Photo: Biden in Ukraine, Dipping Bread into Salt From the Washington Post: KIEV, July 20 – US Vice-President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine on Monday to reassure its leaders Washington has not forgotten the ex-Soviet republic following President Barack Obama’s push to improve ties with neighboring Russia. … "This is the balancing trip by Biden […]Read more "US VP Joe Biden arrives in Ukraine"
I won’t be vacationing in Russia anytime soon – an anti-Kremlin blogger was taken into police custody and shot dead! His site responded with allegations that the Russian government was cracking down on Ingushetia, a small Muslim region trying to succeed from Russia. First regarded as ‘an accident’, now the official story is the website’s […]Read more "Ukrainian news round-up – Sept 1, 2008"
I haven’t been able to keep up to date on the Georgia-Russia conflict, luckily Cyber Cossack hasn’t missed a beat. There has been a lot of news coverage despite the Olympics. Ukraine picked up its first medal – Roman Gontiuk won the bronze in Judo (Men’s 81kg). Sergiy Derevyanchenko advanced in boxing but others are […]Read more "Ukrainian news round-up – August 11, 2008"
This is a commercial for Stingray Bay at the Toronto Zoo where two sailors are looking for the elusive Sting rays. One of the sailors reminds them they have to head back to Minsk first and the commercial ends with the Russian Anthem playing. Perhaps someone should have pointed out to them Minsk is in […]Read more "Russian anthem for the Toronto Zoo?"
Last month President Yushchenko invited Pope Benedict to Ukraine to set up a working group to research and study historical documents in the Vatican Secret Archives related to Ukraine, including the Holodomor. Unfortunately what they got was Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, a Secretary of State who loves the lime light – he appeared on many TV […]Read more "Is the Vatican the next genocide denier?"