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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    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...

    Foreign affairs minister of Ukraine visits Holodomor Memorial in D.C.
    Oct30

    Foreign affairs minister of Ukraine visits Holodomor Memorial in D.C.

    WASHINGTON – While on an official visit to Washington, Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin on October 16 visited the Holodomor Memorial, which was built on federal land in the District of Columbia thanks to the joint efforts of the government of Ukraine and the Ukrainian American community. The dedication ceremony of the...

    The multi-faceted reality of Italian foreign fighters in Ukraine
    Oct30

    The multi-faceted reality of Italian foreign fighters in Ukraine

    The clumsy attempt, in mid-September, of an Italian man to allegedly join pro-Russia separatist forces in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas, reignited the issue of Western “volunteers” fighting in this war-torn country. The would-be Italian combatant for the self-styled separatist “people republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk was arrested by...

    Looking West: Lviv models itself as Ukraine’s future
    Oct30

    Looking West: Lviv models itself as Ukraine’s future

    Coffee houses buzz with the din of outsiders. The streets are filled with the hustle and bustle of locals going about their daily business. Living statues dotting the main square add a human element to the city’s medieval past. Lviv exudes an air of a place that is going in the right direction. The sight […] …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium meets in Washington
    Oct30

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium meets in Washington

    WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian Heritage Consortium of North America (UHCNA) held its fourth conference in Washington at the Library of Congress on September 18-20. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), chair of the Congressional Caucus on Ukraine and the conference’s keynote speaker, put the work of museums and cultural institutions into...

    Local elections held with lower-than-expected turnout
    Oct30

    Local elections held with lower-than-expected turnout

    Euro-Maidan opponents re-elected KYIV – Exhausted by war, economic depression and ongoing government corruption, Ukrainians turned out less-than-expected to elect their local councils and heads on October 25. Tallies conducted locally were still being registered by the Central Election Commission on October 29 but observers were already drawing...

    The forgotten war:  A view from Ukraine’s frontlines
    Oct30

    The forgotten war: A view from Ukraine’s frontlines

    For a brief moment, it felt like déjà vu. As an officer with the Canadian Armed Forces, I had visited several hot spots, witnessing my share of misery and destruction. Now I was in the Donbas, the war-torn region of eastern Ukraine. Since its independence in 1991, Ukraine has struggled to shed its Soviet colonial […] …read more Source: The...

    Diaspora dedicates first monument to “Nebesna Sotnia” and Ukrainian heroes
    Oct30

    Diaspora dedicates first monument to “Nebesna Sotnia” and Ukrainian heroes

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – The Ukrainian community of Chicago and its Illinois suburbs and parishioners of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral – Kyivan Patriarchate in Bloomingdale, Ill., gathered on the weekend of September 19-20 for a festive celebration to mark the 45th anniversary of the parish’s founding and for a solemn commemoration...

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