Stories about Ukraine from October, 2006
Ukraine: Andrei Kurkov
Ukraine Study Tour blog writes about Ukrainian writer Andrei Kurkov and Ukrainian literature.
Ukraine: Change of Seasons
Carpetblogger writes about the change of seasons in Kyiv.
Ukraine: Another Wedding Video
Dykun posts a 2005 video from a wedding in the town of Pidhajtsi, Ternopil region of Ukraine.
Ukraine: Helping the Ailing Teen
Petro Rondiak of Petro's Jotter posts an update on the ongoing effort to save a Ukrainian teenager diagnosed with leukemia.
Ukraine: Photos from Kherson
“The robots welcome you to Rusted Future World.” – 36 photos from the Ukrainian city of Kherson, by Dan McMinn of Orange Ukraine.
Ukraine: News Digest
Orange Ukraine and Foreign Notes both discuss president Yushchenko's relationship with his own party. Foreign Notes also re-posts two newspaper stories from eastern Ukraine: on the ongoing rallies against high utility tariffs and the position on joining NATO.
Ukraine: Coalition, Opposition…
LEvko of Foreign Notes thinks that the Ukrainian “saga” of “coalitions and oppositions” is over.
Ukraine: Anniversary of Ukrainian Insurgent Army
LJ user voevoda (Anton Petrov) posts a photo report (RUS) from the two rallies that took place in Kyiv Sunday, honoring and protesting the Ukrainian Insurgent Army.
Poland: A Visit to Ukraine
p3 writes about a recent visit to the ancestors’ home in the neighboring Ukraine.
Ukraine: Out of the Spotlight
Doug Merrill of A Fistful of Euros writes about Ukraine and the short attention span of the media and bloggers.
Ukraine: Coalition or Opposition?
Orange Ukraine writes about the recent development on Ukraine's political scene: “It's a rare country in which the party of the President announces it is going into opposition. It is a rarer one in which the President suggests he might separate from his party for abandoning a coalition with his...
Ukraine: “Politics That Pays”
Katie Allen of Ukraine Study Tour blog learns that in Ukraine, everything is on sale: from university degrees to parliament seats.
Ukraine: New Appointments, Old Faces
Foreign Notes writes about the recent appointments made by president Yushchenko: Vasyl Baziv, Oleksandr Zinchenko, and Vitaliy Hayduk.
Ukraine: Help Sought to Save an Ailing Teen
Petro Rondiak and his wife Ola are looking for ways to save a 14-year-old Ukrainian girl diagnosed with leukemia: “It is clear that Tania will not get the required treatment in Ukraine. Ola and I are looking for a western hospital (USA? Germany?) to provide pro bono medical care for...
Ukraine: Tariffs and Coal Mines
Foreign Notes writes about the communal services prices situation and translates an article about Ukrainian coal mines.
Ukraine: News Summary
Dan McMinn of Orange Ukraine sums up the news of the past ten days.