Posts Tagged ‘ Party of Regions ’

The New Adventures of Old Ukraine

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

Eugene Rumer April 24, 2014 It is must be easy to be overcome with emotion after visiting the Maidan and seeing the makeshift memorial to the fallen. To a visitor, signs of change must be everywhere—evidence of recent heroic struggle in the center of Kyiv, passionate national revival in the West, and separatist unrest in…


Abducted Ukraine protest leader found, tells friends he was crucified

Jan 31st, 2014 | By

By Will Englund, Friday, January 31, 9:53 AM MOSCOW – Ukrainian protest leaders learned Friday that one of their number, missing for more than a week, had turned up in the woods outside Kiev, his ear and cheek deeply slashed, the blood caked on his face. He had puncture wounds in his hands, and told…


The violence in Ukraine is wrong – but we’ll keep fighting for our freedom

Jan 21st, 2014 | By

Kateryna Kruk theguardian.com, Monday 20 January 2014 16.06 GMT One could feel it in the air that something was going to happen. Growing frustration among protesters has suddenly changed to anger after the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, passed laws severely restricting demonstrations including banning the wearing of helmets and gas masks. It took the pro-government…


Ukraine’s Revolution – Thoughts as of Dec 19

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

19 December 2013 at 21:24 It’s difficult to believe that only 1 month has passed since Mustafa Nayem first posted a call on Facebook for those who disagreed with the Yanukovych/Azarov government’s about-face on the EU Association Agreement, to gather on Independence Square to protest. Although after 12 years of calling Kyiv home, I’ve become…


“Big Brother” In Ukraine

Jul 28th, 2011 | By
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Millions of Americans enjoy watching the game-show “Big Brother”. 14 volunteers are enclosed in a house for 14 weeks. Nobody has the right to leave the house, only once a week one housemate will be expelled from the house by decision made by the remaining fellows. The last one, who has survived 13 eliminations, wins $ 500,000. 
This game is a reality in Ukraine. The Party of Regions is a combination of two factions. One faction, a criminal faction, is frankly pro-Moscow faction. The second faction is an oligarchic faction. It is a pro-European faction.