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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...

    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...

    White House says Trump made it clear  Russia must ‘return Crimea’ to Ukraine
    Feb17

    White House says Trump made it clear Russia must ‘return Crimea’ to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The White House has said that President Donald Trump fully expects Russia to return control of Crimea to Ukraine. Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, made the remarks at a contentious February 14 news conference that focused largely on the abrupt departure of Mr. Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Mr....

    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...

    “Bitter Harvest”: A universal romance shines a light on truth about the Holodomor
    Feb17

    “Bitter Harvest”: A universal romance shines a light on truth about the Holodomor

    NEW YORK – The film “Bitter Harvest” unfolds on the vast canvas of one of the great tragedies of history. In the early 1930s, a genocidal famine known as the Holodomor was engineered in Ukraine by Stalin. Millions perished – while reporters lied and the world looked the other way. (As Stalin shrugs in the […] …read more Source: The...

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties
    Feb17

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties

    This past fall, Ukraine came under a media influence campaign that agitated for reinstating economic ties with Russia. Over the course of September-December 2016, several Ukrainian websites published a series of news stories detailing calls by various domestic enterprises and regional and municipal communities to resume trade with the...

    Pence Heading to Europe to Reassure Allies
    Feb17

    Pence Heading to Europe to Reassure Allies

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence left Friday morning for Europe, where he will spend the next several days meeting with world leaders in Munich and Brussels. This will be Pence’s first overseas trip since being sworn into office last month. A senior White House foreign policy adviser says the trip is “an opportunity for the vice...

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context
    Feb17

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context

    Russia has every interest in not upholding a ceasefire in Ukraine’s east. Ukrainian forces have prevailed in the defensive battle for Avdiyivka (January 28-February 4), preserving the gains on the ground achieved through “crawling advances” prior to this battle (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, February 9). The current lull seems relative as...

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity
    Feb17

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) on February 13 announced the launch of its project, Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth Engaging Youth. The project is undertaken with the financial support of the Canadian government’s Department of Heritage Canada 150 Fund. By means of the project, the UCC will work...

    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...