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First Meeting of an Ad Hoc Committee for Ukraine’s Defense
October 10, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
At the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation – Washington, DC Friday, October 10, 2014 An Ad Hoc Committee, composed of representatives from Ukrainian-American organizations in the Washing-ton, DC area, met for the first time on Friday, October 10th, to discuss and pursue “strategies for Ukraine’s defense & future.” The 2+ hour meeting included such organizations as the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, Razom, The Washington Group, Ukrainian Congress Committee of America/UNIS Office, Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (via Skype conferencing), U.S.-Ukraine Foundation and others. The meeting moderator was Mykola Hryckowian of the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations. Prior to the meeting, special guest Oles Zhuravchak, Deputy Minister of Culture for Ukraine, provided comments on the current situation in Ukraine. He is shown in the accompanying photo, sitting alongside Oresta Starak, First Secretary (Liaison with Ukrainian Community) of the Embassy of Ukraine to the U.S.