Contents tagged with Ukrainian diaspora

  • Ukrainian diaspora calls for increasing pressure on Russia due to 'elections' in the Crimea

    The President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), Eugene Czolji stated that by holding presidential elections in the territory of annexed Crimea, the Russian Federation showed disregard for international law, which demonstrated the need to tighten sanctions against Russia, Ukrinform reports.

    "The UWC condemns the illegal occupation of the Crimea by the Russian Federation in blatant violation of international law. We call to increase international pressure on Russia until the Crimea is …

  • Ukrainian diaspora intends to seek more stringent sanctions against Russia

    The head of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), Eugene Czolij, has said that his organization plans to seek more stringent sanctions against Russia.

    "I want to assure you that we will continue to take all possible measures to ensure that the sanctions are more stringent, including the shutdown of the SWIFT system in the Russian Federation," he said during a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman in Kyiv on Friday, writes Interfax-Ukraine.

    In addition, the UWC aims to obtain …