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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Pope Francis pays final respects to Cardinal Lubomyr Husar
    Jun09

    Pope Francis pays final respects to Cardinal Lubomyr Husar

    Vatican CITY – In a heartfelt personal letter, Pope Francis has expressed his desire to “be among those praying to the heavenly Father” for the “chosen soul of our Brother” Cardinal Lubomyr Husar. The holy father noted the “extraordinary influx of people” paying their respects to the former head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church. This, […]...

    INTERVIEW: Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan on his background and his work
    Jun09

    INTERVIEW: Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan on his background and his work

    Serhiy Zhadan is a Kharkiv-based internationally known poet, novelist, musician and activist. He will be performing in “1917-2017 Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs,” a new Yara Arts Group piece at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club on June 9-25. He was interviewed in New York in April during his U.S. reading tour, which included The Ukrainian […]...

    UNWLA in Holmdel hosts “Music of Survival” film screening
    Jun09

    UNWLA in Holmdel hosts “Music of Survival” film screening

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – On May 6 Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Branch 98 of Holmdel/Middletown, N.J., sponsored a screening of the documentary film, “Music of Survival, the Story of the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus” at the theater of the Middletown Arts Center in Middletown, N.J. The film tells the inspiring story of the original 17...

    UAV commemorates Memorial Day in front of its monument
    Jun09

    UAV commemorates Memorial Day in front of its monument

    SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – Mathew Koziak, national monument officer of the Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV), who is responsible for the upkeep and beautification of the monument dedicated to all Ukrainian American servicemen and women who served in the U.S. armed forces, arranged with Metropolitan Anthony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the...

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies
    Jun02

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies

    KYIV – Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, major archbishop emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, died on May 31, following a serious illness. He was 85. From January 26, 2001, to February 10, 2011, he headed the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church worldwide and was revered as the Church’s patriarch. Born in Lviv, on February 26, 1933, Lubomyr...

    Dutch Senate backs European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Jun02

    Dutch Senate backs European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement

    The Dutch Senate has approved the European Union’s Association Agreement with Ukraine, paving the way for ratification of the pact strengthening ties between the EU and Kyiv. The 50-to-25 vote in the upper house of Parliament in the Netherlands on May 30 marks one of the final stages in a long path to the landmark […] …read more...

    Ukraine delivers legal knockout  to Russia in multi-billion-dollar gas case
    Jun02

    Ukraine delivers legal knockout to Russia in multi-billion-dollar gas case

    KYIV – Ukraine dealt a legal blow to Russia in their multi-faceted war when a Swedish arbitration tribunal on May 31 “rejected” claims by state-owned Gazprom over natural gas supplies to Ukraine worth more than $45 billion. Ukraine’s state-run energy holding company, Naftogaz, said in a news release that the tribunal dismissed...

    More than 90 percent of citizens consider themselves ethnic Ukrainians
    Jun02

    More than 90 percent of citizens consider themselves ethnic Ukrainians

    KYIV – An overwhelming 92 percent of citizens of Ukraine consider themselves ethnic Ukrainians, according to a recent survey by the Razumkov Center. Six percent of the respondents consider themselves ethnic Russians, and 1.5 percent cite other ethnic groups. This is the highest recorded percentage of Ukrainian self-identification since Ukraine...

    Ukraine survives without coal from Russia-controlled Donbas
    Jun02

    Ukraine survives without coal from Russia-controlled Donbas

    In spite of a blockade on shipments of anthracite coal from the occupied Donbas to Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPPs) since this past winter, the country has thus far avoided blackouts. Moreover, Ukraine has managed to increase power generation by 2.1 percent year over year in January-April (Interfax, May 13). This was mainly thanks to […]...

    MPs in Canada mark “Vyshyvanka” Day
    Jun02

    MPs in Canada mark “Vyshyvanka” Day

    OTTAWA – On May 18, Ukrainian Canadian activists gathered with leaders from all political parties from across the country on Parliament Hill to mark International Vyshyvanka (Ukrainian Embroidery) Day. Also joining the group seen above were Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada Andriy Shevchenko and former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Over 50...

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