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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    New booklet provides update on excavations in Baturyn
    Oct02

    New booklet provides update on excavations in Baturyn

    EDMONTON, Alberta – In 2014, the Canada-Ukraine archaeological expedition in Baturyn, Ukraine, continued, excavating the remnants of Hetman Ivan Mazepa’s main residence. Prior to 1700, he constructed a richly embellished brick Baroque palace that was burned by Russian troops during their destruction of the town in 1708. Many fragments of...

    Poroshenko’s address to the U.N. General Assembly
    Oct02

    Poroshenko’s address to the U.N. General Assembly

    Following is an abridged text of the address by President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine at the United Nations General Assembly on September 29. …At the moment of the organization’s anniversary I’m proud to speak on behalf of one of the U.N. founding members. The state, which back in 1945 took an active part in the […] …read more...

    Obama at U.N. General Assembly
    Oct02

    Obama at U.N. General Assembly

    Below is an excerpt of President Barack Obama’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly on September 28 that pertains to Ukraine. …That same fidelity to international order guides our responses to other challenges around the world. Consider Russia’s annexation of Crimea and further aggression in eastern Ukraine. America has few economic...

    Putin at U.N. General Assembly
    Oct02

    Putin at U.N. General Assembly

    Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the U.N. General Assembly on September 28. Following are excerpts of his remarks that relate to the war in Ukraine. …ensuring peace and regional and global stability remains the key objective of the international community with the U.N. at its helm. We believe this means creating a space of equal […]...

    Jewett, N.Y. – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015
    Oct02

    Jewett, N.Y. – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015

    JEWETT, N.Y. – On Sunday, August 23, the Ukrainian community of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church of Hunter’s mountaintop came in record numbers to celebrate Ukraine’s 24th anniversary of independence. The celebration was organized and led by emcee and keynote speaker Ivan Makar. After Chrystyna Sheldon led the...

    Toronto – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015
    Oct02

    Toronto – Ukrainian Independence Day 2015

    TORONTO – Citing the record turnout of 12,000 in attendance, Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Toronto Branch President Taras Bahriy said, “We are delighted with the many successes of the 24th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence Day celebrations” held in Toronto at Centennial Park on Saturday, August 22. Speaking from the UCC Toronto...

    Orysia Tracz speaks about varenyky at Ivan Honchar Museum In Kyiv
    Oct02

    Orysia Tracz speaks about varenyky at Ivan Honchar Museum In Kyiv

    KYIV – Orysia Paszczak Tracz, writer, translator and The Ukrainian Weekly columnist, presented an illustrated lecture at the Ivan Honchar Museum in Kyiv on July 28. “Perogies on the Prairies: From Ukrainian village to Canadian mainstream” discussed how the Ukrainian varenyk, brought by the original Ukrainian pioneers to western Canada about 125...

    Ukraine seeks to blunt Russia’s U.N. veto power
    Sep25

    Ukraine seeks to blunt Russia’s U.N. veto power

    Ukraine has stepped up its effort to restrict Russia’s use of its veto in the U.N. Security Council, which Kyiv says has enabled the Kremlin to block international action to punish Moscow for “aggression.” In a resolution unanimously adopted on September 16, the Ukrainian Parliament called for urgent reform of the Security Council, in which...

    U.S. envoy says: Having Putin as your only friend is not a good idea
    Sep25

    U.S. envoy says: Having Putin as your only friend is not a good idea

    PRAGUE – The U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) says there is a very important lesson for former Soviet republics to have learned from the devastating conflict in eastern Ukraine: Don’t be too reliant on Russia. “Having [Russian] President [Vladimir] Putin as your only friend is a terrible...

    OSCE training in Ukraine focuses  on detecting forged travel documents
    Sep25

    OSCE training in Ukraine focuses on detecting forged travel documents

    CHERKASY, Ukraine – An advanced training course for Ukrainian border control officers aimed at increasing their practical abilities to detect forged travel documents began here on September 7. Two back-to-back one-week intensive training courses, organized by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), are designed to update...

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