Ukrainians Worldwide

‘It was worth living in this country to experience Maidan’

Feb 15th, 2014 | By

Wearing a kasket cap instead of a kippah in public is a typical Jewish look – this young man could pass as a teacher of national-religious yeshiva, and yet – he is one of the key people in a complex defense system of Maidan and the barricades on Hrushevskoho Street. For understandable reasons, he has…

Open letter from NGO «Maidan Monitoring» Information Center and Ukrainian associations in Europe

Feb 4th, 2014 | By

The severe situation of Ukraine is a direct consequence of the systematic crime of the Yanukovych regime. The nation suffers from the serious violations of human rights, abuse of power by authorities and heavy corruption. On 16 January 2014, the government demonstrated clearly obedience to the regime and even legalized abuse, torture and murder.

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…

Stepan Pasicznyk: So, all you “experts”, do you want to understand Ukraine?

Jan 28th, 2014 | By

So, all you “experts”, do you want to understand Ukraine? Ask someone like me. I’m no professor. I’m just an average half Ukrainian half Irish musician born in England who speaks Ukrainian and has been there a few times.

Australians condemn new dictatorship laws in Ukraine

Jan 17th, 2014 | By

January 17, 2014 The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations condemns the most recent moves by the regime of Ukraine’s President Yanukovych to kerb political and religious freedom in Ukraine, and calls for sanctions against Mr Yanukovych and his associates.   The parliament of Ukraine, dominated and manipulated by the President’s political party, yesterday adopted legislation…

Ukrainian World Congress called upon the international community to condemn threats made by Ukraine’s governing authorities to suppress religious freedom

Jan 16th, 2014 | By

16 January 2014 MEDIA RELEASE Ukrainian World Congress called upon the international community to condemn threats made by Ukraine’s governing authorities to suppress religious freedom On 16 January 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij sent a letter to the international community with an appeal to condemn the threats being made by Ukraine’s governing…

What happened when Maidan Monitoring was under DDoS attacks

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

Kharkiv – As reported by the Executive Director of Maidan Monitoring, via social media, the Maidan Monitoring site has been under Distributed Denial of Service during the last 24-48 hours. As someone involved in currating the English language part of that site, I have not been able to successfully log on and given the events…

Behind the Scenes and Sharing with the World

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

Montreal – Any of you have ever read my materials here in the last couple of years are very well aware of my stance on what is going on in Ukraine. Though for those of you who have not, my work with media started after the death of Georgiy Gongadze when I started reporting from…

Ukrainian Euromaidan Delegates Converge on Kharkiv

Jan 11th, 2014 | By

Despite Arson, Vandalism, Brutal Attacks on Volunteers and Online Sabotage, Nearly Two Hundred Civic Activists Convene in Kharkiv to Plan a More Structured, Sustained Pro-Democracy Movement beyond Public Squares