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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Ex-U.S. federal prosecutor Vitvitsky aims to help reform and raise public trust in PGO
    Sep09

    Ex-U.S. federal prosecutor Vitvitsky aims to help reform and raise public trust in PGO

    KYIV – Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Bohdan Vitvitsky’s office is one door down from the one that Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko occupies. It’s located on the premises where authorities say Viktor Pshonka, the former prosecutor general under ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, had taken part in embezzling 69 million...

    Poroshenko pleads for unity, calls for Western support  in annual address to Rada
    Sep09

    Poroshenko pleads for unity, calls for Western support in annual address to Rada

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko has urged Ukrainians to mend their differences, saying that only unity can keep the country from descending into chaos in the face of what he called a persistent Russian military threat. In an annual address to Parliament, Mr. Poroshenko said that Moscow was trying to use the conflict in eastern […] …read...

    Parma’s Ukrainian Village commemorates 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence
    Sep09

    Parma’s Ukrainian Village commemorates 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

    PARMA, Ohio – Parma’s Ukrainian American community commemorated the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence with a parade. The annual parade kicked-off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, from Cleveland Selfreliance Federal Credit Union, the entryway to Ukrainian Village, a 1.5 mile stretch along Parma’s main thoroughfare,...

    The Ukrainian Museum marks Ukraine’s independence anniversary with two exhibits
    Sep09

    The Ukrainian Museum marks Ukraine’s independence anniversary with two exhibits

    NEW YORK – The Ukrainian Museum is marking two significant chapters in Ukraine’s modern history – 25 years since its declaration of independence in 1991 and the approaching centennial of the liberation struggle and short-lived independence in the early 20th century – with two parallel exhibitions. “In Metal, On Paper: Coins, Banknotes, and...

    Ukraine expects strong Paralympics showing
    Sep09

    Ukraine expects strong Paralympics showing

    Ukraine sent a team composed of 155 athletes, its largest ever squad, to the 2016 Rio Paralympics. The Ukrainian team is participating in 14 out of 22 sports. The sports include rowing, sitting volleyball, judo, table tennis, power lifting, swimming, archery, wheelchair fencing, football seven-a-side, road cycling, track cycling, paracanoe and...

    How to manufacture a war
    Sep02

    How to manufacture a war

    Before the guns of April, came the protests of February and March. Before the armed conflict, came the unarmed uprisings. Before there was a war in the Donbas, there was the so-called Russian Spring. There has long been scant doubt about the Kremlin’s deep involvement in – and instigation of – the war in Ukraine’s […] …read more...

    American Chamber of Commerce president  sees its role as moving Ukraine forward
    Sep02

    American Chamber of Commerce president sees its role as moving Ukraine forward

    KYIV – Andy Hunder is so busy these days that he has to cancel his attendance at ribbon-cutting ceremonies for new factories or offices that foreign companies are opening in Ukraine. On July 1, Mr. Hunder, the president of the country’s American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), couldn’t attend a door-opening event for the network...

    Leaders, protesters demand release of Crimean Tatar activist
    Sep02

    Leaders, protesters demand release of Crimean Tatar activist

    KYIV – Ukrainian leaders, Human Rights Watch and protesters in Kyiv called for the release of a Crimean Tatar activist who was forced into a psychiatric hospital in Russia-annexed Crimea. Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin compared Ilmi Umerov’s detention to the Soviet-era practice of holding dissidents in psychiatric...

    Kerry on Ukraine’s Independence Day
    Sep02

    Kerry on Ukraine’s Independence Day

    Following is the text of the press statement “On the Occasion of Ukraine’s National Day” issued by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on August 24. On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my warmest congratulations to the people of Ukraine as you observe the 25th anniversary of your independence on […] …read more...

    Ukraine celebrates with military parade in Kyiv
    Sep02

    Ukraine celebrates with military parade in Kyiv

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