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    Ukraine’s Embassy, Ukrainian community pay homage to Taras Shevchenko
    Mar17

    Ukraine’s Embassy, Ukrainian community pay homage to Taras Shevchenko

    WASHINGTON – On March 9, the day of the 203rd anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko, the Embassy of Ukraine together with the Ukrainian community (seen above) honored his memory by laying flowers near the monument of the Kobzar in Washington. Ukraine’s Ambassador to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly in his address to the participants […]...

    United Help Ukraine and Razom honor bard of Ukrainian nation
    Mar17

    United Help Ukraine and Razom honor bard of Ukrainian nation

    WASHINGTON – The 203rd anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko was celebrated by a group of Ukrainian Americans on a cold and windy Saturday, March 12, in front of the poet’s memorial in Washington. The commemorative program included remarks by the leaders of the two organizations sponsoring the event – United Help Ukraine and […]...

    Conference on Ukrainian statehood 1917-1921
    Mar17

    Conference on Ukrainian statehood 1917-1921

    At the end of February, Columbia University marked the centennial of the revolution that toppled the Russian Empire three years into the first world war with a conference, “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals.” (I was gratified to have been invited to participate.) In popular perception, and indeed among many (if not most)...

    Detroit area hosts a memorable meeting with composer Yevhen Stankovych
    Mar17

    Detroit area hosts a memorable meeting with composer Yevhen Stankovych

    WARREN, Mich. – Detroit-area music lovers were treated to an exceptional concert of contemporary Ukrainian music by Yevhen Stankovych, as performed by violinist Solomia Soroka and pianist Arthur Greene on Sunday, March 5, at St. Josaphat Parish Center in Warren, Mich. Maestro Stankovych’s name has been known for decades among the ranks of...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas
    Mar17

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that requires national television and radio stations to have at least 75 percent of their programming in the Ukrainian language. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv imposes sanctions on five Russian banks
    Mar17

    Kyiv imposes sanctions on five Russian banks

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on five banks with Russian capital functioning in Ukraine. A statement on the presidential website on March 16 said that Mr. Poroshenko signed a decree introducing sanctions on Sberbank, VS Bank, Prominvestbank, VTB Bank and BM Bank for a one-year period. The proposal to introduce...

    Ukrainian American Veterans dedicate flags to St. Nicholas Cathedral School
    Mar17

    Ukrainian American Veterans dedicate flags to St. Nicholas Cathedral School

    CHICAGO – St. Nicholas Cathedral School in Chicago has been a neighborhood landmark since its founding in 1936. Many Ukrainian American Veterans attended this school during their formative years, thus there is a special bond between the UAV and the school. There is a strong history of veterans supporting the school with scholarships and student...

    Kremlin says Ukraine cuts off rebel east with its own hands
    Mar17

    Kremlin says Ukraine cuts off rebel east with its own hands

    Ukraine is ruining its own territorial integrity with a blockade of rebel regions in the east, Russia warned Friday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Will Celebrate Crimea Annexation Anniversary with Deer Races, Flash Mobs
    Mar17

    Russia Will Celebrate Crimea Annexation Anniversary with Deer Races, Flash Mobs

    A series of celebrations will be held across Russia to mark the third anniversary of its annexation of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Russia vs. Nazi Germany: How Hitler Launched the Most Horrific War of All Time
    Mar17

    Russia vs. Nazi Germany: How Hitler Launched the Most Horrific War of All Time

    Robert Farley Security, Europe And millions paid the price. The end of the War in the East left the Soviet Union in control of a vast portion of the Eurasian continent. Red Army forces occupied Germany, Poland, Czechosolvakia, parts of the Balkans, the Baltic states, and parts of Finland. The Western allies remained in control of Greece and much...