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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    New revelations prompt activists in Connecticut to protest Manafort
    May12

    New revelations prompt activists in Connecticut to protest Manafort

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – A group of Ukrainian American activists and allies gathered on Sunday, April 2, at the entrance to Central Connecticut State University to protest the activities of Connecticut native Paul Manafort Jr., former campaign manager for Donald J. Trump and strategic adviser to disgraced Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych....

    Rep. Roskam meets with Ukrainian community
    May12

    Rep. Roskam meets with Ukrainian community

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – On Tuesday, April 18, Congressman Peter J. Roskam (R-Ill.) met with members of Ukrainian organizations at a roundtable held at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral – Kyivan Patriarchate in Bloomingdale, Ill. Rep. Roskam reported that he had written a letter to U.S. Secretary Rex W. Tillerson following the latter’s...

    Ukrainian Days advocacy event to be held June 14 in Washington
    May12

    Ukrainian Days advocacy event to be held June 14 in Washington

    U.S.-Ukraine working group’s summit to follow on June 15 WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public-affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), will sponsor its second Ukrainian Days advocacy event on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The endeavor in June 2017 is especially...

    Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington
    May12

    Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – A “Ukraine Freedom March” is set to take place on May 20 in Washington. The march, officially known as “Once in a Generation: Ukraine Freedom March,” is organized by Ukrainian American activists, led by Ed Skibicki, a Ukrainian American of Lemko origin. The march – with a full police escort – is […] …read more Source: The...

    Film screening and Q&A to supplement Washington march
    May12

    Film screening and Q&A to supplement Washington march

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The film “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine,” by three-time Academy Award-winning director Mark Jonathan Harris, is set for a screening and Q&A session beginning at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.) on May 20 at The Miracle Theater as part of the Ukraine Freedom March in Washington earlier […] …read more...

    Ukraine media environment improved, challenges remain, says Freedom House
    May05

    Ukraine media environment improved, challenges remain, says Freedom House

    Freedom House’s graphics about press freedom worldwide in 2016. Occupied Crimea among worst in press freedom KYIV – Crimea is the fourth least press-friendly territory or country in the world, independent democracy watchdog Freedom House found in its latest report on press freedom published in April. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s media...

    Putin and Merkel differ over Ukraine peace talks
    May05

    Putin and Merkel differ over Ukraine peace talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Russian Black Sea port of Sochi for talks focusing on the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as on strained bilateral relations. Both leaders said after their May 2 meeting that it is essential for all parties to fulfill their commitments under […] …read...

    Relations between Russia and Turkey undermined by status of Crimea
    May05

    Relations between Russia and Turkey undermined by status of Crimea

    Evading questions surrounding Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed from Ukraine in early 2014, has become an unofficial guiding principle in bilateral Turkish-Russian relations. By certain measures, Russian-Turkish relations appear to be firmly developing in a positive direction, but in fact serious points of contention continue to undermine...

    Illinois congressman writes to Tillerson about why Ukraine needs U.S. support
    May05

    Illinois congressman writes to Tillerson about why Ukraine needs U.S. support

    The following letter was sent by Rep. Peter J. Roskam (R-Ill.)to U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson on April 13. Dear Secretary Tillerson: As you conclude your official visit to Europe and the Russian Federation, I write to express my strong support for Ukraine and the U.S.-Ukraine relationship. The United States must do everything […]...

    Two years on, no second thoughts on opening Ukraine’s KGB archives ‘to everyone’
    May05

    Two years on, no second thoughts on opening Ukraine’s KGB archives ‘to everyone’

    Just over two years ago, on April 9, 2015, Ukraine’s Parliament adopted a historic law on opening up the country’s Soviet-era secret-police archives. In the new law’s first full year in effect, requests for information and access boomed by 138 percent. “It is very important for us that everyone has the chance to look at […]...

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