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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties
    Feb17

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties

    This past fall, Ukraine came under a media influence campaign that agitated for reinstating economic ties with Russia. Over the course of September-December 2016, several Ukrainian websites published a series of news stories detailing calls by various domestic enterprises and regional and municipal communities to resume trade with the...

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context
    Feb17

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context

    Russia has every interest in not upholding a ceasefire in Ukraine’s east. Ukrainian forces have prevailed in the defensive battle for Avdiyivka (January 28-February 4), preserving the gains on the ground achieved through “crawling advances” prior to this battle (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, February 9). The current lull seems relative as...

    Parish holds traditional prosfora celebration
    Feb17

    Parish holds traditional prosfora celebration

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. – On Sunday, January 29, a prosfora dinner was held in the Parish Community Center of St. Stephen Ukrainian Catholic Church in Toms River, N.J. Over 120 parishioners and guest attended the celebration held in the beautifully decorated church hall following the second liturgy (celebrated in Ukrainian). Spokesperson Gerry Tchir...

    Ukrainian American Veterans meet at 69th annual national convention
    Feb17

    Ukrainian American Veterans meet at 69th annual national convention

    CHICAGO – Ukrainian American Veterans Post 32 from Chicago hosted the 69th annual national UAV convention in mid-October. The two-day event included delegates’ meetings, bus tours for spouses, election of the 2016-2018 National Executive Board and a banquet with dinner and entertainment. The convention meetings were conducted by National...

    Writer teaches Ukrainian and more at U. of Texas
    Feb17

    Writer teaches Ukrainian and more at U. of Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas – Oksana Lutsyshyna, a well-known Ukrainian author, is a lecturer in the Ukrainian Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin. Originally from Uzhhorod in the Zakarpattia region of Ukraine, since 2001 she has lived in the United States, first in Florida, then in Georgia and now in Austin, Texas. Dr. Lutsyshyna […]...

    Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute to be held in August in Toronto
    Feb17

    Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute to be held in August in Toronto

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Art Song Project (UASP) has announced that the inaugural Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute will be held on August 7-13 in Toronto at the highly regarded, musically rich and historic Royal Conservatory of Music, at its TELUS Center for Performance and Learning Conservatory representatives have stated that they are “happy...

    If Trump hands over Ukraine, he will make Russia great again
    Feb10

    If Trump hands over Ukraine, he will make Russia great again

    Moscow seems to be offering little of substance in exchange for the U.S. renouncing Ukraine and Crimea, all of the post-Soviet space and more. Over the course of the past month, President Donald Trump significantly (by over 25 percent) surpassed President Vladimir Putin by the number of citations he has garnered in the Russian media. […]...

    Ukrainian Caucus co-chairs condemn escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Ukrainian Caucus co-chairs condemn escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The co-chairs of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, Reps. Andy Harris (R-Md.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) and Sander Levin (D-Mich.), on February 2 issued a statement on the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine. They wrote: “We call on Russia-controlled separatists to immediately stop the violence in...

    Plast scouts bring ‘koliady’ to UNA
    Feb10

    Plast scouts bring ‘koliady’ to UNA

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – A group of carolers from Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization stopped by the UNA Home Office on January 11 to share the joy of Ukrainian Christmas traditions, bringing carols (koliady) and best wishes (vinshuvannia) to the Ukrainian National Association’s officers and employees. The group was from Plast’s Newark,...

    Kyiv in “wait and see” mode  over Trump policy toward Ukraine
    Feb10

    Kyiv in “wait and see” mode over Trump policy toward Ukraine

    KYIV – Ukraine is still “watching and waiting” when it comes to U.S. President Donald Trump’s policy towards its strategic partner and his stance towards the Donbas war that Russia has stoked since April 2014. Being gauged in every world capital for his unorthodox policy views and governing style, the 45th American president said he […]...

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