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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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. […]...

    Since 2014, 18 countries have provided non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine
    Aug19

    Since 2014, 18 countries have provided non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine

    Since January 2014, 18 countries have provided $164.1 million (U.S.) worth of non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, with more than 80 percent of that coming from just two countries, the United States, which has given $117.6 million worth of supplies, and Canada, which has given $23.6 million. Those figures were provided to the Apostrophe...

    Vitvitsky on selection commission for Ukraine’s General Inspectorate
    Aug19

    Vitvitsky on selection commission for Ukraine’s General Inspectorate

    KYIV – Bohdan Vitvitsky, a Ukrainian-born corruption expert from New Jersey, has joined a selection commission that will choose members of a newly created General Inspectorate at the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine. The move is part of an overall drive to fix the nation’s deeply flawed prosecutorial and justice system....

    Russia’s military escalation: threat  to Ukraine and global security
    Aug19

    Russia’s military escalation: threat to Ukraine and global security

    The following release was sent by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on August 11. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s military escalation, its aggressive, provocative statements and continued refusal to honor a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. Large movements of Russian troops, tanks, artillery and...

    August 26, 1991
    Aug19

    August 26, 1991

    Twenty-five years ago, on August 26, 1991, following the declaration of independence by Ukraine’s Parliament on August 24, 1991, leaders of the United States and Canada showed two different stances in reaction to the news. Attorney Bohdan Vitvitsky, based in New York, wrote a commentary about the reactions by Canada and the U.S. Dr....

    25 years of independence
    Aug19

    25 years of independence

    The statement below was released by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on August 4. August 24, 2016, will mark 25 years since the people of Ukraine proclaimed an end to centuries of bondage and resolutely vowed to protect their new democracy, while charting a future course towards closer European integration. Sadly, this historic...

    A suggestion re: counter-argument
    Aug19

    A suggestion re: counter-argument

    Dear Editor: Re: “A counter-argument to Andrew Fedynsky’s” (July 31), in her letter, Lydia Kossak Kernitsky, D.M.D., has made it clear that she supports Donald Trump and will not be voting for Hillary Clinton. She writes that, “If you love America and Ukraine, you will not vote for Hillary Clinton.” But I wonder, if for […] …read more...

    Summer Olympics 2016:  Ukraine picks up three medals to start
    Aug12

    Summer Olympics 2016: Ukraine picks up three medals to start

    Serhiy Kulish won Ukraine’s first medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, securing the silver in the 10-meter men’s air rifle finals on Monday, August 8. He scored 204.6 points, second to Italy’s Niccolo Campriani (206.1 points), the silver medal winner in London (2012). Russia’s Vladimir Maslennikov won...

    Rehabilitation center funded by donations from Ukrainian diaspora opens in Lviv
    Aug12

    Rehabilitation center funded by donations from Ukrainian diaspora opens in Lviv

    LVIV – After more than a year of careful planning, countless site visits and fund-raising in the United States, a modern rehabilitation center to help Ukraine’s wounded soldiers opened in western Ukraine’s largest city in August. The center showcased how far $40,000 can go towards ensuring a more dignified life for people who’ve...

    Moscow likely to resume attack on Ukraine  under guise of ‘peacekeeping,’ says analyst
    Aug12

    Moscow likely to resume attack on Ukraine under guise of ‘peacekeeping,’ says analyst

    Recent reports about the influx of materiel into the Russian-occupied Donbas and increasingly militant rhetoric by the leaders of the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics (DPR and LPR), combined with the world’s shift of attention away from Ukraine, has convinced many in the region that Moscow is about to launch a major new military...

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