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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 York Ukrainian studies school pays respects to the great bard
    Apr21

    New York Ukrainian studies school pays respects to the great bard

    NEW YORK – On Saturday, March 11, Self-Reliance School of Ukrainian Studies in New York City paid its respects to the great Ukrainian bard, Taras Shevchenko. The annual celebration began with Principal Ivan Makar addressing the students and guests with these words: “Taras Shevchenko was a Ukrainian genius. He was the light that guided Ukrainians...

    Toms River children honor Shevchenko
    Apr21

    Toms River children honor Shevchenko

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Children of St. Stephen Ukrainian Catholic Church perform a concert on March 19 in honor of Taras Shevchenko. Organizers of the event included the Rev. Volodymyr Popyk, choreographer Nadiya Lemega and Maria Ivanys, as well as song and poem recitation instruction by Lilia Zayceva. The show was capped off by the […] …read...

    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...