A political science professor from Rutgers University writes in today’s Wall Street Journal about the grim future ahead for Ukraine with Yanukovych as President: Mr. Yanukovych has committed a series of mistakes that could doom his presidency, scare off foreign investors, and thwart the country’s modernization. Mr. Yanukovych’s first mistake was to violate the constitution […]Read more "Ukraine’s Democracy in Danger: Viktor Yanukovych’s misrule is courting a second ‘Orange Revolution.’ [Article]"
From RIA Novosti: A monument to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin will be put up in the southeast Ukrainian city of Zaporozhie ahead of May 9 Victory Day celebrations, the head of the city’s Communist Party said on Thursday. “A monument to Joseph Stalin…whose leadership led to the great victory over the Nazi invaders, will be […]Read more "Ukrainian city to erect Stalin monument [Article]"
From the Calgary Herald: LVIV, Ukraine – About 10,000 protesters formed a human chain in the Ukrainian city of Lviv on Tuesday to demonstrate against a new education minister accused of being pro-Russian. The mostly student protesters formed a human chain around four kilometres long in central Lviv, a city in western Ukraine considered a […]Read more "10,000 Ukrainians protest ‘pro-Russian’ minister [Article]"
From the New York Times: RUDNO, Ukraine — Let the rest of Europe be convulsed by debatesover whether the celibacy of Roman Catholic priests is causing sex abuse scandals like the one now unfolding in Germany. Here in western Ukraine, many Catholic priests are married, fruitful and multiplying — with the Vatican’s blessing. The many feet scampering around the […]Read more "A Flock Grows Right at Home for a Priest in Ukraine [Article]"
From the National Post: Nine million Canadians — that’s almost a third of us according to the 2006 census — came to these shores from communist-ruled countries. Many are now dead or very old. Their descendants deserve to see their sacrifices acknowledged and Canadians exposed to the full panoply of communist atrocities. Prospects for educating […]Read more "A necessary memorial: Canadians should be exposed to the full panoply of communist atrocities [Article]"