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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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...

    Kyiv Chamber Choir performs concert of sacred and folk music in Washington
    Nov24

    Kyiv Chamber Choir performs concert of sacred and folk music in Washington

    WASHINGTON – Choral music lovers in this area received a very welcome present from the Kyiv Chamber Choir on November 6 at the National City Christian Church: an emotionally and artistically moving concert of Ukrainian sacred and folk music. This was the last of nine concerts on the Ukrainian choir’s 10-day 2016 “Sounds of Ukraine” […]...

    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...

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