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    U.S.: Russia’s activities in Ukraine impair human rights at home
    Mar10

    U.S.: Russia’s activities in Ukraine impair human rights at home

    WASHINGTON – A new U.S. State Department report says human rights in Russia continue to be “significantly and negatively” affected by Moscow’s “purported annexation” of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and its support for separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine. The March 3 report is the first human rights report from the State Department to...

    March 16, 2016
    Mar10

    March 16, 2016

    Last year, on March 16, 2016, John Kirby of the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Spokesperson released a statement on the second anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The U.S. statement noted: “Today, as Russia’s occupation of Crimea enters its third year, we affirm our commitment to a united, sovereign Ukraine. The...

    Patriarch Josyf’s legacy lives on
    Mar10

    Patriarch Josyf’s legacy lives on

    This year marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the great Ukrainian leader and great churchman Patriarch Josyf Slipyj, who strove to secure the Ukrainian nation’s rights and freedoms, and was imprisoned by Soviet authorities for refusing to betray the Ukrainian Catholic Church. He was, as St. Pope John Paul II said, a man […]...

    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...

    “Baba Babee Skazala” documentary seeks funding to complete project
    Mar10

    “Baba Babee Skazala” documentary seeks funding to complete project

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukrainian American filmmaker Matej Silecky’s documentary film, “Baba Babee Skazala,” features interviews with post-World War II immigrants who came to the United States after living as displaced persons. Mr. Silecky’s Kitsune Tale Productions hopes “to foster independent creative and artistic projects, using...

    The lost instruments of a lost Ukraine
    Mar10

    The lost instruments of a lost Ukraine

    For the first time in 100 years, the original bandura, kobza and torban will be heard. Most people of Ukrainian descent, at some point or another, have had the chance to hear Ukraine’s beloved national instrument, the bandura. Many people agree that the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus, originally from Poltava and Kyiv, was considered to be […]...

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    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 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    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:...

    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

    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 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...