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    UCC meets with senior government officials to discuss Canada-Ukraine relations
    Feb17

    UCC meets with senior government officials to discuss Canada-Ukraine relations

    OTTAWA – Representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) met on February 3 with senior government officials from the departments of Global Affairs and National Defense to discuss the development of Canada-Ukraine relations. The meeting of the Canada Ukraine Stakeholder Advisory Council (CUSAC) was hosted by the Department of Global...

    House resolution calls on Russia to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    House resolution calls on Russia to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine

    The co-chairs of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus – Reps. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), and Andy Harris (R-Md.) – have sponsored a resolution (H. Res. 88) in the U.S. House of Representatives calling on the Russian Federation to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine. H. Res. 88 calls upon the Russian...

    The UNA turns 123
    Feb17

    The UNA turns 123

    On February 22, the Ukrainian National Association celebrates the 123rd anniversary of its founding back in 1894, when its first convention was held in Shamokin, Pa. It was there that 10 brotherhoods with a total membership of 439 people and assets of $220 resolved to form a fraternal association as had been suggested by an […] …read more...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, said Friday that the rebels aim to “free the occupied territories” in the Donetsk and Luhansk provinces by political means, but added that they could do so with militarily force if political efforts fail. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Parish holds traditional prosfora celebration
    Feb17

    Parish holds traditional prosfora celebration

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. – On Sunday, January 29, a prosfora dinner was held in the Parish Community Center of St. Stephen Ukrainian Catholic Church in Toms River, N.J. Over 120 parishioners and guest attended the celebration held in the beautifully decorated church hall following the second liturgy (celebrated in Ukrainian). Spokesperson Gerry Tchir...

    Ukrainian American Veterans meet at 69th annual national convention
    Feb17

    Ukrainian American Veterans meet at 69th annual national convention

    CHICAGO – Ukrainian American Veterans Post 32 from Chicago hosted the 69th annual national UAV convention in mid-October. The two-day event included delegates’ meetings, bus tours for spouses, election of the 2016-2018 National Executive Board and a banquet with dinner and entertainment. The convention meetings were conducted by National...

    Writer teaches Ukrainian and more at U. of Texas
    Feb17

    Writer teaches Ukrainian and more at U. of Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas – Oksana Lutsyshyna, a well-known Ukrainian author, is a lecturer in the Ukrainian Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin. Originally from Uzhhorod in the Zakarpattia region of Ukraine, since 2001 she has lived in the United States, first in Florida, then in Georgia and now in Austin, Texas. Dr. Lutsyshyna […]...

    Pence seeks to reassure European allies
    Feb17

    Pence seeks to reassure European allies

    Vice President Mike Pence, who throughout the campaign sought to soften Donald Trump’s edges and make him palatable to uneasy conservatives, now takes his reassurance tour to a new audience: foreign leaders frightened by Russian aggression and wary of an American president full of praise for Vladimir Putin.Pence took off for Europe on...

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Donbas Fighting
    Feb17

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Donbas Fighting

    The Ukrainian military says three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 10 others injured in fighting against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute to be held in August in Toronto
    Feb17

    Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute to be held in August in Toronto

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Art Song Project (UASP) has announced that the inaugural Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute will be held on August 7-13 in Toronto at the highly regarded, musically rich and historic Royal Conservatory of Music, at its TELUS Center for Performance and Learning Conservatory representatives have stated that they are “happy...