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Trade deal with Ukraine a vote of confidence in country’s potential [ Financial Post ]

Source: http://business.financialpost.com/diane-francis/trade-deal-with-ukraine-a-vote-of-confidence-in-countrys-potential Diane Francis | July 17, 2015 5:06 PM ET LVIV, Ukraine – It’s hard to believe, while touring this charming medieval city, there’s a war raging in this country against Russia. But the fighting is 25 hours’ drive east, and the psychology is even further away. There are reminders here and there, a memoriam [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES TO KOSZARNY FAMILY

OLENA KOSZARNY-SEMENIUK (ОЛЕНА КОШАРНА-СЕМЕНЮК) passed away peacefully July 17 at 12:28 pm at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.  She had just celebrated her 92nd birthday in her own home surrounded by family. Born in a village in Khryshtopivka, Ukraine on July 7, 1923, Olena lived a truly extraordinary life.  Thrown out of her home with her [&hellip


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Never-before-seen footage reveals Russian-backed rebels arriving at the wreckage of MH17

Source: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/video/id-Z0M284djpNXO78rfngiKt5tft-SqgaEv/Horror-video-reveals-MH17-crash-aftermath RUSSIAN-backed rebels in Ukraine’s east believed they had shot down a Ukraine Airforce fighter jet as disturbing new footage shows them ransacking the luggage of passengers and crew from Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. A year ago today, 298 passengers and crew including 38 Australian citizens and residents died aboard the [&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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“We Are All Ukrainians” [Huffington Post]

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diane-m-francis/we-are-all-ukrainians_b_7781004.html Posted: 07/13/2015 4:57 pm EDT Updated: 07/13/2015 4:59 pm EDT The tale of two realities: an expensive motorcycle parked outside Tiffany’s in Lviv beside a memorial to a fallen hero in the War against Russia — Diane Francis My first visit to Ukraine was in February 1992 and the City of Kiev was gray, [&hellip


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“Canada inks ‘milestone’ free trade agreement with Ukraine” [ dailysabah.com ]

Source: http://www.dailysabah.com/europe/2015/07/14/canada-inks-milestone-free-trade-agreement-with-ukraine   Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally announced a “milestone” free trade agreement Tuesday with Ukraine, as its Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited Ottawa. The agreement, which still must be ratified by both nations’ parliaments, will be implemented as soon as possible, Harper said in a statement. With more than a million inhabitants [&hellip


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Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk meets with Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij in Ottawa

15 July 2015 MEDIA RELEASE Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk meets with Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij in Ottawa  On 14 July 2015 in Ottawa, Canada, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij. A range of topics were discussed related to the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ukrainian World [&hellip


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UCC CONGRATULATES CANADA AND UKRAINE ON SIGNATURE OF HISTORIC TRADE DEAL

July 14, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates the Governments of Canada and Ukraine on the signature of the historic Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). The Agreement was signed today in the presence of Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper and the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, [&hellip


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Ukraine PM to visit Ottawa as trade deal set to be signed [Ottawa Citizen]

Source: http://ottawacitizen.com/news/politics/ukraine-pm-to-visit-ottawa-as-trade-deal-set-to-be-signed LEE BERTHIAUME, OTTAWA CITIZEN Ukraine’s prime minister will lead a high-level delegation to Ottawa this week with the intention of completing a free trade agreement with Canada. A trade deal between the two countries would be a win for Ukraine, which is desperate to improve its battered economy following nearly two years of turmoil. [&hellip


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