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    New revelations prompt activists in Connecticut to protest Manafort
    May12

    New revelations prompt activists in Connecticut to protest Manafort

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – A group of Ukrainian American activists and allies gathered on Sunday, April 2, at the entrance to Central Connecticut State University to protest the activities of Connecticut native Paul Manafort Jr., former campaign manager for Donald J. Trump and strategic adviser to disgraced Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych....

    Rep. Roskam meets with Ukrainian community
    May12

    Rep. Roskam meets with Ukrainian community

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – On Tuesday, April 18, Congressman Peter J. Roskam (R-Ill.) met with members of Ukrainian organizations at a roundtable held at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral – Kyivan Patriarchate in Bloomingdale, Ill. Rep. Roskam reported that he had written a letter to U.S. Secretary Rex W. Tillerson following the latter’s...

    Ukrainian Days advocacy event to be held June 14 in Washington
    May12

    Ukrainian Days advocacy event to be held June 14 in Washington

    U.S.-Ukraine working group’s summit to follow on June 15 WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public-affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), will sponsor its second Ukrainian Days advocacy event on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The endeavor in June 2017 is especially...

    Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington
    May12

    Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – A “Ukraine Freedom March” is set to take place on May 20 in Washington. The march, officially known as “Once in a Generation: Ukraine Freedom March,” is organized by Ukrainian American activists, led by Ed Skibicki, a Ukrainian American of Lemko origin. The march – with a full police escort – is […] …read more Source: The...

    Film screening and Q&A to supplement Washington march
    May12

    Film screening and Q&A to supplement Washington march

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The film “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine,” by three-time Academy Award-winning director Mark Jonathan Harris, is set for a screening and Q&A session beginning at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.) on May 20 at The Miracle Theater as part of the Ukraine Freedom March in Washington earlier […] …read more...

    Former director of CIUS speaks on “Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine”
    May12

    Former director of CIUS speaks on “Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine”

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Bohdan Krawchenko, former director of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, recently delivered three lectures in Canada on “The Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine.” He spoke first at the J.B. Rudnyckyj Distinguished Lecture in Winnipeg on March 8, then delivered the annual Shevchenko Lecture in Edmonton on March 10...

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’
    May12

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a visa-liberalization deal with the European Union marks his country’s “divorce from the Russian Empire.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’
    May12

    Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’

    It is Florence Nightingale’s birthday today! Revered as the “founder of modern nursing,” Florence was born in Florence, Italy on May 12, 1820. Florence was known for introducing the need for sanitation while caring for wounded soldiers in the Crimean War, saving several lives, training nurses and cleaning hospitals. She died in London at...

    Russia Has Weaponized Fake News to Sow Chaos
    May12

    Russia Has Weaponized Fake News to Sow Chaos

    Donald Trump and his top advisers have spent the past four months under near constant scrutiny: Two congressional committees, the FBI and CIA—not to mention the entire news media—have launched separate investigations into the role Russia played in orchestrating his victory. Washington rarely sees such intense intrigue surrounding a sitting...

    China Says It’s Building the New Silk Road. Here Are Five Things to Know Ahead of a Key Summit
    May12

    China Says It’s Building the New Silk Road. Here Are Five Things to Know Ahead of a Key Summit

    It’s championed by pliant academics in state newspapers, danced about by ethnically diverse children in propaganda videos, and financed by fretful bankers with little hope of recouping their investments: China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a leviathan transnational infrastructure scheme that’s hard to ignore. On Sunday, a...