From the Edmonton Journal: EDMONTON – MLAs spoke eloquently, passionately and at times tearfully Thursday of the horror of genocide and the strength of the Ukrainian people as they passed a bill proclaiming a memorial day for the Ukrainian famine, or Holodomor. … In a speech heavily peppered with Ukrainian phrases and words, Stelmach described […]Read more "Day will mark Ukrainian genocide (in Alberta)"
From the Times (UK): With all the seriousness that it can muster, the Commmunist Party of St Petersburg has accused the new Bond girl of treachery. Its argument rests on two claims: that Bond films are Western propaganda, and that Olga Kurylenko – for that is her real name – was raised and educated free […]Read more "Hell hath no fury like a resentful Communist"
Next month the National Day of Remembrance for the 75th anniversary of the Holodomor is approaching, and Russian media outlets are pushing a story about one of its researchers finding a ‘Holodomor’ in the USA at same time as it was happening in Ukraine! The article is full of US criticism: While America lectures Russia […]Read more "Russians trying to shift the spotlight away from the Holodomor"
From the Ottawa Sun: Traditional Ukrainian Dinner: With Ukrainian cuisine and music, 5-7 p.m. dinner, show at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday) at Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Auditorium, 1000 Byron Ave. Tickets $17, $15 students/seniors, $7 under 12, under six free. 613-722-1372.Read more "Ukrainian Dinner in Ottawa tomorrow"
“Either we get the money or hold onto the ship. And if attacked, we will fight back to the bitter end.” is the word coming from the Somali-hijacked Ukrainian ship. Russian warship, Neustrashimy, which is scheduled to arrive off the Somaliacoast any time now, and seeking approval to launch a strike to repossess the Ukrainian […]Read more "Ukrainian news round-up – Oct 24 2008"