Ukrainian World Congress Observer Mission Identifies Falsified Results on CEC Web Site and Expresses Grave Concern over Disregard for Rule of Law

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Kyiv, Ukraine - The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Election Observer Mission (UWC IEOM) continues to observe serious civil unrest resulting from the manipulation of the tabulation process and falsification of election results in several District Election Commissions (DECs). The significant delay in the vote tabulations and the substantive discrepancy between official protocols and results posted on the Central Election Commission (CEC) website bring into question the veracity of the election results in many DECs. The UWC IEOM calls for an immediate review of all Precinct Electoral Commission (PEC) protocols in relation to the posted results on the CEC web site.

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UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS PRESIDENT EUGENE CZOLIJ PARTICIPATES IN XXI CONGRESS OF UKRAINIANS IN AMERICA

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On September 29-30, 2012, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij participated in the XXI Congress of Ukrainians in America. Over 200 delegates and guests gathered in Yonkers, USA, to review the accomplishments of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) over the past four years and to plan for the future.

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Ukrainian World Congress: Promoting Ukrainian National Interests for 45 years

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Support the Ukrainian World Congress 2012 May Appeal

We believe that all Ukrainians should be:

  • guaranteed full protection of their human rights and fundamental freedoms;
  • afforded the opportunity to celebrate the Ukrainian culture;
  • ensured access to Ukrainian language education.

 We believe that the global Ukrainian community must continue to:

  • uphold Ukraine’s independence;
  • promote the democratization of Ukraine; and
  • encourage Ukraine’s full integration into the European community.

 The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC):

  • actively promotes the development of Ukrainian communities around the world;
  • bridges the link to Ukraine;
  • engages international world leaders in advancing the Ukrainian cause for the benefit of our nation.

 Our successes

  • UWC realized a strategic campaign to raise awareness of human rights violations and the deterioration of democracy in Ukraine among international political leaders.
  • UWC actively promoted the initialing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on March 30, 2012 during meetings between the UWC President and high-ranking officials of the European Union and countries which are home to the Ukrainian diaspora, in an address to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee and written statements.
  • UWC's intervention and support of the efforts of the Association of Ukrainians in Poland prevented the closing of a Ukrainian-language elementary school in Mokre, Poland.
  • An agreement of cooperation between UWC and 5 Kanal (Channel 5) in Ukraine launched a weekly television news journal about the Ukrainian diaspora.
  • The successful international youth forum Kyiv - 2011, organized by the UWC's Conference of Ukrainian Youth Organizations, brought together youth from 30 countries.

 We believe that our national values continue to bind us.

 Your donation will help UWC continue its work on behalf of Ukrainians worldwide while promoting a strong, thriving and united community.

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UWC STATEMENT ON THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CHORNOBYL CATASTROPHE

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Twenty-five years ago this month, the worst nuclear disaster in history occurred at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant, causing irreparable harm and tragic human, natural and economic losses to Ukraine and its people.

Horrified by this terrible event, the Ukrainian diaspora immediately began organizing aid for the disaster victims, primarily by providing for their medical treatment through the supply of medicines and equipment. It also kept the international community informed of the events surrounding the accident as they unfolded.

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UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS SENDS A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT REGARDING HIS STATEMENT ON THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION OF OPPOSITION POLITICIANS IN UKRAINE

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On February 11, 2011, Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij sent a letter to European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek regarding his statement on the criminal prosecution of opposition politicians in Ukraine, as reported on the website of the information agency UNIAN http://www.unian.net/ukr/print/419487 .

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