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    A community milestone
    Mar31

    A community milestone

    Within our Ukrainian American community, there are many milestones that we come together to commemorate or celebrate, ranging from anniversaries of various organizations and historic events to local events like first holy communions and Ukrainian school graduations. One of our most celebrated milestones is the annual presentation of debutantes at...

    April 5, 1967
    Mar31

    April 5, 1967

    Fifty years ago, Archbishop Mstyslav, president of the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A., wrote an open letter that appeared in the April 5, 1967, issue of The New York Times. The letter, addressed to the editor of Radianska Ukraina in Kyiv, accused the central government of the Soviet Union of complicity […] …read...

    Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists
    Mar31

    Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists

    Ukraine’s Tedis Ukraine tobacco giant has been accused of tax evasion and financing Russia-backed separatists that control parts of the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Voronenkov murder and arms dump explosion may suggest Putin is getting ready to attack
    Mar31

    Voronenkov murder and arms dump explosion may suggest Putin is getting ready to attack

    “Two terrible events in one day” – the murder in Kyiv of former Russian Duma member Denis Voronenkov and the blowing up of the Balakliya arms dump, the largest in Europe – may mean that Vladimir Putin has launched “a major diversion” in preparation for an expansion of his attacks on Ukraine, according to Avraam […] …read more Source: The...

    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...

    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...

    Cleveland debutante “zabava” hosted by Plast sororities
    Mar31

    Cleveland debutante “zabava” hosted by Plast sororities

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – The Plast sororities Buryverchy and Shostokryli hosted their debutante ball at the Holiday Inn – Cleveland South, in Independence, Ohio, on February 18. This year, five young women, all in their lovely white gowns and accompanied by their escorts, were presented to Cleveland’s Ukrainian community before a packed...

    Chervona Kalyna Cotillion Ball presents 14 debutantes
    Mar31

    Chervona Kalyna Cotillion Ball presents 14 debutantes

    PEARL RIVER, N.Y. – On February 11, over 400 members of the Ukrainian American community welcomed into society 14 young women from the New York metro area and capital region at the Chervona Kalyna Cotillion Ball held at the elegant Hilton Pearl River in Pearl River, N.Y. The ball, known as “Vechornytsi,” is a tradition […] …read more...

    Engineers’ Society hosts Philadelphia Debutante Ball
    Mar31

    Engineers’ Society hosts Philadelphia Debutante Ball

    PHILADELPHIA – The 63rd annual Engineers’ Banquet and Ball, with presentation of debutantes, sponsored by the Ukrainian Engineers’ Society of America, Philadelphia Chapter, took place on February 4 in the elegant Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Hotel at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. This gala event was, by all measures, a tremendous...

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey
    Mar31

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – On January 21, the Parents’ Association of the Newark branch of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization sponsored its annual debutante ball at the Hanover Marriot in Whippany, N.J. The debutante ball is a traditional event at which each debutante is formally presented to the community as a young lady. Nata Voronka Bilash and...