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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    American citizens should care  about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
    Apr21

    American citizens should care about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Many commentators have now answered U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s question, “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” But they have failed to point out why that is the wrong question – and why it reflects a profound change in the United States with far larger and more dangerous implications than some might […]...

    Why should Russian taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?
    Apr21

    Why should Russian taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?

    Eight days ago, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson posed a rhetorical question to his G-7 counterparts, “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” There are both compelling reasons why they should be and even more why the real question is why U.S. citizens should be...

    ICJ rejects Kyiv’s call to halt Russian support for separatists
    Apr21

    ICJ rejects Kyiv’s call to halt Russian support for separatists

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague has refused Ukraine’s request to impose provisional measures against Russia to block what Kyiv says is Russia’s monetary and military support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. But the court on April 19 did issue a provisional ruling calling for a halt to what it says is […]...

    Manor College event discusses education as battlefront of democracy in Ukraine
    Apr21

    Manor College event discusses education as battlefront of democracy in Ukraine

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – Over 100 members of the Ukrainian-American community traveled from New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania to gather on April 6 at Manor College for a presentation on “Ukraine: Education as the Battlefront of Democracy.” The dialogue examined the most crucial areas of educational reform needed in...

    April ceasefire in Donbas: Opportunity for renewed Russian gains?
    Apr21

    April ceasefire in Donbas: Opportunity for renewed Russian gains?

    The truce was broken almost immediately: Russia-backed separatists started firing on Ukrainian positions just hours after the ceasefire went into effect. “Despite the declared truce, our forces have lost several [the exact number depends on the day] soldiers, several others have been wounded over the past day… Notwithstanding the casualties, the...

    New York Ukrainian studies school pays respects to the great bard
    Apr21

    New York Ukrainian studies school pays respects to the great bard

    NEW YORK – On Saturday, March 11, Self-Reliance School of Ukrainian Studies in New York City paid its respects to the great Ukrainian bard, Taras Shevchenko. The annual celebration began with Principal Ivan Makar addressing the students and guests with these words: “Taras Shevchenko was a Ukrainian genius. He was the light that guided Ukrainians...

    Toms River children honor Shevchenko
    Apr21

    Toms River children honor Shevchenko

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Children of St. Stephen Ukrainian Catholic Church perform a concert on March 19 in honor of Taras Shevchenko. Organizers of the event included the Rev. Volodymyr Popyk, choreographer Nadiya Lemega and Maria Ivanys, as well as song and poem recitation instruction by Lilia Zayceva. The show was capped off by the […] …read...

    OOL and UAYA coordinate educational project on 70th anniversary of Akcja Wisla
    Apr21

    OOL and UAYA coordinate educational project on 70th anniversary of Akcja Wisla

    PASSAIC, N.J. – The Organization for the Defense of Lemkivshchyna (OOL) and the Ukrainian American Youth Association (UAYA) have partnered to help educate people about the 1947 forced resettlement of the Ukrainian minority in Poland, codenamed Akcja Wisła. Mark Howansky, president of OOL, and Dianna Howansky Reilly, OOL national board member, led...

    UUARC sends first shipment of 2017 of humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Apr21

    UUARC sends first shipment of 2017 of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    PHILADELPHIA – The first container of humanitarian aid sent out this year by the United Ukrainian American relief Committee (UUARC) was loaded by volunteers in the Philadelphia area on March 24 and shipped to Kyiv. The container of aid included new physical therapy equipment – including a specialized treadmill, a recumbent stepper and continuous...

    UCC announces hiring  of national fund manager
    Apr21

    UCC announces hiring of national fund manager

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announced the appointment of Janine (Asya) Kuzma as the new national fund development manager. “I am very pleased to welcome Janine to the UCC team,” stated Paul Grod, national president of the UCC. “It is important for us to strengthen our capacity to deliver programs and projects, and […]...

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