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    Will Political Normality Return in 2017?
    Apr28

    Will Political Normality Return in 2017?

    If 2016 was the year that populist protest triumphed in Britain (Brexit) and the United States (Trump), 2017 is shaping up as the year that political normality reasserts itself. Three events in three different Western democracies confirm that some of the familiar laws of political gravity do still operate.The most spectacular of the events is...

    Germany Says Reviving G-8 with Russia ‘not up for Debate’
    Apr28

    Germany Says Reviving G-8 with Russia ‘not up for Debate’

    The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations.Russia was kicked out of the G-8 after its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region and assistance for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.A… …read more Source:...

    American paramedic killed in Donbas
    Apr28

    American paramedic killed in Donbas

    First OSCE observer killed in Russia’s war against Ukraine KYIV – It usually takes events of international significance for the world to once again notice that Russia is still waging war in Ukraine, which is already in its fourth year and has claimed more than 10,000 lives and uprooted 2 million people from their homes. […] …read more...

    Netflix’s Casting JonBenét isn’t a true crime story. It’s something better.
    Apr28

    Netflix’s Casting JonBenét isn’t a true crime story. It’s something better.

    Director Kitty Green didn’t want to make just another docudrama about the sensational 1996 murder case. The thing to know going into Casting JonBenét is that you won’t get any answers. And according to director Kitty Green, that’s exactly the point. The sensational, decades-old case of the 6-year-old beauty queen found murdered...

    Bishop appointed for Chicago eparchy of Ukrainian Catholic Church
    Apr28

    Bishop appointed for Chicago eparchy of Ukrainian Catholic Church

    PHILADELPHIA – Archbishop Stefan Soroka, metropolitan of Ukrainian Catholics in the United States, on April 20 announced the appointment of Bishop Venedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U., as the bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas in Chicago. “The hierarchy, clergy, religious and faithful of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the...

    A celebration of Ukrainian women’s voices at the United Nations
    Apr28

    A celebration of Ukrainian women’s voices at the United Nations

    UNITED NATIONS – The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations, along with two U.N.-accredited NGO partners, the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations (WFUWO) and the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), organized “A Celebration of Women’s Voices” in honor of International Mother Language Day on March 10 at the U. N....

    Lubomyr Wynar, scholar, founder of the journal Ukrainian Historian
    Apr28

    Lubomyr Wynar, scholar, founder of the journal Ukrainian Historian

    OSTROH, Ukraine – Dr. Lubomyr R. Wynar, the prominent scholar, academic organizer, founder and editor for many years of the journal Ukrainian Historian, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 16, in Woodstock, Ga. He was 85. His death, following a brief illness, constitutes a huge loss for historical scholarship and for his family and colleagues....

    Russia’s war against Ukraine
    Apr28

    Russia’s war against Ukraine

    In case anyone forgot there’s a war going on in Ukraine, this week’s news was a stark reminder. On Saturday, April 23, an American paramedic who was part of the Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, was killed in the occupied Luhansk region when the vehicle he was riding […] …read...

    Poroshenko compares  Chornobyl’s ‘unhealing wound’ with war in Ukraine’s east
    Apr28

    Poroshenko compares Chornobyl’s ‘unhealing wound’ with war in Ukraine’s east

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has compared the April 26, 1986, Chornobyl nuclear disaster with the ongoing crisis in Ukraine’s east, adding that “Russia is conducting an undeclared war against his country.” President Poroshenko spoke at the defunct nuclear power plant, where he and Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka...

    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago celebrates its 45th anniversary
    Apr28

    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago celebrates its 45th anniversary

    CHICAGO – Guests gathered for a memorable event on March 25 in the galleries of the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago to celebrate its 45th anniversary. The UIMA was filled to capacity, as its supporters welcomed special guests, among them the Rev. Myron Panchuk, who has been a member of the institute for […] …read more Source:...