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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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 […]...

    Ukrainian Technological Society of Pittsburgh presents Friendship Award to Rep. Tim Murphy
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Technological Society of Pittsburgh presents Friendship Award to Rep. Tim Murphy

    PITTSBURGH – The Ukrainian Technological Society (UTS) of Pittsburgh held its 46th annual dinner dance on Saturday, November 5, at The Club at Nevillewood in Pittsburgh. The society used the occasion to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence and to present its 2016 Friendship Award to Congressman Tim Murphy, a Republican...

    UCC’s Invictus Games committee launches call for volunteers
    Nov24

    UCC’s Invictus Games committee launches call for volunteers

    OTTAWA – The first meeting of the UCC Invictus Games Organizing Committee took place in Toronto on November 10 with a call for volunteers to join the community efforts to support Team Ukraine’s participation in the Invictus Games that will be held in Toronto, September 24-30, 2017. The UCC Invictus Games Organizing Committee, chaired by […]...

    Saakashvili resigns Odesa governorship,  citing sabotage of reform by central authorities
    Nov18

    Saakashvili resigns Odesa governorship, citing sabotage of reform by central authorities

    KYIV – In July 2015, less than two months after his one-time college chum President Petro Poroshenko appointed him as governor of the strategic Black Sea region of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili deployed a bulldozer through an oligarch’s beachfront property to give the public access to the seashore. It was a display of his proclaimed resolve...

    Victims of 1932-1933 Holodomor remembered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    Nov18

    Victims of 1932-1933 Holodomor remembered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

    NEW YORK – Hundreds of Ukrainian Americans from the tri-state area and beyond gathered at the landmark St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, November 12, for the annual commemoration of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine that killed millions in Ukraine in 1932-1933. They came, as Bishop Paul Chomnycky said in his opening remarks, because...

    Saakashvili’s resignation: Start  of parliamentary election campaign?
    Nov18

    Saakashvili’s resignation: Start of parliamentary election campaign?

    The sudden resignation of the governor of Odesa Oblast, Georgia’s former President Mikheil Saakashvili, roiled the Ukrainian media landscape last week (November 7). Mr. Saakashvili was appointed to head the coastal Black Sea province in May 2015 by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, a long-time personal friend. He attributed his...

    Moscow hopes Trump administration will give Russia free hand to suppress Syria and Ukraine
    Nov18

    Moscow hopes Trump administration will give Russia free hand to suppress Syria and Ukraine

    The news of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton conceding the race to Donald Trump was met with spontaneous applause by the Kremlin-controlled State Duma (the lower house of the Russian Parliament) during a plenary session. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the Kremlin-linked flamboyant nationalist politician and leader of the Liberal...

    Remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.N.
    Nov18

    Remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.N.

    Text of remarks by Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations, Volodymyr Yelchenko, delivered on November 13 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. This month Ukraine and Ukrainians of the whole world commemorate the 83rd anniversary of a most terrible catastrophe, the artificial famine known as [the] Holodomor of 1932-1933. [The] Holodomor is...

    Ukrainian Canadian labor minister seeks to improve workplace safety in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Ukrainian Canadian labor minister seeks to improve workplace safety in Ukraine

    Special to The Ukrainian Weekly OTTAWA – In the days leading up to her first anniversary as Canada’s minister of employment, workforce development and labour, MaryAnn Mihychuk had the chance to use her pre-political professional skills in a visit to her ancestral homeland. Ms. Mihychuk, who serves as the Liberal Member of Parliament for the...

    Poroshenko congratulates Trump
    Nov11

    Poroshenko congratulates Trump

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Donald Trump on winning the presidential elections in the United States that took place on November 8. “My sincere congratulations to Donald Trump on being elected president of the United States and to the friendly American nation on democratic expression of will. This is a symbol of true democracy...

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