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In Memoriam Yaroslaw Czolij (1932-2015)

The Ukrainian World Congress is saddened and expresses sincere condolences on the sudden passing of Yaroslaw Czolij – a well-known Ukrainian community activist in Canada and father of Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij.

The death of Yaroslaw Czolij is an unbearable loss for both his family and the Ukrainian community.

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Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 publication

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) extends congratulations to its President, Eugene Czolij, on being selected by his peers for inclusion in the Tenth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in his practice areas of Corporate and Commercial Litigation, as well as Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law.

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Ukrainian World Congress urges international community to demand the release of illegally imprisoned Oleh Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is appalled by the cynical verdicts rendered by Russian authorities on 25 August 2015 against acclaimed Ukrainian film-maker Oleh Sentsov and activist Oleksandr Kolchenko, and urges the international community to demand their immediate release. Both men have been languishing in Russian prison since May 2014 on politically motivated charges. Oleh Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years of hard labor, while Oleksandr Kolchenko was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor.

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Ukrainian World Congress extends greetings to Ukrainians worldwide on 24th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

My nation is and always will be! Now and for eternity!”

With this affirmation by renowned Ukrainian poet Vasyl Symonenko, Ukrainians throughout the world mark the 24th anniversary of Ukrainian independence on 24 August 2015 in solidarity with the people of Ukraine who continue to defend their country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

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UWC urges international community to demand release from Russian imprisonment of Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) draws the attention of the international community to a video released by the defence team of Ukrainian Member of Parliament and delegate to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Nadiya Savchenko providing very convincing evidence of her innocence.

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UWC appalled by civilian casualties as Russia-backed terrorists escalate military aggression in Eastern Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) expresses condolences to the families of the innocent civilians who lost their lives during the night of 16 August 2015 as a result of separate terrorist attacks by Russia‑backed forces on residential areas in Eastern Ukraine.


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“My nation is and always will be! Now and for eternity!”
Vasyl Symonenko




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UWC President Eugene Czolij's meeting with Ukrainian community in Toronto on March 21, 2015.

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