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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Religious leaders of Ukraine appeal to President Obama
    Nov20

    Religious leaders of Ukraine appeal to President Obama

    WASHINGTON – Representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations met with Obama administration officials on November 9, delivering a letter to the president calling for the U.S. government to play a greater role in delivering aid to the millions in Ukraine in dire need of humanitarian assistance as the...

    Trudeau carries on tough-talk tradition with Putin
    Nov20

    Trudeau carries on tough-talk tradition with Putin

    OTTAWA – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made good on his election-campaign promise to confront “the bully that is Putin” when he had a brief conversation with the Russian President on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey. Mr. Trudeau said he told Vladimir Putin that Russia must end its “interference” in Ukraine. […]...

    Follow-up: HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL DEDICATION
    Nov20

    Follow-up: HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL DEDICATION

    More than 1,000 march to White House WASHINGTON – More than 1,000 activists took part in an early evening march on November 7 from Union Station, the location near the recently unveiled Holodomor monument, to the White House. Marchers, who carried blue-and-yellow flags of Ukraine and many dressed in Ukrainian embroidery, snaked through the...

    Ukraine advances to Euro 2016 in France after win over Slovenia
    Nov20

    Ukraine advances to Euro 2016 in France after win over Slovenia

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine’s men’s national team advanced to the Euro 2016 European soccer championship after a 1-1 draw with Slovenia on November 17 in Maribor. Slovenia opened the scoring in the 11th minute by Bostjan Cesar and Andriy Yarmolenko equalized for Ukraine in extra time of the second half (90 +7). Ukraine won 2-0 […]...

    Dzhemilev denies Russian allegations of Crimean Tatars recruiting fighters for IS
    Nov13

    Dzhemilev denies Russian allegations of Crimean Tatars recruiting fighters for IS

    In recent months, a debate arose about the formation of a Muslim Battalion in Ukraine (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, September 5). This was soon followed, in the Russian media, by rumors about the Crimean Tatar leadership’s alleged links with the Islamic State (ISIS). On October 5, the head of the State Committee of the Crimean […] …read...

    Ukraine Caucus urges House  to investigate downing of MH17
    Nov13

    Ukraine Caucus urges House to investigate downing of MH17

    WASHINGTON – House Ukraine Caucus Chairs Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Michael Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Sander Levin (D-Mich.) and 18 other Ukraine Caucus members, on November 2 sent a bipartisan letter to the chair and ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee urging the full committee to hold a hearing investigating the circumstances...

    Congress passes bill authorizing lethal military aid to Ukraine
    Nov13

    Congress passes bill authorizing lethal military aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – Congress has passed a defense policy bill that authorizes up to $50 million in lethal military aid for Ukraine and mandates a White House response if Russia is deemed to be violating a key arms control treaty. The White House said hours after the $607 billion bill was passed by the Senate on […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    CONFERENCE ADDRESS: U.S. envoy speaks about reform in Ukraine
    Nov13

    CONFERENCE ADDRESS: U.S. envoy speaks about reform in Ukraine

    Excerpted below are remarks by U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council and Kyiv School of Economics Conference on Legal and Governance Reform, which was held in Kyiv on October 30. …What a difference a year makes. When we gathered here last year, the Kremlin-backed war in the east was in full force. […] …read...

    November 21, 2013
    Nov13

    November 21, 2013

    Two years ago, on November 21, 2013, the BBC reported that Ukraine had suspended preparations for a trade deal with the European Union. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) quoted Aleksander Kwasniewski, leader of the EU diplomatic mission to Ukraine, as saying that Kyiv would not sign an Association Agreement (AA) with the EU at the […]...

    Teaching in time of war
    Nov13

    Teaching in time of war

    When I arrived in Lviv at the end of August, I expected to see evidence of the war everywhere. Press reports had given me the impression of a country tottering from repeated blows by an overwhelmingly superior enemy. Some friends seemed surprised I was traveling to Ukraine at all. For the first few weeks, the […] …read more Source: The...

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