House of Commons – Prospects for Ukraine Post-Election Panel Discussion

The panel discussion is chaired by John Whittingdale OBE MP Chairman of the British-Ukraine All-Party Parliamentary Group TIME: 4.30 – 6pm, Tuesday 28th October 2014 VENUE: Committee Room 11, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant2@henryjacksonsociety.org This event is jointly hosted by:  SPEAKERS:  Dr. Olga Onuch Senior Lecturer in Politics, Manchester University Research Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford Dr. Andrew Wilson Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations Sergiy Sydorenko Editor-in-Chief of ‘European >>>

Global Friends of Ukraine: A major new international support group is launched

Global Friends of Ukraine held its official launch at the House of Commons on Thursday, 23 October. It was attended by over 100 distinguished guests, including Members of Parliament, Lords, officials, professionals, investors, leading experts, musicians and writers.  John Whittingdale MP, Chairman of the British Parliamentary Group for Ukraine and Patron of Global Friends of Ukraine hosted the reception. Addressing the audience he said: “We will continue to give all support to the people of Ukraine and their rights to determine their own future.” Also present at the >>>

UBCC Business Breakfast “Implementation of the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine: practical implications”

Ukrainian-British City Club (UBCC)presents a business breakfast Implementation of the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine: Practical Implications Hosted by Bryan Cave (London) Vasil Kisil Partners (Kyiv, Thursday 23 October 2014, London, UK   Registration continental breakfast: 08:00 Presentations: 08:30-09:30 Q A Session: 09:30-10:00 Networking Reception: 10:00-11:00   Ukrainian-British City Club presents its first business breakfast “”Implementation of the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine: practical implications” which will take place at 6thFloor, >>>

Russia’s Orthodox Church must not follow Putin’s rhetoric of inciting hatred towards Ukrainians

Last week’s synod of bishops at the Vatican has been making headlines across international media concentrating on issues of homosexuality and divorce. One incident that the media has widely omitted to report is the scathing public verbal assault by the Russian Orthodox Church against the Church in Ukraine. Bishop Hilarion, the Russian Orthodox Church’s external affairs envoy who was a guest of the synod, raised eyebrows of the synod fathers when he venomously attacked the Catholic Church in Ukraine. Using very non-ecumenical and undiplomatic language the Moscow cleric >>>

BBC Panorama’s John Sweeney to hold a talk at the Ukrainian Institute

BBC Panorama reporter John Sweeney will hold a talk at the Ukrainian Institute on Thursday, November 6, about his film, Putin’s Gamble, which set out the evidence that the Russian army tipped the balance in the war in Ukraine and that the BUK crew who shot down MH17 were from the Russian army. The title of the talk will be “What about the killings in Ukraine, Mr. Putin?” During the BBC Panorama programme, which was aired on BBC1 prime time last month, John Sweeney doorstepped Russian President, Vladimir Putin, asking him whether he “regrets the killings in Ukraine”. Sweeney’s >>>

War and Reforms in Ukraine: An Impossible Duo? – panel discussion

VoxUkraine and Ukrainian Institute in London present a panel discussion “War and Reforms in Ukraine: An Impossible Duo?”  Thursday, 16 October 2014, 7.00PM at the Ukrainian Institute in London, 79 Holland Park, London W11 3SW  The discussion will cover the latest political and economic developments in Ukraine with a focus on reform agenda and the role of local experts and international community in promoting reforms in the country. Ukraine’s challenge is to protect its independence and integrity, stabilize the economy, and rebuild the army and to reform all public >>>

Bishop Borys Gudziak to talk on the Hardship of Hybrid War and the Challenges of Authentic Peace in Ukraine Today

We are delighted to invite you to a talk: “The Hybrid War and the Challenges of Authentic Peace”– by Bishop Borys Gudziak, President of the Ukrainian Catholic University, which will take place on Monday, October 13th, 7.00PM at the Ukrainian Institute in London. Bishop Borys, a prominent public authority in Ukraine, will share his insight and thoughts on the reasons, impact and consequences of the war taking place in Ukraine. Bishop Borys Gudziak, Ph.D., President of the Ukrainian Catholic University, is a leading intellectual and historian globally recognised for >>>

Ukrainian Literary Club in London – The works of Mykola Khvylovy

The next meeting of the Ukrainian Literary Club will take place on Saturday, October 11th, 11.00AM at the Ukrainian Institute, London. We will discuss the works of prominent writer and publicist of the Ukrainian cultural renaissance of the 1920s, Mykola Khvylovy.  The Literary Club in London provides an opportunity for those interested in Ukrainian literature to meet and discuss both classical and contemporary works. The club meets monthly and is led by London-based Ukrainian poet Volodymyr Oleyko. Readings and discussions are held in Ukrainian.  All Welcome. Free Admission  Mykola >>>