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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    The migrant crisis: Warnings from the Holocaust
    Oct09

    The migrant crisis: Warnings from the Holocaust

    A group of refugees and migrants on their way to the Gevgelijas train station, minutes after they have crossed the Greek -Macedonian border. (Socrates Baltagianni/Invision/Redux) American historian Timothy Snyder has a way with familiar historical moments—and they don’t come more familiar than the Holocaust—that turns them on their heads,...

    St. Michael’s Parish in Tucson hosts Sen. John McCain
    Oct09

    St. Michael’s Parish in Tucson hosts Sen. John McCain

    TUSCON, Ariz. – St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church here was the scene of a town hall meeting with Sen. John McCain on Saturday, October 3. When Russia invaded Crimea and started fomenting rebellion in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of eastern Ukraine, Ukrainians in Tucson, as in so many other diaspora communities, protested with a […]...

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro addresses Ukrainian community in New Haven
    Oct09

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro addresses Ukrainian community in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – On Sunday, September 20, after the 10:30 a.m. divine liturgy at St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro spoke to the Ukrainian community about her trip to Ukraine last month. She spoke with conviction and with determination, and made it clear that she is dedicated to helping the Ukrainian people. […]...