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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Russian military theorists consider  future war: Bridging the NATO-Russia gap
    Oct21

    Russian military theorists consider future war: Bridging the NATO-Russia gap

    Russian military theorists have a long-developed reputation for paying close attention to the possible contours of future wars. And now – in the context of Moscow’s military modernization, its involvement in armed conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as its continued strained relations with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) –...

    Sen. Rob Portman releases Ukrainian campaign ad
    Oct21

    Sen. Rob Portman releases Ukrainian campaign ad

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Portman for Senate campaign on October 18 released a Ukrainian-language radio ad that highlights the Ohio senator’s work with the Ukrainian community. The ad copy (translated into English) reads in part: “As co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, Rob Portman is standing up for Ukraine in the United States...

    UCCA leaders hold high-level meetings in Kyiv
    Oct21

    UCCA leaders hold high-level meetings in Kyiv

    NEW YORK – In late September, the newly elected president of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), Andriy Futey, and his predecessor, Tamara Olexy, traveled to Kyiv on a four-day working visit. It was a packed schedule of meetings with members of the Verkhovna Rada, Cabinet ministers and the new U.S. envoy to Ukraine. […]...

    World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations holds annual meeting in Kyiv
    Oct21

    World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations holds annual meeting in Kyiv

    TORONTO – The annual meeting of the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations (WFUWO) was held on August 21-23 in Kyiv, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. However, the celebration was clouded by the fact that this anniversary was being marked at a time when there was growing military aggression...

    A rare opportunity to hear the renowned Kyiv Chamber Choir
    Oct21

    A rare opportunity to hear the renowned Kyiv Chamber Choir

    TORONTO – From October 28 to November 6, the award-winning Kyiv Chamber Choir and their conductor/founder Mykola Hobdych will present nine concerts – one of the highlights of their 25th anniversary year. For the first time, the choir will perform in Chicago, Boston and Cleveland. By popular demand, the choristers are returning for concerts in […]...

    Ukrainian government moves ahead with some important energy reforms
    Oct14

    Ukrainian government moves ahead with some important energy reforms

    Ukraine has approved reforms aimed at changing domestic electricity market rules – a step that is essential for curbing corruption in the power sector. This complements the natural gas pricing reforms undertaken earlier, in 2015-2016, which achieved price parity on the domestic market with import prices; all Ukrainian consumers now pay more or...

    New wave of Crimean Tatar arrests in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Oct14

    New wave of Crimean Tatar arrests in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Searches have been carried out in the Symferopol district of Russian-occupied Crimea in what appears to be the latest wave of arrests of Crimean Muslims for supposed involvement in an organization that is legal in Ukraine. The five men are all Crimean Tatar and Muslim; some at least have taken part, this year or last […] …read more Source:...

    Helsinki Commission honored  for decades of work on Ukraine
    Oct14

    Helsinki Commission honored for decades of work on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – At the 2016 “Ukraine in Washington” forum on September 14, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation recognized the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE, known as the Helsinki Commission) for four decades of support for Ukraine and Ukrainian dissidents. “Long before Ukraine’s independence and the formation of the House...

    Ivan Dzyuba receives Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Award
    Oct14

    Ivan Dzyuba receives Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Award

    KYIV – Ivan Dzyuba, writer and former dissident, received the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Medal for 2016. The award, conferred by the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter (UJE), was presented at a dinner on September 28 in Kyiv in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar. Mr. Dzyuba was recognized for...

    UCCA participates in commemorations of 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy
    Oct14

    UCCA participates in commemorations of 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy

    NEW YORK – At the invitation of Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, the newly elected president of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), Andriy Futey, and his predecessor, Tamara Olexy, traveled to Ukraine to participate in the official commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy. The solemn events...

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