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    Hungary scrapping visa fees for Ukrainians, backs EU waiver
    Nov24

    Hungary scrapping visa fees for Ukrainians, backs EU waiver

    Hungary’s prime minister says his country is eliminating fees on visas for Ukrainian citizens. …read more Source: FOX...

    Kyiv Chamber Choir performs concert of sacred and folk music in Washington
    Nov24

    Kyiv Chamber Choir performs concert of sacred and folk music in Washington

    WASHINGTON – Choral music lovers in this area received a very welcome present from the Kyiv Chamber Choir on November 6 at the National City Christian Church: an emotionally and artistically moving concert of Ukrainian sacred and folk music. This was the last of nine concerts on the Ukrainian choir’s 10-day 2016 “Sounds of Ukraine” […]...

    UCC Ukraine Appeal provides “Ambulances for Ukraine”
    Nov24

    UCC Ukraine Appeal provides “Ambulances for Ukraine”

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Ukraine Appeal announce that eight ambulances from across Canada were shipped on October 19 to Ukraine as part of the “Ambulances for Ukraine” project (Phase 2). Two more ambulances were to be shipped the following week. “Ambulances for Ukraine” was established in early 2015 in response to the […]...

    Ukrainian Technological Society of Pittsburgh presents Friendship Award to Rep. Tim Murphy
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Technological Society of Pittsburgh presents Friendship Award to Rep. Tim Murphy

    PITTSBURGH – The Ukrainian Technological Society (UTS) of Pittsburgh held its 46th annual dinner dance on Saturday, November 5, at The Club at Nevillewood in Pittsburgh. The society used the occasion to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence and to present its 2016 Friendship Award to Congressman Tim Murphy, a Republican...

    UCC’s Invictus Games committee launches call for volunteers
    Nov24

    UCC’s Invictus Games committee launches call for volunteers

    OTTAWA – The first meeting of the UCC Invictus Games Organizing Committee took place in Toronto on November 10 with a call for volunteers to join the community efforts to support Team Ukraine’s participation in the Invictus Games that will be held in Toronto, September 24-30, 2017. The UCC Invictus Games Organizing Committee, chaired by […]...

    OSCE reports spike in Ukraine cease-fire violations
    Nov24

    OSCE reports spike in Ukraine cease-fire violations

    The international monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine says it has recorded a sharp rise in cease-fire violations following several days of lower activity. The monitoring mission of the Organization for … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia detains former navy officer in Crimea for allegedly spying for Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russia detains former navy officer in Crimea for allegedly spying for Ukraine

    Reuters/Maxim ShemetovRussia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a former Russian navy official, Leonid Parkhomenko, in Crimea who is accused of spying for the Ukrainian military, the FSB announced on its website on Thursday. The FSB said it detained the former Naval captain in Sevastopol on Tuesday (November 22) and that he was...

    OSCE Reports Spike in Ukraine Cease-Fire Violations
    Nov24

    OSCE Reports Spike in Ukraine Cease-Fire Violations

    The international monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine says it has recorded a sharp rise in cease-fire violations following several days of lower activity …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia and Ukraine Take Turns Arresting Crimea Servicemen on Spying Allegations
    Nov24

    Russia and Ukraine Take Turns Arresting Crimea Servicemen on Spying Allegations

    The arrest of the serviceman is one of several such detentions made on the contested peninsula in recent days by both Russia and Ukraine. Crimea, recognized by the U.N. as Ukrainian, came under Russian control following an internationally unrecognized referendum in 2014, but both Russian and Ukrainian forces had long been stationed there. Some...

    Vladimir Putin Vows to Continue EU Import Ban ‘As Long as Possible’
    Nov24

    Vladimir Putin Vows to Continue EU Import Ban ‘As Long as Possible’

    Vladimir Putin has promised to retain a ban on Western food products for “as long as possible” in a bid to help Russian businesses. A long list of imports—such as cheese, fish and meat from EU countries—have been banned in Russia for two years in an apparent response to Western sanctions on Russian pro-Kremlin officials and enterprises over...