Ukrainian Canadian busker plays the Bandura at Toronto subway station

From BlogTO: Out in the west end at Royal York station, you’ll often find TTC busker Yarko Antonevych calmly plucking away at a strange lute-like instrument. The scene so charming and anachronistic that it’s no wonder commuters are instantly drawn to him. “What is that you’re playing?” they’ll ask, and it has become such a […]

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Yanukovych’s first act: Holodomor dedication removed from Presidential website

After being inaugurated yesterday it looks like Yanukoych’s pro-Russian agenda wasted no time in getting started. Today on the Presidential website a section to the dedication of the genocide that was the Holodomor was removed. This is what the page used to have (thanks Google cache): But now there’s nothing. Who to complain to? Yanukovych […]

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Russian president cancels Vancouver visit: Announcement follows team’s poor Olympic results [Article]

From the CBC: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has cancelled his visit to Vancouver to attend the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics on Sunday evening, CBC News has learned. The announcement comes as a surprise because Russia is the next host of the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014, and Medvedev had planned to attend. […]

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