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    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing
    Feb17

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says that President Donald Trump has “thrown his full support behind NATO,” and has reiterated Washington’s calls for alliance members to shoulder their share of the financial burden for defense. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration

    A change of attitude, however, was clearly visible in Friday’s news programs on Russian state TV, which gave little time to Trump compared with previous massive coverage of the U.S. president. The shift in tone could reflect an attempt to dampen public expectations of a quick breakthrough in better relations with Washington that have been...

    1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says
    Feb17

    1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says

    The humanitarian crisis comes as fighting in eastern Ukraine nears its third anniversary. …read more Source: USA...

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences
    Feb17

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences

    On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:Bragging about all the electoral votes he won, Trump said, “We got 306 because people came...

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences
    Feb17

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences

    On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:Bragging about all the electoral votes he won, Trump said, “We got 306 because people came...

    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...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    The leader of pro-Russia separatist rebels has warned that they may use force to drive out Ukrainian troops from positions in eastern Ukraine. Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    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...