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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
    Dec09

    U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

    KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day
    Dec09

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day

    PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time in its history, the Oregon legislature designated the fourth Saturday in November – November 25, 2017 – as Holodomor Remembrance Day in the state. This legislation was introduced at the request of the local Ukrainian American community – another first in the history of the state. It was passed unanimously by...

    Brewing threat of worsening tensions between Poroshenko and Avakov
    Dec09

    Brewing threat of worsening tensions between Poroshenko and Avakov

    In late October, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained the internal affairs minister’s son, Oleksandr Avakov. Allegedly, he was indicted in a corruption scheme that cost the Ukrainian budget over 14 million hrv (about $520,000 U.S.). The younger Avakov and two other senior officials at the Ministry of Internal...

    U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
    Dec09

    U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

    KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Saakashvili defiant as police clash  with supporters at Kyiv protest camp
    Dec09

    Saakashvili defiant as police clash with supporters at Kyiv protest camp

    KYIV – Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition leader, has vowed that he will continue to resist arrest after his supporters dramatically freed him from custody in Kyiv. Facing a deadline to turn himself in to the authorities later in the day, Mr. Saakashvili told supporters at a protest camp near parliament...

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day
    Dec09

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day

    PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time in its history, the Oregon legislature designated the fourth Saturday in November – November 25, 2017 – as Holodomor Remembrance Day in the state. This legislation was introduced at the request of the local Ukrainian American community – another first in the history of the state. It was passed unanimously by...

    Kremlin turns Belarus into bridgehead  for anti-Ukrainian provocations
    Dec09

    Kremlin turns Belarus into bridgehead for anti-Ukrainian provocations

    In recent months, Russia has repeatedly used Belarus for provocations against Ukraine. The latest example was the arrest of Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sharoyko by the Belarusian KGB – an incident in which the hand of Moscow is clearly perceptible. The Sharyoko case, as well as a series of separate episodes, illustrate that many of Minsk’s...

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform
    Dec02

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform

    The Verkhovna Rada successfully passed health reform bills on June 5 and October 19. Spearheaded by the American-born acting minister of health, Dr. Ulana Suprun, the medical reform was strongly criticized in leading Russian media outlets. However, the Kremlin’s attacks on Ukraine overshadow Russia’s own systemic health-care problems....

    Canadian ambassador draws on all  of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian ambassador draws on all of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine

    KYIV – The Ukraine that Canadian Ambassador Roman Waschuk knew while serving as political counselor for his country’s diplomatic corps in 1994-1998 has outlived its legacy. Back then, Leonid Kuchma was in his first of two terms as president and starting to build the corrupt, oligarchic economic model that the nation’s...

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
    Dec02

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

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