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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    International criminal probe blames missile from Russia for MH17 tragedy
    Sep30

    International criminal probe blames missile from Russia for MH17 tragedy

    NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands – An international criminal investigation into the MH17 tragedy in eastern Ukraine in 2014 has determined the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in Ukraine. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) further determined that the missile system...

    Those attacking Ukrainian archives should improve their own research
    Sep30

    Those attacking Ukrainian archives should improve their own research

    On May 2, Foreign Policy magazine published an article by Josh Cohen, a former employee of the U.S. State Department, titled “The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past” (http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/05/ 02/the-historian-whitewashing-ukraines-past-volodymyr-viatrovych/). Although Mr. Cohen’s criticism of Ukraine’s archives open...

    October 3, 1990
    Sep30

    October 3, 1990

    Twenty-six years ago, on October 3, 1990, the Ukrainian Parliament (known as the Supreme Soviet at the time) voted by an overwhelming majority to greet the reunification of Germany after 45 years of separation and one year after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. In its letter of greeting, Ukraine’s Parliament raised the […] …read...

    Message of YES conference: Ukraine cannot rely solely on Western support
    Sep23

    Message of YES conference: Ukraine cannot rely solely on Western support

    Kyiv must act on improving how the country is run KYIV – Last year, foreign technocrats and Western-educated Ukrainians represented the government at the annual Yalta European Strategy, the pre-eminent event that gathers high-profile officials and business leaders to discuss the country’s place in a constantly changing world. This year,...

    Embassy of Ukraine holds reception to mark Ukrainian Independence Day
    Sep23

    Embassy of Ukraine holds reception to mark Ukrainian Independence Day

    WASHINGTON – To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence in Washington, the Embassy of Ukraine in the U.S. chose a venue whose name has symbolic meaning for the country – the Institute of Peace, which is located in the very center of downtown. There were over 500 guests at the Embassy’s reception, among them […]...

    Ukraine in Rio: a Paralympic power
    Sep23

    Ukraine in Rio: a Paralympic power

    In the international sports competition arena these days, the United States, Russia, China and Great Britain are almost always atop the leader board. Every four years the above four countries rule the medals tables at the Olympics and Paralympics. The last dozen years have seen one underdog nation turn into a world superpower once the […]...

    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...

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