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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov diversifies away from Russia
    Sep23

    Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov diversifies away from Russia

    Antonov, Ukraine’s only designer and manufacturer of aircraft, has severed all ties with Russia, which had been its main market and partner for decades (Ukrayinska Pravda, September 10). This was unavoidable, given the de facto war waged by Moscow, which prompted Kyiv to stop Ukrainian military-technical cooperation with Russia and join...

    Ukrainian Independence Day 2016 – Watervliet, N.Y.
    Sep23

    Ukrainian Independence Day 2016 – Watervliet, N.Y.

    WATERVLIET, N.Y. – On August 24, Ukraine celebrated 25 years of independence. That milestone anniversary was recognized on Saturday, August 27, during the Ukrainian Festival of Independence celebrated at the Ukrainian-American Cultural Center in the historic pioneer neighborhood of Watervliet. “An afternoon-long program was dedicated in part to...

    Kirovohrad LL and U-21 baseball team win tournaments
    Sep23

    Kirovohrad LL and U-21 baseball team win tournaments

    • The ninth Ukraine Little League Championships for orphans and invited New Programs is under way in Kremenets, Ternopil, Oblast, on September 19-22. The California Association to Aid Ukraine (CAAU), a longtime supporter, is sponsoring the event. Teams include Krements, Mizoch, Kyiv and Mykolayiv, with new clubs Horinka and Sloviansk playing...

    Over 2,500 gather at Tryzubivka to celebrate 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence
    Sep23

    Over 2,500 gather at Tryzubivka to celebrate 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

    HORSHAM, Pa. – The Ukrainian and American flags danced in the brilliant sunshine and mild breezes of another delightful summer afternoon at the Ukrainian American Sport Center Tryzub. The intense and complex thoughts, prayers and emotions of the gathering crowd were palpable this Sunday, August 28. Ukrainians, haling, directly or through ancestry...

    Ukraine tied with U.S.A. for third place in the Paralympic Games
    Sep16

    Ukraine tied with U.S.A. for third place in the Paralympic Games

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine is currently tied with the United States for third place in the medals standings with 83 medals – 32 gold, 24 silver and 27 bronze – at the Paralympic Games in Rio that run September 7-18. As of press time (September 15), China leads the medals count with 172, followed by […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian World Congress holds annual general meeting in Kyiv
    Sep16

    Ukrainian World Congress holds annual general meeting in Kyiv

    KYIV – The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) held its three-day annual general meeting at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University on August 25-27 with 184 delegates and guests from 26 countries participating. The official portion of the meeting started with prayers led by the primates of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate and...

    Massive Russian troop deployments and exercises held close to Ukraine
    Sep16

    Massive Russian troop deployments and exercises held close to Ukraine

    It is clear that the present Russian regime will not accept and is ready to do what it takes to prevent Ukraine or any other former Soviet country from integrating with NATO or any European or North Atlantic institutions. The Russian armed forces held their pre-announced strategic military exercise “Kavkaz 2016” in Crimea, the North […]...

    Ukraine files multiple lawsuits against Russia
    Sep16

    Ukraine files multiple lawsuits against Russia

    Ukraine is claiming about $67 billion in lost assets. KYIV – From Paris to Strasbourg, and Stockholm to London, Ukraine is amassing lawsuits and other legal claims against Russia while stepping up diplomatic efforts to further ostracize its belligerent neighbor. Earlier this month, Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko said Kyiv is preparing cases...

    Kyiv chosen to host Eurovision 2017
    Sep16

    Kyiv chosen to host Eurovision 2017

    KYIV – Ukraine has chosen Kyiv to host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, putting an end to a contentious and delay-marred process. Culture Minister Yevhen Nyschuk and National Television Company head Zurab Alasania announced the decision on September 9, telling a press conference in Kyiv that the capital had edged out the Black Sea port […]...

    Ukrainian Independence Day 2016 – Philadelphia
    Sep16

    Ukrainian Independence Day 2016 – Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA – The Ukrainian American community of the Greater Philadelphia area observed the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence on August 24 during an outdoor ceremony on the North Broad Street area of Philadelphia City Hall. After receiving the traditional Ukrainian bread and salt greeting of hospitality from performers of the...

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