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UWC calls upon the international community to increase pressure on Russian Federation to release illegally detained Ukrainian journalists

he Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls upon the international community, including human rights organizations and journalists throughout the world, to increase pressure on the Russian Federation to release Ukrainian journalists unlawfully detained by the Russian Federation.

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UWC appeals to high-ranking international officials to take action in response to major artillery attacks in Eastern Ukraine by Russian military forces

In letters dated 3 February 2017 to high-ranking officials within the international community, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij appealed for active measures in response to the most recent major artillery attacks in Eastern Ukraine by Russian military forces in direct violation of the Minsk agreements.

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UWC urges human rights organizations to act on reports of persecution of human rights lawyers in Crimea

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is very concerned by reports of the persecution of human rights lawyers by the Russian occupying authorities on the Crimean peninsula and urges international human rights organizations to take effective action to protect the rights of the defenders in fulfilling their professional obligations.

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UWC International Educational Coordinating Council launches project “Honouring the Past for a Better Future”

On 29 December 2016, Tania Kohut, the President of the Ukrainian Writers for Children and Youth (UWCY), donated $10,000 on behalf of the community organization to the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Educational Coordinating Council (IECC) for a joint project entitled “Honouring the Past for a Better Future”.

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UWC urges immediate action by international community in response to escalation of attacks by terrorists backed by Russian Federation

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) condemns the recent escalation of attacks on positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces by terrorist forces backed by the Russian Federation in Eastern Ukraine and urges the international community to respond immediately to this intensified violation by the Russian Federation of international commitments, specifically the Minsk agreements. 

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UWC expresses concern over repeated call by PACE President to re-engage the Russian Federation

In a letter of 27 January 2017 to the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Pedro Agramunt, the President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), Eugene Czolij, expressed concern over the visit by the PACE President to the Russian Federation on 12-13 January 2017 and his Opening statement to PACE on 23 January 2017 in support of re-engaging the Russian Federation.  

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