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  • UCC CALLS ON FIFA TO REVOKE WORLD CUP FROM RUSSIA

    27 May, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to revoke the hosting of the 2018 World Cup from the Russian Federation. The UCC launched a petition today to have Russia’s hosting privileges for the 2018 FIFA World Cup revoked. Please sign the petition [&hellip


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    Revocation of Russian Federation’s hosting of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

      Sign the petition! Click here: Petition to Revoke 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia &nbsp


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    Support the Ukrainian World Congress Appeal

      Ukrainian World Congress May Appeal We will not let anyone grow tired of Ukraine   Addressing an international conference in support of Ukraine in Kyiv on 28 April 2015 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko placed emphasis on the critical role of Ukraine’s partners in restoring peace and stability to the region and vowed, “We will not [&hellip


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    UCC DELEGATION CONCLUDES VISIT TO REGINA PARTICIPATES IN HOLODOMOR MONUMENT COMMEMORATION

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JqSBXwdsoo OTTAWA – May 19, 2015. Representatives of Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) National were hosted for 2 days of meetings in Regina by the organizing committee for next year’s 25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, UCC Saskatchewan Provincial Council, and UCC Regina. The delegation participated in the unveiling of a Holodomor monument “Bitter Memories of [&hellip


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    UCC Applauds Announcement of Additional Canadian Support for Ukraine

    May 12, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, of additional support by Canada to Ukraine. Visiting Ukraine on 11-12 May, Minister Nicholson met with President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pavlo Klimkin. [&hellip


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    UCC Statement on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

    UCC Statement on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day  8 May, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress issued the following statement on the occasion of the70th anniversary of V-E Day. Today marks the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. In 2004, the United Nations General Assembly declared 8-9 May [&hellip


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    Ukrainian Canadian Congress Welcomes Additional Support for Ukraine

    May 4, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the recent announcement of significant new support provided to Ukraine by the Government of Canada.  On April 28, the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, announced in Kyiv the “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Governance Project,” valued at up to $19.7 [&hellip


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    Canadian House of Commons Holds Debate on Situation in Ukraine

    OTTAWA – APRIL 30, 2015.  Canada’s House of Commons held a 4 hour “take-note” debate on the situation in Ukraine last night in which over 30 members of Parliament participated, including 4 members of the federal cabinet (the Hon. Rob Nicholson, M.P., P.C., Minister of Foreign Affairs; the Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence; [&hellip


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    VIRA SAVCHENKO VISITS CANADA TO RAISE AWARENESS OF ILLEGAL IMPRISONMENT OF HER SISTER BY RUSSIA

    29 April, 2015 – Toronto/Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed Vira Savchenko, sister of illegally imprisoned Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, to Canada.  Vira Savchenko was in Canada to raise awareness of the illegal arrest and imprisonment of her sister Nadiya by Russian authorities. While in Canada, she participated in the International Roundtable discussion [&hellip


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    Chronology of Events and Global Campaign in support of Nadiya Savchenko

    In June 2014, Lt. Savchenko was captured by armed terrorists backed by the Russian Federation in Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine. She was then violently and forcibly removed from the territory of Ukraine to the Russian Federation. On 9 July 2014, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation announced that charges have been laid against Savchenko for [&hellip


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