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    Yanukovych trial for treason starts as Interpol removes him from wanted list
    May12

    Yanukovych trial for treason starts as Interpol removes him from wanted list

    KYIV – A day before the trial of Viktor Yanukovych for treason started in Kyiv on May 4, his lawyers announced that the disgraced former president of Ukraine is no longer wanted by Interpol. The world’s largest international police organization subsequently confirmed the information. “Interpol has thus confirmed the fact that criminal cases...

    Connecticut UNA District holds spring meeting
    May12

    Connecticut UNA District holds spring meeting

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Connecticut UNA District’s spring meeting was held on Saturday, April 22, at St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church in New Haven. The meeting was attended by UNA National Secretary Yuriy Symczyk and UNA Adviser Gloria Horbaty. The meeting was held after the presentation by Dr. Petrusia G. Kotlar on “Wellness and […]...

    Trump meets with Klimkin and Chaly at White House
    May12

    Trump meets with Klimkin and Chaly at White House

    WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump received Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the White House on Wednesday, May 11. The leaders discussed further efforts to support Ukraine. That meeting was preceded by talks between Minister Klimkin and U.S. Vice-President Michael Pence on the same day. The interlocutors discussed...

    Ceremony at Embassy of Ukraine marks 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine relations
    May12

    Ceremony at Embassy of Ukraine marks 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine relations

    WASHINGTON – While visiting the U.S. capital May 8-10 for meetings with representatives of the Munich Security Conference, Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin also participated in the celebration of the 25th anniversary of U.S.-Ukraine diplomatic relations at the Embassy of Ukraine on May 8. During that evening reception, he...

    Senators ask Trump to engage with Ukraine before meeting with Vladimir Putin
    May12

    Senators ask Trump to engage with Ukraine before meeting with Vladimir Putin

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on May 8 sent a letter to President Donald Trump encouraging him to prioritize meeting with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine before meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 conference in July. Identifying the importance of engaging longstanding American allies as a priority...

    U.S. to provide $560 M to Ukraine
    May12

    U.S. to provide $560 M to Ukraine

    KYIV – On Thursday, May 4, the U.S. Congress passed the defense spending bill for fiscal 2017, which provides for the allocation of $560 million in aid to Kyiv, of which $350 million will be used to strengthen the country’s defenses. The next day, the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2017 was signed by President Donald […] …read...

    Ukrainians to commemorate three major historical events
    May12

    Ukrainians to commemorate three major historical events

    NEW YORK – An initiative meeting of Ukrainian national community organizations, along with the Society of Veterans of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army Inc., the Organization for the Defense of Lemkivschyna (OOL) and Former Members of Ukrainian Insurgent Army-UPA, took place on March 4 at the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America headquarters on the...

    New revelations prompt activists in Connecticut to protest Manafort
    May12

    New revelations prompt activists in Connecticut to protest Manafort

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – A group of Ukrainian American activists and allies gathered on Sunday, April 2, at the entrance to Central Connecticut State University to protest the activities of Connecticut native Paul Manafort Jr., former campaign manager for Donald J. Trump and strategic adviser to disgraced Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych....

    Rep. Roskam meets with Ukrainian community
    May12

    Rep. Roskam meets with Ukrainian community

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – On Tuesday, April 18, Congressman Peter J. Roskam (R-Ill.) met with members of Ukrainian organizations at a roundtable held at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral – Kyivan Patriarchate in Bloomingdale, Ill. Rep. Roskam reported that he had written a letter to U.S. Secretary Rex W. Tillerson following the latter’s...

    Ukrainian Days advocacy event to be held June 14 in Washington
    May12

    Ukrainian Days advocacy event to be held June 14 in Washington

    U.S.-Ukraine working group’s summit to follow on June 15 WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public-affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), will sponsor its second Ukrainian Days advocacy event on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The endeavor in June 2017 is especially...