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  • Local Ukrainians commemorate 1932 genocide [Hamilton Spectator]

    Local Ukrainians commemorate 1932 genocide Sat Nov 19 2011 SOURCE LINK: http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/627329–local-ukrainians-commemorate-1932-genocide HOLODOMOR Members of Hamilton’s Unkrainian community gathered last year at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Vladimirtook to take part in a memorial service for the Holodomor, the systematic starvation of an estimated 7-8 million Ukrainians by Stalin in 1932-33. The genocide is remembered [&hellip


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    The Ukraine List (UKL) #454 – Yanukovych Crosses the Line

    The Ukraine List (UKL) #454compiled by Dominique Arel Chair of Ukrainian Studies, U of Ottawawww.ukrainianstudies.uottawa.ca12 October 2011 1-Dominique Arel: Five Thoughts on the Tymoshenko Verdict 2-New York Times: Ukraine’s Tymoshenko Jailed for Seven Years 3-The Guardien: On the Eve of Euro-2012, Yanukovych Scores in His Own Goal 4-EU Business: Ukraine President says Tymoshenko Verdict “Not Final” 5-Moscow [&hellip


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    “Ukrainian ‘bully’ needs a lesson” [Winnipeg Free Press]

    http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/ukrainian-bully-needs-a-lesson-132123233.html By: Stephen Bandera Posted: 10/19/2011 1:00 AM Ukrainian ‘bully’ needs a lesson Yulia Tymoshenko’s recent conviction won’t be the first time the Ukrainian opposition leader is going behind bars. She was first placed in pre-trial detention in 2001, charged with crimes that caused damage to the state while she headed United Energy Systems of Ukraine in [&hellip


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    Harper Awarded Shevchenko Medal [The Epoch Times]

    http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/canada/harper-awarded-shevchenko-medal-62854.html Excerpt from http://www.theepochtimes.com   TORONTO—Prime Minister Stephen Harper received the Shevchenko Medal Award from Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod on Friday for the contributions that he and the Canadian government made to the Ukrainian-Canadian community. Harper noted that at the initiative of MP James Bezan in 2008, Canada adopted a bill in Parliament [&hellip


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    Ukraine’s Tymoshenko sentenced to 7 years in jail for abuse of office [The Globe and Mail]

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/asia-pacific/ukraines-tymoshenko-sentenced-to-7-years-in-jail-for-abuse-of-office/article2197083/ Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko on Tuesday was sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of abuse of office in signing a gas deal with Russia, a verdict immediately condemned by both the European Union and Russia as politically motivated. Ms. Tymoshenko, the driving force of the 2004 pro-democracy Orange Revolution and [&hellip


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    The overzealous prosecution of Ukraine’s Yulia Tymoshenko [The Globe and Mail]

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/editorials/the-overzealous-prosecution-of-ukraines-yulia-tymoshenko/article2200411/ The prosecution and conviction of Yulia Tymoshenko in Ukraine amount to the criminalization of what may or may not have been mistaken policy by a former prime minister. If a head of government could be imprisoned for an erroneous decision – let alone with a sentence of seven years – no one would ever [&hellip


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    Canadian Politicians React to 7 Year Sentence for Tymoshenko

    Canadian Politicians Respond to the Ukrainian Court Decision October 13, 2011-Ottawa-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes statements made by Canadian politicians Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Liberal Leader Bob Rae, Robert Sopuck, M.P. and James Bezan, M.P. on the sentencing of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Please click on the link below to view complete statement: Foreign Affairs [&hellip


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    Sopuck makes statement on Yulia Tymoshenko

    Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group Groupe d’amitié parlementaire Canada-Ukraine News Release – October 13th, 2011   Sopuck Unsettled by Conviction of Yulia Tymoshenko Ottawa – Chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship group and Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette issued the following statements in response to the conviction of Ukraine’s opposition leader and former Prime Minister, [&hellip


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    City Ukrainians condemn political ‘lynching’ [Winnipeg Free Press]

    http://www.winnipegfreepress.com City Ukrainians condemn political ‘lynching’Ex-PM jailed, trial raises fears of return to Stalinist suppression By: Carol Sanders Posted: 10/12/2011 1:00 AM http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/city-ukrainians-condemn-political-lynching-131575398.html http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/city-ukrainians-condemn-political-lynching-131575398.html


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    Ukraine marks 70 years since Babi Yar massacre of Jews [Vancouver Sun]

    http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Ukraine+marks+years+since+Babi+massacre+Jews/5493466/story.html AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE – OCTOBER 3, 2011 Ukraine marks 70 years since Babi Yar massacre of Jews- PDF © Copyright (c)


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