Here is a recap of how the medal race is going after day 4 of Olympic competition for both Canada and Ukraine: Canada Divers Emilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel have claimed bronze in the women’s three-metre synchronized event. The result will put the 30-year-old Heymans into the history books as she becomes the first […]Read more "London Olympics Medal update–July 31, 2012 (Updated)"
Two weeks ago I attended the traditional American Soyuzivka festival (a.k.a. the Suzi-Q) in the Catskill Mountains in New York State. The festival is hosted on a Ukrainian summer heritage centre complete with cabins, campgrounds, a pool, and a bar among other amenities. Ruslana performed as well as other Ukrainian and American performers including Peter […]Read more "‘Save Soyuzivka–Now, not later!’"
The League of Ukrainian Canadians is rallying support for the defense of the Ukrainian language, as the Russian language bill inches closer to becoming law. When: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 6:00PM Where: Consulate General of Ukraine, 2275 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Etobicoke. View Larger MapRead more "Protest in support of the Ukrainian language–Wednesday in Toronto"
From the BBC: A Welsh journalist who once flew with Adolf Hitler, helped expose genocide in Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union and died in mysterious circumstances, is the subject of a new TV documentary. Gareth Jones, who was also a personal aide to former prime minister David Lloyd George, helped expose Stalin’s "holodomor" policy of deliberate […]Read more "Gareth Jones, Holodomor reporter on BBC documentary tonight"