: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Third anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Crimea
    Mar24

    Third anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Crimea

    Canada condemns Russia’s violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued the following statement, “Third Anniversary of Illegal Annexation of Crimea,” on March 16. Today we mark three years since Russia’s illegal annexation and invasion of Crimea. We condemn...

    Ukraine’s navy: Conceptual aspects  and cooperation with the West
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s navy: Conceptual aspects and cooperation with the West

    In late February 2017, the commander of Ukraine’s naval forces, Vice-Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, in an interview with Ukrainian Channel 5, said that the country was considering procuring used combat ships from the West as a way to increase Ukraine’s naval capabilities. The vice admiral stated Kyiv would be willing to purchase...

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov
    Mar24

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov

    A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent.Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as… …read more Source:...

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls  on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”
    Mar24

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”

    “Bitter Harvest” is a love story, set against the backdrop of the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine. Produced by prominent Ukrainian Canadian Ian Ihnatowycz, the film brings the tragedy of the Famine-Genocide to audiences around the world. Set between the two world wars and based on historical events, “Bitter Harvest” conveys the untold story of the...

    PHOTO FOLLOW-UP: Ukrainian Days in Washington
    Mar24

    PHOTO FOLLOW-UP: Ukrainian Days in Washington

    …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    April 2, 1951
    Mar24

    April 2, 1951

    Sixty-six years ago, on April 2, 1951, The Ukrainian Weekly wrote about Russian imperialist propaganda and American Russian advisors. The article cited four varieties of propaganda based on anti-Communist Russian imperialism – the extreme right monarchists, Russian Social-Democrats, Mensheviks and Russian nationalists. In the first few months of...

    Killing of Putin critic: Ukraine seeks clues
    Mar24

    Killing of Putin critic: Ukraine seeks clues

    Ukrainian authorities searched for leads Friday in the killing of a Kremlin critic, shot dead the day before outside a hotel in broad daylight, an act Ukraine’s President labeled a “Russian state terrorist act.” …read more Source:...

    Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea
    Mar24

    Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea

    Three years ago, Russia occupied the Crimean peninsula, lopping off a part of Ukraine’s territory. Moscow sent troops into Crimea on February 28, 2014, in what the chair of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine’s acting president, Oleksandr Turchynov, said was “brazen and unjustified aggression, thinly veiled as ‘protecting Russian...

    Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine
    Mar24

    Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine

    We recently announced that the government of Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine, Operation UNIFIER, will continue for another two years. By renewing this mission, we not only continue to build upon the strong economic, social, military and cultural ties between Canada and Ukraine, but we publicly send a message of deterrence to...

    UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”
    Mar24

    UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”

    The statement below, on the “Third Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal, Illegitimate Crimea ‘Referendum,’ ” was released by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on March 16. Three years ago, on March 16, 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian “authorities” staged an illegal and illegitimate...