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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…


Parma native witnesses Ukraine protests firsthand (slideshow at source)

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By

By Brian Byrne, Northeast Ohio Media Group PARMA, Ohio – Roxy Toporowych grew up immersed in Parma’s prominent Ukrainian community, attending the former St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic School, going to weekly Saturday school sessions at the church and participating in Ukrainian dance classes. “We did everything Ukrainian,” she said. “My siblings and I were raised…


An Appeal to Colleagues and All People of Good Will

Dec 29th, 2013 | By

For more than a month there has been a peaceful protest in Ukraine. It began as a demonstration for the European choice of the country, and continued as a nationwide protest against the excesses of the current government. Ukrainians want to live in a free democratic country without corruption, without lies, without violence. Independence Square…


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…


Ukraine activists swap Lenin for Lennon

Dec 24th, 2013 | By

News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring Pro-EU protesters in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv want to change the name of one of their main streets from Lenin Avenue to Lennon Avenue. A poster “declaring” the name change was unveiled at the weekend during a rally in Ukraine’s second-largest city. It’s the work of…


Local Ukrainians rally in support of protest movement in their homeland

Dec 24th, 2013 | By

By Dan Herbeck | News Staff Reporter | Google+ on December 22, 2013 – 7:28 PM Maria Bodnar hasn’t lived in Ukraine for 71 years, but she still has very strong feelings about the cruelty that her family endured there. Painful emotions surged through the 75-year-old Elma woman Sunday afternoon as she took part in…


Ukrainians: Expect-the-Unexpected Nation

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By
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Rory Finnin Friday 20 December 2013 Twice within the span of a decade, Ukraine has riveted the world’s attention with dramatic mass demonstrations in support of political and economic transparency, freedom, and the rule of law. And at these critical junctures in the country’s history, scores of foreign journalists and analysts have appended a proviso…


UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS SLAMS YANUKOVYCH-PUTIN SELLOUT

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

“Russia tightens its stranglehold on Ukraine.” OTTAWA – December 20, 2013. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress condemns the agreement signed by Mr. Yanukovych and Mr. Putin in Moscow yesterday which places Ukraine completely under Russia’s economic, political and cultural sphere of influence. The minutes of the sixth meeting of the Russian – Ukrainian Interstate Commission on…


Australian ambassador to Ukraine & AFUO President meet in Kyiv to discuss Euromaidan issues

Dec 17th, 2013 | By

Australia’s Ambassador with responsibility for Ukraine, Her Excellency Jean Dunn, today arrived in Kyiv and met with the President of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO), Mr Stefan Romaniw OAM. The Ambassador, who is based in the Australian Embassy in Warsaw, will also be meeting with fellow diplomatic representatives in Ukraine tomorrow to obtain…