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    Christian Borys’s journey from Toronto tech to war correspondent in eastern Ukraine
    Mar03

    Christian Borys’s journey from Toronto tech to war correspondent in eastern Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Many people likely would not give a second thought to leaving the relative comfort of life in Toronto for the deadly battleground of eastern Ukraine. But when Christian Borys decided to embark on a new career two years ago, he thought Ukraine – his father’s ancestral homeland – would be the place to […] …read more Source: 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...

    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...

    Phillip Karber: Ukraine faces  Russia’s ‘new-generation warfare’
    Feb24

    Phillip Karber: Ukraine faces Russia’s ‘new-generation warfare’

    KYIV – Dr. Phillip Karber never projected that Ukraine would be able to withstand Russian military aggression for as long as it has – three years already. The president of the Potomac Foundation, an independent policy center in Virginia, said Ukraine’s army has “substantially improved” since Moscow engineered an armed uprising in the...

    Erstwhile Yanukovych ally Firtash closer to extradition to the U.S.
    Feb24

    Erstwhile Yanukovych ally Firtash closer to extradition to the U.S.

    KYIV – Dmytro Firtash, a Ukrainian mogul whose political tentacles extend to Washington, London, Moscow and the Ukrainian diaspora community, faces extradition to the U.S. on bribery charges following a Vienna court ruling on February 21. Vienna’s Higher Regional Court reversed a lower court’s ruling from April 2015 that said U.S....

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