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UCC eNewsletter – September 2015

In this issue: UCC Strongly Condemns Sentencing in Russia’s Sentsov/Kolchenko case Featured Ukrainian Canadian: In Memoriam Yaroslaw Czolij (1932-2015) Black Ribbon Day Commemorations 2015 Paul Yuzyk Awards 2015 UCC Annual General Meeting on September 25-27 in Ottawa Upcoming Ukrainian Festivals Call for Volunteers Thanking our Corporate Sponsors   UCC Strongly Condemns Sentencing in Russia’s Sentsov/Kolchenko [&hellip


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UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS SENTENCING IN RUSSIA’S SENTSOV/KOLCHENKO CASE

August 25, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the verdict and sentencing handed down today in Russia’s show trial of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov and Ukrainian activist Oleksandr Kolchenko. A Russian court in Rostov-on-Don, ignoring all evidence exonerating the two men, found guilty and sentenced Sentsov to 20 years in [&hellip


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Greetings on the 24th Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine – August 24, 1991-August 24, 2015

Dear Friends! The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, its member organizations, provincial councils and local branches extend warm greetings to the Ukrainian Canadian community and all those celebrating the 24th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. Through the centuries, the people of Ukraine struggled and fought for their liberty and independence. Generations of Ukrainians endured and resisted years of [&hellip


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UCC ENCOURAGES ALL CANADIANS TO PARTICIPATE IN BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

August 18, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to take part in Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events being held across the country. Organized by the Central and Eastern European Council (CEEC), locations have been announced for the 2015 National Black Ribbon Day Commemorations. The CEEC represents the interests of [&hellip


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UCC ENCOURAGES ALL CANADIANS TO PARTICIPATE IN BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

August 18, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to take part in Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events being held across the country. Organized by the Central and Eastern European Council (CEEC), locations have been announced for the 2015 National Black Ribbon Day Commemorations. The CEEC represents the interests of [&hellip


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Historian Robert Conquest, 1917-2015. Obituary. The Telegraph

Robert Conquest, the writer on Soviet Russia who has died aged 98, was a polemicist and a serious, published poet; but above all he was an historian, one of the outstanding scholars of his time, whose books did as much as any other man’s to alter our view of the communist experience. Conquest personified the [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – August 2015

In this issue: President Poroshenko granted Ukrainian Passports to Dr. Ulana and Marco Suprun Holodomor Awareness Tour Receives Support from Ministry of Ontario 2015 UCC Annual General Meeting will take place September 25-27 in Ottawa Ottawa hosts Inaugural Ukrainian Festival Upcoming Ukrainian Festivals Dauphin Canadian National Ukrainian Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary До Уваги Громадянів України [&hellip


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Business and Community Leaders Roundtable Meetings with Prime Minister Yatsenyuk [PHOTOS]

Business and Community Leader Round table Meetings with Prime Minister Yatsenyuk PHOTOS   July 27 2015 – OTTAWA – On Tuesday July 14, The Embassy of Ukraine in Canada in coordination with the Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, held a business leader round table discussion with the Prime Minister of [&hellip


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Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17

Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 July 16 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 On July 17, 2014, Russian-backed terrorists shot down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 flying over Russian-controlled, [&hellip


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Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17

Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 July 16 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17: On July 17, 2014, Russian-backed terrorists shot down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 flying over Russian-controlled, [&hellip


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