Canada

PM Harper says he’s concerned about violence in Ukraine

Jan 25th, 2014 | By

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, January 25, 2014 9:04AM EST COLONGNE, Germany — Prime Minister Stephen Harper has expressed concern about the escalating violence in Ukraine. Harper made a mid-flight statement to the media shortly after his plane took off from Amman, Jordan, en route to Ottawa following his first visit to the Middle East.…


INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST CENSURE YANUKOVYCH REGIME FOR VIOLENCE AND KILLINGS IN UKRAINE CALL TO ACTION!

Jan 22nd, 2014 | By

OTTAWA – January 22, 2014. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress condemns the increased use of force sanctioned by the Yanukovych regime against the Ukrainian people which has resulted in at least 3 fatalities today. “Canada must strongly condemn the deliberate beating and killing of protestors and journalists. The Government of Ukraine and its leadership are to…


Behind the Scenes and Sharing with the World

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

Montreal – Any of you have ever read my materials here in the last couple of years are very well aware of my stance on what is going on in Ukraine. Though for those of you who have not, my work with media started after the death of Georgiy Gongadze when I started reporting from…


Europe’s Sado-Masochistic Approach to Ukraine or Desperate Measures of a Desparate Bandit

Jan 7th, 2014 | By

Vasyl Pawlowsky for Maidan Monitoring January 6, 2014 The line in the sand was drawn over a month ago when special Berkut forces decended upon peaceful protesters on Kyiv’s Independence Square, also know as Maidan Nezalezhnosti. In the last forty-eight hours the powers that be have upped the ante by employing tactics similar to the…


UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS CHRISTMAS GREETING

Jan 4th, 2014 | By
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Christmas is one of the holiest holidays for all Christians that celebrates the arrival on earth of the Son of God, strengthens us spiritually, rejuvenates our souls in love and forgiveness, renews our faith in the triumph of goodness over evil, and instills in us hope for a prosperous future. On this day, as the holiday church bells toll, we…


Niagara support for Ukrainian protesters

Dec 29th, 2013 | By

By Tony Ricciuto, Niagara Falls Review Sunday, December 29, 2013 12:23:32 EST PM NIAGARA FALLS – Niagara Falls is being lit up in blue and yellow, the colours of the Ukrainian flag, on Sunday night to show that Canadians are supporting protesters who are back in the Ukraine. “We are meeting at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church…


Ukrainian World Congress strongly condemns violent attacks on journalist and EuroMaidan activists

Dec 26th, 2013 | By
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The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is shocked by the startling attacks on journalist Tetyana Chornovol and co-organizor of the peaceful EuroMaidan in Kharkiv Dmytro Pylypets that are deliberate attempts to scare or punish journalists and activists of antigovernment actions in Ukraine.According to media reports, during the night of 24 December 2013 journalist Tetyana Chornovol was pursued…


Statement by the International Council in support of Ukraine concerning the Ukraine-Russia strategic partnership agreement

Dec 25th, 2013 | By

Toronto, 23 December 2013 With reference to its statement of 5 December 2013 (http://www.lucorg.com/news.php/news/6978) that, inter alia, condemns Russia’s political and economic aggression against Ukraine, the International Council in Support of Ukraine (ICSU) states the following concerning the signing by President Putin of Russia and President Yanukovych of Ukraine of an Agreement on the Ukraine-Russia…


Euromaidan: The SUSK Perspective

Dec 22nd, 2013 | By

      Kyiv – From December 16 through December 19, 2013, SUSK President Christine Czoli visited and lent support to Kyiv’s Euromaidan. Her visit was spent exploring and documenting Euromaidan through photos and brief video interviews with various individuals, including students, volunteers, and leaders of civil society. “These people are true heroes”, said Christine,…


Ambassador Bennett Criticizes Intimidation of University Officials in Ukraine

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

December 19, 2013 – Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today issued the following statement: “Canada is concerned by the pressure Ukrainian security officials have been exerting on the administration and students of the Ukrainian Catholic University over the past weeks in Lviv, Ukraine. Freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and the freedom of…