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    DakhaBrakha to perform in New York
    Mar31

    DakhaBrakha to perform in New York

    NEW YORK – On Saturday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m., Schimmel Center will welcome back the Ukrainian world-music quartet DakhaBrakha after a sold out performance in May of 2016. The evening will showcase music from the group’s latest album, which has been titled “The Road,” and is dedicated to the people who have died for […] …read more...

    Russia Not Interfering in French Elections, Says Candidate Fillon
    Mar31

    Russia Not Interfering in French Elections, Says Candidate Fillon

    PARIS—France’s conservative presidential candidate on Friday dismissed as “fantasy” concerns that Russia could be interfering in the election and said he would seek a better balance in relations with a country that was nevertheless “dangerous”. Francois Fillon, who had been favorite to win the election until a scandal over his wife’s...

    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...

    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...

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey
    Mar31

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – On January 21, the Parents’ Association of the Newark branch of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization sponsored its annual debutante ball at the Hanover Marriot in Whippany, N.J. The debutante ball is a traditional event at which each debutante is formally presented to the community as a young lady. Nata Voronka Bilash and...

    Ukrainian American Youth Association welcomes debutantes
    Mar31

    Ukrainian American Youth Association welcomes debutantes

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – On February 25, the Ukrainian American Youth Association (UAYA, also known by the acronym CYM) held its 53rd annual debutante ball at the Sheraton hotel in Parsippany, N.J. The ball marked the societal debut for 15 young women. This year’s group of women came from all over the tri-state area to be […] …read more...

    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,...