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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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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    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 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 […]...

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