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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    A house we know and love
    Apr21

    A house we know and love

    “Kazka pro Malenku Khatu bilia Maloho Lisu” (Tale of the Little House by the Little Woods), by Luba Gawur. Kyiv: Smoloskyp, 2016. 46 pp, $15. As many published memoirs about the Ukrainian Displaced Persons appear on the scene, this small 46-page book (in Ukrainian), “Tale of the Little House by the Little Woods,” by Luba […] …read more...

    Ukrainian Pavilion to be presented at international art exhibit in Venice
    Apr21

    Ukrainian Pavilion to be presented at international art exhibit in Venice

    DALLAS – The Ministry of Culture of Ukraine has appointed Dallas Contemporary to organize the Ukrainian Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in 2017. Dallas Contemporary Executive Director Peter Doroshenko and Assistant Curator Lilia Kudelia will present a solo exhibition of work by Boris Mikhailov. The...

    Gontareva, fearless head of NBU, resigns after tackling ‘zombie’ banks, oligarchs
    Apr14

    Gontareva, fearless head of NBU, resigns after tackling ‘zombie’ banks, oligarchs

    KYIV – As the outgoing central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva will be a hard act to follow. Her resignation on April 10 expectedly came after the International Monetary Fund released an additional $1 billion as part of its $17.5 billion country support program, and after three years as head of the National Bank of Ukraine […] …read more...

    Ukrainian-led design team awaits decision on Ottawa’s Victims of Communism memorial
    Apr14

    Ukrainian-led design team awaits decision on Ottawa’s Victims of Communism memorial

    OTTAWA – An architectural team led by a Ukrainian Canadian is expecting a decision by month’s end as to whether its design has been selected to bring life to a long-awaited Victims of Communism memorial in the Canadian capital in the spring of 2019. The design by Ontario architect Wiktor Moskaliuk, Ukrainian American architect Larysa […]...

    Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad’
    Apr14

    Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad’

    NEW YORK – The Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (UNWLA) was honored on March 29 by the Association of Charities of Ukraine with its top award in the category Aid from Abroad. The annual awards recognizing groups and individuals active in charitable endeavors have been held since 2012, although the Charitable Ukraine competition...

    Russian agitprop pervades  Central and Eastern Europe
    Apr14

    Russian agitprop pervades Central and Eastern Europe

    The outbreak of the mass Euro-Maidan street protests in Kyiv (2013) and Russia’s subsequent aggression against Ukraine convinced the Kremlin of the need to project Russian “soft power” to blunt any response from Europe. However, Western countries ostracized Russia, particularly after it illegally and forcibly annexed Crimea. Consequently,...

    Moscow’s laughs not to be trusted in the Baltics
    Apr14

    Moscow’s laughs not to be trusted in the Baltics

    A STRATCOM study shows that Ukraine had success with countering Russia’s humor attacks by launching its own “laugh offensive.” The Baltic governments and non-governmental organizations (NGO) can draw lessons from this Ukrainian experience. Humor is a much more powerful “soft warfare” weapon in Russia’s hands than one might think. This...

    Tillerson asks: “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?”
    Apr14

    Tillerson asks: “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?”

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” That question was posed by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to European foreign affairs ministers on April 11 in Lucca, Italy, where the Group of Seven was meeting. A story filed by Bloomberg said it was an offhand remark that left the diplomats […] …read more...

    April 11, 2011
    Apr14

    April 11, 2011

    A survey of Crimean residents that was conducted on April 11, 2011, showed that 71.3 percent of respondents considered Ukraine their homeland. This was up from the 2008 rating of 32 percent. However, even at 71.3 percent, it was still lower than the average of 93 percent across Ukraine. The survey was conducted on February […] …read more...

    UCCA issues appeal for Ukrainian National Fund
    Apr14

    UCCA issues appeal for Ukrainian National Fund

    The following appeal was issued by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on April 3. For 77 years, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) has served as the nation’s largest representative body of Americans of Ukrainian descent. Since its founding in 1940, the UCCA has represented the interests of our community and...

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