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· November, 2007

Stories about Ukraine from November, 2007

Poland, Ukraine: Convicts’ Contribution to Euro 2012?

The beatroot writes: “Poland has to build six new stadiums before co-hosting with Ukraine the Euro 2012 football tournament. Problem is, many of its construction workers are in the UK...

Russia, Ukraine: On to the Next Round

A Fistful of Euros comments on the upcoming election in Russia and the newly-formed coalition in Ukraine: “Soon we will know the players in the inevitable next round of wrangles...

Ukraine: Ani Lorak

Ukrainian Musical Matters writes about pop singer Ani Lorak.

Ukraine: The Coalition, At Last

Orange Ukraine reports on the formation of the long-awaited ‘democratic coalition’ – and the disappearance of Yulia Tymoshenko's famous braid.

Ukraine: Thoughts on Yushchenko's Bloc

It's been nearly two months since the Sept. 30 snap parliamentary election in Ukraine, and although there are plenty of "democratic coalition" promises and hopes in the air, it has...

Ukraine: Tymoshenko's B-day & “Feminine Strategies”

Among other, no less important, things, Orange Ukraine reports that the government has declared Jan. 1-7 holidays, Yulia Tymoshenko has turned 47, and someone has written a paper titled, “Beauty...

Ukraine: Coverage of Holodomor in the East

Foreign Notes offers samples of media coverage of Holodomor in Eastern Ukraine.

Croatia: Football News

Illyrian Gazette writes about the Croatian football team, music – and Borat.

Russia: Election “Without a Choice”

Mark MacKinnon writes about one of the creators of Russia's “managed democracy” system and the lessons drawn by Putin from the Orange Revolution in Ukraine and the Rose Revolution in...

Ukraine: Holodomor Commemoration

Taras Kuzio writes about the changing attitudes towards Holodomor. Ukrainiana posts photos from the Holodomor commemoration ceremony that took place in Kyiv Saturday.

Ukraine: Holodomor

This year, Nov. 24 was the day to remember the victims of the 1932-33 famine in Ukraine, Holodomor. Ukrainian bloggers share what they learned about the tragedy from their grandparents.

Ukraine: Luzhkov and Chernomyrdin on Holodomor

Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov said this about the vandalized Holodomor exhibit in Moscow: “It seems to me that this exhibit had one purpose: to disunite and alienate the Russian and...

Slovenia: Last Combat's Dormant Battles

On Last Combat, Slovenia is, so far, a rather obscure place, writes The Glory of Carniola. Russia is a pretty busy battlefield, though.

Ukraine: Maidan is 3

Ukrainiana posts photos and video from the third anniversary of the Orange Revolution in Kyiv and criticizes president Yushchenko for not being self-critical enough: “What about our purchasing power? What...

Ukraine: Holodomor Song

Nash Holos posts a YouTube video of a Ukrainian song dedicated to the Holodomor victims.

Ukraine: Orange Coalition Not Likely?

Taras Kuzio lists reasons why the Orange coalition is unlikely to take place: “Yuriy Lutsenko is openly attacking Viktor Baloga, Ivan Pliushch is openly saying he will only support a...

Ukraine: Reflections on Charity Tennis Tournament

Michelle Knisley of Scenes from the Sidewalk writes on what the recent charity tennis tournament meant to her personally and to the homeless kids in Kyiv.

Ukraine: Multiple Disasters

Orange Ukraine posts a “Multiple Disaster Update” that covers Chernobyl, Kerch oil spill and the coal mine tragedy, and writes separately about the coalition-building and speaker-nominating “mess and disaster.”

Ukraine: Holodomor Opinion Poll

Foreign Notes translates a newspaper story on a Holodomor opinion poll results: “The overwhelming majority of Ukrainians in all regions are convinced that the Holodomor [famine] of 1932-1933 was caused...

Ukraine: Verka Serdyuchka; MTV Ukraine

Ukrainian Musical Matters reports on Verka Serdyuchka and the recently launched MTV Ukraine – and explains what makes Ukrainian music special.

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