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Group of Ukrainians stuck in turbulent Kazakhstan after Almaty airport shuts – MFA

Group of Ukrainians stuck in turbulent Kazakhstan after Almaty airport shuts – MFA

A group of Ukrainian nationals couldn’t make it out of Kazakhstan on Wednesday as their Almaty-Kyiv regular flight was canceled after the airport suspended all operations. The embassy is in contact with passengers, exploring the opportunities for the air carrier to ultimately perform the flight to Kyiv. That’s according to Foreign Ministry Spokesman Oleh Nikolenko, who spoke with Ukrinform. He noted that the Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba, instructed the relevant officials with the diplomatic service to focus on protecting the interests of Ukrainian citizens in Kazakhstan. Read also: Ukrainians advised to refrain from traveling to Kazakhstan due to…
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Plast members present the Bethlehem Peace Cauldron to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Plast members present the Bethlehem Peace Cauldron to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Representatives of the National Scout Organization of Ukraine "Plast" brought the Bethlehem Peace Torch to the session hall and spoke from the parliament's rostrum. The Cauldron symbolizes the warmth of hearts and the joy that every year the Plast members bring from the Holy Sepulcher to Ukraine and distribute it among all the Ukrainians. "At the beginning of every year Ukrainian Plastu's representatives traditionally give the Bethlehem Peace Cauldron to the Parliament of Ukraine as a reminder of the importance of peace, goodness, love and solidarity", announced the Head of the Parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk and asked the Ukrainian Plastu's representatives…
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The Christmas concert of the Ukrainian Bandura Band of North America will be shown online

The Christmas concert of the Ukrainian Bandura Band of North America will be shown online

The Ukrainian Bandura Band of North America (UBC) will hold a virtual concert "Christmas on the Bandura" on December 19. According to Ukrinform, this is stated on the website of the band's partner - the platform OurConcerts.live, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Thus, the choir under the direction of artistic director and conductor Oleg Makhlay will present a unique holiday program with the participation of a 60-string Ukrainian bandura instrument and a male choir. The 103rd UBC concert season includes musicians from all over North America. The program "Christmas with a Bandura" will feature works in English, Latin and…
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Zelensky: “An important part of our international policy is support for world Ukrainians”

Zelensky: “An important part of our international policy is support for world Ukrainians”

In a statement to the Verkhovna Rada today, the President said about the introduction of multiple citizenship: "An important part of our international policy is to support global Ukrainians. I know how important the issue of multiple citizenship is for Ukrainians living in the USA, Canada and the EU. Today I am submitting a bill to the Parliament. For the first time, Ukrainians from all over the world will not feel as a diaspora, not as people of Ukrainian origin, but as Ukrainians! Equal Ukrainians"
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What is Plast? London Branch

What is Plast? London Branch

In 2020, London celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Plast revival. Created in a similar way to scouting but with national features, for many people, this youth movement is an important place for growing up and education, shaping one’s identity, and acquiring important skills and abilities. Plast centres among emigres, including the branch in London, allow local youth to keep in touch with Ukraine, as well as to present Ukraine to the world. In the middle of the 20th century, Ukrainian Scouting known as the Plast movement spread abroad in various countries around the world, including Great Britain. Today, in…
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