Posts Tagged ‘ propaganda ’

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…

Ukrainian Extremists Will Only Triumph if Russia Invades

Apr 27th, 2014 | By

BY TIMOTHY SNYDER The history of statehood on the territory of Ukraine begins with two archetypically European encounters. Medieval statehood on the territory of today’s Ukraine, like that of France and England, includes an encounter with Vikings. The men from the north sought to establish a trade route between the Baltic and Black Seas, and…

UWC Calls upon President Viktor Yanukovych to Stop Anti-Ukrainian Actions in Odesa

Jul 23rd, 2011 | By

The UWC also called for an urgent investigation and a stop to the Russification occurring in Odesa, particularly the repudiation of the only state language in the municipal administration and education system, the full observance by the Odesa television station ATV of the applicable Ukrainian broadcasting legislation, the cessation of anti-Ukrainian propaganda which promotes hostility, and the guarantee of respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms in Odesa.