Announcements

In the U.S., support for the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014

Nov 17th, 2014 | By

If you are American, please call your Congressman ***today*** to urge him or her to co-sponsor and pass a House equivalent of the U.S. Senate’s Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014. Our Ukrainian American neighbors and friends are united in their support for this bill. The President of Ukraine has asked America for this sort…


Letter to the President of the United States

Jul 28th, 2014 | By

Below is the text of my letter to President Barack Obama, which I just submitted on his website. Wherever you live, I urge you to ask your government leaders to show real support to Ukraine now. * * * Dear Mr. President, I am an American citizen (I voted for you twice!) and I support…


Ukrainian World Congress called upon the international community to condemn threats made by Ukraine’s governing authorities to suppress religious freedom

Jan 16th, 2014 | By

16 January 2014 MEDIA RELEASE Ukrainian World Congress called upon the international community to condemn threats made by Ukraine’s governing authorities to suppress religious freedom On 16 January 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij sent a letter to the international community with an appeal to condemn the threats being made by Ukraine’s governing…


Ukrainian American Bar Association: Ukrainian Judiciary – Guardian of Ukraine’s Right to Freedom

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

On December 11, 2013, seventy-five prominent Ukrainian lawyers and jurists issued an “Open Statement of Attorneys, Lawyers, Human Rights Activists of Ukraine to the Bodies of Legal Governance and the Constitutional Court of Ukraine” calling upon the judiciary in Ukraine to hold immediate extraordinary meetings to assess the present absence of the rule of law…


MURPHY, JOHNSON, SHAHEEN, DURBIN INTRODUCE RESOLUTION CALLING FOR PEACEFUL END TO CRISIS IN UKRAINE, CLOSER COOPERATION WITH EUROPE

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

Friday, December 13, 2013 WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), Ranking Member on the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) announced a resolution to express the sense of the Senate…


DURBIN STATEMENT ON SENATE RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING PEACEFUL RESOLUTION OF CRISIS IN UKRAINE

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

For Immediate Release Contact: Christina Angarola December 13, 2013   [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and others this week in introducing a Senate Resolution urging the government of Ukraine and members of the opposition to find a peaceful…


UWC troubled by latest reports of possible threats to EuroMaidan and undue pressure on citizens of Ukraine

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

MEDIA RELEASE December 13, 2013 The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is troubled by news reports out of Ukraine that are forewarning of a new assault on peaceful EuroMaidan protesters in Kyiv. This could take the form of a staged provocation designed to create mass chaos in Kyiv and the perception of an East‑West divide. In addition,…


STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ON DEVELOPMENTS IN UKRAINE

Dec 11th, 2013 | By

Dec 11 2013 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) today released the following statement on the use of violence by Ukrainian authorities against peaceful demonstrators in Kiev, Ukraine: “It is appalling that Ukrainian authorities have chosen to use violence and oppression against peaceful demonstrators in Maidan Square in Kiev. Such despicable conduct violates…