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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    UNA Home Office marks worldwide Ukrainian embroidery day
    Jun02

    UNA Home Office marks worldwide Ukrainian embroidery day

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The Home Office of the Ukrainian National Association, which also includes the staffs of its two newspapers, Svoboda and The Ukrainian Weekly, once again celebrated international Ukrainian embroidery day (Den Vyshyvanky) – a day when Ukrainians everywhere wear their embroidered finery as a symbol of Ukrainian unity. Vyshyvanka...

    Hijacking history
    Jun02

    Hijacking history

    Making headlines this past week was what newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron said was a “frank exchange” with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin. They met on May 29 outside of Paris, amid the splendor of Versailles, discussing such topics as resetting French-Russian relations, terrorism, Syria and Ukraine. (Mr. Macron has...

    June 4, 1997
    Jun02

    June 4, 1997

    Twenty years ago, on June 4, 1997, nearly 100 people attended a daylong conference, “After NATO Expands: Consequences for Ukraine and the Baltics,” that was co-hosted by Freedom House and the Ukrainian Institute of America in New York. Panelists included: Victoria Nuland, U.S. State Department fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; Alexander...

    Ukraine opens criminal probe  against Stalin and Beria  for Crimean Tatar deportations
    May26

    Ukraine opens criminal probe against Stalin and Beria for Crimean Tatar deportations

    Ukrainian officials have announced a criminal investigation into Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his secret police chief, Lavrenty Beria, for the mass deportation of Muslim Tatars from the Crimean Peninsula during World War II, which killed tens of thousands. The investigation, announced on May 18 by the Prosecutor General’s Office, is...

    Poroshenko urges G-7 states to keep sanctions against Russia intact
    May26

    Poroshenko urges G-7 states to keep sanctions against Russia intact

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko urged the leaders of the G-7 group of industrialized nations to maintain sanctions against Russia for illegally taking over Crimea and for waging war in the Donbas. Due to Russia’s persistent warmongering, there are “no grounds for the EU to cancel or ease economic and sectoral sanctions against the Russian...

    Ukraine remembers  mass deportation  of Crimean Tatars
    May26

    Ukraine remembers mass deportation of Crimean Tatars

    KYIV – Ukraine commemorated the victims of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. A minute of silence was observed at noon on May 18 across the country – except in Crimea, which Russia seized in March 2014 after sending in troops and staging a referendum boycotted by many Crimean […] …read more...

    Canada moves closer to enacting Magnitsky law
    May26

    Canada moves closer to enacting Magnitsky law

    Ukrainian Canadian lawmakers are key players in bill’s progress OTTAWA – Canada is closer to enacting Magnitsky-style legislation after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, a Ukrainian Canadian, announced last week that the Liberal government would support a bill sponsored by Ukrainian Canadian Conservative Sen. Raynell Andreychuk...

    Public sharply divided over Ukraine’s ban on Russian social networks
    May26

    Public sharply divided over Ukraine’s ban on Russian social networks

    KYIV – Censorship and a blow to freedom of expression, or a long-overdue move in defense of national security? President Petro Poroshenko’s blanket ban in Ukraine on several Russian Internet services, including leading Russian-language social networks and a popular search engine, has struck a chord – or a nerve, depending on whom you ask....

    More on Ukrainians’ contributions to science
    May26

    More on Ukrainians’ contributions to science

    Dear Editor: Many thanks to Eugene Stakhiv for the very interesting and informative article on “Ukraine’s technological ‘fingerprints’ ” (April 8). It is indeed important for us to realize the many contributions that Ukrainians have made to the world of science. I would like to add the name of one more remarkable Ukrainian physicist,...

    NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia: Get out of Ukraine
    May26

    NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia: Get out of Ukraine

    There is an old saying: When the going gets tough, the tough get going. It’s been a long time since the world order has hovered on the brink as it is doing now. In the European Union, some members are leaving, while others are reversing course from open societies to insular ones. North Korea is […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

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