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    Ukraine asks U.S. for status  as major non-NATO ally
    Mar31

    Ukraine asks U.S. for status as major non-NATO ally

    KYIV – Ukrainian national deputies on March 22 adopted draft resolution No. 6111 – the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada to the U.S. Congress regarding security guarantees. The resolution was supported by 232 members of the Ukrainian Parliament. “Ukraine seeks to significantly deepen the bilateral security partnership between Ukraine and the United...

    D.C.’s dysfunction may embolden Moscow, as Russian defector is gunned down in Kyiv
    Mar31

    D.C.’s dysfunction may embolden Moscow, as Russian defector is gunned down in Kyiv

    Diplomats from the United States and Russian are preparing for U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s planned visit to Moscow next month. Mr. Tillerson will be talking with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and possibly meeting President Vladimir Putin. Traditionally, U.S. secretaries of state have an audience with Mr. Putin while in...

    European Union poised to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine
    Mar31

    European Union poised to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine

    Negotiators from the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union struck an informal deal on February 28 for Ukrainian citizens to travel visa free throughout the European Union, except for in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Later, the deal was endorsed by the civil liberties committee of the European Parliament (Ukrayinska Pravda,...

    UNA representatives visit St. Nicholas Parish in Passaic
    Mar31

    UNA representatives visit St. Nicholas Parish in Passaic

    PASSAIC, N.J. – The New Jersey District of the Ukrainian National Association hosted a presentation by Roman Osadca titled “The World of Garlic” on Sunday, March 5, after liturgy at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Passaic N.J. This was the third in a series of fraternal events sponsored by the UNA that were tailored […] …read more...

    UNA supports Ukrainian Heritage Day at New Jersey Devils hockey game
    Mar31

    UNA supports Ukrainian Heritage Day at New Jersey Devils hockey game

    NEWARK, N.J. – The Ukrainian National Association and its two newspapers, The Ukrainian Weekly and Svoboda, were major partners of the Ukrainian Heritage Day held on March 19 at the Prudential Center during a National Hockey League game between the home team, the New Jersey Devils, and the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets. Seen above at […]...

    Seventeen debut at American Ukrainian Youth Association ball in Chicago
    Mar31

    Seventeen debut at American Ukrainian Youth Association ball in Chicago

    CHICAGO – The American Ukrainian Youth Association (known by the Ukrainian acronym CYM), Mykola Pavlushkov Branch in Chicago. hosted its annual New Year’s ball, or Malanka, on January 14 at the Drury Lane Theater and Conference Center. Guests arrived at 6 p.m. for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the foyer of the Grand Ballroom....

    Ukrainian pro hockey update
    Mar31

    Ukrainian pro hockey update

    How Gretzky became an Oiler Wayne Gretzky was named one of “The NHL’s 100,” the top 100 players in the history of the National Hockey League’s 100 years of existence. This is the first in a series featuring the six Ukrainian hockey stars selected to this elite group. On August 9, 1988, the Edmonton Oilers […] …read more Source:...

    Documentary “Genocide Revealed” launches new website
    Mar31

    Documentary “Genocide Revealed” launches new website

    MONTREAL – A new website (www.genociderevealedmovie.com) has been launched highlighting the availability of the English, Ukrainian and French versions of the multi-award-winning feature documentary film “Genocide Revealed.” The first historical drama “Bitter Harvest,” written by Richard Bachynsky-Hoover and George Mendeluk, has brought...

    DakhaBrakha to perform in New York
    Mar31

    DakhaBrakha to perform in New York

    NEW YORK – On Saturday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m., Schimmel Center will welcome back the Ukrainian world-music quartet DakhaBrakha after a sold out performance in May of 2016. The evening will showcase music from the group’s latest album, which has been titled “The Road,” and is dedicated to the people who have died for […] …read more...

    PM defends military spending in face of new U.S. calls for allies to pony up
    Mar31

    PM defends military spending in face of new U.S. calls for allies to pony up

    OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is doubling down in his defence of the amount of money that Canada spends on its military in the face of fresh pressure from the United States. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has given all NATO allies until May to come up with a plan for increasing the amount they spend on defence to two per cent of...