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UCC Condemns Russia’s Illegal Detention of Ukrainian Pilot

UCC CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S ILLEGAL DETENTION OF UKRAINIAN PILOT July 11, 2014 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s illegal detention of Ukrainian armed forces pilot Nadia Savchenko and calls for her immediate release. Savchenko was taken hostage by Kremlin-backed mercenaries in eastern Ukraine in mid-June, and is now being held in detention [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Historic Signature of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

UCC WELCOMES HISTORIC SIGNATURE OF EU-UKRAINE ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT   June 27, 2014. OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s signing of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. The UCC also congratulates the people of Georgia and the Republic of Moldova for their signature of Association Agreements, which also took place today. [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod attends Inauguration of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Meets with Key Political, Religious and Civil Society Leaders

Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod attends Inauguration of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Meets with Key Political, Religious and Civil Society Leaders   June 7-12, 2014 – KYIV, UKRAINE.. The President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Mr. Paul Grod attended the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected President of Ukraine, Mr. Petro Poroshenko at [&hellip


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“Boycott Putin Now” campaign gains momentum: Global Pressure Mounts to Revoke Russia’s hosting of FIFA’s 2018 World Cup

Ottawa, Canada (June 5, 2014) – A global campaign calling for consumers to boycott sponsors of FIFA’s

World Cup has now expanded to include Visa (NYSE:V), Kia Motors (OTN: KIMTF) and Sony (NYSE:SNE) .

United with Ukraine, the organization spearheading the campaign was formed to mobilize global

grassroots opposition to Vladimir Putin and Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula

and its orchestrating of violent terrorist activities across Eastern and Southern Ukraine. The 2018 World

Cup was awarded to Russia by FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), the international

governing body of the sport of football.


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UCC PRESIDENT GROD TO ATTEND SWEARING-IN CEREMONY OF PRESIDENT-ELECT PETRO POROSHENKO

UCC PRESIDENT GROD TO ATTEND SWEARING-IN CEREMONY OF PRESIDENT-ELECT OF UKRAINE PETRO POROSHENKO OTTAWA – JUNE 5, 2014.. Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod is participating in an international security forum in Wroclaw, Poland and will then be travelling to Kyiv, Ukraine, to attend the swearing-in ceremony on June 7, 2014, of Petro Poroshenko as the new President of Ukraine. [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 4 June, 2014, 4:00 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 4 June, 2014, 4:00 PM Kyiv time   1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine The active phase of the anti-terrorism operation (ATO) in Donetsk and Luhansk continues. Acting president O. Turchynov stated that northern Donetsk oblast has been freed of armed Kremlin-backed extremists, whose camps in the region have been destroyed. The Ministry [&hellip


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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada at the Tribute to Liberty Dinner

http://www.pm.gc.ca/news/2014/05/30/statement-prime-minister-canada-toronto STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA IN TORONTO   Toronto, Ontario 30 May 2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks at the Tribute to Liberty Dinner in Toronto: “Thank you very much. “Thank you, Senator Ngo for that kind introduction, and thank you all, ladies and gentlemen, for that very [&hellip


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UCC WELCOMES INSPIRING EXERCISE IN DEMOCRACY IN UKRAINE

UCC WELCOMES INSPIRING EXERCISE IN DEMOCRACY   IN UKRAINE   Ottawa, 30 May 2014.. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress congratulates Ukraine’s President elect Petro Poroshenko on his victory in Ukraine’s Early Presidential elections in what international election observers have deemed to be a free and fair vote, the results of which express the free will of [&hellip


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Support the International Campaign to Revoke Russia’s hosting of FIFA’s 2018 World Cup

For Immediate Release   SUPPORT THE INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO REVOKE RUSSIA’S HOSTING OF FIFA’S 2018 WORLD CUP    “Boycott Putin Now” calls for global brands to take a principled stand against Putin                         Ottawa, Canada (May 28, 2014) – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress supports the call from the human rights group United with Ukraine [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadians Reject Illegitimate, Illegal Referendum in Eastern Ukraine

UKRAINIAN CANADIANS REJECT ILLEGITIMATE, ILLEGAL REFERENDUM IN EASTERN UKRAINE OTTAWA – MAY 12, 2014.. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on yesterday’s so-called “referendum” in Donetsk and Luhansk, Ukraine: “The world community must join Canada and the United States in rejecting the results of today’s so-called referendums staged in some parts of [&hellip


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