Author: The Ukrainian Weekly

The Ukrainian Weekly

Following is the text, translated from the original Ukrainian, of the speech delivered by Roma Hadzewycz, editor-in-chief emeritus of Svoboda and The Ukrainian Weekly, at the Antonovych Foundation Award ceremony at the Embassy of Ukraine on October 30 (The translation is by Ms. Hadzewycz). September 15, 1893, is a historic date in the history of...

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Sadly, we learned on November 8 that Adnan Kivan, a wealthy Odesa-based property developer who owns the Kyiv Post, shut down the newspaper and dismissed its entire staff of about 50 people. Mr. Kivan did not give a reason for why he made the move, which came as a shock for many in Ukraine and...

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Thirty years ago, on November 16-17, 1991, delegates to the first All-Ukrainian Inter-Ethnic Congress held in Odesa that attracted more than 1,000 participants, representing more than 100 ethnic groups in Ukraine – including Roma, Russians, Jews, Greeks, Crimean Tatars, Germans and Koreans – overwhelmingly voted to support Ukraine’s independence. Only three votes were cast against...

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Zelenskyy signs ‘anti-oligarch law’ Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelens­kyy has signed into law a bill intended to curb the political influence of the country’s oligarchs. Mr. Zelenskyy signed the so-called anti-oligarch legislation on November 5, saying it would ensure the interests of society are served rather than that of a narrow elite of the rich and...

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On October 30, officials from the Omelan and Tatiana Antonovych Foundation presented the 2020 Antonovych prize to Svoboda during an award ceremony in the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington. During that ceremony, the foundation also said it awarded Svoboda, the oldest continuously published Ukrainian-language newspaper in the world, a prize of $25,000. Antonovych officials stipulated that...

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At the end of October, the Russian Armed Forces staged a military exercise in Crimea to rehearse the defense of the occupied peninsula. The military deployed forces from the Southern Military District/Joint Strategic Command (Obyedinennyye Strategicheskoye Komandovanie – OSK) to the Opuk training ground in Crimea, where they practiced the defense of the territory in...

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Forty-five years ago, on November 9, 1976, a Citizens Committee to Monitor Compliance with the Helsinki Accords was established in Ukraine (known simply as the Ukrainian Helsinki Group). The organization was headed by Mykola Rudenko, a Ukrainian poet and a member of the Soviet chapter of Amnesty International. Other members of the organization included Ukrainian...

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Ukrainians protest pandemic restrictions More than 1,000 people rallied in central Kyiv against Ukraine’s tough COVID-19 restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus. The November 3 rally comes as Ukraine has recently reported record numbers of daily coronavirus cases and deaths, prompting authorities to implement a raft of restrictions and call on people...

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Forty-five years ago on June 3, 1976, over the strong, and thankfully unsuccessful, objection of Henry Kissinger’s State Department, a bill creating the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, commonly known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission, was signed into law. For more than 35 of those 45 years, I had the privilege to work for this small U.S. government agency located on Capitol Hill, which promotes peace, security, human rights, democracy and the rule of law. The work was meaningful and fulfilling, and reflected many of the values I was raised with, including in my grade-school through grad-school Catholic education.

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The Philadelphia District Committee of the Ukrainian National Association is pleased to announce the establishment of the Philadelphia District Stefan Hawrysh Scholarship in the amount of $750 per year. Students who are members of the Philadelphia District Branches (Nos. 10, 83, 153, 162, 163, 173, 362, 397 and 501) of the UNA are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

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TORONTO – Over 300 people attended a very moving and poignant Remembrance Day ceremony on Sunday, November 6, organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Toronto branch, and the Ukrainian War Veterans Association of Canada. The event commemorated Canada’s fallen and veterans, as well as all Canadians of Ukrainian descent who served and contributed to Canada’s...

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