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    On Euro-Maidan’s third anniversary, many see the revolution as incomplete
    Nov24

    On Euro-Maidan’s third anniversary, many see the revolution as incomplete

    KYIV – Dmytro Zhytniy can’t lift anything heavy, and is unable to run or jump. On January 23, 2014, when authorities started kidnapping members of the so-called Auto-Maidan – the roving protest on wheels – riot police ambushed and abducted Mr. Zhytniy on a Kyiv side street called Kriposny Provulok while the trained heavyweight boxer […]...

    Ukraine could leverage trade deal with Canada to enter American market
    Nov24

    Ukraine could leverage trade deal with Canada to enter American market

    Special to The Ukrainian Weekly OTTAWA – The doors to further trade deals may be closed once President-elect Donald Trump takes office on January 20, but Ukraine could have an exporting path to the United States via the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), according to a Ukrainian Canadian member of Parliament. Borys Wrzesnewskyj, who...

    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...

    Reflections on Ukraine  and the election just past
    Nov24

    Reflections on Ukraine and the election just past

    Early in November, Bishop Borys Gudziak spoke at the University of Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute about Ukraine and its three democratic revolutions in the past quarter century. To explain why they were necessary, he outlined the country’s tragic 20th century history – wars, a genocidal famine, terror, mass emigration, enormous...

    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...