Posts Tagged ‘ kyiv ’

National Euromaidan Forum to Be Held in Kharkiv in January

Dec 28th, 2013 | By

The following resolution was passed by the All-Ukraine Euromaidan Conference in Kyiv on 27 December 2013. Resolution 1. We resolve to hold the first All-Ukraine Euromaidan Forum on 11-12 January 2014 in Kharkiv. 2. We resolve to include the following issues on the Forum’s agenda: Action plan for establishing a responsible democracy in Ukraine Coordination…

Ukraine Is Hungary All Over Again

Dec 22nd, 2013 | By

Allan Topol Russian President Vladimir Putin has been making an effort not only to catapult Russia back on the world stage, but also to cobble together portions of the old Soviet empire. Ukraine, with its 45 million people, would be the jewel in the crown. However, it is proving to be a stumbling block for…


May 19th, 2011 | By

By Bishop Paul Peter Jesep Kyiv is poised to become the New Jerusalem setting a standard for Moscow and Minsk to emulate.  In July 2010, the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church issued a statement calling Kyiv the New Jerusalem because the Ukrainian capital is “a religious ideal that for centuries defined the spiritual, cultural and political…

An act of vandalism in Kyiv threatens historic plague graves

Apr 4th, 2011 | By

In Kyiv, Schekavytsya Hill, an ancient place with a thousands of years old history, is being destroyed by an unknown organization, that carries out construction there. It is also unknown, whether there are legal permits for this construction.

The situation is aggravated by the fact that the hill contains mass graves of the victims of the 1770 plague. Here is the information from Ukrainian wikipedia about that plague, which killed more than 6000 people.