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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany
    Jun17

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany

    Germany and Ukraine served up a most entertaining match with high levels of technical ability and plenty of drama in their 2016 Euro Cup opener played on June 12. Stand-in center back Shkodran Mustafi headed his first goal and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scored in stoppage time as the world champions survived several scares to beat […]...

    The unraveling of Moscow’s dream of “Novorossiya”
    Jun10

    The unraveling of Moscow’s dream of “Novorossiya”

    The Kremlin’s project to create “Novorossiya” in southern and eastern Ukraine and the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea was conducted in secrecy and haste in the first months of 2014. Details of how that project rose and ultimately fell have been hard to come by. But Aleksandr, a Moscow businessman who asked that his […] …read...

    Keep sanctions in place
    Jun10

    Keep sanctions in place

    Back in March, during a working visit to Washington, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko argued that sanctions “are the only line in the sand that the West drew after 2014. It is the only line between good and evil drawn in the context of this war. And if there is no line anymore – then what’s […] …read more Source: The...

    Holodomor being highlighted at scholarly conferences in Ukraine, Canada
    Jun10

    Holodomor being highlighted at scholarly conferences in Ukraine, Canada

    TORONTO – Recently scholarly conferences held in Lviv and in Calgary, Alberta, feature panels on the Holodomor organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC). HREC has organized a panel that will examine the role of demonization and the “othering” of Ukrainians in the context of the Holodomor at the conference of the...

    Ukraine enacts legal reforms, changes to law enforcement
    Jun03

    Ukraine enacts legal reforms, changes to law enforcement

    KYIV – Ukraine’s government this week adopted this week significant systemic reforms to its judiciary and changes to law enforcement, largely in response to Western demands that were pent up for months owing to the nation’s political crisis. Early in the week, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced his changes, including the...

    UNF, Paslawsky Fund, Ukraine NGO join forces to open Lviv rehab center
    Jun03

    UNF, Paslawsky Fund, Ukraine NGO join forces to open Lviv rehab center

    LVIV – Ukrainian soldiers who suffered debilitating loss of limbs in the war with Russia in Ukraine’s Donbas region now have a better chance at leading productive lives, thanks to the united effort of three organizations – the Ukrainian National Foundation (UNF), the Markian Paslawsky Fund and most significantly the Kyiv-based International...

    Surkov-Nuland talks on Ukraine: a non-transparent channel
    Jun03

    Surkov-Nuland talks on Ukraine: a non-transparent channel

    Informal discussions are sputtering along between Washington and Moscow over implementation of the Minsk armistice in Ukraine. This bilateral process originated in May 2015 as an accompaniment to the Obama administration’s decision to seek Russia’s “help” on Syria. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland has been tasked to...

    Factcheck.com.ua aims to increase public’s political literacy in Ukraine
    Jun03

    Factcheck.com.ua aims to increase public’s political literacy in Ukraine

    KYIV – Factcheck.com.uа is a new online tool to combat political manipulation, inaccuracy and distortion of information. Its objective is to analyze the public statements of politicians and verify how they correspond with reality. Its motto: “Only facts count.” Factcheck.com.uа also aims to enhance the public’s information literacy, create...

    Ambassador of Ukraine honored with Poland’s Officer’s Cross
    Jun03

    Ambassador of Ukraine honored with Poland’s Officer’s Cross

    WASHINGTON – Valeriy Chaly, ambassador of Ukraine to the United States, was decorated with the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland during a ceremony at the Polish Embassy on May 23. President Bronislaw Komorowski of Poland honored Ambassador Chaly with this high state award in recognition of his outstanding […]...

    Crimean Tatar leader meets Canadian prime minister
    Jun03

    Crimean Tatar leader meets Canadian prime minister

    OTTAWA – Legendary Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev held several informative briefings on Parliament Hill on May 18. Meetings arranged by the chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group, Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj, included those with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion and...

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