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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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...

    Savchenko’s allegiance questioned after meeting with Kremlin proxies
    Dec16

    Savchenko’s allegiance questioned after meeting with Kremlin proxies

    KYIV – Nadiya Savchenko is a woman of many firsts. She is Ukraine’s first female military aviator and the first servicewoman to have received the nation’s highest honor – the golden star Hero of Ukraine medal. She was also the most trusted politician in Ukraine, according to the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, when Russian...

    “Ukraine at 25: A December 1 Remembrance” Historical Encounters Series held in New York
    Dec16

    “Ukraine at 25: A December 1 Remembrance” Historical Encounters Series held in New York

    NEW YORK – A special Ukrainian Historical Encounters Series titled “Ukraine at 25: A December 1 Remembrance” was held at the Shevchenko Scientific Society to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the December 1 national referendum, during which more than 91 percent of Ukraine’s electorate voted to confirm Ukraine’s August 24 declaration...

    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...

    Belarus and Ukraine  face strained relations
    Dec16

    Belarus and Ukraine face strained relations

    On October 21, a regular Kyiv-Minsk flight by a Belavia (Belarusian state carrier) Boeing 737-800 passenger jet was interrupted. At 3:36 p.m., Ukrainian air traffic control demanded that the airliner, which had 136 passengers on board and took off 11 minutes earlier from Kyiv International Airport, immediately return to the Ukrainian capital....

    Experts discuss information warfare, Ukraine and Europe
    Dec16

    Experts discuss information warfare, Ukraine and Europe

    KYIV – European journalism faced a number of challenges that drew its attention away from the events in Ukraine. This includes inadequate funding that results in editors’ inability to assign their reporters, Brexit, and Syria, which supersedes the war in Donbas, as well as the world of social media, where false information is spread beyond...

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