A former soldier in the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, known for fighting both the Nazis and the Soviets for a free and independent Ukraine in World War 2 made the news recently in New York, stopping an intruder from breaking into his home: Pulteney, NY — The unidentified man who broke into the residence of Stephen […]Read more "UPA (Ukrainian Insurgent Army) veteran stops break-in of his home in New York"
For your weekend listening pleasure, the BBC has published a two-part documentary podcast on ‘useful idiots’ – a phrase coined by Lenin about Westerners who endorsed the Soviet Union and its Communist ideologies, usually in the press. Part One – 22 minutes The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw and American journalist Walter Duranty were some […]Read more "Weekend Listening: BBC Documentary – Useful Idiots"
Ukraine celebrated it’s 19th anniversary of independence today, below are some news stories coming out of the wire: Ukrainian president says wants more powers Yanukovich said the former Soviet republic needed a new, stable political system led by a "strong president" to guide it through potentially painful structural reforms. "In order to achieve this we […]Read more "Happy 19th anniversary of Ukrainian Independence (Updated)"
This year’s Toronto Ukrainian Independence festival has come to end. Despite the rain another large crowd gathered for the festivities of ‘Taste of Ukraine’ as well as the evening zabava with Ukrainian Canadian rock band Klooch. I have found some event pictures from the Toronto Sun, as well as a gallery from Facebook, (update: here’s […]Read more "Pictures and video from the 2010 Toronto Ukrainian Independence festival & flag raising ceremony info (Updated.. again!)"
This is my first mobile post since i have no internet while im outta town this week so I have to make this short: here’s the flyerRead more "Toronto Ukrainian independence day festival 2010 tomorrow"