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    April ceasefire in Donbas: Opportunity for renewed Russian gains?
    Apr21

    April ceasefire in Donbas: Opportunity for renewed Russian gains?

    The truce was broken almost immediately: Russia-backed separatists started firing on Ukrainian positions just hours after the ceasefire went into effect. “Despite the declared truce, our forces have lost several [the exact number depends on the day] soldiers, several others have been wounded over the past day… Notwithstanding the casualties, the...

    Georgia and Ukraine welcome new thaw in bilateral relations
    Apr21

    Georgia and Ukraine welcome new thaw in bilateral relations

    Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili traveled to Ukraine on March 27, meeting with the host country’s President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. The visit occurred within the framework of a GUAM summit. GUAM, a loose economic and political cooperation organization, brings together Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan...

    New Jersey District Committee holds annual meeting at UNA Home Office
    Apr21

    New Jersey District Committee holds annual meeting at UNA Home Office

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The New Jersey District Committee of the Ukrainian National Association held its annual meeting here at the UNA Home Office on Friday, April 7, with representatives of UNA Branches 25, 37, 42, 133, 155, 171, 269 and 287 in attendance. District Chairman Oksana Stanko opened the proceedings by welcoming all to the […] …read...

    American citizens should care  about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
    Apr21

    American citizens should care about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Many commentators have now answered U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s question, “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” But they have failed to point out why that is the wrong question – and why it reflects a profound change in the United States with far larger and more dangerous implications than some might […]...

    OOL and UAYA coordinate educational project on 70th anniversary of Akcja Wisla
    Apr21

    OOL and UAYA coordinate educational project on 70th anniversary of Akcja Wisla

    PASSAIC, N.J. – The Organization for the Defense of Lemkivshchyna (OOL) and the Ukrainian American Youth Association (UAYA) have partnered to help educate people about the 1947 forced resettlement of the Ukrainian minority in Poland, codenamed Akcja Wisła. Mark Howansky, president of OOL, and Dianna Howansky Reilly, OOL national board member, led...

    UUARC sends first shipment of 2017 of humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Apr21

    UUARC sends first shipment of 2017 of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    PHILADELPHIA – The first container of humanitarian aid sent out this year by the United Ukrainian American relief Committee (UUARC) was loaded by volunteers in the Philadelphia area on March 24 and shipped to Kyiv. The container of aid included new physical therapy equipment – including a specialized treadmill, a recumbent stepper and continuous...

    UCC announces hiring  of national fund manager
    Apr21

    UCC announces hiring of national fund manager

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announced the appointment of Janine (Asya) Kuzma as the new national fund development manager. “I am very pleased to welcome Janine to the UCC team,” stated Paul Grod, national president of the UCC. “It is important for us to strengthen our capacity to deliver programs and projects, and […]...

    A house we know and love
    Apr21

    A house we know and love

    “Kazka pro Malenku Khatu bilia Maloho Lisu” (Tale of the Little House by the Little Woods), by Luba Gawur. Kyiv: Smoloskyp, 2016. 46 pp, $15. As many published memoirs about the Ukrainian Displaced Persons appear on the scene, this small 46-page book (in Ukrainian), “Tale of the Little House by the Little Woods,” by Luba […] …read more...

    Ukrainian Pavilion to be presented at international art exhibit in Venice
    Apr21

    Ukrainian Pavilion to be presented at international art exhibit in Venice

    DALLAS – The Ministry of Culture of Ukraine has appointed Dallas Contemporary to organize the Ukrainian Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in 2017. Dallas Contemporary Executive Director Peter Doroshenko and Assistant Curator Lilia Kudelia will present a solo exhibition of work by Boris Mikhailov. The...

    Russia’s fake news machine is now targeting the French election
    Apr21

    Russia’s fake news machine is now targeting the French election

    In early April, the Russian state media outlet Sputnik published a story suggesting Emmanuel Macron, centrist candidate for the French presidency, was “a U.S. agent” and possibly “acting in the interests of the U.S. financial market in France.” Another article, published in French, claimed Macron’s campaign was being financed by Saudi...