The woman who’s trying to save Ukraine

Originally posted here. Ukraine struck a critical debt deal Thursday with creditors that averts a default and opens to the door to continued international support for its struggling economy. The agreement is a victory for Ukraine’s American-born finance minister, Natalie Jaresko. For the past five months, the former U.S. diplomat and fund manager has played the starring role in […]


More than 40 UCBA members raise their glasses on Independence Day!

On Monday August 24th, 2015 more than 40 UCBA members, including many new members, celebrated Independence Day at The Swan at Bloor and Runnymede in Toronto and toasted a free and independent Ukraine.   The UCBA Program committee will continue the planning meeting that they started that evening.  Stay tuned for our fall UCBA event schedule!


UCBA News: August 7, 2015

Events On Monday August 24th we will have drop-in Independence Day drinks at The Swan at Bloor and Runnymede, for whoever wants to come down and hoist a charka to a free and independent Ukraine. The Swan is at 2205 Bloor St. West at Runnymede (South Side of Bloor)  It is across the street from […]


Fugitive ex-environment minister sells croco shoes in Kyiv center

Originally posted here. What does Zlocci sound like? Like something Italian, right? But in fact it’s Ukrainian, smelling not of pizza and prosecco, but abuse of power and illicit enrichment. According to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, this luxurious shoes brand, with a showroom in the very center of Kyiv belongs to Ukrainian wanted former Ecology […]