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UCC CONDEMNS PUTIN-ENGINEERED “SEPARATISM” IN EASTERN UKRAINE

15 April 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UCC CONDEMNS PUTIN-ENGINEERED “SEPARATISM” IN EASTERN UKRAINE
Over the past days, terrorists calling for separatism in Eastern Ukraine have violently seized government buildings and police headquarters in Donetsk, Slovyansk, Luhansk, Mariupol, Horlivka, Kharkiv and several other cities.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns these actions.
As the situation unfolds, the following has


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UCC President Paul Grod attends State funeral for the Honourable Jim Flaherty

At the invitation of the Government of Canada and the Flaherty Family, Paul Grod attends State funeral for the Honourable Jim Flaherty to pay respects on behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian community.
“Jim was a very good friend of the Ukrainian Canadian community,” stated Paul Grod UCC President.  “We are very grateful for his tremendous contribution


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress calls for Election Observers to Ukraine

11 April 2014 
Ukrainian Canadian Congress calls for International Election
Observers for Ukraine Presidential Election
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is organizing an international election observer mission to the Presidential elections in Ukraine being held on 25 May, 2014. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is an integral part of the UWC and of the international observer mission. We encourage our


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UCC CONDEMNS PROVOCATIONS BY RUSSIA IN EASTERN UKRAINE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
8 April 2014
 
UCC CONDEMNS PROVOCATIONS BY RUSSIA IN EASTERN UKRAINE
 

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress strongly condemns Russian-backed attempts to foment violence and unrest in Eastern Ukraine. Administrative and government buildings in Donetsk, Kharkiv and Luhansk have been forcibly seized by armed and unidentified groups over the last 48 hours.

 
In Luhansk, a “separatist” group has


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Baird Condemns Provocateurs in Eastern Ukraine

To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/04/07a.aspx 
Baird Condemns Provocateurs in Eastern Ukraine
April 7, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
“Canada strongly condemns the agents provocateurs that are fomenting unrest in the three Ukrainian oblasts of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk.
“Canada calls for calm and for


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UCC EXPRESSES SORROW ON PASSING OF ED LYSYK

UCC EXPRESSES SORROW ON PASSING OF ED LYSYK 
   
April 3, 2014. Winnipeg, Canada - It was with great sorrow that I learned of the passing of former member of the UCC Board of Directors, Ed Lysyk.
“On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and all its constituent member organizations, I would like to express our deepest condolences to


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CANADIAN DOCTORS TO TRAVEL TO UKRAINE

April 1, 2014- For immediate release 
Canadian Doctors to Travel to Ukraine
Canadian Medical Professionals Travel to Ukraine to Undertake
 Medical Needs Assessment
Toronto/Ottawa- A group of volunteer Canadian medical professionals are travelling to Ukraine this week, to determine priorities for medical training, treatment and technology. This assessment will help determine the most efficient use of Canadian resources for


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CTV News Channel: What’s Putin trying to do?

Ukrainian Canadian Congress president Paul Grod says Putin’s terms are “laughable” and his peace talks are a “show”.
VIDEO:
http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=316265


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Ukraine faces many challenges – anti-Semitism is not one of them [Globe & Mail]

SOURCE:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/ukraine-faces-many-challenges-anti-semitism-is-not-one-of-them/article17720817/
PAUL GROD AND SHIMON FOGEL
Contributed to The Globe and Mail

Published Sunday, Mar. 30 2014, 9:00 AM EDT
Last updated Sunday, Mar. 30 2014, 9:00 AM EDT
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The moment went unnoticed by much of the world’s media, but it underlined the long-standing constructive relationship that has existed between Ukraine’s Jews and Ukrainians, an alliance that has only strengthened


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