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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    MH17 victims remembered three years after jet’s downing
    Jul21

    MH17 victims remembered three years after jet’s downing

    More than 2,000 relatives gathered in the Netherlands to unveil a memorial to family members who were killed when a passenger jet was shot down by a missile over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima on July 17 attended the ceremony to dedicate the memorial to MH17’s victims in Vijfhuizen park, near […]...

    Three years on, families of MH17 victims still seeking justice
    Jul21

    Three years on, families of MH17 victims still seeking justice

    Evert van Zijtveld doesn’t want to talk about the 2014 plane crash in eastern Ukraine that took the lives of his two teenage children. He wants justice. But three years after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, the bereaved Dutch father – who also lost his in-laws in the crash – is still waiting. […] …read more Source: The...

    UMANA conference 2017: “Help Ukrainians help themselves”
    Jul21

    UMANA conference 2017: “Help Ukrainians help themselves”

    CHICAGO – The Ukrainian Medical Association of North America (UMANA) held its 44th Scientific Conference and 37th Assembly of Delegates on Wednesday through Saturday, June 14-18, at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. The theme of the biennial convention was “Rehabilitation and Reintegration – Helping Ukrainians Help Themselves.” The...

    Accountability for MH17
    Jul21

    Accountability for MH17

    It’s been three years since a passenger airliner was shot out of the sky over the beautiful fields of Ukraine in a war zone created by Russian and Russian-backed forces. On July 17, 2014, a terrorist act – plain and simple – was committed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) was downed and all 298 […] …read more Source: The...

    Tillerson confirms U.S. support for Ukraine,  appoints special envoy for peace negotiations
    Jul14

    Tillerson confirms U.S. support for Ukraine, appoints special envoy for peace negotiations

    KYIV – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit on July 9 re-affirmed America’s consistent policy toward helping Ukraine preserve sovereignty amid a prolonged war with Russia that has killed more than 10,100 people and severed 7 percent of the country’s territory. Speaking after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Mr....

    NATO chief calls on Russia to remove “thousands of troops” from Ukraine
    Jul14

    NATO chief calls on Russia to remove “thousands of troops” from Ukraine

    KYIV – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has affirmed the alliance’s “unwavering support” for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and has called on Russia to remove its “thousands of soldiers from Ukraine and stop supporting the militants with command-and-control and military equipment.” Mr. Stoltenberg made the comments in Kyiv...

    Capitol Hill reception marks 20th anniversary of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus
    Jul14

    Capitol Hill reception marks 20th anniversary of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus

    WASHINGTON – Among the major events that brought Ukraine into the spotlight in the U.S. capital in the middle of June – in addition to the visit here by President Petro Poroshenko and his meeting with President Donald Trump, and the visit a few days earlier by the chairman of Ukraine’s Parliament, Andriy Parubiy – […] …read more...

    Merkel, Macron, Putin agree on ‘comprehensive’ implementation of Ukraine peace deal
    Jul14

    Merkel, Macron, Putin agree on ‘comprehensive’ implementation of Ukraine peace deal

    HAMBURG, Germany – The leaders of Germany, France and Russia have agreed that the Minsk agreements on ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine “should be comprehensively implemented,” a German official tells RFE/RL. The characterization of the meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President...

    Association Agreement with Ukraine formally approved by European Union
    Jul14

    Association Agreement with Ukraine formally approved by European Union

    BRUSSELS – The European Union’s 28 member states have formally endorsed the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, the final step in the ratification process after years of political twists and turns. The deal, which strengthens ties between the EU and Kyiv, will enter into force on September 1. The landmark agreement was initially slated for...

    UCCA requests meeting with Volker, U.S. special representative for Ukraine
    Jul14

    UCCA requests meeting with Volker, U.S. special representative for Ukraine

    NEW YORK – As the world’s attention lingered on the G-20 summit of last week, Ukraine hosted numerous international visitors the next weekend, including: U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt...

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