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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    New OSCE chief visits war-torn Donbas; Kyiv cites massive Russian cyber attacks
    Jan06

    New OSCE chief visits war-torn Donbas; Kyiv cites massive Russian cyber attacks

    KYIV – The new chairperson-in-office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe chose war-torn Ukraine for his first foreign visit as the leader of the 57-state organization. Having announced that part of his mission would be to “defuse conflicts” during his year-long chairmanship, Austria’s Foreign Affairs Minister...

    Poroshenko on 25th anniversary of Ukraine-U.S. diplomatic relations
    Jan06

    Poroshenko on 25th anniversary of Ukraine-U.S. diplomatic relations

    KYIV – “Since the recognition of the independence of Ukraine, the United States have remained a reliable and strategic partner of Ukraine at bilateral level and within international organizations,” President Petro Poroshenko stated on January 3. In his greetings on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and...

    Statement protesting Russia’s repressions of Ukraine’s citizens
    Jan06

    Statement protesting Russia’s repressions of Ukraine’s citizens

    Following is the full text of the statement by Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued on December 29, 2016, regarding repressions against citizens of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its resolute protest to the Russian Federation in connection with the ongoing repressions, illegal...

    UCC board concludes strategic planning session
    Jan06

    UCC board concludes strategic planning session

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Board of Directors, along with special guests, gathered in Toronto on the weekend of December 3-4 for a strategic planning session. The session focused on developing the resolutions set out by the umbrella organization’s recent triennial congress, as well as other key priorities. Directors...

    On Russia’s war in Ukraine and areas for increased U.S.-Ukraine cooperation
    Jan06

    On Russia’s war in Ukraine and areas for increased U.S.-Ukraine cooperation

    WASHINGTON – During the first week of the lame-duck session of Congress, Ostap Kryvdyk, adviser on international relations to Andriy Parubiy, chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, visited Washington and New York City. He was in the U.S. at the invitation of a number of American and Ukrainian American organizations and advocates, including the...

    Orest Rudzik, professor, lawyer, community activist
    Jan06

    Orest Rudzik, professor, lawyer, community activist

    OAKVILLE, Ontario – Dr. Orest H. T. Rudzik, a university professor, lawyer and Ukrainian community activist, died on December 8 at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital of cranial injuries resulting from a fall. He was born in Toronto in 1936, the son of Ukrainian parents. He earned his Honors B.A. (University College) at the University of...

    The incoming administration
    Jan06

    The incoming administration

    In less than two weeks from the date of this issue, the U.S. will inaugurate its new president. No one is quite sure what the administration of Donald J. Trump will bring. Among those are Ukrainian Americans who love both the United States and their ancestral homeland. Meanwhile, in Ukraine, there are serious concerns about […] …read more...

    St. Nicholas Workshop held in Somerset, N.J., at Ukrainian History and Education Center
    Jan06

    St. Nicholas Workshop held in Somerset, N.J., at Ukrainian History and Education Center

    SOMERSET, N.J. – On Sunday afternoon, December 18, 2016, St. Nicholas visited the children and families gathered at the historic Heinrich Fisher House on the grounds of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolia in Somerset, N.J., for the first ever St. Nicholas Workshop sponsored by the Ukrainian History and Education Center. He was greeted with...

    Ukraine at the U.N.: moral issues versus political expediency
    Jan06

    Ukraine at the U.N.: moral issues versus political expediency

    Ukraine managed to pass a resolution at the U.N. General Assembly condemning the violation of human rights in illegally occupied Crimea by Russia. The voting was not particularly impressive or overwhelming. The resolution garnered 70 yea votes with 23 nay and 76 abstentions. Still, it was an important vote. All NATO countries voted with Ukraine....

    Aid to Ukraine: the needs are enormous
    Jan06

    Aid to Ukraine: the needs are enormous

    Humanitarian aid for Ukraine has been implemented from both sides, internally by the citizens of Ukraine and externally by the Ukrainian diaspora. Ukraine is a country in the midst of war, economic change and social upheaval. As a result, the old social safety net has been broken, but a new one has not been developed […] …read more Source:...

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