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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    July 21, 2011
    Jul22

    July 21, 2011

    Five years ago, on July 21, 2011, the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) announced it would be ending its space shuttle program, following the landing of the Atlantis space shuttle (STS-135) – marking the last of the 135 space shuttle missions. Leonid Kadenyuk, a payload specialist with the National Space Agency of Ukraine, who...

    On the second anniversary of the downing of MH17
    Jul22

    On the second anniversary of the downing of MH17

    President Petro Poroshenko issued a statement on July 17 in Kyiv. Ukraine remembers every victim of the MH17 tragedy. Terrorism is inadmissible in any form and perpetrators of this tragedy must be punished. Civil aircraft Malaysian Boeing 777 was shot down by Russian terrorists who used weaponry produced and supplied by Russia. A lot has […]...

    UAV at ceremonies honoring heroes
    Jul22

    UAV at ceremonies honoring heroes

    ELLENVILLE, N.Y. – During the long Independence Day weekend, the Organization for Defense of Four Freedoms for Ukraine (ODFFU) held its annual ceremony honoring heroes – all those Ukrainians who fought and died to gain Ukraine’s independence. The organizers of this year’s event were Stepan Kaczurak, president of ODFFU, and Jurij...

    25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence  being commemorated in southwest Florida
    Jul22

    25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence being commemorated in southwest Florida

    NORTH PORT, Fla. – North Port city commissioners on July 7 honored Ukrainian Independence Day by proclaiming August 24, 2016, as the “25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence.” The proclamation was read by Mayor Jacqueline Moore in the presence of other commissioners and 30 members of the Ukrainian community. Prof. Vira Bodnaruk, president of...

    Ukrainian pro sports update: tennis
    Jul22

    Ukrainian pro sports update: tennis

    Women rule the professional Ukrainian tennis world these days with a whopping 40 ladies listed in the current WTA rankings list. The men’s side totals four noted Ukrainians with Alexandr Dolgopolov holding strong (No. 37) and Sergiy Stakhovsky free-falling down the rankings to No. 85. Ilya Marchenko of Ukraine (No. 84) and Ukrainian...

    Soyuzivka’s 10th Ukrainian Cultural Festival attracts thousands, despite rainy forecast
    Jul15

    Soyuzivka’s 10th Ukrainian Cultural Festival attracts thousands, despite rainy forecast

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – Undaunted by threatening skies, which eventually yielded to rain, over 3,000 visitors flocked to the Soyuzivka Heritage Center for the 10th Ukrainian Cultural Festival on July 8-10. Oksana Mukha of Lviv, and Kyivans Ivo Bobul (originally from Chernivtsi) and Viktor Pavlik (originally from Terebovlia, Ternopil Oblast) were the...

    Kerry says U.S.  will remain firm  on Russia sanctions
    Jul15

    Kerry says U.S. will remain firm on Russia sanctions

    KYIV – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has reassured Ukraine that sanctions against Russia will remain in place unless Moscow fulfills its obligations under the Minsk agreement reached last year, He also announced additional humanitarian aid for Kyiv. (See fact sheet on page 3). Mr. Kerry spoke at a joint news conference in Kyiv […]...

    Historic trade agreement signed by Canada and Ukraine
    Jul15

    Historic trade agreement signed by Canada and Ukraine

    KYIV – On July 11, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman witnessed the signing of the milestone Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). Canada’s International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland and Ukraine’s First Vice Prime Minister and...

    Kerry’s unwelcome message in Ukraine
    Jul15

    Kerry’s unwelcome message in Ukraine

    “Quietly but summarily, the administration of President Obama has informed Kyiv that it wants to see elections in Donbas before Obama leaves office.” – James Sherr of Chatham House, an independent policy institute based in London. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland held talks with President Petro Poroshenko...

    U.S., Ukraine diverge  on Minsk ‘agreement’
    Jul15

    U.S., Ukraine diverge on Minsk ‘agreement’

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s public message in Kyiv on July 7 (see accompanying article) reaffirms, broadly, the talking points that Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland had been delivering in Kyiv since May 2015 (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, May 26). It was at that point that Mr. Kerry and Ms. Nuland initiated non-transparent...

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