Looking for Olga’s interview on the CBC’s Sunday Edition? The BBC is running a video on 92 year-old Saskatchewan track star Olga Kotelko – the oldest long jump competitor in the world, holding 23 world records and considered one of the world’s greatest athletes: BBC doesn’t allow embedding of their videos, click the picture to go to the […]Read more "92 year-old Ukrainian Canadian track star Olga Kotelko made famous again on BBC"
The BBC investigates the closing down of the Maidan (Independence square) by the Yanukovych government – the home of the Orange Revolution and recently protests over unfair changes to the tax code: BBC doesn’t allow embedding of their videos, click the picture to go to the video While the video addresses Maidan square and even […]Read more "Weekend Watching: BBC investigates government shut down of Maidan (Independence) square"
A very quick KO in the first round last Saturday night for Vitali Klitschko as he successfully defended against Odlanier Solis: Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko continued the Klitschko brothers’ domination of the heavyweight division with a defense of the WBC title in front of 19,000 fans in Cologne, Germany. Klitschko knocked out challenger Odlanier Solis in […]Read more "Vitali Klitschko delivers first round KO to Solis"
As the world watches Japan teeter on the edge of meltdown in its Fukushima nuclear plant, many columnists are reflecting on previous ones including Chornobyl in Ukraine as its 25th anniversary approaches on April 26th. While many articles focus on human suffering of the event, few go deeper and acknowledge the dangerous legacy of Soviet secrecy, […]Read more "As Japan approaches meltdown, reflections on Chornobyl"
Sad news as the President and founder of the UCRDC which researches and documents the Holodomor and other notable Ukrainian causes, passes away in Toronto at 86 years old: Janischewskyj, an internationally recognized scientist and authority on lightning strikes, the long arm of Toronto’s landmark tower became his laboratory. He’d stroll or cycle along city streets […]Read more "Founder of the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre, Wasyl Janischewsky, passes away at 86"