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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Second loss mathematically eliminates Ukraine from Euro 2016
    Jun24

    Second loss mathematically eliminates Ukraine from Euro 2016

    Any optimism Ukraine’s national soccer team may have had following its 2-0 defeat by Germany in its Euro Cup opener quickly evaporated after a second 2-0 loss at the feet of Northern Ireland on June 15 in Lyon, France. New assistant coach Andriy Shevchenko’s “mission possible” to qualify from Group C and achieve better results […]...

    Ukraine drops Euro Cup to Poland with 0-1 loss
    Jun24

    Ukraine drops Euro Cup to Poland with 0-1 loss

    Poland got off to an aggressive start, missing two chances to take the lead inside the opening five minutes of the final Group C match played on June 21 at Stade Veladrome in Marseille, France. Arkadiusz Milik broke down the left side into the penalty area, but his blast was caught by goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov. […] …read more Source: The...

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support
    Jun17

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support

    WASHINGTON – On his first visit to the United States as Ukraine’s new prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman expressed his gratitude for the American support his country is receiving for its political and economic reform programs and in stopping Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. “In this very import time in Ukraine’s...

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration
    Jun17

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration

    KYIV – Ukrainians are finding themselves stalled on the road to integration with Europe after officials revealed bureaucratic hurdles that emerged in recent weeks. Some are the fault of the Ukrainian government, but the biggest factors are related to the large inflow of migrants, according to reports. On the national level, the ratification of...

    Russia’s Kerch bridge:  time to act for Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia’s Kerch bridge: time to act for Ukraine

    The bout of great-power euphoria sparked by the 2014 annexation of Crimea did not last long in Russia. The Kremlin quickly realized the region’s total dependence on mainland Ukraine. Over the past 60 years, heavy capital and labor investments, as well as regular water, power and fuel supplies sent from Ukraine, had transformed the formerly...

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?
    Jun17

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?

    From the 11th century onward, beer was a popular beverage in medieval Poland and in the nearby lands of Kyivan Rus’. Beer brewing in the 13th century and later was a special privilege (“propination”) reserved for cities and noble landlords. In the 16th century in Ukrainian lands under Poland’s rule, small beer breweries were developed...

    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...

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