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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    On the human rights situation in Crimea
    Dec02

    On the human rights situation in Crimea

    Following is the text of the U.N. Resolution on the Situation of Human Rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol (Ukraine), adopted on November 15 by the General Assembly’s Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian, Cultural). The vote was 73-23, with 76 abstentions. As noted by the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to...

    UWC calls for worldwide support of campaign “Condemn Russia’s Crimes in Ukraine and Syria”
    Dec02

    UWC calls for worldwide support of campaign “Condemn Russia’s Crimes in Ukraine and Syria”

    The following statement and appeal was issued by the Ukrainian World Congress on November 19. The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) condemns the military actions of the Russian Federation in Ukraine and Syria including the ongoing build-up of troops, weaponry and aircraft in this region. Emboldened by some wavering on the part of the international...

    Why the past matters for the future
    Dec02

    Why the past matters for the future

    As Americans sit down to their Thanksgiving meals, Ukrainians commemorate the memory of millions who were murdered in 1932-1933. The last Saturday in November is Holodomor Remembrance Day in Ukraine, a time to mark the anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s engineered starvation of the nation. In the West, the date should also be remembered as a...

    Initiating a dialogue with the next president of the U.S.
    Dec02

    Initiating a dialogue with the next president of the U.S.

    WASHINGTON – The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF), in partnership with the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN), transmitted a set of initial policy recommendations to the Trump-Pence transition team. USUF President Nadia K. McConnell wrote to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence as the head of the transition team: “Support for Ukraine has always been and...

    Georgians and Ukrainians to celebrate their independence anniversaries
    Dec02

    Georgians and Ukrainians to celebrate their independence anniversaries

    NEW YORK – Talents of the World, an international concert organization, will celebrate the friendship between two peoples – Georgians and Ukrainians – with a concert dedicated to the 25th anniversaries of independence of the two nations. Ukraine’s and Georgia’s rich cultures are well represented in the concert with several musical...

    “Ukraine in New York” comes to Columbia University
    Dec02

    “Ukraine in New York” comes to Columbia University

    NEW YORK – Columbia University’s Harriman Institute will be offering a unique course in the spring 2017 semester – “Ukraine in New York” – focusing on the history and development of the Ukrainian community in New York City. Prof. Alexander Motyl of Rutgers University will teach the course, which will be open to both graduate […] …read...

    On Euro-Maidan’s third anniversary, many see the revolution as incomplete
    Nov24

    On Euro-Maidan’s third anniversary, many see the revolution as incomplete

    KYIV – Dmytro Zhytniy can’t lift anything heavy, and is unable to run or jump. On January 23, 2014, when authorities started kidnapping members of the so-called Auto-Maidan – the roving protest on wheels – riot police ambushed and abducted Mr. Zhytniy on a Kyiv side street called Kriposny Provulok while the trained heavyweight boxer […]...

    Ukraine could leverage trade deal with Canada to enter American market
    Nov24

    Ukraine could leverage trade deal with Canada to enter American market

    Special to The Ukrainian Weekly OTTAWA – The doors to further trade deals may be closed once President-elect Donald Trump takes office on January 20, but Ukraine could have an exporting path to the United States via the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), according to a Ukrainian Canadian member of Parliament. Borys Wrzesnewskyj, who...

    Reflections on Ukraine  and the election just past
    Nov24

    Reflections on Ukraine and the election just past

    Early in November, Bishop Borys Gudziak spoke at the University of Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute about Ukraine and its three democratic revolutions in the past quarter century. To explain why they were necessary, he outlined the country’s tragic 20th century history – wars, a genocidal famine, terror, mass emigration, enormous...

    UCC Ukraine Appeal provides “Ambulances for Ukraine”
    Nov24

    UCC Ukraine Appeal provides “Ambulances for Ukraine”

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Ukraine Appeal announce that eight ambulances from across Canada were shipped on October 19 to Ukraine as part of the “Ambulances for Ukraine” project (Phase 2). Two more ambulances were to be shipped the following week. “Ambulances for Ukraine” was established in early 2015 in response to the […]...

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