The public is cordially invited to the “Freedom Concert” in celebration of United States Independence Day and to honor Ukraine’s continued battle against invasion and occupation of parts of its sovereign territory. The concert will be held in Marinsky Park beginning at 5:00 pm on Friday, July 3. Admission is free!

 

<Photo: Members of the Soldiers' Chorus stand in Independence Square, Kyiv

 The patriarch also paid a pastoral visit to the Ukrainian Diocese of St. Josaphat in Parma

“The day formally concluded with another short visit to the bedridden children of the orphanage and finally to the train station in order to bid farewell to Bishop Daniel, who departed for Kyiv, promising to return in the near future and upon the request of the kids to bring back the Missionaries from the past Summer and Winter Trips and to bring (quoting the children) ‘as many new American friends as you can fit on the plane…’”

The Washington community is invited to a Brookings Institution event: VIEWS OF THE UKRAINE CRISIS - RUSSIA, THE WEST, AND THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN SECURITY, to be held in the Brookings’ Saul/Zilhka Room, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, June 10, 10-11:30am.

 

The Master Class will center on how Ukrainian business owners and CEOs should manage during financial and political instability

Patriarch Sviatoslav served a memorial service for the fallen soldiers and hallowed the memorial sign to the Heroes of Heavenly Hundred and defenders of Ukraine's independence.

The gift of voluntary organizations, public spiritedness, retains its luster as America's other gifts – our mode of government, our entertainments, our fast food – seem to fade in attractiveness.

 

Russia's real stake in Ukraine 2015/3/24 0:13:49

Journalist and Russia expert David Satter discusses the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Monday, April 6, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

International House
Assembly Hall
1414 East 59th Street
Chicago IL, 60637

 

Part of the proceeds of the concert, and any donations, will go to two organizations – one American, one Canadian – training Ukrainian surgeons in the specialty of implanting prosthetic limbs. A waiting list of 250 patients has been enlarged by at least 76 soldiers and 21 civilians who have lost limbs in the conflict with Russia. 

The Armenian-born, French-educated priest had served his church in a wide range of leadership positions in Europe, Eastern Europe and South America

 

< Photo: Archbishop Grigoris Buniatyan

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