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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Friends in Congress
    Aug12

    Friends in Congress

    Congress is now in recess and the Ukrainian National Information Service has advised Ukrainian Americans that this is a good time to continue the #SupportUkraine campaign it initiated earlier this year. UNIS, the Washington-based public affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, is urging Ukrainian community representatives to...

    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...

    Campers of all ages enjoy learning about Ukrainian heritage at Soyuzivka
    Aug12

    Campers of all ages enjoy learning about Ukrainian heritage at Soyuzivka

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – This year’s heritage camps at Soyuzivka took place in July with over 80 children from three countries – the United States, Canada and Ukraine – attending. Discover Your Heritage Camp (July 10-16) this year focused on Ukraine’s royalty during the Princely Era (Kniazha Doba). The campers learned about the evolution of...

    Australian soccer club supports war-affected kids in Ukraine
    Aug12

    Australian soccer club supports war-affected kids in Ukraine

    VICTORIA, Australia – A soccer club from New South Wales, the Western Sydney Wanderers has generously donated uniforms to a youth soccer team in the war-torn city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Australian Ukrainian Jaroslav Duma came into contact with the youth team, Kolos, during a recent visit to Ukraine to volunteer with the not-for-profit […]...

    High-ranking Yanukovych associate is arrested
    Aug05

    High-ranking Yanukovych associate is arrested

    Among charges: sponsoring terrorist organization and stoking separatism KYIV – Ukraine’s authorities on July 30 detained Oleksandr Yefremov, an associate of Viktor Yanukovych. He is the highest ranking associate of the disgraced ex-president to have been arrested to date. Two days later, Kyiv’s Pechersk District Court ruled that the...

    U.S. diplomats accuse  Russia of undermining  Ukraine peace plan
    Aug05

    U.S. diplomats accuse Russia of undermining Ukraine peace plan

    Two top U.S. diplomats working to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine have accused Russia of continuing to supply separatist fighters with fuel and weapons and creating a “deteriorating security situation” in the region that is as bad as it was a year ago. Ambassador Daniel Baer, head of the U.S. mission to the Organization […] …read...

    Trump says he’d consider recognizing Crimea as part of Russia
    Aug05

    Trump says he’d consider recognizing Crimea as part of Russia

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has outraged Ukrainian Americans, and others, with his recent comments indicating that he would consider recognizing Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula. “I’m going to take a look at it,” Mr. Trump said in an interview broadcast on July 31 on the...

    Moscow’s Donbas ‘curators’ seek to quell  panic among soldiers in separatist Donetsk
    Aug05

    Moscow’s Donbas ‘curators’ seek to quell panic among soldiers in separatist Donetsk

    One of the darkest parts of the murky history of Moscow’s “hybrid” war in Ukraine is the role of Russian “curators” – the Russian advisors who direct the activities of the military and civilian structures in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk peoples’ republics (DPR, LPR) on the basis of orders they receive directly from the […]...

    A tale of two platforms
    Aug05

    A tale of two platforms

    America’s two political parties ended their conventions in July and published their party platforms. Was Ukraine mentioned? I checked. The DNC platform read: “Russia is engaging in destabilizing actions along its borders, violating Ukraine’s sovereignty and attempting to recreate spheres of influence that undermine American...

    Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and other things
    Aug05

    Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and other things

    In June, I wrote about the Trump campaign and its disturbing links to Russian President Vladimir Putin and disgraced Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Since then, lots of other articles have appeared on the same topic: “Putin’s Puppet,” Slate; “Hillary Clinton is Running Against Vladimir Putin,” The Atlantic; “Trump Campaign Guts GOP...

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