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...

Lviv is Launching a Biotech Cluster

The City of Lviv has begun the process of creating a Biotechnology Cluster to foster collaboration between researchers, universities, business and the local community in this dynamic and promising field.  Iryna Bukhnii, coordinator of the cluster, explains that the...

Rabbi Bleich Visits USUF

During his recent travels to Washington, Yaakov Dov Bleich, the Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and All of Ukraine, visited the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) in order to share his views about Jewish life in Ukraine and the current situation in the country. Participating in the...

Congress and the Recognition of Stalin’s Genocidal Famine in Ukraine

This year marks the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor, Stalin’s genocidal Famine that claimed the lives of millions of Ukrainian men, women and children. This atrocity stands out as one of the starkest examples in history of man’s inhumanity to man. Earlier this year,...

New Initiatives at the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF), a U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nongovernmental organization established in 1991 to support democracy, a free market and human rights for Ukraine has recently undertaken a variety of new initiatives aimed at assisting Ukraine in its...

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