Posts Tagged ‘ Ukrainian World Congress ’


Jan 4th, 2014 | By

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…

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

Dec 26th, 2013 | By

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…

UWC raises awareness of international community of psychological pressure on EuroMaidan supporters

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

On 19 December 2013 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij issued a letter to the international community drawing attention to recent reports of undue psychological pressure being exerted by Ukraine’s authorities and security forces on EuroMaidan supporters. The UWC highlighted the very perturbing statement issued on 13 December 2013 by the Rectorate of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, which describes…

Ukrainian World Congress calls upon the President of Ukraine to not sign Customs Union agreement

Dec 17th, 2013 | By

On the eve of the trip of President Viktor Yanukovych to Moscow, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) urges him to not, under any circumstance, sign the Customs Union agreement, to cease all non-transparent negotiations with the President of Russia and to not enter into any agreements with Russia that would bring Ukraine closer to the Customs Union. “The…

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,…

Ukrainian World Congress is deeply troubled by the use of force on peaceful demonstrators on Kyiv’s EuroMaidan

Dec 12th, 2013 | By

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is deeply troubled by the actions of Ukraine’s governing authorities who, once again, during the night, chose to use riot police to silence the peaceful protesters on Kyiv’s EuroMaidan. With these actions Ukraine’s governing authorities have shown the world their disrespect for the fundamental principles of democracy and human rights and…