector is gunned down in Kyiv

    Diplomats from the United States and Russian are preparing for U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s planned visit to Moscow next month. Mr. Tillerson will be talking with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and possibly meeting President Vladimir Putin. Traditionally, U.S. secretaries of state have an audience with Mr. Putin while in...

    European Union poised to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine
    Mar31

    European Union poised to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine

    Negotiators from the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union struck an informal deal on February 28 for Ukrainian citizens to travel visa free throughout the European Union, except for in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Later, the deal was endorsed by the civil liberties committee of the European Parliament (Ukrayinska Pravda,...

    UNA representatives visit St. Nicholas Parish in Passaic
    Mar31

    UNA representatives visit St. Nicholas Parish in Passaic

    PASSAIC, N.J. – The New Jersey District of the Ukrainian National Association hosted a presentation by Roman Osadca titled “The World of Garlic” on Sunday, March 5, after liturgy at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Passaic N.J. This was the third in a series of fraternal events sponsored by the UNA that were tailored […] …read more...

    UNA supports Ukrainian Heritage Day at New Jersey Devils hockey game
    Mar31

    UNA supports Ukrainian Heritage Day at New Jersey Devils hockey game

    NEWARK, N.J. – The Ukrainian National Association and its two newspapers, The Ukrainian Weekly and Svoboda, were major partners of the Ukrainian Heritage Day held on March 19 at the Prudential Center during a National Hockey League game between the home team, the New Jersey Devils, and the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets. Seen above at […]...

    A community milestone
    Mar31

    A community milestone

    Within our Ukrainian American community, there are many milestones that we come together to commemorate or celebrate, ranging from anniversaries of various organizations and historic events to local events like first holy communions and Ukrainian school graduations. One of our most celebrated milestones is the annual presentation of debutantes at...