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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    “Baba Babee Skazala” documentary seeks funding to complete project
    Mar10

    “Baba Babee Skazala” documentary seeks funding to complete project

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukrainian American filmmaker Matej Silecky’s documentary film, “Baba Babee Skazala,” features interviews with post-World War II immigrants who came to the United States after living as displaced persons. Mr. Silecky’s Kitsune Tale Productions hopes “to foster independent creative and artistic projects, using...

    The lost instruments of a lost Ukraine
    Mar10

    The lost instruments of a lost Ukraine

    For the first time in 100 years, the original bandura, kobza and torban will be heard. Most people of Ukrainian descent, at some point or another, have had the chance to hear Ukraine’s beloved national instrument, the bandura. Many people agree that the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus, originally from Poltava and Kyiv, was considered to be […]...

    Edmonton community remembers heroes of the Heavenly Brigade
    Mar10

    Edmonton community remembers heroes of the Heavenly Brigade

    EDMONTON, Alberta – The poignant sounds of the “panakhyda” (memorial service) filled St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral on Sunday evening, February 19, as members of Edmonton’s Ukrainian community gathered for an ecumenical prayer service for Ukraine and the Heavenly Brigade. Clergy from the Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic...

    UAV raising funds for wheelchairs for Ukrainian wounded warriors
    Mar10

    UAV raising funds for wheelchairs for Ukrainian wounded warriors

    CHICAGO – Since the beginning of the undeclared war between Russia and Ukraine, more than 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers and volunteers have been injured. The nationwide Ukrainian American Veterans organization is committed to helping some of the most seriously wounded. In 2016, UAV Post 32 of Chicago initiated an effort to raise funds to ship 10 […]...

    Plast to hold jubilee jamboree in Germany
    Mar10

    Plast to hold jubilee jamboree in Germany

    MUNICH, Germany – In 1947, after having survived two world wars, members of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization met in the Bavarian Alps to commemorate the organization’s 35th anniversary. They gathered in the town of Mittenwald, which translates as “in the middle of the forest.” Although Bavaria was foreign to Ukrainian scouts, the...

    European Film Academy protests Sentsov’s imprisonment
    Mar03

    European Film Academy protests Sentsov’s imprisonment

    BERLIN – On the occasion of a screening of “The Trial – The State of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov” by Askold Kurov, Agnieszka Holland and Volker Schlöndorff, the European Film Academy and Amnesty International protested against the incarceration of the Ukrainian director Oleh Sentsov. Presented by the Berlinale and the European Film Academy as part...

    Interview: U.S. lawmakers call for lethal weapons for Ukraine
    Mar03

    Interview: U.S. lawmakers call for lethal weapons for Ukraine

    KYIV – Two U.S. lawmakers say the time has come for the United States to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to better defend itself against Moscow-backed separatists, saying that a “confrontational” Russian President Vladimir Putin shows no sign of easing the pressure on Kyiv. In an interview in Kyiv on February 22, Sen. Dick Durbin […]...

    Demonstrators in Washington recall life and work of Boris Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Demonstrators in Washington recall life and work of Boris Nemtsov

    WASHINGTON – On Sunday, February 26, United Help Ukraine Vice-President Oksana Osipova joined with U.S.-Ukraine Foundation President Nadia McConnell and representatives of Russian, Belarusian, Baltic and American organizations and addressed the group of people that gathered across the street from the Russian Embassy in Washington to commemorate...

    Christian Borys’s journey from Toronto tech to war correspondent in eastern Ukraine
    Mar03

    Christian Borys’s journey from Toronto tech to war correspondent in eastern Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Many people likely would not give a second thought to leaving the relative comfort of life in Toronto for the deadly battleground of eastern Ukraine. But when Christian Borys decided to embark on a new career two years ago, he thought Ukraine – his father’s ancestral homeland – would be the place to […] …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s suffering children
    Mar03

    Ukraine’s suffering children

    Last year in February, UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, reported that “The conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children living in non-government controlled areas and close to the front line in eastern Ukraine.” Of those, 200,000 – or one in three – needed psychosocial support. More than 215,000 were...

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