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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    The word “maidan”: Where it comes from, what it means
    Feb10

    The word “maidan”: Where it comes from, what it means

    Philologists, who chase A panting syllable through time and space, Start it at home, and hunt it in the dark, To Gaul, to Greece, and into Noah’s Ark. William Cowper (1731-1800) For a short period in 2014, the name of the central square in Kyiv called the “Maidan” became known throughout the civilized world. That […] …read more...

    National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs in historic concert in Florida
    Feb10

    National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs in historic concert in Florida

    On Wednesday, January 18, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine launched its first North American tour with a triumphant concert at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Center in Fort Myers, Fla. Under the direction of American-born Theodore Kuchar, the NSOU dazzled the sold-out audience with its performances of Yevhen Stankovych’s...

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action
    Feb10

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action

    Following is a February 1 release from the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations, which represents 22 top Ukrainian organizations in the country and is a member of the Ukrainian World Congress. The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations (AFUO) today called on the Australian government to condemn the current escalation of...

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action
    Feb10

    Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations calls on Australian government to take action

    Following is a February 1 release from the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations, which represents 22 top Ukrainian organizations in the country and is a member of the Ukrainian World Congress. The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations (AFUO) today called on the Australian government to condemn the current escalation of...

    Celebrating St. Nicholas and its flock
    Feb10

    Celebrating St. Nicholas and its flock

    While most Ukrainian Americans have been focusing on events in Ukraine, others have been concentrating their attention closer to home. This was true back in the day. It is true today. Thanks to the pioneering foresight of Ukrainians of the second immigration and their offspring, Chicago’s Ukrainians have reason to celebrate this year. St....

    Ukraine mourns fallen soldiers  amid uptick in Kremlin’s Donbas war
    Feb03

    Ukraine mourns fallen soldiers amid uptick in Kremlin’s Donbas war

    KYIV – Hundreds of mourners came to Independence Square on February 1 to honor seven soldiers from the 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade who died defending Avdiyivka in Donetsk Oblast from repeated Russian onslaughts this week. A day after U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, over the phone, combined...

    Russia’s war in Ukraine must not be ‘forgotten’
    Feb03

    Russia’s war in Ukraine must not be ‘forgotten’

    On January 31, the BBC described the fighting in and around the Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka as “the front line of Europe’s ‘forgotten war,’ ” a characterization if accepted that ranks alongside Nevil Chamberlain’s dismissive remark about Hitler’s demands on Czechoslovakia as “a quarrel in a far-away country between people...

    Ukraine upgrades military potential with new tanks and missiles
    Feb03

    Ukraine upgrades military potential with new tanks and missiles

    Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine, starting in 2014, has naturally had a galvanizing effect on the Ukrainian military-industrial complex and its potential. According to various sources, this progress has been most apparent in areas including heavy weapons and equipment, production of small arms and light weapons, as well as...

    ‘Ambulances for Ukraine’ project delivers 10 vehicles from Canada
    Feb03

    ‘Ambulances for Ukraine’ project delivers 10 vehicles from Canada

    KYIV – During an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Ukraine on January 27, the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine, together with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the international charitable foundation Caritas Ukraine transferred 10 ambulances donated from Canada to medical institutions of...

    Ukraine to produce M16 assault rifle in joint venture with U.S. firm
    Feb03

    Ukraine to produce M16 assault rifle in joint venture with U.S. firm

    Ukroboronprom, the state entity responsible for Ukraine’s military-industrial complex, announced that it would begin joint production with the U.S. company Aeroscraft of a Ukrainian variant of the M16 assault rifle – to be renamed the WAC-47. Sergei Mykytyuk, the director of Ukr-oboronprom subsidiary Ukroboronservis, told journalists at a...

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