Russia Utilizes Psychiatry to torture dissidents

The incarceration of Ilmi Umerov, one of the leaders of the Crimean Tatar movement, in a psychiatric hospital by the Russian occupation authorities in Crimea underscores that “Stalinist times of the 1930s are returning” in all their extent and horror, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The Ukrainian leader made that comment in the course… via … Continue reading

Trauma of Russian invasion of Ukraine

The war in eastern Ukraine created a new reality for hundreds of thousands of people in Ukraine. Around 1,8 million citizens of Ukraine’s easternmost Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts had to leave their homes because of the warfare between combined Russian-separatist forces and the Ukrainian army. 34-years old Yuliya and 28-years old Bohdan are both from… via … Continue reading

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Walter Duranty Denies Ukrainian Famine and Genocide

The job of an honest journalist is to climb to the top of a hill and shout, ‘Look what I see!’ no matter how messy or ugly. By Jacque White Kochak This article first appeared in The Auburn Villager My maiden name is White, and every three years the White clan holds an enormous family […] … Continue reading

Ukraine today a continuation of Ukrainian Republic of 1918-1920, Verkhovna Rada speaker says — Euromaidan Press

Andrey Parubiy, the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, is among those who say that Ukraine today should be seen not as a newly independent state, which arose as a result of a declaration in August 1991, but as a continuation of the Ukrainian Republic of 1918-1920 that was suppressed and occupied by the Soviets. As… via … Continue reading

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History of Maidan at Honchar Museum

Im Jahr 2014 kuratierte Ihor Poshyvailo die Ausstellung „Kreativität der Freiheit: Die revolutionäre Kultur des Majdan“ im Ivan-Honchar-Museum in Kiev. Sein neues Projekt: der Aufbau eines „Museums der Freiheit”, das der Erinnerung und Bewahrung von Artefakten der Majdan-Proteste dienen soll. Über das Projekt und dessen Rolle im gegenwärtigen politischen Kontext der Ukraine sprach er mit […] … Continue reading

Russia accuses Ukraine of “terror attacks”

The escalations in occupied Crimea on 7-8 August, in the course of which Russia has accused Ukraine of staging “terror attacks” and claims that it has foiled a “sabotage group,” have left many questions unanswered about the Kremlin’s versions of events, the first one being why Ukraine would try to carry out such a pointless … Continue reading

How EU and NATO exploited Ukraine

“Ukraine will definitely not be able to become a member of the EU in the next 20-to-25 years, and not of NATO either.” Let’s play a guessing game. Who made this statement last week? Was it: (a) Vladimir Putin (b) Sergey Lavrov (c) Viktor Yanukovich (d) Jean Claude-Juncker by Bryan MacDonald, RT: If the correct […] … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Independence exposes bankruptcy of Russian imperial aspirations

There “cannot be a more bitter date for contemporary Russia than August 24, 1991,” Yevgeny Ikhlov says, when Ukraine proclaimed its independence and thus showed the bankruptcy of all three Muscovite imperial projects: the Orthodox Third Rome, a European Russian Empire, and “’the new historical community of the Soviet people.’” In a commentary on the… via … Continue reading

Country and destiny — Euromaidan Press

With each year it becomes more difficult to write about the anniversaries of Ukraine’s independence. You remember the first, emotional, almost childlike reaction on August 24, 1991. There was no country then, and possibly there would be no country at all, and suddenly there it was already, and in the assembly hall in parliament you… via … Continue reading

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