Kyiv hosts a summit of first ladies and gentlemen

KYIV – At the initiation of Ukraine’s first lady, Olena Zelenska, the wives and husbands of the leaders of several countries met in Ukraine on August 23 to discuss “soft power and the new reality.”

Officials issue statements to mark 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s renewed independence

The non-governmental organization Ukraine-2050 extends greetings to the hierarchs and clergy of Ukrainian churches, the president, chair of the parliament, prime minister and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the leadership of the Ukrainian World Congress, all Ukrainians and friends of Ukraine worldwide on the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s renewed Independence.

August 30, 2011

Ten years ago, on August 30, 2011, Oleksii Pukach, the prime suspect in the killing of Ukrainian investigative journalist Heorhii Gongadze, stated at his trial that former President Leonid Kuchma was among those who ordered the murder. Gongadze’s headless body was discovered in a forest outside of Kyiv in late 2000.

Putin’s alternative history

People see events differently, but there are certain criteria in the civilized world, and in historiography in particular, that use suggested or generally accepted frameworks for respecting sources and interpreting them reasonably by researchers and scholars who work with them.

Ukraine’s renewed independence: why it matters!

This year, Ukrainians and our friends throughout the world will commemorate the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s renewed independence and the fulfillment of the visionary words of our legendary prophet Taras Shevchenko who, in 1845, wrote in “The Great Vault” (Velykyi lokh):