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Section: US & Canada

    Relations between Russia and Turkey undermined by status of Crimea
    May05

    Relations between Russia and Turkey undermined by status of Crimea

    Evading questions surrounding Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed from Ukraine in early 2014, has become an unofficial guiding principle in bilateral Turkish-Russian relations. By certain measures, Russian-Turkish relations appear to be firmly developing in a positive direction, but in fact serious points of contention continue to undermine...

    Illinois congressman writes to Tillerson about why Ukraine needs U.S. support
    May05

    Illinois congressman writes to Tillerson about why Ukraine needs U.S. support

    The following letter was sent by Rep. Peter J. Roskam (R-Ill.)to U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson on April 13. Dear Secretary Tillerson: As you conclude your official visit to Europe and the Russian Federation, I write to express my strong support for Ukraine and the U.S.-Ukraine relationship. The United States must do everything […]...

    Two years on, no second thoughts on opening Ukraine’s KGB archives ‘to everyone’
    May05

    Two years on, no second thoughts on opening Ukraine’s KGB archives ‘to everyone’

    Just over two years ago, on April 9, 2015, Ukraine’s Parliament adopted a historic law on opening up the country’s Soviet-era secret-police archives. In the new law’s first full year in effect, requests for information and access boomed by 138 percent. “It is very important for us that everyone has the chance to look at […]...

    Plan to have a wonderful time at Soyuzivka Heritage Center
    May05

    Plan to have a wonderful time at Soyuzivka Heritage Center

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The 2017 summer season at the Soyuzivka Heritage Center is almost here. Summer will kick off with campers coming to enjoy the variety of our ever-popular camps: Tennis camp (celebrating 51 years), Plast’s “Tabir Ptashat” day camp for 4- to 6-year olds, two sessions of Ukrainian Heritage Day Camp, Discover Your Heritage...

    Enroll in the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute’s 47th session
    May05

    Enroll in the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute’s 47th session

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For upper-level or graduate university students of Ukrainian heritage, students from Ukraine, or professional, government and military specialists who need to hone their skills, the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute (HUSI) will hold its 47th annual session at Harvard University’s main campus on the banks of the Charles...

    Bring your bandura to Kobzarska Sich
    May05

    Bring your bandura to Kobzarska Sich

    EMLENTON, Pa. – Aspiring bandura players and long-time bandura enthusiasts will converge this August 5-19 at All Saints Camp in Emlenton, Pa. Since 1979, over 1,000 bandurists have made Kobzarska Sich (KS) a temporary home in their musical journey. KS is organized by the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus of North America. This year, participants will...

    Build a treasure chest of lifetime memories at Plast’s camps
    May05

    Build a treasure chest of lifetime memories at Plast’s camps

    EAST CHATHAM N.Y. – Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization is dedicated to developing character, citizenship and leadership based on time-tested scouting principles of love of God and country, and assistance to fellow citizens. This scouting organization’s summer programs are key to its educational approach. Summer is quickly approaching,...

    Take advantage of UAYA’s invaluable growth experiences for youths
    May05

    Take advantage of UAYA’s invaluable growth experiences for youths

    NEW YORK – The Ukrainian American Youth Association (UAYA, or “CYM” in Ukrainian) is part of a global network of Ukrainian youth organizations that strives to provide opportunities for Ukrainian youth of all ages to affiliate, grow and identify as members of one large Ukrainian community. Thus, an important aspect of UAYA’s mission involves...

    Prepare for the 2Rika invasion and a spectacular summer at “Oselia CYM”
    May05

    Prepare for the 2Rika invasion and a spectacular summer at “Oselia CYM”

    ELLENVILLE, N.Y. – Another summer approaches as the membership of the Ukrainian American Youth Association prepares for a stellar summer of festivals, concerts, camping, outdoor recreation and outdoor dances in Ellenville, N.Y., at what is popularly known as “Oselia CYM.” George Mykytyn, president of the Ukrainian American Youth...

    Visit the Ukrainian Homestead in the Pocono Mountains
    May05

    Visit the Ukrainian Homestead in the Pocono Mountains

    LEHIGHTON, Pa. – A summer visit to the Ukrainian Homestead in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania encompasses natural beauty, outdoor recreation for the whole family, shopping and gourmet dining, all with a Ukrainian touch. The Homestead has been owned and operated by the Central Executive Committee of the Organization for the...