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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Photography exhibit: “Life in Transition through the Eyes of Youth”
    Feb19

    Photography exhibit: “Life in Transition through the Eyes of Youth”

    KYIV – The U.S. Agency for International Development on January 15-30 sponsored an exhibition here at America House of photos taken by young people internally displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The young photographers produced the images on display during a National Geographic Photo Camp held in Kharkiv during the summer of 2015....

    Joint statement by G-7 ambassadors on principles of public policy in Ukraine
    Feb19

    Joint statement by G-7 ambassadors on principles of public policy in Ukraine

    The following statement was issued jointly by the G-7 ambassadors to Ukraine. (Source: U.S. Embassy in Ukraine) 1. G-7 ambassadors welcome the announcement made by the Cabinet of Ministers on the basic objectives and principles of public policy on February 11, 2016, in particular, zero tolerance to political interference and corruption. However,...

    UCEF orphan fund has distributed $3 million since 2005
    Feb19

    UCEF orphan fund has distributed $3 million since 2005

    CHICAGO – Since it was founded in 2005, the Ginger Fund of the Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (UCEF) in the United States has donated more than $3 million to projects that help orphans, street kids, and other needy children in Ukraine. “Ginger,” the namesake of the fund, is an anonymous Roman Catholic donor. The fund […] …read more...

    Poroshenko assures IMF he’s committed to reform
    Feb12

    Poroshenko assures IMF he’s committed to reform

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko assured the International Monetary Fund (IMF) he remains committed to pursuing economic reforms and purging corruption from his government. After receiving a sharp warning from the lender that Ukraine’s $17.5 billion bailout is at risk on February 10, Mr. Poroshenko spoke with IMF Managing...

    Bypassing Russia, Ukraine becomes another “Silk Road” terminus
    Feb12

    Bypassing Russia, Ukraine becomes another “Silk Road” terminus

    Since an uprising unseated the pro-Russian regime of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February 2014, relations between Kyiv and Moscow have gone from bad to worse. Responding to a recent ban of Ukrainian imports and seeking a way to reach post-Soviet Central Asian states and East Asia without transiting Russia, on January 15 Ukraine...

    Ukrainian bishops issue urgent appeal to the politicians and people of Ukraine
    Feb12

    Ukrainian bishops issue urgent appeal to the politicians and people of Ukraine

    Concern for the common good and the concentration of all available resources toward the defense of human dignity and the establishment of social justice in our nation must become the consolidating factors for all of society and its leaders. Address of the Synod of Bishops of the Kyiv-Galician Major Archbishopric of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic...

    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:...

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