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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    A year after journalist’s death in Kyiv, demonstrators ask ‘Who killed Pavel?’
    Jul28

    A year after journalist’s death in Kyiv, demonstrators ask ‘Who killed Pavel?’

    KYIV – One year to the day after Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car-bomb blast in central Kyiv, dozens of reporters, civil society activists, friends and colleagues demanded to know who ordered the attack and why the investigation has stalled. On July 20, after lighting candles at a makeshift memorial at the busy intersection […] …read more...

    Overview of the Russian maritime threat to Ukraine: Mariupol and Odesa at stake
    Jul28

    Overview of the Russian maritime threat to Ukraine: Mariupol and Odesa at stake

    The Black Sea region has for centuries played a key role in Russia’s southwestern policy. In the Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774), Russia took the opportunity to create naval forces in Crimea. And during subsequent wars with the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire moved into Bessarabia, the Caucasus and the Balkans. In 1791, the Sea of Azov […]...

    The Russian-Ukrainian conflict could be escalating
    Jul28

    The Russian-Ukrainian conflict could be escalating

    On July 18, Alexander Zakharchenko, the Russia-backed leader of the self-proclaimed and Moscow-supported “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR), declared that a new state – “Malorossiya” or “Little Russia” – must be created to replace the present Ukrainian “failed state.” According to Mr. Zakharchenko, the regime in Kyiv has failed, and the only...

    New agreement to strengthen Ukraine-Canada research networks
    Jul28

    New agreement to strengthen Ukraine-Canada research networks

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko (Shevchenko Foundation) and Mitacs, a national not-for-profit research and training organization, announced a new partnership that will allow Ukrainian undergraduate students to participate in research internships at Canadian universities for the first time. The agreement was signed...

    Patriarch Sviatoslav visits Tucson
    Jul28

    Patriarch Sviatoslav visits Tucson

    TUCSON, Ariz. – A day after installing Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk as the new bishop of Chicago’s Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas, Patriarch Sviatoslav was off to visit one of the farthest parishes, located in Tucson, Ariz., of this vast eparchy. Upon disembarking from a four-hour, nearly 2,000-mile flight to Tucson, the...

    Works by Kyiv artist Ola Rondiak on exhibit at Delaware Contemporary
    Jul28

    Works by Kyiv artist Ola Rondiak on exhibit at Delaware Contemporary

    KYIV – Ola Rondiak, known for her stunning and unique depictions of Ukraine’s Maidan, or the Revolution of Dignity of 2014, will exhibit her works – including paintings, mannequins, sculptures and a video installation of interviews with Ukrainians about the ongoing war in the country’s east – at The Delaware Contemporary in...

    11th Ukrainian Cultural Festival attracts thousands to Soyuzivka
    Jul21

    11th Ukrainian Cultural Festival attracts thousands to Soyuzivka

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – Thousands of people, hailing from venues ranging from California to Ukraine, converged at the 11th Ukrainian Cultural Festival held on Friday-Sunday, July 14-16, at Soyuzivka Heritage Center. The largest Ukrainian festival in the United States, it is organized by the Ukrainian National Foundation (UNF), under the patronage of...

    Ukraine-EU summit  in Kyiv focuses  on bolstering ties
    Jul21

    Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv focuses on bolstering ties

    KYIV – At the European Union-Ukraine summit in Kyiv on July 12-13, both sides hailed strengthening relations in the wake of the EU’s final approval of an Association Agreement with Kyiv earlier that week and the bloc’s decision to grant visa-free travel to Ukrainians last month. “On June 11, precisely one month ago, Ukrainians got […]...

    “Separatists” criticized over call for creation of “Malorossiya”
    Jul21

    “Separatists” criticized over call for creation of “Malorossiya”

    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region have announced what they say is the creation of a new state called “Malorossiya,” or Little Russia – a declaration that was swiftly condemned by Kyiv. The announcement on July 18 appeared to be the latest twist in attempts by the separatists who seized territory with Russian help...

    Russia-backed separatists confirm they’re holding RFE/RL contributor
    Jul21

    Russia-backed separatists confirm they’re holding RFE/RL contributor

    WASHINGTON – Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s war-torn eastern Donetsk region have confirmed that they are holding a blogger from eastern Ukraine who contributes to the Ukrainian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), according to a former Ukrainian lawmaker. The journalist, Stanislav Aseyev, who writes under the name...

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