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· January, 2009

Stories about Ukraine from January, 2009

Ukraine: Yushchenko vs Tymoshenko

Ukrainiana translates Victor Yushchenko's address to the nation – and Yulia Tymoshenko's response.

Czech Republic: Jobless Foreign Laborers

The Czech Daily Word writes about the situation with several thousand foreign workers in the Czech Republic, who have lost their jobs and are now stuck in the country: “And...

Ukraine: KGB Archive

Sean's Russia Blog writes this about Ukraine's plans “the entire KGB archive dating 1917-1991″: “These materials will certainly be employed in the further crafting of Ukraine’s ‘imagined community’ of victimization...

EU: Investing in Ukraine's Gas Pipeline?

Wu Wei quotes a Kyiv Post editorial, which urges the EU to consider investing in Ukraine's gas pipeline system, and posts this comment: “But on what terms will this be...

Ukraine: Medical Center for Street Children

Scenes from the Sidewalk posts pictures and writes about the only medical center in Kyiv “where street children can get medical attention without documents”: “Many At-Risk Children or street children...

Ukraine: “Gas Humor”

Ukrainiana shares some “gas humor” from Ukraine.

Russia, Ukraine: “Gas War IV”

Leopolis analyzes the Ukraine-Russia gas dispute and the agreement signed: “There is a natural temptation to assess the ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ of the Russian-Ukrainian Gas War IV, which emerged from...

Ukraine: Travel to the Exclusion Zone

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe Blog writes about “Photos of Your Home” at Pripyat.com, the project “developed as an opportunity for former Pripyat residents to see pictures of their former homes/apartments.”

Russia: Finno-Ugric Dimension of Gas Dispute

Window on Eurasia writes about the Finno-Ugric dimension of the Russian-Ukrainian gas dispute.

Russia, Ukraine: “Far From Over”

Streetwise Professor writes: “In short, the Gas War is just the surface of things. Under the surface one finds the true dynamic–Russian imperial ambition resisted by a nation struggling to...

Ukraine: Rusyn Separatism

Lands Far Away… writes about “the threat of Rusyn separatism in Ukraine.”

EU, Russia, Ukraine: “Everyone A Loser”

Michael Berendt of Blogactiv.eu writes that “[a]ll those directly affected [by the Russia-Ukraine gas dispute] were the biggest losers of all,” but that “[o]n the other hand the long-term case...

Ukraine, Russia, EU: Gas Politics

Antal Dániel of Central Europe Activ believes that Ukraine is “one of the most corrupted countries, a quasi-bankrupt and quasi-failed state” and quotes Gazprom's deputy chairman to emphasize that “the...

Ukraine: “The EU Neighbour ‘Reality’ Problem”

Wu Wei writes about the EU and “the Ukrainian (or Georgian) reality”: “I speak from experience in working on oil stocks in Ukraine, where the Ukrainian “reality” apparently required to...

Russia, Ukraine: Gas Deal and Gazprom's Stock

Streetwise Professor writes this about the Russian-Ukrainian gas deal: “So, if the masterful Gasputin has really engineered such a coup, one that in addition to pulling Ukraine into Russia’s orbit,...

Ukraine, Canada: Crossword House, Varenyk and Pysanka

LJ user alex-pingvin posts a picture of a “crossword house” on Andrey Sakharov St. in Lviv. Flickr user mariyaz posts pictures of “the biggest dumpling ever (Ukrainian pyrogy) in Glendon...

Russia, Ukraine: Gas and Soccer

LJ user dobrokhotov wrote this (RUS) on Jan. 18 about the Russian-Ukrainian gas deal: “What nonsense, it's been, like, two days already since they agreed on the price of gas,...

Ukraine: Photos of Dnipropetrovsk

Photos of Dnipropetrovsk (RUS) from a few years ago – by LJ user mgor.

Ukraine: Ruthenians

Window on Eurasia writes about Transcarpathian Ruthenians of Ukraine, who are “calling on Moscow to recognize the independence of Subcarpathian Rus because Kyiv has ignored their demands for autonomy within...

Ukraine: Lily Hyde's “Dream Land” – the Crimean Tatar “Anne Frank”

Window on Eurasia writes about Lily Hyde’s “Dream Land” – a book by a Ukraine-based British freelance journalist, who “tells the story of the return of the Crimean Tatars to...

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