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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform
    Dec02

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform

    The Verkhovna Rada successfully passed health reform bills on June 5 and October 19. Spearheaded by the American-born acting minister of health, Dr. Ulana Suprun, the medical reform was strongly criticized in leading Russian media outlets. However, the Kremlin’s attacks on Ukraine overshadow Russia’s own systemic health-care problems....

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
    Dec02

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to maintain its major initiatives regarding Ukraine and add new ones in the areas of cyber-security and visas. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    What in the world is going on  in Russia-backed Luhansk ‘republic’?
    Dec02

    What in the world is going on in Russia-backed Luhansk ‘republic’?

    November 23 KYIV – Residents of “separatist”-controlled Luhansk awoke on November 21 to an all-too-familiar and distressing scene: masked, heavily armed men on armored vehicles patrolling the streets of the war-wracked eastern Ukrainian city. It captured the attention of those not only on the ground but in Kyiv and Moscow and beyond. And for good...

    New York march and requiem commemorate Ukraine’s Holodomor
    Nov25

    New York march and requiem commemorate Ukraine’s Holodomor

    NEW YORK – Over 1,000 Ukrainian Americans and supporters gathered in New York City on Saturday, November 18, to remember the victims of Stalin’s Famine Genocide – the Holodomor of 1932-1933. The day’s events began with a solemn procession from St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church in the East Village, and then up Third Avenue for […]...

    Democratic values still at heart of changes taking place four years after Euro-Maidan
    Nov25

    Democratic values still at heart of changes taking place four years after Euro-Maidan

    KYIV – Four years after the Euro-Maidan Revolution erupted in November 2013, political and sociological experts still believe that the following year, 2014, was a breakthrough year for Ukraine that firmly set the country’s course of development towards democratization and embracing European values. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    German satirical show pokes fun  at Poroshenko; Ukrainians not laughing
    Nov25

    German satirical show pokes fun at Poroshenko; Ukrainians not laughing

    KYIV – A satirical animated series produced by Germany’s international broadcaster aims to poke fun at Eastern European leaders and their antics – but Ukrainians aren’t laughing. Many have expressed outrage at Deutsche Welle after its Russian service aired an episode of the new weekly program, “Zapovednik” (Nature Reserve), saying it...

    EU Parliament hails Georgia, Ukraine,  Moldova reforms; eyes Russia pressure
    Nov25

    EU Parliament hails Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova reforms; eyes Russia pressure

    BRUSSELS – European Parliament lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a resolution praising reforms in Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova and said the three former Soviet republics could eventually be considered for membership in the European Union. The resolution on November 15 also vowed to maintain “collective pressure on Russia to resolve the conflicts in...

    Canada’s opposition Conservatives support U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ukraine
    Nov17

    Canada’s opposition Conservatives support U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada’s Official Opposition Conservative Party has joined the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) in calling for a Canadian-led United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine. “The defense of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity should be a priority for Canada’s government on the international stage,”...

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium convenes fifth conference
    Nov17

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium convenes fifth conference

    SOMERSET, N.J. – Preserving and making accessible the rich collections of Ukrainian American archives and museum collections was the focus of a three-day conference titled “Conservation and Preservation” held by the Ukrainian Heritage Consortium of North America (UHCNA) that took place October 27-29. The conference provided a unique opportunity...

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