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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Detroit area hosts a memorable meeting with composer Yevhen Stankovych
    Mar17

    Detroit area hosts a memorable meeting with composer Yevhen Stankovych

    WARREN, Mich. – Detroit-area music lovers were treated to an exceptional concert of contemporary Ukrainian music by Yevhen Stankovych, as performed by violinist Solomia Soroka and pianist Arthur Greene on Sunday, March 5, at St. Josaphat Parish Center in Warren, Mich. Maestro Stankovych’s name has been known for decades among the ranks of...

    Ukrainian American Veterans dedicate flags to St. Nicholas Cathedral School
    Mar17

    Ukrainian American Veterans dedicate flags to St. Nicholas Cathedral School

    CHICAGO – St. Nicholas Cathedral School in Chicago has been a neighborhood landmark since its founding in 1936. Many Ukrainian American Veterans attended this school during their formative years, thus there is a special bond between the UAV and the school. There is a strong history of veterans supporting the school with scholarships and student...

    Ukraine showcases advanced new air-to-ground rocket munition
    Mar10

    Ukraine showcases advanced new air-to-ground rocket munition

    Ukraine’s technological and military modernization pursuits appear to be a matter of growing concern and vexation for Moscow. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on February 11 that Ukroboron-prom (a state-owned association of multi-product enterprises in the defense industry) has successfully tested a new type of domestically...

    U.S.: Russia’s activities in Ukraine impair human rights at home
    Mar10

    U.S.: Russia’s activities in Ukraine impair human rights at home

    WASHINGTON – A new U.S. State Department report says human rights in Russia continue to be “significantly and negatively” affected by Moscow’s “purported annexation” of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and its support for separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine. The March 3 report is the first human rights report from the State Department to...

    March 16, 2016
    Mar10

    March 16, 2016

    Last year, on March 16, 2016, John Kirby of the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Spokesperson released a statement on the second anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The U.S. statement noted: “Today, as Russia’s occupation of Crimea enters its third year, we affirm our commitment to a united, sovereign Ukraine. The...

    Patriarch Josyf’s legacy lives on
    Mar10

    Patriarch Josyf’s legacy lives on

    This year marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the great Ukrainian leader and great churchman Patriarch Josyf Slipyj, who strove to secure the Ukrainian nation’s rights and freedoms, and was imprisoned by Soviet authorities for refusing to betray the Ukrainian Catholic Church. He was, as St. Pope John Paul II said, a man […]...

    Kyiv faces dilemma over  occupied Donbas business ties
    Mar10

    Kyiv faces dilemma over occupied Donbas business ties

    KYIV – Ukraine’s precarious dilemma on conducting trade with businesses in occupied Donbas made it to the International Court of Justice at The Hague where Kyiv is accusing Russia of financing terrorism and discrimination in the Crimea. The Russian side, while addressing Ukraine’s accusations on March 7, asserted that Kyiv authorities...

    Klimkin says Tillerson pledges  U.S. support against Russian aggression
    Mar10

    Klimkin says Tillerson pledges U.S. support against Russian aggression

    WASHINGTON – Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has assured him that Washington will continue to support Kyiv in its standoff with Russia. Mr. Klimkin made the comments outside the State Department on March 7 following a meeting with Mr. Tillerson, the former ExxonMobil CEO who now serves...

    Canada extends military training mission to Ukraine for two more years
    Mar10

    Canada extends military training mission to Ukraine for two more years

    OTTAWA – Canada is extending its military training mission to Ukraine for another two years, Canada’s national defense and foreign affairs ministers announced here on March 6. Operation UNIFIER – through which 200 Canadian soldiers have provided training to their Ukrainian counterparts in such areas as bomb disposal, military policing and...

    Ukraine’s chief tax collector Nasirov  arrested in alleged $74 M gas scheme
    Mar10

    Ukraine’s chief tax collector Nasirov arrested in alleged $74 M gas scheme

    KYIV – Ukraine’s chief tax and customs official, Roman Nasirov, was placed under arrest for two months on March 7, following a Kyiv district court ruling on embezzlement charges. Authorities accuse him of defrauding the state of $74 million for the benefit of fugitive ex-lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko in a scheme involving state-owned...

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