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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Ukraine’s navy: Conceptual aspects  and cooperation with the West
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s navy: Conceptual aspects and cooperation with the West

    In late February 2017, the commander of Ukraine’s naval forces, Vice-Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, in an interview with Ukrainian Channel 5, said that the country was considering procuring used combat ships from the West as a way to increase Ukraine’s naval capabilities. The vice admiral stated Kyiv would be willing to purchase...

    Shevchenko Prize laureate Malkovych offers eloquent defense of the Ukrainian language
    Mar24

    Shevchenko Prize laureate Malkovych offers eloquent defense of the Ukrainian language

    KYIV – When Ivan Malkovych, the renowned poet and book publisher, took the podium to accept this year’s Taras Shevchenko National Prize for literature, he passionately exalted the Ukrainian language and voiced disapproval for how the award’s namesake is portrayed in society. The selection committee for the nation’s most...

    Ukraine lawmaker calls on U.S. to investigate new ‘evidence’ of secret payments to Manafort
    Mar24

    Ukraine lawmaker calls on U.S. to investigate new ‘evidence’ of secret payments to Manafort

    KYIV – Paul Manafort is under scrutiny again after a Ukrainian lawmaker released documents he says show that U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman went to great lengths to hide $750,000 tied to his work for former President Viktor Yanukovych. The documents, made public by National Deputy Serhiy Leshchenko at a press...

    Third anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Crimea
    Mar24

    Third anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Crimea

    Canada condemns Russia’s violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued the following statement, “Third Anniversary of Illegal Annexation of Crimea,” on March 16. Today we mark three years since Russia’s illegal annexation and invasion of Crimea. We condemn...

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea
    Mar24

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea

    Crimean journalist Mykola Semena has gone on trial on separatism-related charges in the Russian-controlled territory, telling reporters minutes before the hearing that he is innocent. The judge adjourned the trial on March 20 for two weeks shortly after it got under way, following a motion by the defense to provide for a more open and […]...

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls  on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”
    Mar24

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”

    “Bitter Harvest” is a love story, set against the backdrop of the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine. Produced by prominent Ukrainian Canadian Ian Ihnatowycz, the film brings the tragedy of the Famine-Genocide to audiences around the world. Set between the two world wars and based on historical events, “Bitter Harvest” conveys the untold story of the...

    PHOTO FOLLOW-UP: Ukrainian Days in Washington
    Mar24

    PHOTO FOLLOW-UP: Ukrainian Days in Washington

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    April 2, 1951
    Mar24

    April 2, 1951

    Sixty-six years ago, on April 2, 1951, The Ukrainian Weekly wrote about Russian imperialist propaganda and American Russian advisors. The article cited four varieties of propaganda based on anti-Communist Russian imperialism – the extreme right monarchists, Russian Social-Democrats, Mensheviks and Russian nationalists. In the first few months of...

    Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea
    Mar24

    Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea

    Three years ago, Russia occupied the Crimean peninsula, lopping off a part of Ukraine’s territory. Moscow sent troops into Crimea on February 28, 2014, in what the chair of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine’s acting president, Oleksandr Turchynov, said was “brazen and unjustified aggression, thinly veiled as ‘protecting Russian...

    Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine
    Mar24

    Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine

    We recently announced that the government of Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine, Operation UNIFIER, will continue for another two years. By renewing this mission, we not only continue to build upon the strong economic, social, military and cultural ties between Canada and Ukraine, but we publicly send a message of deterrence to...

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