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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Hundreds gather at St. Patrick’s to pray for Holodomor victims
    Nov27

    Hundreds gather at St. Patrick’s to pray for Holodomor victims

    NEW YORK – Hundreds of Ukrainians, friends and supporters gathered on Saturday, November 21, at Manhattan’s iconic St. Patrick Cathedral for an ecumenical requiem service and commemorative program dedicated to the memory of Ukraine’s Holodomor, Stalin’s genocide of millions of Ukrainians in 1932-1933. As co-organized by the...

    Kyiv-Mohyla Academy  celebrates 400th anniversary
    Nov27

    Kyiv-Mohyla Academy celebrates 400th anniversary

    KYIV – The National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy celebrated its 400th anniversary in Kyiv with exhibits, concerts and conferences throughout the year, a fund-raising event on October 1 and a spectacular outdoor event on October 15. A benefit reception and banquet under the theme “Freedom, Leadership and Innovation” was held on October 1 at...

    Tatar activists disrupt electricity to Crimea
    Nov27

    Tatar activists disrupt electricity to Crimea

    KYIV – Crimean Tatars last weekend launched their biggest countermeasure since the beginning of the Russian occupation of their homeland by ruining four electricity lines, situated in the neighboring Kherson Oblast, that account for 70 percent of the peninsula’s electricity. Authorities declared a state of emergency on the morning of...

    Klitschko in again as mayor of Kyiv, but it’s no knockout
    Nov27

    Klitschko in again as mayor of Kyiv, but it’s no knockout

    KYIV – In a one-sided affair days ahead of their runoff vote, challenger Boryslav Bereza was reduced to debating a life-sized cardboard cutout of Kyiv’s incumbent mayor on television. Opponent Vitali Klitschko, the former world boxing champion who had stormed into office 16 months earlier on calls for anti-corruption and other reforms, had...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Ukraine’s Naftohaz to sue Russia over Crimean assets
    Nov27

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Ukraine’s Naftohaz to sue Russia over Crimean assets

    The Ukrainian national oil and gas company, Naftohaz Ukrainy, plans to sue Russia over the assets lost in Crimea following the peninsula’s annexation by Russia last year, Naftohaz CEO Andry Kobolev said on November 4 (Interfax, November 4). The seizure by Russia of Chornomor-naftohaz, Naftohaz’s subsidiary for oil and gas deposits in...

    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. […]...

    Minsk armistice implementation in Ukraine officially postponed
    Nov20

    Minsk armistice implementation in Ukraine officially postponed

    Meeting on November 6 in Berlin, the ministers of foreign affairs of the “Normandy” group (Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine) finally acknowledged that the Minsk armistice cannot be implemented by this year’s end, as originally intended. They agreed to postpone the implementation into next year, without setting another deadline. The Russian,...

    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...

    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 […]...

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