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    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...

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea
    Mar24

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea

    Crimean journalist Mykola Semena has gone on trial on separatism-related charges in the Russian-controlled territory, telling reporters minutes before the hearing that he is innocent. The judge adjourned the trial on March 20 for two weeks shortly after it got under way, following a motion by the defense to provide for a more open and […]...

    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...

    Trump’s Former Campaign Manager Agrees To Testify In Russia Probe
    Mar24

    Trump’s Former Campaign Manager Agrees To Testify In Russia Probe

    A senior Republican lawmaker says President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager has volunteered to speak to a U.S. congressional committee about its investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    Putin Hosts French Presidential Contender Le Pen In Kremlin
    Mar24

    Putin Hosts French Presidential Contender Le Pen In Kremlin

    President Vladimir Putin granted an audience to French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin on Friday, bestowing a level of international recognition that has so far eluded her in the countdown to France’s presidential election.Opinion polls show Le Pen, who has said she admires Putin, getting through to the second, decisive...

    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...