2010 Ukrainian Cultural Festival in Mission, BC this Saturday

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 […]

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Ukraine Extends Lease on Russian Naval Base, protests erupt in Parliament

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 […]

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24th Anniversary of Chornobyl today

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: […]

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