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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Poroshenko meets with Trump, other senior U.S. officials in D.C.
    Jun23

    Poroshenko meets with Trump, other senior U.S. officials in D.C.

    WASHINGTON – During his two days of meetings in the U.S. capital – with President Donald Trump and other senior officials in his administration – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko expressed his satisfaction with the support Ukraine was receiving from the United States, especially with respect to Russia’s aggression. …read more...

    Experts urge U.S. Congress  and Trump to arm Ukraine
    Jun23

    Experts urge U.S. Congress and Trump to arm Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan task force made up of former U.S. defense officials, ambassadors, and security experts renewed calls for the United States to give lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine. On June 21, the National Security Task Force of the Friends of Ukraine Network urged the United States to provide a range of weapons, intelligence […]...

    The Poroshenko-Trump meeting
    Jun23

    The Poroshenko-Trump meeting

    It was another good week for Ukraine in Washington. President Petro Poroshenko met with President Donald Trump and other key officials in the U.S. administration to press his case that Ukraine is a success story and that it is fighting for its freedom and democracy. “There never was such a powerful visit,” Mr. Poroshenko was […] …read more...

    Even direct costs of Putin’s aggression are unsustainable, says analyst
    Jun23

    Even direct costs of Putin’s aggression are unsustainable, says analyst

    The indirect costs of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea, as well as his military muscle-flexing elsewhere – which resulted in the isolation of Russia internationally and greater repression and human suffering domestically – are perhaps incalculable. But the direct costs for the military can be measured, and they...

    June 27, 1992
    Jun23

    June 27, 1992

    Twenty-five years ago, on June 27, 1992, 11,815 people gathered at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway, N.J., to watch the first international game between the national teams of Ukraine and the United States of America. The 0-0 draw was deemed a triumph for Ukraine. “It was a tremendous, tremendous success for the Ukrainian team,” said Ukrainian […]...

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine began in 1991, according to expert
    Jun23

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine began in 1991, according to expert

    Moscow began its efforts to undermine Ukraine, not in 2013 in reaction to the Maidan, as many encouraged by Russia believe, but already in 1991, Kyiv military expert Nikolay Sungurovsky says. And those efforts began because Moscow feared that “a successful Ukraine would threaten the territorial integrity of Russia.” “Russia reacted aggressively...

    Holodomor Education Conference 2017 gives educators tools to teach about Ukraine’s genocide
    Jun23

    Holodomor Education Conference 2017 gives educators tools to teach about Ukraine’s genocide

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Educators from across Canada, the United States and Ukraine assembled in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to attend the second Holodomor Education Conference: “Education–Awareness–Action” (HEC-2017) on May 5-7, at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). The conference was organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium...

    Crucial health care reform begins, NATO membership becomes priority
    Jun16

    Crucial health care reform begins, NATO membership becomes priority

    Ukraine moves closer to Europe KYIV – Ukraine’s acting Health Minister Dr. Ulana Suprun flew to the U.S. this week to meet with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, as well as the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America to further garner support for health reform. Ukraine’s Parliament on June 8 passed the […]...

    Ukrainians celebrate visa-free travel to EU
    Jun16

    Ukrainians celebrate visa-free travel to EU

    BRUSSELS – Ukrainians celebrated the first day of visa-free travel to most European Union countries, which President Petro Poroshenko welcomed as a “a final exit of our country from the Russian Empire.” The liberalized regime entered into force on June 11, allowing Ukrainian citizens who have biometric passports to enter all EU member states...

    Ukraine hopes to become exporter  of arms to NATO countries
    Jun16

    Ukraine hopes to become exporter of arms to NATO countries

    Ukraine has unique facilities in shipbuilding and missile production. It also makes armored vehicles, tanks, radar systems, engines, transport aircraft and military trucks. Ukraine’s state defense-industry concern Ukroboronprom announced on May 30 that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) Support and Procurement Agency...

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