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    Russia’s quest to resurrect its carrier fleet: The NITKA military complex in Crimea
    Mar10

    Russia’s quest to resurrect its carrier fleet: The NITKA military complex in Crimea

    The Crimean peninsula is a valuable asset, especially for its military attributes. When Russia illegally annexed Crimea in February-March 2014, it notably gained full de facto control over Sevastopol (where the Russian Black Sea Fleet is based and had until then been leasing its facilities) and Donuzlav Bay (before 2014, the site of the Ukrainian...

    Edmonton community remembers heroes of the Heavenly Brigade
    Mar10

    Edmonton community remembers heroes of the Heavenly Brigade

    EDMONTON, Alberta – The poignant sounds of the “panakhyda” (memorial service) filled St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral on Sunday evening, February 19, as members of Edmonton’s Ukrainian community gathered for an ecumenical prayer service for Ukraine and the Heavenly Brigade. Clergy from the Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic...

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man and his pregnant Ukrainian fiancee will not face charges in the United Arab Emirates following their arrest for having sex outside of marriage, a South African newspaper reported Friday. Charges against Emlyn Culverwell and fiancee Iryna Nohai were dropped in Abu Dhabi, The Herald reported. It quoted the...

    UAV raising funds for wheelchairs for Ukrainian wounded warriors
    Mar10

    UAV raising funds for wheelchairs for Ukrainian wounded warriors

    CHICAGO – Since the beginning of the undeclared war between Russia and Ukraine, more than 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers and volunteers have been injured. The nationwide Ukrainian American Veterans organization is committed to helping some of the most seriously wounded. In 2016, UAV Post 32 of Chicago initiated an effort to raise funds to ship 10 […]...

    “Plast Ukrainian Scouting: A Unique Story” presented at Philadelphia-area event
    Mar10

    “Plast Ukrainian Scouting: A Unique Story” presented at Philadelphia-area event

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – The long-awaited English-language history of Plast, titled “Plast Ukrainian Scouting: A Unique Story,” was presented on Saturday, January 14, at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center (UECC) in Jenkintown, near Philadelphia. The main author is the renowned historian Orest Subtelny. In addition, an editorial and...

    Plast cub scouts enjoy ski trip
    Mar10

    Plast cub scouts enjoy ski trip

    MONTICELLO, N.Y. – The 10th annual winter outing for Plast cub scouts of the greater New York area took place on Saturday, February 4, at the Holiday Mountain ski resort in Monticello, N.Y. This one-day ski trip was organized by the Spartanky senior sorority of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization. Every year, more and more scouts […]...

    Pysanky on display  in Connecticut
    Mar10

    Pysanky on display in Connecticut

    WETHERSFIELD, Conn. – Ukrainian Easter eggs (pysanky) are on display at the Wethersfield Library courtesy of Tanya Osadca and Zirka Rudyk through April 30. The library is located at 505 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06109. Library hours are: Sunday, 1-5 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10...

    Skiers of all ages compete in 63rd annual KLK races
    Mar10

    Skiers of all ages compete in 63rd annual KLK races

    HUNTER, N.Y. – The 63rd annual ski races of the Carpathian Ski Club, known by its Ukrainian acronym as KLK, were conducted at Hunter Mountain on Saturday, February 25. Skiers of all ages – from age 6 to 75 – competed on a warm February day, taking a couple of runs down the official NASTAR […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man and his pregnant Ukrainian fiancee will not face charges in the United Arab Emirates following their… …read more Source:...

    Klimkin’s testimony before U.S. Senate subcommittee
    Mar10

    Klimkin’s testimony before U.S. Senate subcommittee

    Following is the text of testimony before the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Appropriations, presented on March 7 by Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin. The text was released by the Ukrainian Embassy in the U.S. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to testify before you...