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· October, 2006

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...

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...

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...

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.

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