The meeting between representatives of the Ukrainian-American mission "Vostok" and Deputy Chairman of Donetsk Administration Yevhen Vilinskyi took place in Donetsk, August 18.
“The mission visited Donbas in order to evaluate the problems of local communities, and prepare a training strategy of continuous cooperation between the Ukrainian communities, volunteers, officials, businessmen and the armed forces of eastern Ukraine and the United States,” according to the press office Donetsk regional administration.
“Donbas is a new area of cooperation for us. Diaspora did not follow to work on this issue. And that is why we are very interested in filling this area and help people," said Borys Potapenko, vice-president of the International Council in Support of Ukraine (ICSU), Executive Director, League of Ukrainian Canadians and Advisor to U.S. Senator.