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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Russian Submarines Match Cold War-era Patrol Intensity
    Mar31

    Russian Submarines Match Cold War-era Patrol Intensity

    Russian submarines have increased combat patrols to the level last seen during the Cold War, the navy chief said Friday. Adm. Vladimir Korolyov said that Russian submarine crews spent more than 3,000 days on patrol last year, matching the Soviet-era operational tempo. “It’s an excellent level,” he said in remarks carried by state RIA...

    Germany Balks At Tillerson Call For More European NATO Spending
    Mar31

    Germany Balks At Tillerson Call For More European NATO Spending

    Germany said on Friday that NATO’s agreed target spend of two percent of members’ yearly economic output was neither “reachable nor desirable” countering a call by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for all allies to comply and quickly.The United States provides nearly 70 percent of NATO’s budget and is demanding that NATO...

    Trump’s White House is blaming leaks on an Obama staffer who left in 2015
    Mar31

    Trump’s White House is blaming leaks on an Obama staffer who left in 2015

    (Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) In the aftermath of the embarrassing revelation that Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California — who as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee leaked information supposedly proving the White House’s unsubstantiated claim to have been spied upon by President Barack Obama that was provided by,...

    U.S. Commander: U.S., Russian Troops Operating Within ‘Hand Grenade Range’ in Syria
    Mar31

    U.S. Commander: U.S., Russian Troops Operating Within ‘Hand Grenade Range’ in Syria

    According to U.S. commanders – specifically Army Lt. General Steven Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve – American and Russian troops “have converged literally within hand-grenade range of each other.” …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian security official dies in car explosion
    Mar31

    Ukrainian security official dies in car explosion

    A Ukrainian officer died in Mariupol, an area where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists have clashed for three years. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine’s Underground AIDS-Treatment Railroad
    Mar31

    Ukraine’s Underground AIDS-Treatment Railroad

    For HIV-positive eastern Ukrainians, the struggle against Russian-backed separatists isn’t just about dignity – it’s about their right to stay alive. …read more Source: Foreign...