Monday, October 9, 2017, 700pm, Columbia University,

Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th floor International Affairs Building

420 W 118th St, New York City

Free and open to the public


The violent long-running conflict between Ukraine and Russia has spilt over into a cultural tug of war over the artistic heritage of Crimea

The bill also envisions state guarantees for each Ukrainian citizen’s right to get education of all levels in regional or ethnic minority language


“We want to start dreaming what we want to see our Church like in these areas for five or ten years. For it depends a lot what we will be working on,” said the head of the Church.

The solemn celebration will take place on July 28, 2018, in the Metropolia center of the UOC-USA on the day of remembrance of the Holy and Equal to the Apostles Prince Volodymyr.


When: September 28, 2017, Thursday, 7:30 PM

Where: 709 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University

Yuri Shevchuk will introduce the film and lead the post-screening discussion. In Ukrainian with English subtitles. Free & open to public.

Dr Al Ajmi said that the discovery at Mount Athos, an ancient sacred place chosen as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites in 1988, was crucial to understand the history of Arabs and Muslims in the region.

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto (left) has said that the consequences for Kyiv would be painful after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (right) signed the measure making Ukrainian the required language of study in state schools from fifth grade. 


Hasidic Jews from around the world transformed the central Ukrainian city of Uman into a giant street party to mark Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The festive mood was marred by an explosion which injured two Israeli pilgrims on September 21. The reason for the blast was not immediately clear. Followers of the Breslov Hasidic movement come to Uman every year to pray at the grave of the movement's founder, Reb Nachman, who died there in 1810.


 (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)


The tradition began in the early 19th century in Breslov, ultimately moving to Uman. Nachman was all about Rosh Hashanah. For him, the holiday was “greater than everything. [It was his] whole mission.”


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