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Section: US & Canada

    Academia: Anniversaries,  conferences, new initiatives
    Jan27

    Academia: Anniversaries, conferences, new initiatives

    The Ukrainian community saw a productive year in the academic realm with myriad symposia, roundtables and initiatives aimed at furthering understanding of Ukrainians’ history and national identity, as well as current developments in Ukraine. Especially noteworthy throughout 2016 were the 40th anniversary commemorations of the Canadian...

    2016: Culture and the arts in all their diversity
    Jan27

    2016: Culture and the arts in all their diversity

    The year 2016 witnessed several anniversary celebrations of important Ukrainian artists and seasoned Ukrainian ensembles and organizations, as well as the birth of new groups. Even when not directly related to the ongoing specter of war in their homeland, the activities of Ukrainian artists and performers found a resonance far beyond their local...

    2016: Ukrainian National Association: caring for our community
    Jan27

    2016: Ukrainian National Association: caring for our community

    Traditionally, the UNA marks the beginning of a new year with the release of its new Almanac. The Almanac of the Ukrainian National Association for 2016 (Petro Chasto, editor) marked several notable anniversaries, including the 70th anniversaries of both the so-called Lviv Sobor of 1946 that liquidated the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church by...

    Freedom House Condemns Arrest Of Crimean Tatar Journalist, Lawyer
    Jan27

    Freedom House Condemns Arrest Of Crimean Tatar Journalist, Lawyer

    Freedom House has condemned the arrest of lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and his client Seyran Saliev by Russian-imposed prosecutors in Ukraine’s Moscow-annexed Crimea region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump to discuss lifting Russian sanctions with Putin on Saturday
    Jan27

    Trump to discuss lifting Russian sanctions with Putin on Saturday

    U.S. President Donald Trump will speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the phone on Saturday according to Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov. The leaders will discuss a range of topics including how to tackle radical Islamic terrorism. More controversially, the removal of sanctions may also be up for discussion, as the White House...

    Putin And Trump To Discuss Sanctions Against Russia: Conway
    Jan27

    Putin And Trump To Discuss Sanctions Against Russia: Conway

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to discuss the sanctions that Washington imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine when the two leaders speak by telephone on Saturday, a senior White House aide said.Trump has said in the past that, as part of a rapprochement he is seeking with Russia, he is...

    Donald Trump Should Channel Richard Nixon and Separate China and Russia
    Jan27

    Donald Trump Should Channel Richard Nixon and Separate China and Russia

    Perhaps the greatest evidence of the hubris surrounding uber-hawks of both the Neoconservative and liberal interventionist nature is their willingness, even determination, to make multiple enemies simultaneously around the globe. Hence their constant refrain that the world is dangerous and military spending must go up, ever up. Hence the U.S.,...

    Kremlin Says Putin-Trump Call Set for Saturday
    Jan27

    Kremlin Says Putin-Trump Call Set for Saturday

    MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to speak by phone with U.S. President Donald Trump over the weekend, the Kremlin said Friday. Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the conversation is scheduled for Saturday. They last spoke when Putin congratulated Trump on his victory shortly after his election. Peskov said...

    Conway: Russian sanctions ‘under consideration’ in Trump-Putin call
    Jan27

    Conway: Russian sanctions ‘under consideration’ in Trump-Putin call

    Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said the United States’ current sanctions on Russian will be “under consideration” when President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday.“All of that is under consideration, and certainly in addition to improving relations with different foreign leaders and their...

    Putin, Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions in call: White House aide
    Jan27

    Putin, Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions in call: White House aide

    Trump will also speak to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande by phone on Saturday …read more Source: The Globe and...