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    Railway blockade wreaks havoc on economy of Ukraine’s Donbas
    Mar03

    Railway blockade wreaks havoc on economy of Ukraine’s Donbas

    In late January, groups of self-identified veterans and several controversial Ukrainian people’s deputies began blocking railways linking the territory of the Donbas (Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts) controlled by Moscow-backed militants to areas controlled by the central government. They say that it is wrong to trade with the rebels and that...

    Everyone seems to have a peace plan for Ukraine
    Mar03

    Everyone seems to have a peace plan for Ukraine

    KYIV – It seems that peace plans for Ukraine are everywhere these days. Amid a recent surge in violence in eastern Ukraine and yet another failed ceasefire in the nearly three-year-old conflict are a wave of new proposals to bring peace to the crisis-stricken nation – and from some unexpected places. The Ukrainian army has […] …read more...

    European Film Academy protests Sentsov’s imprisonment
    Mar03

    European Film Academy protests Sentsov’s imprisonment

    BERLIN – On the occasion of a screening of “The Trial – The State of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov” by Askold Kurov, Agnieszka Holland and Volker Schlöndorff, the European Film Academy and Amnesty International protested against the incarceration of the Ukrainian director Oleh Sentsov. Presented by the Berlinale and the European Film Academy as part...

    A look at Ukrainian Catholic Church’s  fractious past, formidable future
    Mar03

    A look at Ukrainian Catholic Church’s fractious past, formidable future

    “Ukrainian Catholics in America: A History,” by Bohdan P. Procko, edited by Ivan Kaszczak. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2016, second revised edition. Xvi, 287 pages. $25. It is startling to consider that in the last decades of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th, Greco-Catholics in the United States were […]...

    A memoir about a World War II childhood
    Mar03

    A memoir about a World War II childhood

    “Borders, Bombs, and… Two Right Shoes,” World War II through the Eyes of a Ukrainian Child Refugee Survivor, by Larissa Zaleska Onyshkevych. Charleston, S.C.: CreateSpace, an Amazon.com company, 2016. ISBN: 0692746544; ISBN-13: 9780692746547. 222 pp. $10. COLUMBIA, Md. – Dr. Larissa Zaleska Onyshkevych has published a memoir of World War II, as...

    “Bitter Harvest” premieres in Canada at Ottawa’s Canadian War Museum
    Mar03

    “Bitter Harvest” premieres in Canada at Ottawa’s Canadian War Museum

    OTTAWA – The feature-film “Bitter Harvest,” which is based on the events of the Holodomor, the Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933 in Ukraine, premiered in Canada at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on February 28. “Bitter Harvest” takes place in Ukraine during the genocide perpetrated against the Ukrainian people by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and...

    Vocal ensemble is celebrating 10-year anniversary
    Mar03

    Vocal ensemble is celebrating 10-year anniversary

    CLEVELAND – The year 2017 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Zorya Ukrainian Female Vocal Ensemble. Zorya plans to celebrate this significant occasion with several artistic events in Cleveland throughout 2017. Zorya, which means “star” or “glow,” was the brainchild of current musical director and conductor Natalia Basladynsky-Mahlay. The...

    An agreement with Putin is an agreement with the devil
    Mar03

    An agreement with Putin is an agreement with the devil

    It has been mostly bad news for Ukraine lately. Thousands of civilians found themselves caught between frost and fire under Vladimir Putin’s fierce onslaught in the Donbas – the worst since early 2015. The Kremlin rubs its blood-smeared hands in anticipation of a new division of the world – anticipating that Ukraine is soon to […]...

    Moscow deploys the most dangerous kind of disinformation against Ukraine
    Mar03

    Moscow deploys the most dangerous kind of disinformation against Ukraine

    Lies are one thing; disinformation quite another, as the late Nathalie Grant warned decades ago. The first can muddy the waters but are typically quickly exposed by anyone who examines them. The second has a far greater and long lasting influence because the lies are wrapped in facts. Indeed, one could say that the flood […] …read more...

    The truth about  Ukraine’s bitter harvest
    Mar03

    The truth about Ukraine’s bitter harvest

    My godmother told me the truth. When I shared it with my history teacher, he said she was mistaken, or had lied. I was upset. I asked my parents who was right. They gave me a book, “Russian Oppression in Ukraine.” I still have it. My first encounter with this green-covered volume was brief. I […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...