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· September, 2006

Stories about Ukraine from September, 2006

Ukraine: Lviv is 750 Years Old

Dominican Cathedral in Lviv, built in the late 18th century. In the Soviet times, the building housed Lviv's atheism museum, which has now been transformed into the museum of religion;...

Ukraine: Babiy Yar Massacre's 65th Anniversary

Stones and flowers were laid at the Babiy Yar Memorial in Kyiv Wednesday, to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the 1941 massacre – by Veronica Khokhlova In 1941, at least...

Ukraine: Traveling the Villages

MoldovAnn writes about and posts pictures and videos of her work-related travel in Ukraine.

Russian Diaspora

Sean's Russia Blog looks at the large and widely-scattered Russian diaspora in the CIS (e.g. 4 million in Kazakhstan) and in Israel.

Ukraine: New Head of Presidential Secretariat

LEvko of Foreign Notes writes about the new head of Victor Yushchenko's Presidential Secretariat, a 43-year-old Victor Baloha, a former mayor of Mukachevo, a man of “decidedly ‘mixed’ [political] background.”...

Notes on Montenegro and Transnistria

In his yesterday's Balkans Blog Roundup, Ljubisa Bojic quoted this passage on Montenegro by a Serbian blogger: […] I know how things operate down there. Its also a privatised state...

Ukraine: News Roundup

Foreign Notes covers the following subjects: investigation of the “allegedly illegal discriminatory” value-added tax reimbursements; Party of the Regions anatomy; Vladimir Putin's thoughts on Ukraine; former speaker goes into opposition.

Ukraine: Politics and Life

Dan McMinn of Orange Ukraine reviews Ukraine's political developments and also writes about his visit to Ukraine: “I myself wasn't paying much attention to politics, in truth. Instead I was...

Ukraine: Art Scene

Petro of Petro's Jotter writes about Ukraine's art scene.

Ukraine: Loss of Face

Abdymok reminds the readers of the events two years ago by translating a non-published article about president Yushchenko's alleged poisoning.

Ukraine: Yanukovych in Brussels

Michael Jaskiw of Harvard International Review and Vilhelm Konnander review the results of Ukrainian PM's visit to Brussels.

Ukraine: Kyiv Cafes and Restaurants

Digenis starts a list of Kyiv cafes and restaurants he liked during a recent visit.

Ukraine, Russia: Foreign Service Trainee

Wu Wei cites a comment from a foreign service trainee preparing himself for Ukraine: “…In order to better to absorb the Russian language and culture (although I’m actually going to...

FSU: Ask Carpetblogger (About Crapistan)

Carpetblogger introduces a new feature, Ask Carpetblogger, in which she'll be answering “questions about life in Crapistan.” The first question is this: “Carpetblogger, how can I tell if I am...

Russia, Ukraine: A View From the Roof

Last month, St. Petersburg lost one of its landmarks: built between 1828 and 1835, the Trinity Cathedral (Troitsky Sobor) caught fire on August 25, while under reconstruction. As the cathedral's...

Belarus: Interview With Young Activist

Robert Mayer of Publius Pundit interviews a 22-year-old Belarusian activist who now lives in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Ukraine: List of Richest Ukrainians

LEvko of Foreign Notes writes about Ukraine's richest men.

Ukraine: Russian-Germans During WWII

J. Otto Pohl writes about the 1941 mobilization of the Russian-German men aged 16-60 in Ukraine into construction battalions.

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