January 5th 2015, the Embassy has expressed its concerns to the Coca-Cola company and the U.S. Department of State about the posting in social media by Coca-Cola’s Russian office of a map of Russia that included the illegally occupied Crimea.
The Embassy has expressed its concerns to the Coca-Cola company and the U.S. Department of State about the posting in social media by Coca-Cola’s Russian office of a map of Russia that included the illegally occupied Crimea. The Embassy emphasized that Coca-Cola’s actions violate the official U.S. position condemning Russia’s illegal occupation of Crimea, which is and has always been an integral part of Ukraine, and urged the company to immediately correct the mistake.
The Ukrainian community of Washington DC celebrated Independence Day of Ukraine at the Ukrainian Catholic Holy Trinity Church in Silver Spring, MD together with the Ukrainian diplomats including Ambassador's wife Liudmyla Mazuka, Ukrainian wounded warrior Oleksander Kosolapov, who underwent treatment and rehabilitation in Walter Reed National Medical Military Center, representatives of NGOs, Ukrainian diaspora and clergy.
Ambassador of Ukraine to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly took part in the Ukrainian Fair "Together for Freedom". The fair was organized by Ukraine Relief to celebrate Ukraine’s 25th Independence Day in Sacramento, California and became the biggest Ukrainian festival in the West Coast attended by more than 13 thousand Ukrainian Americans.
Ukraine’s Ambassador thanked the Governor for his personal contribution to the development of Ukraine-U.S. cooperation and assistance to our country in the security sphere, in particular, California National Guard training for Ukrainian National Guard and Armed Forces.
Ambassador of Ukraine to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly met with Deputy Adjunct General California Military Department Major General Matthew Beevers, where he thanked for support provided by California’s National Guard through its training program for the Ukrainian National Guard and Armed Forces. He emphasized that this assistance is highly important for strengthening Ukraine’s defense capacity.