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UWC commends extension of sanctions by the United States against Russian Federation

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) commends the extension on 13 January 2017 by President of the United States of America Barack Obama of sanctions against the Russian Federation for one year until March 2018.

The sanctions were imposed in response to the illegal occupation by the Russian Federation of Crimea in 2014 and the violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

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UWC calls upon all government officials to follow the principled position of Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) commends the principled position of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Chrystia Freeland who, according to a report in The Globe and Mail from 11 January 2017, has firmly rejected an offer from the Russian Federation to lift a travel ban against her in return for Canada removing economic sanctions and visa bans imposed over Moscow’s illegal annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula.

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Ukrainian World Congress calls for participation in international action #UnitedUkraine

The Ukrainian World Congress calls for Ukrainians around the world to join the international action, flash mob #UnitedUkraine, in the lead up to the anniversary of the historic Unification Act on 22 January 1919 which united Ukrainian territories into a sole, sovereign state.

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Ukrainian World Congress congratulates Chrystia Freeland on appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) congratulates the Honourable Chrystia Freeland on her appointment on 10 January 2017 as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada.

Minister Freeland previously served as Canada's Minister of International Trade, signing the historic Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement on 11 July 2016 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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In Memoriam Former Ukrainian World Congress Secretary General Yaroslav Sokolyk (1925-2017)

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) expresses deep sorrow and condolences on the passing on 3 January 2017 in Toronto, Canada, of former UWC Secretary General Yaroslav Sokolyk.

The death of Yaroslav Sokolyk is a painful loss for his wife Oksana, sons Vsevolod and Ihor, daughter‑in‑law Deborah, and three grandchildren, Andriy, Danylo and Katrusia, and for the UWC and the entire global Ukrainian community.

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Ukrainian World Congress condemns the cyber attacks by the Russian Federation and calls upon the international community to be on heightened alert

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls attention to the introduction by the United States of America of additional sanctions, published on the web site of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, against the Russian Federation in response to its cyber attacks during the U.S. 2016 Presidential election, and joins in condemning the attempts by the Russian Federation to influence the electoral process of another sovereign state. 

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 “Glory to Ukraine! – Glory to Heroes!”




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E. Czolij at the National Opera of Ukraine

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