The Ukrainian Situation: An Interview with Dr. Lada Roslycky

Nov 11th, 2014 | By

Lada L. Roslycky LL.M. Ph.D. is an independent consultant with over 15 years of experience working in Euro-Atlantic integration, democracy building and international security. Her special interests include international networking, international law, the international criminal court, strategic planning, media, intelligence analysis, security studies, electoral systems and international human rights. Situation in Eastern Ukraine Ian Litschko:…

Oksana Bashuk Hepburn: Don’t believe the Putin lie, Canada

Oct 5th, 2014 | By

Let’s not allow a little man who rules without the oversight of a political opposition or independent media to fool us. He is a one-man horror show and as far-fetched as it may seem, Canadians beware: there are Russian-speakers in Canada whom Putin may wish to “liberate.” Or, there’s the Canadian Arctic he may wish to annex.

Polish & Ukrainian journalists appeal to European journalists’ associations not to meet in Moscow

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

An Appeal from Participants of the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, September 13-14, 2014 We – representatives of the Association of Polish Journalists (APJ), the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (IMTUU), participating in the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum, held in the city of Kazimierz Dolny,…

Thoughts from Kyiv – 14.08.2014

Aug 15th, 2014 | By

Thoughts from Kyiv is brought to you by Mychailo Wynnyckyj, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, Director of the Doctoral School, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Below are his thoughts and writings on the situation in Ukraine. “Putin has monkeys in his head!” “No he doesn’t – they’re mushrooms!” This…

Thoughts on Putin – 15 July 2014

Jul 15th, 2014 | By

I’ve spent the past week in Canada visiting my elderly parents. Other than having to deal with jet lag, I’ve also experienced a degree of culture shock: for the average Canadian, the situation in Ukraine is very distant indeed. For Ukrainian-Canadians who I would classify as intellectuals, the ongoing war in the Donbas is more…

News Release: Manitoba Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Victims of Violence in Ukraine

Feb 23rd, 2014 | By

Posted on Feb 23rd Manitoba will provide $25,000 for immediate humanitarian assistance in Ukraine, to be used for urgently needed first aid and medical supplies, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. This afternoon, Premier Selinger will attend a memorial service for victims of violence in Ukraine, organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Manitoba Provincial Council. He…

ІІ Forum of Euromaidans Address to peoples and governments of the EU, USA and Canada

Feb 20th, 2014 | By

We call you to be systematic and thorough in understanding and representing resistance movement in Ukraine, to establish tighter connections with regional maidans and NGO’s that define political situation in Ukraine now.

Ukrainians in Canada: Letter to MInister for Foreign Affairs calling for NATO Intervention in Ukraine

Feb 19th, 2014 | By

We have written to you several times regarding the dire situation in Ukraine and thank you for Canada’s, and your personal, concern. Given the events of February 18, 2014 we ask that Canada intervene more forcefully in order to avoid further deaths and violence against peaceful demonstrators, journalists, democrats and citizens.

Ukrainian-Canadians have a strong voice in Ottawa

Feb 1st, 2014 | By

KATHRYN BLAZE CARLSON OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail Published Saturday, Feb. 01 2014, 6:00 AM EST Last updated Saturday, Feb. 01 2014, 6:00 AM EST The pair of cabinet ministers delivered their announcement not alone, but flanked by about two dozen Conservative caucus members who have ties to Ukraine or represent constituents who do.…

Full Hansard of Emergency Debate on the Situation in Ukraine in Canada’s Parliament: January, 27, 2014

Jan 29th, 2014 | By

Text of a motion tabled by Conservative MP James Bezan and passed in the House of Commons Monday, Jan. 27, 2014: That this House: Condemns the draconian law that was adopted in Ukraine on January 17, 2014 that severely limits the right of Ukrainians to peacefully organize, assemble or protest; Recognizes that such a law…