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    Pope Francis pays final respects to Cardinal Lubomyr Husar
    Jun09

    Pope Francis pays final respects to Cardinal Lubomyr Husar

    Vatican CITY – In a heartfelt personal letter, Pope Francis has expressed his desire to “be among those praying to the heavenly Father” for the “chosen soul of our Brother” Cardinal Lubomyr Husar. The holy father noted the “extraordinary influx of people” paying their respects to the former head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church. This, […]...

    Russia’s denial of Ukrainian identity at heart of library closure in Moscow
    Jun09

    Russia’s denial of Ukrainian identity at heart of library closure in Moscow

    KYIV – Russia’s timeworn orchestrated efforts to denigrate Ukrainian identity and culture were on full display this week when a judge convicted the head of the country’s only state-run Ukrainian literature library located in Moscow for “extremism.” A municipal court on June 5 in the capital gave Natalia Sharina, a native Muscovite and...

    Controversies over proposed Crimean Tatar autonomy in Ukraine
    Jun09

    Controversies over proposed Crimean Tatar autonomy in Ukraine

    While Ukraine continues to battle joint Russian-separatist forces in the Donbas, it is simultaneously facing a great dilemma over the Crimean Tatar question and the future status of the Crimean peninsula, both of which represent serious long-term challenges. The post-Viktor Yanukovych government in Kyiv wanted to change the previous “unjust”...

    Russian electronic warfare in Ukraine: Between the real and the imaginable
    Jun09

    Russian electronic warfare in Ukraine: Between the real and the imaginable

    The outbreak of war in the Donbas region (April 2014) turned Ukraine into one of the main targets of Russian information warfare, information-psychological operations, as well as cyberattacks and electronic warfare. Within the past three years, Ukraine has been subjected to no less than 7,000 cyberattacks. Ukrainian cyber expert Sergey Radkevych...

    INTERVIEW: Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan on his background and his work
    Jun09

    INTERVIEW: Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan on his background and his work

    Serhiy Zhadan is a Kharkiv-based internationally known poet, novelist, musician and activist. He will be performing in “1917-2017 Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs,” a new Yara Arts Group piece at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club on June 9-25. He was interviewed in New York in April during his U.S. reading tour, which included The Ukrainian […]...

    UNWLA in Holmdel hosts “Music of Survival” film screening
    Jun09

    UNWLA in Holmdel hosts “Music of Survival” film screening

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – On May 6 Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Branch 98 of Holmdel/Middletown, N.J., sponsored a screening of the documentary film, “Music of Survival, the Story of the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus” at the theater of the Middletown Arts Center in Middletown, N.J. The film tells the inspiring story of the original 17...

    UAV commemorates Memorial Day in front of its monument
    Jun09

    UAV commemorates Memorial Day in front of its monument

    SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – Mathew Koziak, national monument officer of the Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV), who is responsible for the upkeep and beautification of the monument dedicated to all Ukrainian American servicemen and women who served in the U.S. armed forces, arranged with Metropolitan Anthony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the...

    Belarus Sends Chechen Man Back To Russia Despite Fears For His Life
    Jun09

    Belarus Sends Chechen Man Back To Russia Despite Fears For His Life

    Belarusian authorities have sent a man who is wanted in Chechnya back to Russia despite pleas from relatives and warnings from human rights activists that he could be tortured or killed by Chechen law-enforcement authorities. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Who’s The Separatist Here?
    Jun09

    The Daily Vertical: Who’s The Separatist Here?

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Communism Victims Remember
    Jun09

    Communism Victims Remember

    “Do not listen to what the Communists promise, just watch their actions…Search the truth by talking to victims of Communism,” recently warned Truc Brown, a refugee from Vietnamese Communism. Available for public appearances in the Anticommunism Action Team’s (ACAT) Speakers Bureau, she and other individuals now provide powerful testimony of...