Ukrainian World Congress http://www.ukrainianworldcongress.org/ en <![CDATA[UWC President Eugene Czolij fulfilled working visit to Washington D.C.]]> On 12 September 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a working visit to Washington, U.S.A., where he met with high-ranking government officials, and addressed a reception on the occasion of the 26th Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine and the 25th Anniversary of Ukraine-U.S. Diplomatic Relations.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[UWC appalled by sentencing of Crimean Tatar leader on politically motivated charges]]> The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in condemning the sentencing of Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz to eight years imprisonment for supporting the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Akhtem Chiygoz, the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis, the Crimean Tatar assembly that was outlawed by the Russian Federation after it illegally occupied and seized control of Crimea.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[UWC welcomes extension by European Union of individual restrictive measures against Russian citizens and legal entities]]> The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the decision on 6 September 2017 by the European Union to extend individual restrictive measures for an additional six months for the violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. Asset freezes and visa bans are enforced for 149 officials from the Russian Federation and Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine, as well as 38 legal entities.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[UWC calls upon Ukrainians worldwide to assist victims of devastating hurricanes in the United States and the Caribbean islands]]> The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls upon Ukrainians worldwide to assist victims of devastating hurricanes that have wreaked havoc in different regions of the United States and the Caribbean islands.

The UWC and the Ukrainian diaspora pray for the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and for all aid workers who are spearheading the relief effort.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[UWC President concluded working visit to the Republic of Moldova]]> On 3-4 September 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij travelled on the invitation of the Society of Ukrainian Culture in Moldova to Chisinau, Moldova, on a working visit.

In his meetings the UWC President expressed gratitude to Moldovan governing authorities for their support of Ukraine, primarily on the restoration and preservation of its territorial integrity, and called for them to continue such support of Ukraine.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500