Saturday, October 31, 2009

The Great Hunger on CBC

Philip Coulter went to Ireland and Ukraine to ask some questions about what happens to a society when the great hunger is over. What has changed, how do people look at each other, how do they look at themselves? And how does such an event ripple down through history, its deep currents shaping the lives of later generations.

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to listen to Part I and Part II of The Great Hunger

Source: CBC Radio

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Medvedev lauds Ukrainian veterans on victory over Nazis

"On this day we honor our veterans, we bow our heads before the memory of those who in the fierce battle with the Nazis gave their lives for victory - for our common victory. We will forever keep the memory of this feat, the unity of our peoples in the struggle against the enemy, passing it from generation to generation," the Russian president said in a message to Ukrainian veterans.
Now when will the Russian President acknowledge the veteran's of UPA (Ukrainian Insurgent Army) who also fought valiently against the Nazis.
Click here for complete story.

Source: RIA Novosti

Thursday, October 15, 2009

An Ethnic Russian UPA Vet Tells His Story

In this Channel 1+1 report, Volodymyr Chermoshentsev, an ethnic Russian, recalls his past: He fought in the UPA. Click here to see story and video clip. Hat tip to faboulous site UKRAINIANA -