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· November, 2006

Stories about Ukraine from November, 2006

Ukraine: Famine Recognized As Genocide

Kyiv, Nov. 25: Remembering Holodomor (Famine) Victims – by Veronica Khokhlova At the Holodomor Remembrance ceremony held in Kyiv on Saturday, Nov. 25, a big board listed the countries that...

Ukraine: Chess

Ukraine List writes about a Ukrainian “chess eccentric” Vasyl Ivanchuk.

Ukraine: Holodomor Vote

Foreign Notes writes about the Famine vote and its significance for the Party of the Regions: “As the figures were flashed up on the screen in the VR I'll bet...

Ukraine: Hutsul Wedding Photos and Video

LJ user dali-bude posts amazing pictures and video from a reenacted traditional Hutsul wedding. Dykun posts the final installment of a contemporary Hutsul wedding video.

Ukraine: Kyiv No Istanbul

Carpetblogger explains why Istanbul is not Kyiv.

Ukraine: Was the Famine Genocide?

Petro Rondiak of Petro's Jotter writes a letter to the editor of a Kyiv English-language publication, disagreeing with his view on the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33; the editor responds.

Ukraine: Orange Revolution 2 Years On

Leopolis writes about the meaning and the second anniversary of the Orange Revolution.

Ukraine: Orange Camp Troubles

Foreign Notes writes about the lack of unity and other troubles in Ukraine's Orange camp.

Ukraine: Maidan's Second Anniversary

Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kyiv, Ukraine: two years since the beginning of the Orange Revolution – by Veronica Khokhlova Nov. 22 marks the second anniversary of the Orange Revolution in Ukraine, but...

Ukraine: News Roundup

A Ukrainian news roundup over at Orange Ukraine.

Ukraine: “Unknown Holocaust”

Cyber Cossack writes about the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33 – an “unknown Holocaust” – and links to the “800 pages of documented details on the Holocaust still denied by Russia.”

Ukraine: Crime in Lviv

Foreign Notes writes about crime in Western Ukraine.

Ukraine: Waitress’ Attention

Carpetblogger shares two efficient ways to get the attention of a waitress in Kyiv.

Ukraine: Kyiv's Subway

Music and Life – Everywhere! writes about Kyiv's subway.

Ukraine: “Ideologically Harmful”

Sean's Russia Blog translates a 1985 Soviet-time internal document listing the “ideologically harmful” Western music bands.

Ukraine: New Tariffs

Foreign Notes points out that Ukrainians are very concerned with the soon-to-be-raised communal services tariffs: “My bet is that this is a far greater worry for most families that questions...

Ukraine: Kyiv Rallies

Anton Petrov (LJ user voevoda) posts photos (RUS) from the Nov. 4 and Nov. 7 rallies in Kyiv.

Ukraine: Utility Prices to Go Up

Foreign Notes writes about what awaits Ukrainians starting Dec. 1: “This winter Ukrainians are being hit with massive price increases – a doubling and more of their housing-communal-services tariffs and...

Ukraine: News Digest

Recent updates on Ukrainian business, politics, utility services, opinion polls and more, at Foreign Notes.

Ukraine: Banya

Carpetblogger writes about banya and private parts.

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