Russian military responsible for downing Flight MH-17

Russian military responsible for downing Flight MH-17 May 24, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT – Australia, Belgium, Ukraine, Malaysia and the Netherlands) concluded that Russia’s 53rd Antiaircraft Missile Brigade shot down Flight MH-17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board. “The confirmation today by the JIT [&hellip


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Remembering the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People

Remembering the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People May 17, 2018 – OTTAWA – May 18 is the Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins the Crimean Tatar People in mourning, grief and solemn remembrance. May the Memory of the Victims Be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять. The entire [&hellip


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Canada must stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners

Canada must stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners Oleh Sentsov declares hunger strike May 17, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on the Government of Canada to take a strong stand in support of Ukrainian political prisoners illegally jailed by Russia. The UCC calls on Canada to immediately implement sanctions against Russian officials [&hellip


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2018 Vyshyvanka Day

On every third Thursday in May (May 17, 2018), Ukrainians and friends from around the world will celebrate Vyshyvanka (Embroidery) Day, adorning Ukrainian embroidered shirts not only to preserve our ancestral traditions, but also to stand in solidarity with Ukraine.    In many communities, celebrations of International Vyshyvanka Day will continue over the next week. Regardless [&hellip


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Op-ed: Don’t give Putin his Berlin moment

We are sharing this article by UCC National President Paul Grod and President of the Central and Eastern European Council, Andris Kesteris, which was published by ipolitics.ca today. Don’t give Putin his Berlin moment Oped for ipolitics by UCC National President Paul Grod and President of the Central & Eastern European Council, Andris Kesteris To view this [&hellip


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