Elections Cybersecurity Threats: How Vulnerable is Ukraine?

In an effort to examine the cybersecurity challenges that Ukraine faces as it prepares for presidential and parliamentary elections next year, the Transatlantic Task Force on Elections and Civil Society in Ukraine held a videoconference roundtable on November 30th...

Friends of Ukraine Network Sends Letter to Pompeo on Black/Azov Seas

In the aftermath of Russia’s attack on and seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships and their crews in the Kerch strait area the National Security Task Force of the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN) met on November 29th to discuss and formulate recommendations for the...

Remembering President George H. W. Bush

The Board of Directors and staff of the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation convey their sympathy and condolences to the Bush family on the passing of President George H. W. Bush. President Bush distinguished himself with his strength of character, decency and dedication to...

US-Ukraine Foundation Honors Emerging Biotech Leaders in Ukraine

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) Biotech Initiative hosted its first public event in Kyiv on November 12th. In a ceremony at Kyiv's CEO Club, the Foundation awarded certificates and grants to 24 emerging leaders conducting research in the biotechnology sector in...

USUF Honors Ukrainian Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) held an awards ceremony in Kyiv honoring more than 20 emerging leaders in the field of biotechnology in Ukraine.  The event--held on November 12th at the CEO Club--represents the latest among a number of projects that USUF is...

Delegation of Ukrainian Journalists Travels to Mid-Terms in Wisconsin

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) recently hosted a discussion with six Ukrainian journalists in Washington, here to further their understanding of the U.S. mid-term elections. The visiting journalists were Olena Blizniakova (Suspilne), Oleksii Homon (Suspilne),...

Transatlantic Task Force on Ukraine’s 2019 Elections Launched

  With Ukraine’s 2019 Presidential and Parliamentary elections now on the horizon Ukrainian, American and European experts gathered for the inaugural event of a year-long project aimed at supporting a fair and democratic election process in Ukraine.  The launch of the...

Analysis: Russian News Media Foment Hostility Toward US/Ukraine/Europe

Moscow’s efforts to spread disinformation in Western countries is well known. In response to Russia’s interference in the U.S. election process, Washington has placed sanctions on a number of Russian officials and persons considered part of Putin’s inner circle.  What...

CEPA Exchange Participants at USUF

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation recently hosted a discussion on Ukrainian current affairs, featuring participants of a Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) exchange program.  The presenters were Alexandra Baklanova, a strategic development expert with the pro.mova...

Fulbright Ukraine: A Quarter Century of US-Ukraine Academic Exchanges

Heather Fielding of Purdue University will be examining the treatment of Eastern Europe in English-language literature with her students at Poltava’s Korolenko National Pedagogical University.  Joseph Kush of Duquesne University will share his experiences regarding...

House Resolution Affirming Freedom of Russia’s Neighbors Introduced

Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Andy Harris (R-MD) and Sander Levin (D-MI) have introduced House Joint Resolution 139 inviting the President to proclaim a “Freedom to Choose Their Destiny for the Nations of Eastern Europe and Eurasia...

Ensuring a Transparent, Free and Fair Election Campaign in Ukraine

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN) Democracy and Civil Society Task Force held a Strategy Session on Ukraine’s 2019 Elections featuring Mary O’Hagan, Ukraine Resident Senior Director at the National Democratic...

Can Bioinformatics Be a Gateway for a Biotech Surge in Ukraine?

  As part of its Biotechnology Initiative, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) will be supporting the single-cell RNABIO & organoids conference and workshops to be held at Unit.City innovation park in Kyiv, Ukraine, September 28-30. This important gathering of...

Small-Business NGO Aims to Unite 50,000 Entrepreneurs in Ukraine

Editor's note: It’s often said that small business is the backbone of the U.S. economy.  Many Ukrainians have come to realize that this should also be the case for their country. In June of 2016 the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) signed a Memorandum on Cooperation...

Chumak Way Cycling Tour Wraps up 10,000 km Journey in DC

On August 30th, on the eve of wrapping up their 10,000 kilometer trip across North America, members of the Chumak Way cycling tour / Велопробіг «Чумацький Шлях» visited the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation in Washington, DC. The Ukrainian cyclists say their mission is to...

Teaching English to Kids In Ukraine

If you want to change the world, inspire a kid. That is the motto of GoCamp, a volunteer movement that helps thousands of children in Ukraine to enhance their English skills. GO stands for Global Office -- the name of the Ukrainian non-profit in Kyiv that coordinates...

Internships at the US-Ukraine Foundation

Grant Mizell, an International Studies major at the University of North Florida, has completed a summer internship with the US-Ukraine Foundation.   His duties included reporting on Ukraine-related discussions at Washington think tanks, conducting research for USUF,...

Focusing on Pending Ukraine-Related Action on Capitol Hill

Members of the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN), the Ukrainian-American community, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation and other supporters of Ukraine met on August 7th to discuss pending and future legislative action on Capitol Hill regarding Ukraine.  Participants included...

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