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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    EU debate initiative sparks  fears of concessions to Russia
    Feb12

    EU debate initiative sparks fears of concessions to Russia

    BRUSSELS – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini initiated an internal debate last month with a group of fellow European commissioners on how to improve cooperation with Russia, causing concern among EU members that want to keep up the pressure on Moscow over its interference in Ukraine, sources have told RFE/RL. The discussion...

    Community bids farewell to Ambassador Sergeyev
    Feb12

    Community bids farewell to Ambassador Sergeyev

    NEW YORK – Representatives of Ukrainian American community organizations and institutions gathered here at the Ukrainian Restaurant on Sunday, January 10, to bid a fond farewell to Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev, Ukraine’s permanent representative to the United Nations from 2007 until the end of 2015, and his wife, Dr. Nataliya Sergeyev. Tamara...

    Minsk myths
    Feb12

    Minsk myths

    If one were to believe Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov and President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine is not fulfilling its commitments under the Minsk agreements, while Russia is. “Ukraine sits back and does nothing,” forcing sanctions to remain in place, Mr. Lavrov charged, adding, “Europe no longer wants to be held hostage to this...

    February 18, 2014
    Feb12

    February 18, 2014

    Two years ago, on February 18, 2014, the Revolution of Dignity saw the beginning of its bloodiest days in Kyiv, which ended three days later with more than 100 civilians dead – many by gunfire. More than 10,000 protesters marched on February 18 to the Parliament in hopes of urging the government’s return to the […] …read more Source:...

    Chicago community marks Unity Day, honors heroes defending Ukraine
    Feb12

    Chicago community marks Unity Day, honors heroes defending Ukraine

    CHICAGO – The annual event marking Ukraine’s independence of January 22, 1918, and the unification of eastern and western Ukraine of January 22, 1919, was held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center on January 24. As in previous years, the commemoration was organized by the Illinois Division of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)....

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over stalled reforms
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over stalled reforms

    Poroshenko: Abromavicius should stay on Ukraine’s minister of economic development and trade abruptly resigned on February 3, citing obstacles to change and raising concerns about the war-torn country’s ability to institute sweeping reforms and rebound economically. Lithuanian-born Aivaras Abromavicius announced on February 3 that he...

    A resignation with ramifications
    Feb05

    A resignation with ramifications

    KYIV – It came as no surprise that President Petro Poroshenko met with Aivaras Abromavicius within hours of his resignation on February 3 to convince him to remain as minister of economic development and trade. Mr. Abromavicius is merely the latest Western-backed reformer to go public with complaints about corruption in the government, but he […]...

    Crimea’s annexation by Russia returns to Kyiv’s international agenda
    Feb05

    Crimea’s annexation by Russia returns to Kyiv’s international agenda

    Up to now, the shaky ceasefire in Ukraine’s Donbas region has mostly continued to hold (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, January 21). And thus, the Crimean peninsula, which was illegally annexed by Russia in early 2014, has returned near the top of Kyiv’s international agenda. Following the severance of Ukraine’s economic ties with...

    Multimedia exhibit declares: “Ukraine Exists”
    Feb05

    Multimedia exhibit declares: “Ukraine Exists”

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – The multimedia exhibit “Ukraine Exists,” which was on view at the United Nations on January 8-20, opened on January 31 at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey (UACCNJ). The exhibit, which will be open until February 15, features contemporary artwork, including paintings, installations, posters, embroidery,...

    “Invasion Redux” exhibit opens at Ukrainian Institute of America
    Feb05

    “Invasion Redux” exhibit opens at Ukrainian Institute of America

    NEW YORK – An exhibition by Kyiv-based artist Mykola Zhuravel titled “Invasion Redux” opened at the Ukrainian Institute of America on January 22 and is on view through February 14. The artist’s paintings, artistic photographs, three-dimensional panels, installations and videos depict the tragic events of the hybrid war being brutally waged...

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