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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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...

    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 […]...

    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...

    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...

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