Ukrainians Worldwide

Elections in America and Ukrainian-American Issues

Jul 9th, 2016 | By

With the upcoming elections in the United States, particularly presidential and congressional, Ukrainian American voters should be raising issues of concern with the candidates. The purpose is to both inform the candidates about those issues and to let the Ukrainian-American electorate know the candidates’ positions.

Russia’s aggression against Ukrainians

Nov 1st, 2015 | By

This was not the first time over the last few years that the subject library had been assailed by the Russian authorities. In fact over the last decade Russia under then Prime Minister and now President Vladimir Putin has not only attacked the territory of its neighbor Ukraine but has persecuted its own citizens of Ukrainian ethnicity.

Because he can

Mar 1st, 2015 | By

At the beginning of last week Secretary Kerry stated that President Obama will shortly make up his mind on whether to deliver defensive aid to the Ukrainians. The clock continues to tick. President Obama continues to make up his mind. Why does Putin continue his criminal activity and then fabricate propaganda which is nothing more than a transparent cover up. Because he can!

Ukrainian World Congress statement on the 81st anniversary of the Holodomor

Nov 19th, 2014 | By

On Saturday, 22 November 2014, International Holodomor Memorial Day, at 19:32 local time, the UWC calls upon every family around the world to say a prayer for the victims of the Holodomor and light a candle of remembrance in the window of their home.

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…

Sanctions and Weapons

Oct 20th, 2014 | By

The recent Milan Summit with Ukraine, Russia and the European Union underscores once again why simple diplomacy may not be the solution to the current Ukraine-Russia crisis. That was strikingly evident from remarks made by Russian President Putin questioning arrogantly the sovereignty of Ukraine so that even Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel felt compelled to reprimand the Russian President reminding him of the Budapest Agreement of 1994. She could have mentioned many more agreements and treaties to which Russia or its predecessor the USSR was a signatory. A signature on a legally binding document means nothing to Putin or Russia.

An Appeal for the Release of Ukrainian Journalists

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

An Appeal for the Release of Ukrainian Journalists Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, September 13-14, 2014 We – representatives of the Association of Polish Journalists (APJ), the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (IMTUU), participanting in the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum, held in the city of Kazimierz…

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…

Protest – London 21 July 2014, Whitehall – Stop Russian Terrorism

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By

Passers by and members of the public were reminded that the murderous Russian terrorists financed and supported by President Putin were responsible for the MH17 tragedy and that it was his missile that was shot down an innocent civilian plane.

4 June 2014 from 18:00: Ukrainians in London demonstrated outside the Royal Automobile Club on Pall Mall

Jun 5th, 2014 | By

On Wednesday, Ukrainians living in London demonstrated outside the Royal Automobile Club on Pall Mall, demanding the RBCC stops doing business with Putin’s criminal regime and demand the introduction of “Iran style” sanctions against Russia.