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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Advocacy of Ukrainian American issues begins in earnest in new 115th Congress
    Jan21

    Advocacy of Ukrainian American issues begins in earnest in new 115th Congress

    WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington public affairs office of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), hit the ground running in the halls of Congress in the New Year. On January 3, all members of the U.S. House of Representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate were sworn in […] …read...

    Launch of “No Free Man” held in Toronto
    Jan21

    Launch of “No Free Man” held in Toronto

    TORONTO – A book launch was held in Toronto on November 17, 2016, to introduce the newly published book by Prof. Bohdan Kordan, “No Free Man: Canada, the Great War, and the Enemy Alien Experience.” Organized by McGill-Queen’s University Press, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Toronto Branch, and the Shevchenko Scientific Society, the...

    Mariana Sadovska returns to New York with “The Night Is Just Beginning”
    Jan21

    Mariana Sadovska returns to New York with “The Night Is Just Beginning”

    NEW YORK – After a much-too-long absence from the New York scene, Mariana Sadovska returned in mid-December with the premiere of her latest work “The Night Is Just Beginning.” The Ukrainian Museum and the Yara Arts Group presented the work on December 16 and 17, 2016, at The Ukrainian Museum. The work was directed […] …read more Source: The...

    International conference to examine “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals”
    Jan21

    International conference to examine “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals”

    NEW YORK – On February 24-25, the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University will convene a conference titled “Ukrainian Statehood 1917-1921: Institutions and Individuals” that will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution and the creation of the modern Ukrainian state. The conference will...

    UAV Post 17 members gather for Christmas celebration
    Jan21

    UAV Post 17 members gather for Christmas celebration

    WHIPPANY, N. J. – Ukrainian American Veterans Post 17 celebrated Christmas at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany on December 18. The festivities were organized and presided over by Post Commander Walter Kovbasniuk, who recognized several prominent guests, among them Dr. Olexander Ilchyk, who is starting a two-year...

    Hillside parishioners bring gift  of Ukrainian and English carols
    Jan21

    Hillside parishioners bring gift of Ukrainian and English carols

    HILLSIDE, N.J. – On Wednesday, December 28, 2016, children and parishioners of Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hillside, N.J., caroled in Ukrainian and English for the retired Sisters of Mercy and clergy of McAuley Hall Center at Mount St. Mary Academy in Watchung, N.J. The children distributed home-baked cookies and religious...

    Pinchuk’s tone of appeasement toward Russia rattles Kyiv
    Jan13

    Pinchuk’s tone of appeasement toward Russia rattles Kyiv

    KYIV – Victor Pinchuk, the billionaire tycoon known for staging Ukraine’s premiere gathering of leaders and thinkers on Ukraine’s European future, drew criticism for suggesting that his county shelve integration with the continent and temporarily sacrifice Crimea in exchange for peace with Russia. He did so in an opinion piece...

    Ukrainians reflect bitterly on ‘betrayed hopes’ of Euro-Maidan
    Jan13

    Ukrainians reflect bitterly on ‘betrayed hopes’ of Euro-Maidan

    KYIV – Between classes in Kolkata, India, 17-year-old Svyatoslav Yurash was glued to a video stream of almost a million of his compatriots rallying in Ukraine’s capital when he decided to join the protest that would soon swell into a revolt. The night before in Kyiv – on November 30, 2013 – hundreds of demonstrators, […] …read more...

    A Trump-Putin deal on Crimea  could trigger a much bigger war
    Jan13

    A Trump-Putin deal on Crimea could trigger a much bigger war

    Avraam Smulyevich, a leading Israeli specialist on ethnic issues in the former Soviet space, says that Kyiv might be forced to agree to a Trump-Putin deal on Crimea but that such a deal would “only convince the Russian dictator that he had to invade other countries without being punished” and thus lead him to launch […] …read more Source:...

    State of war exists between Russia  and Ukraine, Portnikov says
    Jan13

    State of war exists between Russia and Ukraine, Portnikov says

    It is a measure of the triumph of Kremlin propagandists, the fecklessness of Western leaders and the fears in Kyiv of angering both that, more than two years after Russian forces invaded Ukraine, a Ukrainian commentator has been forced again to state the obvious: a state of war exists between Russia and Ukraine. The Ukrainian […] …read more...

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