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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Jewish, Armenian, Ukrainian, Rwandese communities issue statement on Genocide Remembrance Month
    Apr10

    Jewish, Armenian, Ukrainian, Rwandese communities issue statement on Genocide Remembrance Month

    The Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Humura Association issued a joint statement on April 3 regarding Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month. OTTAWA – On April 24, 2015, the House of Commons unanimously passed a historic motion (M-587)...

    EASTER PASTORAL LETTERS
    Apr10

    EASTER PASTORAL LETTERS

    May the Risen Christ bring long-awaited peace and unity Paschal epistle of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Outside the Borders of Ukraine to the venerable clergy, monastics and faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church beyond the borders of Ukraine, and to our brothers and sisters in Ukraine. “You fell asleep in […]...

    Following up on Ukrainian Days
    Apr10

    Following up on Ukrainian Days

    The first Ukrainian Days of 2017 – and the first to be held during the Trump administration – were on March 8-9 in Washington with nearly four dozen Ukrainian Americans from 12 states and the District of Columbia participating. Group members visited the offices of more than 50 members of Congress to personally press their […] …read more...

    April 9, 2015
    Apr10

    April 9, 2015

    Two years ago, on April 9, 2015, Ukraine’s Parliament approved a series of historic bills that took unprecedented decisive steps to part with the country’s Soviet legacy. One of the bills recognizes on the state level all those who fought for Ukrainian independence in the 20th century, most notably the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA)...

    Voronenkov murder and arms dump explosion may suggest Putin is getting ready to attack
    Mar31

    Voronenkov murder and arms dump explosion may suggest Putin is getting ready to attack

    “Two terrible events in one day” – the murder in Kyiv of former Russian Duma member Denis Voronenkov and the blowing up of the Balakliya arms dump, the largest in Europe – may mean that Vladimir Putin has launched “a major diversion” in preparation for an expansion of his attacks on Ukraine, according to Avraam […] …read more Source: The...

    Bipartisan congressional resolution condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Bipartisan congressional resolution condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine

    Urges maintenance of sanctions on Moscow WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) on March 27 introduced a resolution condemning illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine and urging the president to maintain sanctions on Russia as long as it continues its military aggression in the country. The resolution follows the...

    New bill forces graft watchdogs to file declarations of assets
    Mar31

    New bill forces graft watchdogs to file declarations of assets

    KYIV – Controversial amendments to the nation’s “e-declaration” law that require corruption watchdogs registered in Ukraine to file asset declarations went into effect on March 30. President Petro Poroshenko signed the bill this week after the Verkhovna Rada approved changes to Ukraine’s anti-corruption legislation on March 23. The...

    Ukraine asks U.S. for status  as major non-NATO ally
    Mar31

    Ukraine asks U.S. for status as major non-NATO ally

    KYIV – Ukrainian national deputies on March 22 adopted draft resolution No. 6111 – the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada to the U.S. Congress regarding security guarantees. The resolution was supported by 232 members of the Ukrainian Parliament. “Ukraine seeks to significantly deepen the bilateral security partnership between Ukraine and the United...

    D.C.’s dysfunction may embolden Moscow, as Russian defector is gunned down in Kyiv
    Mar31

    D.C.’s dysfunction may embolden Moscow, as Russian defector is gunned down in Kyiv

    Diplomats from the United States and Russian are preparing for U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s planned visit to Moscow next month. Mr. Tillerson will be talking with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and possibly meeting President Vladimir Putin. Traditionally, U.S. secretaries of state have an audience with Mr. Putin while in...

    European Union poised to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine
    Mar31

    European Union poised to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine

    Negotiators from the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union struck an informal deal on February 28 for Ukrainian citizens to travel visa free throughout the European Union, except for in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Later, the deal was endorsed by the civil liberties committee of the European Parliament (Ukrayinska Pravda,...

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