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    Trump and Poroshenko  have phone conversation
    Feb10

    Trump and Poroshenko have phone conversation

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The presidents of the United States and Ukraine had a telephone conversation on Saturday, February 4, discussing several topics, including the ongoing war in Ukraine’s east. A readout of the call released by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary, reported: “President Donald J. Trump just had [5 p.m. Saturday] a...

    If Trump hands over Ukraine, he will make Russia great again
    Feb10

    If Trump hands over Ukraine, he will make Russia great again

    Moscow seems to be offering little of substance in exchange for the U.S. renouncing Ukraine and Crimea, all of the post-Soviet space and more. Over the course of the past month, President Donald Trump significantly (by over 25 percent) surpassed President Vladimir Putin by the number of citations he has garnered in the Russian media. […]...

    Ukrainian Caucus co-chairs condemn escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Ukrainian Caucus co-chairs condemn escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The co-chairs of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, Reps. Andy Harris (R-Md.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) and Sander Levin (D-Mich.), on February 2 issued a statement on the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine. They wrote: “We call on Russia-controlled separatists to immediately stop the violence in...

    Plast scouts bring ‘koliady’ to UNA
    Feb10

    Plast scouts bring ‘koliady’ to UNA

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – A group of carolers from Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization stopped by the UNA Home Office on January 11 to share the joy of Ukrainian Christmas traditions, bringing carols (koliady) and best wishes (vinshuvannia) to the Ukrainian National Association’s officers and employees. The group was from Plast’s Newark,...

    National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs in historic concert in Florida
    Feb10

    National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs in historic concert in Florida

    On Wednesday, January 18, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine launched its first North American tour with a triumphant concert at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Center in Fort Myers, Fla. Under the direction of American-born Theodore Kuchar, the NSOU dazzled the sold-out audience with its performances of Yevhen Stankovych’s...

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action
    Feb10

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action

    Following is a February 1 release from the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations, which represents 22 top Ukrainian organizations in the country and is a member of the Ukrainian World Congress. The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations (AFUO) today called on the Australian government to condemn the current escalation of...

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action
    Feb10

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action

    Following is a February 1 release from the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations, which represents 22 top Ukrainian organizations in the country and is a member of the Ukrainian World Congress. The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations (AFUO) today called on the Australian government to condemn the current escalation of...

    Celebrating St. Nicholas and its flock
    Feb10

    Celebrating St. Nicholas and its flock

    While most Ukrainian Americans have been focusing on events in Ukraine, others have been concentrating their attention closer to home. This was true back in the day. It is true today. Thanks to the pioneering foresight of Ukrainians of the second immigration and their offspring, Chicago’s Ukrainians have reason to celebrate this year. St....

    United Nations Security Council discusses the situation in Ukraine
    Feb10

    United Nations Security Council discusses the situation in Ukraine

    Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko Statement by Volodymyr Yelchenko, permanent representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, at the U.N. Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, February 2. I thank the briefers for the updated information they provided on the attack on town Avdiyivka (Donetsk region of Ukraine) by the Russian...

    The word “maidan”: Where it comes from, what it means
    Feb10

    The word “maidan”: Where it comes from, what it means

    Philologists, who chase A panting syllable through time and space, Start it at home, and hunt it in the dark, To Gaul, to Greece, and into Noah’s Ark. William Cowper (1731-1800) For a short period in 2014, the name of the central square in Kyiv called the “Maidan” became known throughout the civilized world. That […] …read more...