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    International conference to examine “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals”
    Jan21

    International conference to examine “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals”

    NEW YORK – On February 24-25, the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University will convene a conference titled “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals” that will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution and the creation of the modern Ukrainian state. The conference will...

    UAV Post 17 members gather for Christmas celebration
    Jan21

    UAV Post 17 members gather for Christmas celebration

    WHIPPANY, N. J. – Ukrainian American Veterans Post 17 celebrated Christmas at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany on December 18. The festivities were organized and presided over by Post Commander Walter Kovbasniuk, who recognized several prominent guests, among them Dr. Olexander Ilchyk, who is starting a two-year...

    Hillside parishioners bring gift  of Ukrainian and English carols
    Jan21

    Hillside parishioners bring gift of Ukrainian and English carols

    HILLSIDE, N.J. – On Wednesday, December 28, 2016, children and parishioners of Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hillside, N.J., caroled in Ukrainian and English for the retired Sisters of Mercy and clergy of McAuley Hall Center at Mount St. Mary Academy in Watchung, N.J. The children distributed home-baked cookies and religious...

    Advocacy of Ukrainian American issues begins in earnest in new 115th Congress
    Jan21

    Advocacy of Ukrainian American issues begins in earnest in new 115th Congress

    WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public affairs office of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), hit the ground running in the halls of Congress in the New Year. On January 3, all members of the U.S. House of Representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate were sworn in […] …read...

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay
    Jan21

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect that U.S.-Russian relations...

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay
    Jan21

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences to Stay

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect that U.S.-Russian relations...

    U.S. spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump
    Jan21

    U.S. spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump

    Now that Donald Trump is officially its commander-in-chief, America’s foreign allies are being forced to grapple with a highly sensitive question: Is it still safe to share information with U.S. intelligence agencies?The global spy community — a fractious world where friends, frenemies and sometimes enemies often enter alliances of...

    Russian Chocolate Factory Owned By Poroshenko To Close, Lay Off 700
    Jan21

    Russian Chocolate Factory Owned By Poroshenko To Close, Lay Off 700

    A chocolate maker owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on January 20 that it is planning to shut its factory in Russia for “economic and political reasons” and lay off 700 workers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    British Remain Uneasy About New US President
    Jan20

    British Remain Uneasy About New US President

    By the historic standards of the world’s oldest debating society, it was a subdued affair. The formal motion was, “This House Welcomes the End of American Hegemony.” But it could have been reworded easily, “Will the Inauguration of Donald Trump Mark the End of America’s Global Leadership?” That was the question at the heart of what...

    Russians Celebrate Trump Inauguration as Turning Point But Analysts Cautious
    Jan20

    Russians Celebrate Trump Inauguration as Turning Point But Analysts Cautious

    The night before Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, a group of Russians and foreigners celebrated at a bar in central Moscow. Over food, drinks and musical performances, some went as far as singing Trump’s praises. “Trump, is unbelievable. Trump is a superman,” said Russian singer Willi Tokarev as...