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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Senate overwhelmingly passes legislation on Russia sanctions
    Jun16

    Senate overwhelmingly passes legislation on Russia sanctions

    Measure mandates congressional review for sanctions to be altered WASHINGTON – The Senate on June 14 overwhelmingly passed – by a vote of 97 to 2 – new legislation imposing sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine and Syria, and its attempt to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. The measure, which is an amendment […] …read...

    U.N. says conflict in Ukraine escalating amid violations  of ceasefire agreement
    Jun16

    U.N. says conflict in Ukraine escalating amid violations of ceasefire agreement

    A United Nations report says hostilities have been escalating in eastern Ukraine in recent months because parties to the armed conflict there have “repeatedly failed to implement cease fire agreements.” The report by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on June 13 says ceasefire violations by both Ukrainian armed...

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