From Associated Press: The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church has arrived in Kiev for a 10-day visit aimed at reasserting Moscow’s dominance over the church’s leaders in Ukraine. Patriarch Kirill said Monday he would pray for the two nations’ "unbreakable spiritual and church unity." The statement was a reference to Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko’s […]Read more "Russian Patriarch arrives in Ukraine to unite Orthodox under Russia"
Kontakt is a magazine-style programme that links Ukrainians throughout North America with Ukraine and with each other. It currently airs in Toronto every Saturday at 1pm on OmniTV.Read more "Have you watched Kontakt lately?"
From UkeTube: Taras Hryhorovych Chubay (Ukrainian: Тарас Григорович Чубай), (born in June 21, 1970, in Lviv) is a Ukrainian musician and poet. He is the son of the poet Hryhoriy Chubay. Taras Chubay founded the Plach Yeremiji rock band in February, 1990. The songs of Chubay and his band are usually serious, philosophical poems accompanied […]Read more "Weekend Watching: ТAPAC ЧУБAЙ Live in Toronto"
A lot of news can happen in a few weeks, here are some more notable stories that have occured while I was away: “Bruno“ Banned in Ukraine It only takes one of these ‘bans’ for the movie producers to get the free exposure they need for the movie’s success. Unfortunately Ukraine’s culture ministry took the […]Read more "More Ukrainian news round-up while I’ve been away"
Yesterday after landing in Kyiv, US VP Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko went to a Holodomor memorial to lay candles and plant trees. After that they headed to the pub where they had a traditional American Coca-Cola. While Yushchenko was talking about Ukraine’s beautiful churches, Biden was overheard saying: I cannot believe that […]Read more "Biden & Yushchenko visit Holodomor memorial, talk women and churches at a bar and split a Coke (Updated)"