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    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...

    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 […]...

    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...

    Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington
    May12

    Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – A “Ukraine Freedom March” is set to take place on May 20 in Washington. The march, officially known as “Once in a Generation: Ukraine Freedom March,” is organized by Ukrainian American activists, led by Ed Skibicki, a Ukrainian American of Lemko origin. The march – with a full police escort – is […] …read more Source: The...

    Film screening and Q&A to supplement Washington march
    May12

    Film screening and Q&A to supplement Washington march

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The film “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine,” by three-time Academy Award-winning director Mark Jonathan Harris, is set for a screening and Q&A session beginning at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.) on May 20 at The Miracle Theater as part of the Ukraine Freedom March in Washington earlier […] …read more...

    Former director of CIUS speaks on “Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine”
    May12

    Former director of CIUS speaks on “Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine”

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Bohdan Krawchenko, former director of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, recently delivered three lectures in Canada on “The Global (Dis)Order and Ukraine.” He spoke first at the J.B. Rudnyckyj Distinguished Lecture in Winnipeg on March 8, then delivered the annual Shevchenko Lecture in Edmonton on March 10...

    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...

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’
    May12

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a visa-liberalization deal with the European Union marks his country’s “divorce from the Russian Empire.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...