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UCC WELCOMES DECISION BY NATO STATES TO ARM UKRAINE

  UCC WELCOMES DECISION BY NATO STATES TO ARM UKRAINE  4 September, 2014- Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement made by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that NATO states have agreed to provide military support for Ukraine.   President Poroshenko, in Wales attending the NATO Summit, stated after a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission: [&hellip


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Ukraine needs NATO’s weapons, not its words [Globe & Mail]

Source: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/ukraine-needs-natos-weapons-not-its-words/article20321269/#dashboard/follows/ PAUL GROD Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Sep. 03 2014, 12:16 PM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Sep. 03 2014, 12:19 PM EDT   Paul Grod is the president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the vice-president of the Ukrainian World Congress As thousands of Russian troops with tanks, missiles and heavy artillery [&hellip


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UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S INVASION OF UKRAINE

UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S INVASION OF UKRAINE 28 August 2014 –  Kyiv – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the military invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. Regular combat troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have invaded southeastern Donetsk oblast, and Russian armor has moved into Novoazovsk, Donetsk oblast. Speaking from Kyiv, Ukraine [&hellip


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Statement by UCC President on Centenary of Canada’s First National Internment Operations

STATEMENT BY UCC NATIONAL PRESIDENT PAUL GROD AT A CEREMONY COMMEMORATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL INTERNMENT OPERATIONS ST. DEMETRIUS UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH TORONTO, ONTARIO AUGUST 22, 2014 We have gathered here today on this historically symbolic day to remember those that suffered, were unjustly imprisoned, and those that died as a result [&hellip


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100 Plaques to be unveiled across Canada tomorrow!

Media Advisory   August 21, 2014 ONE HUNDRED PLAQUES TO BE UNVEILED ACROSS CANADA COMMEMORATING THE CENTENARY OF CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL INTERNMENT OPERATIONS   OTTAWA – One hundred years ago, thousands of Ukrainians and other Eastern Europeans were declared “enemy aliens” by Canada and imprisoned in 24 internment camps across Canada. Their only crime was where [&hellip


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REMINDER!!! SUPPORT BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

REMINDER!!!    UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS   Ottawa, Ontario – August 20, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress supports the Black Ribbon Day Commemorations organized by the Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, and encourages all Canadians to take part in the events.   The Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, representing 4 [&hellip


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UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS Ottawa, Ontario – August 7, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress supports the Black Ribbon Day Commemorations organized by the Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, and encourages its branches, provincial councils and member organizations to take part in the events. The Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, [&hellip


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UCC COMMENDS COORDINATED IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA BY UKRAINE’S ALLIES

UCC COMMENDS COORDINATED IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA BY UKRAINE’S ALLIES OTAWA – July 29, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcements by Canada, the United States and the states of the European Union on the imposition of additional sanctions against the Russian Federation. Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CONDEMNS DOWNING OF MALAYSIAN PLANE OVER UKRAINE

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CONDEMNS DOWNING OF MALAYSIAN PLANE OVER UKRAINE   OTTAWA – JULY 17, 2014.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress issued the following statement on the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 over eastern Ukraine by Russian terrorists earlier today:   “On behalf of the Ukrainian community in Canada, we offer our most sincere condolences [&hellip


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