This is a preview for the upcoming Holodomor: The Movie. Coming soon! Click here if you cannot watch the embedded clip.Read more "Weekend watching: Holodomor the movie"
From Burnaby News Leader: A local Russian family has lost its bid to stay in Canada after Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan turned down its special application to remain in the country. … At issue is Mikhail’s past as a former KGB agent, recruited from university to spy on Japanese businessmen visiting the Soviet […]Read more "KGB Lennikovs to be deported back to Russia"
North America What happens when the Washington Times get a pro-Soviet freelance journalist to write about the Crimea? You get a letter from the Ambassador of Ukraine, that’s what. Prof. John-Paul Himka, a professor with the department of history and classics who specializes in the Holodomor takes a dim view of Canadian efforts to help […]Read more "Ukrainian news round-up – Feb 24, 2009"
Here’s another from the National Film Board of Canada called Ted Baryluk’s Grocery (10 minutes): Ukrainian-Canadian Ted Baryluk’s grocery store has been a fixture in Winnipeg’s north end for over 20 years. In this photo study, Ted talks about his store, the customers who have come and gone and the social changes his multicultural neighbourhood […]Read more "Weekend watching: Ted Baryluk’s Grocery"
Today would be the 90th birthday of Academy award winning Ukrainian-American Jack Palance. He was born Volodymyr Palahniuk in Hazle, Pennsylvania to parents from Western Ukraine (Lviv & Ivano Zolota, Ternopil), and lived a very extraordinary life. He started working as a young adult in the coal mines of Pennsylvania, and later became a professional […]Read more "Remembering Jack Palance"