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    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...

    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...

    National security advisor Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russia before Trump took office
    Feb10

    National security advisor Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russia before Trump took office

    In an extraordinary breach of protocol, National Security Advisor Michael Flynn spoke to Russia’s U.S. ambassador about the lifting of sanctions before President Trump took office. This claim had been repeatedly denied by both Flynn and Vice President Mike Pence in recent days, but a report published by the Washington Post late on Thursday...

    The Morning Vertical, February 10, 2017
    Feb10

    The Morning Vertical, February 10, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin: talks to decide future of nuclear pact with US
    Feb10

    Kremlin: talks to decide future of nuclear pact with US

    MOSCOW (AP) — The possibility of extending a pivotal Russia-U.S. arms control pact is to be discussed in prospective talks with Washington, the Kremlin said Friday. President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said the prospects of extending the New START Treaty that is set to expire in 2021 will “depend on the position of our...

    PM to visit Snowking Ice Castle as northern tour heads to Yellowknife
    Feb10

    PM to visit Snowking Ice Castle as northern tour heads to Yellowknife

    As the Hill prepares to shut down for the weekend, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his northern tour with a trek to Yellowknife, where, alongside Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett and Northwest Territories Premier Michael McLeod, he’ll meet with Canadian Forces members stationed at Joint Task Force North. Later this...