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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Exit memos from outgoing  U.S. Cabinet members
    Jan13

    Exit memos from outgoing U.S. Cabinet members

    Outgoing members of the Cabinet of President Barack Obama on January 5 submitted exit memos that included references to developments in Ukraine as it continues to face Russian aggression. Below are the relevant excerpts from the memoranda written by Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. Secretary of State Kerry, in...

    Hrushevsky Translation Project Produces Volume 3 of “History of Ukraine-Rus’”
    Jan13

    Hrushevsky Translation Project Produces Volume 3 of “History of Ukraine-Rus’”

    EDMONTON-TORONTO – The Peter Jacyk Center for Ukrainian Historical Research of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, and CIUS Press announced the publication of a new volume of Mykhailo Hrushevsky’s “History of Ukraine-Rus’.” The new English-language Volume 3, like the eight volumes previously published...

    National Symphony Orchestra embarks on 44-concert tour of North America
    Jan13

    National Symphony Orchestra embarks on 44-concert tour of North America

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (NSOU), the country’s most acclaimed cultural ambassador and one of the most distinguished orchestras of Europe, will undertake a 44-concert North American tour beginning on January 18 in Fort Myers, Fla., and concluding in the San Francisco area on March 26. Tour performances...

    2016: In Ukraine: economic hardship and Russian hybrid warfare
    Jan13

    2016: In Ukraine: economic hardship and Russian hybrid warfare

    Ukraine endured another year of economic hardship and unprovoked Russian hybrid warfare on all fronts while a third post-Maidan government was installed amid political turmoil in another attempt to deliver the promises of democratic transformation espoused by the revolution of 2014. 2016 was also the year Ukraine marked the 25th anniversary of...

    2016: In U.S.-Ukraine relations: concerns about war, corruption
    Jan13

    2016: In U.S.-Ukraine relations: concerns about war, corruption

    Questionable words uttered by President Barack Obama put Ukraine in the news in the United States at the beginning of the year. In his State of the Union address on January 12, speaking about threats faced by the U.S. and the world, Mr. Obama said: “Even as their economy severely contracts, Russia is pouring resources […] …read more Source:...

    U.S. senators vow no ‘Faustian bargain’  with Russia, pledge to target Putin ‘harder’
    Jan06

    U.S. senators vow no ‘Faustian bargain’ with Russia, pledge to target Putin ‘harder’

    KYIV – Sen. John McCain says that the United States will not strike a “Faustian bargain” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid speculation that President-elect Donald Trump could scrap sanctions in a bid to improve ties. Speaking in an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv on December 30 along with two other U.S....

    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...

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