Posts Tagged ‘ Ukraine ’

Exclusive: McCain Flies to Ukraine as Protests Rage

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

By Josh Brogin December 13th 2013 4:06 pm As pro-euro protests continue to rock Kiev, the senator is flying there to show support—the highest-ranking American official yet do so. Sen. John McCain will become the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Ukraine since government violence against street protestors engulfed its capital last week. He will express…


Montreal against police brutality in Ukraine

Dec 3rd, 2013 | By

Montreal – On December 2, 2013 just two days after the brutal crackdown by Berkut special riot forces in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, Montreal’s Ukrainian community gathered to both oppose this unwanton use of force against peaceful protestors, as well as to show solidarity for their brethren in Europe’s largest country. The attack came in the…


The EU association agreement

Sep 6th, 2013 | By

With plans for an association agreement between Ukraine and the EU, I offer a supportive voice to that of Taras Danko, who wrote recently: “The mechanisms of EU’s Eastern Partnership should provide the facilities for assisting Ukraine in order to eliminate the domino effect on other European economies. While the macroeconomic steps that could be…


KYIV – THE NEW JERUSALEM

May 19th, 2011 | By

By Bishop Paul Peter Jesep Kyiv is poised to become the New Jerusalem setting a standard for Moscow and Minsk to emulate.  In July 2010, the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church issued a statement calling Kyiv the New Jerusalem because the Ukrainian capital is “a religious ideal that for centuries defined the spiritual, cultural and political…