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    Ukraine, EU Hopeful About US Support for Russia Sanctions
    Nov24

    Ukraine, EU Hopeful About US Support for Russia Sanctions

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko expressed guarded optimism Thursday that a U.S. administration under president-elect Donald Trump will continue to back sanctions against Russia. At a summit with top European Union officials in Brussels, Poroshenko said Trump had raised the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the east of Ukraine in...

    Ukraine’s President Confident Of Continued U.S. Support
    Nov24

    Ukraine’s President Confident Of Continued U.S. Support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has expressed confidence in continued U.S. support for his country after having spoken to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on the phone about Russian “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    With Hospitals Destroyed, Aleppo Could Be ‘Next Madaya,’ Doctor Warns
    Nov24

    With Hospitals Destroyed, Aleppo Could Be ‘Next Madaya,’ Doctor Warns

    days after the last functioning hospitals were bombed out of operation in the eastern part of Aleppo, activists are warning that the city could become “the next Madaya.” More than a quarter of a million people living in eastern Aleppo now have no access to urgent medical care. The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday that while some...

    Putin Claims Russia’s Borders ‘End Nowhere’ At Geography Event
    Nov24

    Putin Claims Russia’s Borders ‘End Nowhere’ At Geography Event

    “Russia’s borders end nowhere,” Russian President Vladimir Putin declared at the annual award ceremony of the national geographic society in Moscow to roaring applause, broadcast live on state television on Thursday. “This is a joke,” Putin declared, as the cameras panned to the hall full of grinning government officials, including Minister...

    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...

    Poroshenko, Tusk Discuss Phone Calls With Trump
    Nov24

    Poroshenko, Tusk Discuss Phone Calls With Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said U.S. President-elect Donald Trump had raised “Russian aggression” against Ukraine during a phone call in the last few days, while European Council President Donald Tusk said Trump had adopted a more “promising” approach to Ukraine than during the election campaign. (AP) …read...

    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” […]...