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...

Remembering Ivan Drach – Giant of Ukraine’s Independence

Dear Friends and Admirers of Ivan Drach!  It is perhaps very fitting that on just the day after the 4th of July and our celebrating the Independence of America, we at the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation launch our remembrances of Ivan Drach, one of the founders of the...

Ukrainian Entrepreneurs Explore U.S. Startup Environment

Seven Ukrainian entrepreneurs were members of an international IT Startups delegation that came to the United States under the auspices of the Commerce Department’s Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) program. According to Tanner Johnson of SABIT,...

Herman Pirchner Assesses U.S. Policy Towards Russia

Herman Pirchner, President of the American Foreign Policy Council, spoke at a recent (June 15, 2018) Helsinki Commission Briefing titled Reality vs. Rhetoric: Assessing the Trump Administration’s Russia Policy. In its announcement about the briefing, the Helsinki...

USUF Participates in US-Ukraine Working Group Yearly Summit

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation actively participated in the 6th US-Ukraine Working Group Yearly Summit in Washington organized by the Center for U.S.-Ukrainian Relations. USUF President Nadia K. McConnell (pictured above) spoke on a panel titled “Viable Social Cohesion –...

USUF Biotech Initiative at Boston BIO Convention

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation's Biotech Initiative Booth #528 at the June 4-7, 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston showcased Ukraine's emerging biotech leaders, entrepreneurs and start-ups.  Great interest was evidenced  by the many visitors to the booth over...

USUF Participates in Annual Victims of Communism Ceremony

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation recently participated in the 11th Annual Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom and Roll Call of Nations Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington.  The medal was awarded posthumously to slain Cuban dissident and...

Revered Crimean Tatar Leader Visits US-Ukraine Foundation

Mustafa Dzhemilev, the Ukrainian President’s Special Commissioner on Crimean Affairs, dropped by the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation on May 21, 2018 to discuss the plight of Russian-occupied Crimea.  Participating in the discussion were Orest Deychakiwsky (USUF Board member),...

Travel Blog: Another Inspiring Trip to Ukraine

Since 1989, I’ve travelled to Ukraine over three dozen times and every visit leaves me highly motivated to continue to do my small part to support Ukraine’s integration with the Euro-Atlantic community of democracies.  The source of my inspiration, as always, is...

Farmland Sales? – Ukraine’s $100 Billion Question

In a revelatory article in the online edition of Business Ukraine magazine, authors Olena Prokopenko (Reanimation Package of Reforms) and Dmytro Lyvch (EasyBusiness) describe the populist mythmaking and protectionist interests that continue to derail the legalization...

Chumak, Prodan and Solontay Discuss Reform Priorities

Several reform-oriented politicians recently visited the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation to give their assessment of the current political situation in Ukraine.  During an April 24th meeting at USUF, Ukrainian parliamentarians Viktor Chumak and Oksana Prodan shared their...

USUF Assesses Its Mission and Goals, Discusses New Strategic Plan

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation held a strategic planning session to discuss the mission and goals of the organization in the context of a continuously evolving partnership between the United States and Ukraine.  The discussion, held in Washington on April 21st, was...

Focus on Ukraine at American University Cyberspace Conference

Ukraine, which is on the front lines of Russia’s international disinformation and propaganda war, was well-represented at the recent Empowering Citizenship in Our Shared Digital Future conference, hosted by American University’s Washington College of Law. Four...

Friends of Ukraine Network Maintains Spotlight on Security Issues

The Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN) met to discuss measures that can be taken to challenge Russia’s occupation and militarization of Crimea, focus attention on widespread human rights violations on the annexed peninsula and, eventually, return Crimea to Ukrainian...

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