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    In memory of the heroes  of the Heavenly Hundred
    Feb24

    In memory of the heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

    On February 20, Ukrainians all over the world pause to mark the Day of Commemoration of the Heavenly Hundred (also known as the Heavenly Brigade, from the Ukrainian term “Небесна Сотня”). The following statement was released in Ottawa by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. In November 2013, the people of Ukraine rose up in protest against […]...

    The West should not abandon Ukraine
    Feb24

    The West should not abandon Ukraine

    “In troubled times, Canada Should Not Abandon Ukraine,” editorial, The Globe and Mail, January 31 (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/ukraine-at-a-distance/article33852834/): Canada should renew its military training mission to Ukraine, and not let it expire at the end of March. Rumor has it that the mission – called Operation...

    Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on third anniversary of Russian aggression
    Feb24

    Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on third anniversary of Russian aggression

    The following statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the “Third Anniversary of Military Aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine” was released on February 20. (The text of the English translation has been slightly edited for clarity.) On February 20, 2014, the Russian Federation launched the military aggression...

    NEW RELEASE: Children’s book of “Stories for Every Season”
    Feb24

    NEW RELEASE: Children’s book of “Stories for Every Season”

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – A new children’s book, “Stories for Every Season,” published by the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Inc. (UNWLA) Branch 88 of the Philadelphia Regional Council, was launched at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center (UECC) in Jenkintown on December 13. In this book, Christine R. Shwed, UNWLA...

    CIUS sponsors documentary screenings on contemporary Ukraine
    Feb24

    CIUS sponsors documentary screenings on contemporary Ukraine

    EDMONTON, Alberta – The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) took an active part in International Week activities held January 30 to February 5 at the University of Alberta by sponsoring two documentary screenings and co-sponsoring a third. All were aimed at highlighting challenges of contemporary Ukraine that are little known to...

    Estonia marks independence day with military parade
    Feb24

    Estonia marks independence day with military parade

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia has marked its 99th anniversary of its declaration of independence with more than 1,000 troops from eight NATO nations parading and presenting military hardware on Friday, including two U.S. Abrams tanks that were displayed to the public for the first time. Fighter jets from the alliance’s Baltic air policing...

    Marine Le Pen: Madame Présidente?
    Feb24

    Marine Le Pen: Madame Présidente?

    Marine Le Pen is hoping the wave of populism sweeping the Western world carries her to the Élysée Palace.“The wind of history has turned,” Le Pen, who heads the far-right National Front (FN), told a crowd of supporters at the kickoff of her presidential bid earlier this month in Lyon, the industrial city in southeastern France. “It will carry us...

    Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash
    Feb24

    Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash

    VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has ordered that Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash be released from custody pending decisions on separate U.S…. …read more Source:...

    Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash
    Feb24

    Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash

    An Austrian court has ordered that Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash be released from custody pending decisions on separate U.S. and Spanish extradition requests …read more Source: ABC...

    Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash
    Feb24

    Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash

    VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has ordered that Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash be released from custody pending decisions on separate U.S. and Spanish extradition requests for him. …read more Source: CNS...