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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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...

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey
    Mar31

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – On January 21, the Parents’ Association of the Newark branch of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization sponsored its annual debutante ball at the Hanover Marriot in Whippany, N.J. The debutante ball is a traditional event at which each debutante is formally presented to the community as a young lady. Nata Voronka Bilash and...

    Ukrainian American Youth Association welcomes debutantes
    Mar31

    Ukrainian American Youth Association welcomes debutantes

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – On February 25, the Ukrainian American Youth Association (UAYA, also known by the acronym CYM) held its 53rd annual debutante ball at the Sheraton hotel in Parsippany, N.J. The ball marked the societal debut for 15 young women. This year’s group of women came from all over the tri-state area to be […] …read more...

    Seventeen debut at American Ukrainian Youth Association ball in Chicago
    Mar31

    Seventeen debut at American Ukrainian Youth Association ball in Chicago

    CHICAGO – The American Ukrainian Youth Association (known by the Ukrainian acronym CYM), Mykola Pavlushkov Branch in Chicago. hosted its annual New Year’s ball, or Malanka, on January 14 at the Drury Lane Theater and Conference Center. Guests arrived at 6 p.m. for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the foyer of the Grand Ballroom....

    Ukrainian pro hockey update
    Mar31

    Ukrainian pro hockey update

    How Gretzky became an Oiler Wayne Gretzky was named one of “The NHL’s 100,” the top 100 players in the history of the National Hockey League’s 100 years of existence. This is the first in a series featuring the six Ukrainian hockey stars selected to this elite group. On August 9, 1988, the Edmonton Oilers […] …read more Source:...

    Documentary “Genocide Revealed” launches new website
    Mar31

    Documentary “Genocide Revealed” launches new website

    MONTREAL – A new website (www.genociderevealedmovie.com) has been launched highlighting the availability of the English, Ukrainian and French versions of the multi-award-winning feature documentary film “Genocide Revealed.” The first historical drama “Bitter Harvest,” written by Richard Bachynsky-Hoover and George Mendeluk, has brought...

    DakhaBrakha to perform in New York
    Mar31

    DakhaBrakha to perform in New York

    NEW YORK – On Saturday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m., Schimmel Center will welcome back the Ukrainian world-music quartet DakhaBrakha after a sold out performance in May of 2016. The evening will showcase music from the group’s latest album, which has been titled “The Road,” and is dedicated to the people who have died for […] …read more...

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