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The View From Here: This and That

Volodymyr Kish. I have had a month-long vacation from writing this weekly column, as the newspaper I write for took its annual summer hiatus. I...

The View From Here: Birth, Marriage and Death in a Ukrainian Village

Volodymyr Kish. I have been doing some detailed genealogical research lately into Devyatyr, the village in Western Ukraine where my mother was born and raised....

The View From Here: Internet Connections

Volodymyr Kish. Over the past few years I have noticed a significant increase in the number of my relatives in Ukraine getting plugged into the...

The View From Here: Journalism Under Threat

Volodymyr Kish. Writing, and journalism in particular, tends to be a relatively solitary occupation. Although collaboration with others is sometimes required, most of the time...

The View From Here: Ukrainian Dance

Volodymyr Kish. Spring, amongst many other things, marks the beginning of the Ukrainian festival season. Over the next three or four months, communities across all...

The View From Here: The Babchenko Affair

Volodymyr Kish. Last week was punctuated by a bizarre event that has generated considerable debate and controversy both within and outside the Ukrainian community, and...

The View From Here: What’s The Word?

Volodymyr Kish. Back some months ago, I wrote an article about some of the words used by Ukrainians living in western Ukraine that were distinctively...

The View From Here: Panakhyda

By Volodymyr Kish. For most of my life I did not think much about death. Of course, I was well aware that our time on...

The View From Here: Mothers

While our regular columnist Volodymyr Kish takes a break this week, we have a guest writer filling in with some poignant observations in honour...

The View From Here: Hryts, Garlic and Horseradish

Volodymyr Kish. It is spring time in Pidkamin, that picturesque little town on the road between Brody and Ternopil, and home to my eccentric yet...

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