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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Russia’s conflict against Ukraine  and the West: the religious dimension
    Mar25

    Russia’s conflict against Ukraine and the West: the religious dimension

    The conflict Russia is waging against Ukraine has, from the very beginning, had many different dimensions. Currently, it is increasingly assuming the narrative and form of an existential conflict between two antagonistic civilizations with competing ideologies, cultures and religions. The February 12 meeting in Havana, between the Roman pontiff,...

    The tryzub is the new meme
    Mar25

    The tryzub is the new meme

    Maidan and the war in eastern Ukraine have patriotic Ukrainians around the world coming out of the woodwork. People with barely one gram of Ukrainian heritage are wearing blue-and-yellow everything, and boasting tryzub tattoos. The tryzub (trident) has always been a special, meaningful symbol for Ukrainians, and anathema to the Russians. The...

    Ukrainian reforms two years after the Maidan and the Russian invasion
    Mar25

    Ukrainian reforms two years after the Maidan and the Russian invasion

    With more unity and leadership, 2016 can and should be the year Ukraine breaks free from the unholy alliance of dirty money and dirty politics which has ripped off the Ukrainian people for too long. Without it, Ukraine will slide backwards once again into corruption, lawlessness and vassal statehood. Following is a slightly abridged version […]...

    Trump says Ukraine affects U.S. less than other NATO countries
    Mar25

    Trump says Ukraine affects U.S. less than other NATO countries

    As reported by The Washington Post, (“Trump questions need for NATO, outlines noninterventionist foreign policy,” by Philip Rucker and Robert Costa, March 21), Donald Trump said on the subject of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine that America’s allies are “not doing anything.” The Washington Post story quoted him as saying: “Ukraine is a...

    Zankovetska Theater to present “Natalka Poltavka” in U.S.
    Mar25

    Zankovetska Theater to present “Natalka Poltavka” in U.S.

    CLEVELAND – The Maria Zankovetska Theater based in Lviv is one of Ukraine’s most distinguished and respected cultural institutions. Starting April 1 at the Ukrainian Catholic Seminary in Stamford, Conn., and ending April 10 at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center in Jenkintown, Pa., near Philadelphia, the group will be on tour...

    President’s choices shrink as political crises deepen
    Mar18

    President’s choices shrink as political crises deepen

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko saw his options narrow this week as he seeks to resolve Ukraine’s deepening political crises, namely the war in the Donbas and the formation of a new coalition government. His position has gotten so limited that he is considering appointing political players once considered to be off limits for...

    Nuland testifies: Reform in Ukraine is endangered by oligarchs fighting back
    Mar18

    Nuland testifies: Reform in Ukraine is endangered by oligarchs fighting back

    WASHINGTON – A top U.S. administration official has taken pointed aim at the wealthiest Ukrainian tycoons, known as oligarchs, accusing them of undermining the country’s anti-corruption reform efforts. Victoria Nuland, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, warned on March 15 that, if efforts to liberalize the...

    Three Canadians honored by president of Ukraine
    Mar18

    Three Canadians honored by president of Ukraine

    KYIV – Three members of the Canada-Ukraine Foundation’s Medical Mission team were recognized with awards presented by President Peter Poroshenko of Ukraine. Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn, mission lead and a plastic surgeon from Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, was awarded the Order of Merit, and Dr. Carolyn Levis, a plastic surgeon from Hamilton,...

    Berlin and Paris side with Moscow  against Kyiv in Normandy group meeting
    Mar18

    Berlin and Paris side with Moscow against Kyiv in Normandy group meeting

    As anticipated (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, February 26), the Normandy group meeting on March 3-4 in Paris cornered Ukraine to extract its acceptance of “elections” in the Russian-occupied territory in the country’s east. German Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier did almost all the hectoring; his French counterpart,...

    Obama: Ukraine ‘vulnerable’ to Russian ‘military domination’ no matter what U.S. does
    Mar18

    Obama: Ukraine ‘vulnerable’ to Russian ‘military domination’ no matter what U.S. does

    U.S. President Barack Obama said that Ukraine “is going to be vulnerable to military domination by Russia no matter what” the United States does. In one of a series of interviews published on March 10 that formed the basis of an article in The Atlantic magazine, Mr. Obama said that Ukraine was clearly a core […] …read more Source: The...

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