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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    St. Michael’s Parish in Tucson hosts Sen. John McCain
    Oct09

    St. Michael’s Parish in Tucson hosts Sen. John McCain

    TUSCON, Ariz. – St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church here was the scene of a town hall meeting with Sen. John McCain on Saturday, October 3. When Russia invaded Crimea and started fomenting rebellion in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of eastern Ukraine, Ukrainians in Tucson, as in so many other diaspora communities, protested with a […]...

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro addresses Ukrainian community in New Haven
    Oct09

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro addresses Ukrainian community in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – On Sunday, September 20, after the 10:30 a.m. divine liturgy at St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro spoke to the Ukrainian community about her trip to Ukraine last month. She spoke with conviction and with determination, and made it clear that she is dedicated to helping the Ukrainian people. […]...

    OSCE: civilians in eastern Ukraine at risk due to damage to water infrastructure
    Oct02

    OSCE: civilians in eastern Ukraine at risk due to damage to water infrastructure

    KYIV – The conduct of hostilities and violations of the Minsk ceasefire agreements has resulted in repeated damage to the water pipe system in eastern Ukraine, putting tens of thousands of civilians living on both sides of the contact line without access to piped water. The current shortages in water in the conflict-affected areas of […]...

    FOR THE RECORD: U.S. condemns expulsion of U.N. agencies and NGOs from Luhansk
    Oct02

    FOR THE RECORD: U.S. condemns expulsion of U.N. agencies and NGOs from Luhansk

    The following press statement was delivered on September 25 by U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby. We condemn the recent decision by Russia-backed separatist leaders in Luhansk, Ukraine, to expel U.N. agencies and all international non-governmental organizations providing humanitarian assistance in the area. This will endanger many...

    House passes resolution calling  for release of Nadiya Savchenko
    Oct02

    House passes resolution calling for release of Nadiya Savchenko

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Res. 50 “Calling for the release of Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was captured by Russian forces in eastern Ukraine and has been held illegally in a Russian prison since July 2014” on September 22. The resolution, with 36 bipartisan co-sponsors, was introduced by […]...

    For the record: Text of H. Res. 50
    Oct02

    For the record: Text of H. Res. 50

    RESOLUTION Calling for the release of Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was captured by Russian forces in Eastern Ukraine and has been held illegally in a Russian prison since July 2014. Whereas Nadiya Savchenko is the first-ever female fighter pilot in Ukraine’s Armed Forces and is an Iraqi war veteran; Whereas in the ongoing...

    Ukraine’s president names new ambassador to Canada
    Oct02

    Ukraine’s president names new ambassador to Canada

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – President Petro Poroshenko on September 24 announced the appointment of Andriy Shevchenko as ambassador of Ukraine to Canada. Mr. Shevchenko is known in Ukraine as a TV journalist, politician and civic activist. In Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed Mr. Shevchenko’s appointment. “We congratulate...

    At the United Nations
    Oct02

    At the United Nations

    There was a bit of drama this past week at the United Nations. Much of it revolved around the first appearance at that world body in a decade by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The main topics of interest were Syria and Ukraine, and it was quite apparent that Mr. Putin was using the Syrian crisis […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    At U.N., Putin shifts world attention from Ukraine with Syrian campaign
    Oct02

    At U.N., Putin shifts world attention from Ukraine with Syrian campaign

    KYIV – Russian President Vladimir Putin emerged from the United Nations on September 28-29, having successfully shifted the world’s attention away from the Russian-backed military occupation of the Donbas and Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea, Kyiv experts said. That’s despite the fact that Ukrainian President Petro...

    Ukraine introduces sanctions  against Russian citizens, companies
    Oct02

    Ukraine introduces sanctions against Russian citizens, companies

    On September 16, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree introducing sanctions against 105 firms and 388 individuals, mainly from Russia, for supporting the annexation of Crimea and the war in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas (President.gov.ua, September 16). The decree came into effect on September 22, when its text was...

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