Just came across this video, thought I’d share. Vera Farmiga is an Ukrainian-American award winning actress who’s recently starred in such films as Up in the Air, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Departed. These movie clips are from Touching Evil (2004).Read more "Weekend Watching: The Ukrainian Side Of Vera Farmiga"
The 15th Annual B.C. Ukrainian Cultural Festival is happening in Mission, B.C. this Saturday. May 1st, 2010 Clarke Theatre at the Heritage Park Secondary School – 33700 Prentis Street, Mission, BC Our festival includes a dance and music competition, various displays of Ukrainian arts and crafts including embroidery, pysanka, wheat weaving as well as information on tours to […]Read more "2010 Ukrainian Cultural Festival in Mission, BC this Saturday"
While the fighting in Ukrainian parliament has taken the media’s attention, Yanukovych dropped a bombshell in France today denying the Holodomor as genocide: Yanukovych told the Council of Europe on Tuesday that he considered the famine “a shared tragedy” of all people who were all part of the Soviet Union, then led by Joseph Stalin. Yanukovych’s […]Read more "Yanukovych denies Holodomor as genocide to Europe (Updated)"
Update: Meanwhile in France today, Yanukovych denies the Holodomor of genocide to Europe. From the New York Times: Ukrainian Parliament on Tuesday narrowly approved an agreement to allow Russia to extend a lease on a naval base on Ukrainian territory. Opponents, who maintained that the deal would infringe on Ukrainian sovereignty, jeered loudly inside the legislative chamber in […]Read more "Ukraine Extends Lease on Russian Naval Base, protests erupt in Parliament"
Last year’s article on the Soviet cover-up of Chornobyl (that’s how it’s spelled in Ukrainian as opposed to Chernobyl in Russian) is still as relevant as ever. Today one of the co-founders of the U.S. Ukraine Foundation, Robert A. McConnell made a statement to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs on Chornobyl and nuclear weapons: […]Read more "24th Anniversary of Chornobyl today"