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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    New USUF initiative supports small business in Ukraine
    Sep02

    New USUF initiative supports small business in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Business Community Club (BCC), a Ukrainian national small-business association headquartered in Lviv. The project aims to support small business development in Ukraine by deepening communication and cooperation between U.S. small businesses (including...

    Military parade in Kyiv marks  25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence
    Aug26

    Military parade in Kyiv marks 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

    KYIV – Perhaps the first Ukrainian city to hear the national anthem on Independence Day was Russia-occupied Donetsk. At about 6 a.m. hidden loud speakers started blaring the first words of the anthem, “Ukraine hasn’t perished yet.” The daring audio performance lasted about 30 minutes as startled passersby gazed in bewilderment at the...

    Poroshenko greets Ukraine on 25th anniversary in Kyiv
    Aug26

    Poroshenko greets Ukraine on 25th anniversary in Kyiv

    Dear Ukrainians, Heroic Ukrainian troops, Your Holiness and Your Beatitude, Mister President Duda, highly-esteemed guests, “In view of the mortal danger surrounding Ukraine in connection with the state coup in the USSR on August 19, 1991; continuing the thousand-year tradition of state development in Ukraine; proceeding from the right of the...

    Ukraine shows evidence of secret payments allegedly made to Paul Manafort
    Aug26

    Ukraine shows evidence of secret payments allegedly made to Paul Manafort

    KYIV – Ukrainian authorities have published excerpts from secret accounting ledgers of former President Viktor Yanukovych’s political party documenting more than $12.7 million in under-the-table payments that were earmarked for Paul Manafort, who chaired U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign until his resignation on...

    UCCA meets with newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to Ukraine
    Aug26

    UCCA meets with newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

    NEW YORK – Executive Board members of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, together with Bishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. and Metropolitan-Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, met on August 8 with the newly confirmed U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. Following her warm words...

    Ukraine wins 11 medals at Rio, finishes in 22 place in medals count
    Aug26

    Ukraine wins 11 medals at Rio, finishes in 22 place in medals count

    The United States led the way with 121 medals won at the 2016 Rio Olympics. China (70), Great Britain (67) and Russia (56) rounded out the top four. Next were Germany, France, Japan, Australia and Italy. Ukraine ranked 22nd out of 207 participating nations, finishing amid countries like Poland, Jamaica, Cuba and Uzbekistan. This year’s […]...

    For Vladimir Putin, diplomacy is a form  of ‘information terrorism,’ says commentator
    Aug26

    For Vladimir Putin, diplomacy is a form of ‘information terrorism,’ says commentator

    Vladimir Putin’s attempt to impose a longtime Kremlin loyalist as his ambassador to Ukraine, something Kyiv has rejected and prompted Moscow to say that it won’t appoint anyone else, highlights the Kremlin leader’s view of what diplomats are for, Moscow commentator Igor Yakovenko says. For Mr. Putin, Mr. Yakovenko says,...

    Statement by President Barack Obama on the 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence
    Aug26

    Statement by President Barack Obama on the 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence

    Twenty-five years ago today, Ukraine declared its independence from the Soviet Union. On behalf of the American people, I’m proud to join the Ukrainian people in marking this historic anniversary. As we have been reminded in recent years, Ukraine’s path has not always been easy. From the hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians who linked...

    Vernyayev golden in parallel bars, Cheban in canoe sprint
    Aug19

    Vernyayev golden in parallel bars, Cheban in canoe sprint

    Gymanst Oleh Vernyayev won his second Olympic medal in Rio, with a decisive victory – and Ukraine’s first gold medal – in the parallel bars. The Ukrainian bested American silver medalist Danell Leyva by a score of 16.041-15.900 on August 16. Leyva nailed his final routine, putting him temporarily in first place until Vernyayev put […]...

    Moscow wants Bosnia-style outcome for Ukraine, says senior analyst
    Aug19

    Moscow wants Bosnia-style outcome for Ukraine, says senior analyst

    Despite its declarations about taking revenge against Kyiv for supposedly sending “diversionists” into Crimea, Moscow is unlikely to launch a major war, but instead hopes to use the threat of such a conflict to force Ukraine to agree to a resolution of the conflict that would result in a Bosnia-style outcome, according to Anatoly Oktisyuk. […]...

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