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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Are the Kremlin’s LNR and DNR about to unite or fight each other?
    Dec23

    Are the Kremlin’s LNR and DNR about to unite or fight each other?

    The Kremlin has deliberately obscured the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), in eastern Ukraine, under a fog of confusion. As such, on a single day in mid-December, a Russian analyst argued that the two self-styled republics are about to unite into one entity (Novorossiya), while at the...

    U.S. Congress passes massive defense bill
    Dec23

    U.S. Congress passes massive defense bill

    Magnitsky rights measure, military assistance to Ukraine also part of legislation WASHINGTON – The U.S. Congress has backed legislation giving the president new, broader authority to impose sanctions on human rights abusers worldwide, building on an earlier law that has infuriated the Kremlin. The measure, formally known as the Global Magnitsky...

    UCCA hails U.N. General Assembly’s resolution on occupied Crimea
    Dec23

    UCCA hails U.N. General Assembly’s resolution on occupied Crimea

    NEW YORK – The United Nations General Assembly voted 70 to 26 to adopt a resolution condemning human rights abuses in Crimea and urging Russia to allow U.N. monitors unimpeded access to the Ukrainian peninsula. The resolution passed on December 19 marked the first time that the Russian Federation was named by the General Assembly […] …read...

    Dutch court rules Crimean treasures must be returned to Ukraine
    Dec23

    Dutch court rules Crimean treasures must be returned to Ukraine

    A Dutch court has ruled that a priceless collection of gold artifacts from Crimea that were on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia occupied the peninsula must be returned to Ukraine. The Amsterdam district court said on December 14 that Crimea was not a sovereign country and so could not claim the treasures as […] …read more Source: The...

    Worldwide conference of Plast Ukrainian Scouting held in Kyiv
    Dec23

    Worldwide conference of Plast Ukrainian Scouting held in Kyiv

    KYIV – The Conference of Ukrainian Plast Organizations (known by its Ukrainian-based acronym as KUPO), the body uniting Plast groups worldwide, met in the Ukrainian capital on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the country’s re-establishment of independence. In attendance were more than 100 delegates and guests from Australia,...

    Professor from Odesa in Texas on Fulbright
    Dec23

    Professor from Odesa in Texas on Fulbright

    AUSTIN, Texas – Dr. Volodymyr Dubovyk, an associate professor of international relations and director of the Center for International Studies at Odesa National University in Odesa, Ukraine, is spending the 2016-2017 academic year in Austin, Texas, on a Fulbright Scholarship. St. Edward’s University and the University of Texas at Austin...

    Two priests celebrate 40th anniversaries
    Dec23

    Two priests celebrate 40th anniversaries

    STAMFORD, Conn. – Two Ukrainian American clergymen recently celebrated the 40th anniversaries of their priestly ordinations with celebrations in Kyiv and Rudno, near Lviv. The Very Rev. Mitred Archpriest Roman Mirchuk of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, who currently resides in Mykolayiv, Ukraine, and the Rt. Rev. Mitred...

    War reporter’s stories from Ukraine
    Dec23

    War reporter’s stories from Ukraine

    “In Wartime: Stories From Ukraine,” by Tim Judah, New York: Tim Duggan Books, 2016. ISBN: 978-0451495471. $27 (hardcover) or ISBN: 9780451495495 $13.99 (kindle/e-book) The ongoing disinformation war and military war that Russia has escalated since its 2014 annexation of the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine are the subject of author Tim Judah’s...

    Chaplain to Ukraine’s armed forces addresses community in Albany
    Dec20

    Chaplain to Ukraine’s armed forces addresses community in Albany

    WATERVLIET, N.Y. – On December 9, the Ukrainian community of the Albany area had the privilege of meeting with Father Ivan Howhera, who described his experiences ministering to the wounded and dying fighters and soldiers on the Maidan and in the Donbas. The assembly was sponsored by the New York State Capital District of the […] …read more...

    EU report: Ukraine is carrying out unprecedented reforms
    Dec16

    EU report: Ukraine is carrying out unprecedented reforms

    BRUSSELS – Ukraine is carrying out intense and unprecedented reforms across its economy and political system, while its democratic institutions have been further revitalized. This is the observation of a joint report released on December 13 by the European External Action Service and the European Commission, ahead of the third European...

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