CBC News Posted: Dec 02, 2013 10:26 PM CT
Hundreds gathered on the front steps of the Manitoba legislature on Monday evening to support protesters in Ukraine who want the country to be part of the European Union.
The massive protests in Ukraine began after Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich decided not to sign a trade pact with the
KYIV Ukraine — Around 10,000 protesters crowded into the centre of Ukraine’s capital Friday night to demand the president’s resignation after he shelved a landmark agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Russia.
An estimated 2,000 police in helmets and riot gear surrounded the demonstrators on Independence Square. There were several small
But the embassy also noted that Ukraine has just proposed the change, but not yet acted on it.
Ukraine would like to renegotiate the import duties on things like meat, fruits and vegetables, and tractors, said the official, adding that other countries also review their tariffs. “We are talking with them, they express their dissatisfaction, we
By: Oksana Bashuk Hepburn
Europe is waiting to hear whether its largest country, Ukraine, will join the EU or Russia on a free-trade agreement. If recent exchanges between President Viktor Yanukovych and his Russian counterpart are indicative, there is a definite turn towards the EU. But there’s a hitch.
The EU needs Ukraine to comply with some key
It’s just one room and it was to have housed a prominent gallery to inform about one of the world’s greatest human rights tragedies, the Holodomor. Josef Stalin imposed that famine to starve Ukrainians into submission.
Millions died in 1932 and 1933 while Europe mutely, sometimes knowingly, consumed confiscated wheat.
The Holodomor, we are told, will be
Since the tumultuous days of the Orange revolution, Ukraine has lost a lot of its newsworthy cachet. Aside from some isolated items about oligarchs or unseemly parliamentary practices (such as locking up the leader of the opposition), not a lot of attention has been paid to Ukraine’s evolving “strategic position.”
As one former senior political adviser
WINNIPEG – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress says the planned Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg isn’t doing enough to recognize their people’s suffering and struggles.
In a news release Thursday, the congress says that a decade ago, the museum’s founders promised a permanent display about the Holodomor, Joseph Stalin’s man-made famine of the 1930s that
Remembering the Holodomor
Robert Sopuck, MP
Chair Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group
As Chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary friendship group and a Member of Parliament from a riding where Ukrainian heritage runs deep, I want to take a moment to remember the victims of the Holodomor Genocide. As we approach the anniversary of what Prime Minister Harper called
Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture aims to ‘bring survivors back to life’
Written by Odessa Kelebay
Rutgers University Political Science Professor Alexander Motyl delivers Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture. Friday, November 9 at the Munk Centre.
Nearly six years since the Ukrainian parliament criminalized the denial of 1930s inflicted famine, Political Science professor stresses urgency of survivors’ first
The Globe and Mail
Published Sunday, Nov. 18 2012, 12:00 AM EST
Last updated Monday, Nov. 19 2012, 7:07 AM EST
When Ukrainian historian Stanislav Kulchytskyi began poring through thousands of declassified secret police files in Kiev, he felt as if his eyes had finally been opened.
The files contained reports, letters, telegrams and directives all relating to the famine