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    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...

    U.S. ambassador to Ukraine visits Joint Multinational Training Group
    Nov11

    U.S. ambassador to Ukraine visits Joint Multinational Training Group

    YAVORIV, Ukraine – U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch visited the soldiers of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine (JMTG-U) and toured the International Peacekeeping and Security Center here October 27. The visit began with a briefing from Col. Nick Ducich, commander of JMTG-U and Lt. Gen. Pavlo Tkachuk, commander of...

    Ukraine’s e-declarations
    Nov11

    Ukraine’s e-declarations

    Tens of thousands of Ukrainian officials filed electronic declarations of their assets, meeting the midnight October 30 deadline that had been imposed. And, not only did officials have to declare their own assets but also those held in the names of their family members. . Thus, their incomes and assets became publicly available in a […]...

    November 16, 2012
    Nov11

    November 16, 2012

    Four years ago, on November 16, 2012, Ukraine’s Minister of Energy Yurii Boiko announced on Inter TV plans to reduce Ukraine’s dependence on Russian natural gas supplies, and even suggested the possibility that Russia would take Ukraine to the international court. “We know there will be arguments, even court battles with our Russian...

    Prime minister’s chief investment adviser, a Ukrainian Canadian, sees ‘the new Ukraine’
    Nov04

    Prime minister’s chief investment adviser, a Ukrainian Canadian, sees ‘the new Ukraine’

    LVIV – Few people know that the hryvnia, Ukraine’s currency, was first printed in Canada. Still fewer people know that Daniel Bilak negotiated the deal in 1991 for Canada-based Kaskens law firm when his ancestral homeland regained independence. As of November 1, he’ll have to broker bigger deals in the next 12 months as the […]...

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