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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine
    Mar24

    Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine

    We recently announced that the government of Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine, Operation UNIFIER, will continue for another two years. By renewing this mission, we not only continue to build upon the strong economic, social, military and cultural ties between Canada and Ukraine, but we publicly send a message of deterrence to...

    UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”
    Mar24

    UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”

    The statement below, on the “Third Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal, Illegitimate Crimea ‘Referendum,’ ” was released by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on March 16. Three years ago, on March 16, 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian “authorities” staged an illegal and illegitimate...

    Ukraine’s Information Security Doctrine: Breakthrough or veneer of change?
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s Information Security Doctrine: Breakthrough or veneer of change?

    On February 25, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko approved an Information Security Doctrine to address this specific subset of the “numerous national security threats faced by Ukraine” (President.gov.ua, February 25). In describing the main threats to the country in the domain of information security, the document explicitly names the Russian...

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea
    Mar24

    RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena goes on trial in Crimea

    Crimean journalist Mykola Semena has gone on trial on separatism-related charges in the Russian-controlled territory, telling reporters minutes before the hearing that he is innocent. The judge adjourned the trial on March 20 for two weeks shortly after it got under way, following a motion by the defense to provide for a more open and […]...

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls  on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”
    Mar24

    ACTION ITEM: UCCA calls on community to support screening of “Bitter Harvest”

    “Bitter Harvest” is a love story, set against the backdrop of the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine. Produced by prominent Ukrainian Canadian Ian Ihnatowycz, the film brings the tragedy of the Famine-Genocide to audiences around the world. Set between the two world wars and based on historical events, “Bitter Harvest” conveys the untold story of the...

    Manor to host dialogue about education as the battlefront of democracy in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Manor to host dialogue about education as the battlefront of democracy in Ukraine

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – On Thursday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in the Manor College auditorium, Manor College will host a dialogue on the topic “Ukraine – Education as the Battlefront of Democracy.” This dialogue will examine the most crucial areas of educational reform needed in Ukraine in order to protect and preserve free and democratic […] …read...

    Ukraine halts cargo traffic with the occupied Donbas
    Mar17

    Ukraine halts cargo traffic with the occupied Donbas

    KYIV – Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council halted the flow of road and rail cargo traffic in the occupied Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, following a decision during an ad hoc meeting on March 15. The measure also ordered the Security Service of Ukraine (known as the SBU) to probe the banks that have capital […] …read more...

    Russian Embassy implicated in campaign to discredit Minister Chrystia Freeland
    Mar17

    Russian Embassy implicated in campaign to discredit Minister Chrystia Freeland

    OTTAWA – The day after Chrystia Freeland was appointed Canadian foreign affairs minister in January, the Russian Embassy in Ottawa contacted a member of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery with information about her late Ukrainian maternal grandfather, Michael Chomiak. Justin Ling, features editor of VICE News Canada, told The Ukrainian...

    Advocates promote Ukraine issues on Capitol Hill
    Mar17

    Advocates promote Ukraine issues on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON – Nearly four dozen Ukrainian Americans representing New Jersey, the District of Columbia, New York, Illinois, Virginia, Connecticut, Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, Colorado, North Carolina, Washington state and Michigan convened in Washington on Wednesday and Thursday, March 8-9, for the first in a planned series of Ukrainian Days...

    At The Hague, Ukraine accuses Russia of terrorism, discrimination
    Mar17

    At The Hague, Ukraine accuses Russia of terrorism, discrimination

    On the first day of hearings into its case against Russia at the International Court of Justice, Ukraine presented a weight of arguments and examples to back its accusations against Russia over its annexation of Crimea and gross violations of human rights under occupation, and over its financing of terrorism in the Donbas. While Russia […]...

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