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Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch at the “Six Million Hearts” Memorial Ceremony

January 30, 2019 Kyiv City Hall Every year on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the United Nations urges every member state to look towards history and to honor the six million lives lost during a period of unparalleled depravity and inhumanity. As the 20th century recedes further into history, our commitment to the preservation of the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch at the Budget Transparency Gala Award Ceremony

January 29, 2019 President Hotel, Kyiv Hi!  Nobody is more excited to be in this auditorium than I am.  And especially with that music.  I feel like I should pump my fist up in the air, because it’s just such a thrill to be here! All of you are actively involved in the decentralization process, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch at the Ukrainian Leadership Academy

January 28, 2019 Ukrainian Leadership Academy Thanks, Roman. I am thrilled to be here. The last time I was here was for graduation, so I look forward to coming back when all of you graduate. But in the meantime I really appreciate you taking time out of your studies to spend an hour with me ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (January 25, 2019)

Location: Odesa, Ukraine Event: Ukrainian law enforcement agencies are investigating improvised explosive device attacks that took place in the Arcadia area of Odesa on January 21 and 22, 2019.  The attacks injured one individual and caused considerable damage.  The U.S. Embassy believes these types of criminal attacks are likely to recur, and they could affect ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (January 22, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (January 22, 2019) Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event: Today, January 22, 2019, marks the 100th anniversary of the unification of eastern and western Ukraine. Numerous Unity Day events throughout Kyiv are expected to create heavier than normal vehicle and pedestrian congestion. Delays and increased security are anticipated throughout the ...
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