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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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 […]...

    Ukraine’s soccer clubs perform in European competitions
    Nov13

    Ukraine’s soccer clubs perform in European competitions

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine’s soccer clubs – specifically Shakhtar Donetsk and Dynamo Kyiv in the UEFA Champions League, and Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the UEFA Europa League – continue to climb up the standings. Shkahtar Donetsk, in Group A, is in third place with three points after four matches played. Shakhtar won 3-0 against Malmo (Sweden)...

    Kolomoisky ally Korban is arrested
    Nov06

    Kolomoisky ally Korban is arrested

    KYIV – Ukrainian authorities on October 31 arrested and detained Hennadiy Korban, a longtime business associate and political confidante of Igor Kolomoisky, Ukraine’s second-biggest oligarch. Arrested at his home in Dnipropetrovsk, Mr. Korban was charged with stealing from the private Country Defense Fund, as well as organizing the...

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections
    Nov06

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections

    On October 27 in the Minsk Contact Group, the Ukrainian delegation presented a concept document to serve as a basis for the “law on local elections in the temporarily occupied areas” of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (see article on page 3 of this issue). President Petro Poroshenko has personally authorized this concept and mandated...

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans
    Nov06

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans

    Recasting Russia’s armed proxies as democratic mandate-holders – and tutoring them to look like that on an election’s schedule – is an innovation of the Minsk armistice and ensuing negotiations on the status of the occupied territories in Ukraine’s east. Russia had never seriously attempted to sell this approach to Western...

    Designers from Spain, Morocco, Ukraine win OSCE competition on climate change
    Nov06

    Designers from Spain, Morocco, Ukraine win OSCE competition on climate change

    VIENNA – The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on October 14 announced the winners of its visual design contest to help raise awareness about the security risks linked to climate change. Co-sponsored by eYeka, a global community of creative designers, the OSCE competition attracted 125 entries from 22 OSCE participating...

    Canada’s World War I internment operations remembered with historical marker in Kyiv
    Nov06

    Canada’s World War I internment operations remembered with historical marker in Kyiv

    KYIV – The first-ever bilingual historical marker recalling Canada’s national internment operations of 1914-1920 was unveiled at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ on October 28 and blessed by Patriarch Sviatoslav. On a previous visit to Canada, Patriarch Sviatoslav agreed it would be appropriate to display a...

    Canada’s Ukraine agenda under the Liberals
    Nov06

    Canada’s Ukraine agenda under the Liberals

    Canada’s October elections returned the Liberal Party to power and relegated Prime Minister Steven Harper’s Conservatives to the opposition. What does this mean for Canada’s relations with Ukraine? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made promises during the election campaign suggesting that it will be business as usual – even better....

    UWC meeting in Madrid concludes with march in support of Ukraine
    Nov06

    UWC meeting in Madrid concludes with march in support of Ukraine

    MADRID – The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) on September 13 concluded its three-day annual general meeting (AGM) in Madrid with a peaceful march in support of the Ukrainian people in their struggle for Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. The AGM officially opened on September 11 at the world-renowned Cervantes...

    UCC launches  “Ukraine Appeal” website
    Nov06

    UCC launches “Ukraine Appeal” website

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) on October 16 launched a new website for humanitarian and medical assistance for Ukraine through its “Ukraine Appeal,” which is accessible through the www.ucc.ca site or at ukraineappeal.ucc.ca and the Ukraine Appeal logo featured on the UCC home page. UCC President Paul Grod stated: “The UCC Ukraine...

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