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    Since 1991, the leading independent organization in Washington and Kyiv promoting human rights democratic and economic reforms in Ukraine and supporting the mutual objectives of both countries.

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Ukraine has a “war scare” for the second time this year
Between November 14 and 20, the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) reported 75 ceasefire violations on the part of Russian-backed troops in eastern Ukraine. As a result of opposition aggression, 1 […] READ MORE
Ukraine Marks the Day of Dignity and Freedom
This Sunday November 21, Ukraine celebrates the Day of Dignity and Freedom.  Official holiday was established by a presidential decree signed on November 13, 2014 to succeed the Day of […] READ MORE
We’ve Been Conned Before–By Ourselves
How can Russia, a single country, so easily pin Western democracy against the ropes? We could do worse than to ponder the lessons from our diplomatic recognition of the USSR, […] READ MORE
3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, civilian infrastructure destroyed in Donbas last week
Between November 7 and 13, the Joint Forces Operation in eastern Ukraine reported that Russian-backed forces committed 54 ceasefire violations, 14 of which included weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. […] READ MORE
FROM THE BANKS OF THE POTOMAC
As you might expect critical legislation has yet to be acted upon as the time for the First Session of the 117th Congress is running out. Indeed, the Senate is […] READ MORE
Veterans Day
As We Salute and Thank American Veterans - Let Us Also Salute Ukraine's Veterans of Russia's War Against Ukraine As we in the United States will pause on November 11 […] READ MORE

About Us

A "Do Tank"

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) is a strategic “do tank,” headquartered in Washington, D.C. with a permanent Kyiv offfice, working on the ground in Ukraine since 1991. Beginning from our inception, the Foundation, a non–governmental, 501(c)(3), has created and sustained numerous strategic programs and projects, having secured funding of about $50 million.

Our work is aimed at supporting the development of democracy, a free market economy and human rights in Ukraine, and the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Ukraine.

Programs, which build peace and prosperity through shared democratic values, have focused on the areas of democracy, economic development, health, humanitarian aid and national security policy. Today, the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN), the Biotech Initiative and Leadership Development are among the key activities of the Foundation.

Our success is made possible by sponsors and by the cooperation and partnerships we have with a broad base of individuals and organizations in the United States, Ukraine and around the world.