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The View From Here - Walter Kish

Ode on a Ukrainian Funeral

Tanya Berezuk in for Volodymyr Kish “Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.” (Keats) Terms like, ‘bred in the bone,’ ‘collective identity,’ and ‘shared...

Refugees and Immigrants

The past few weeks have seen a constant stream of images in all the media showing a veritable torrent of refugees attempting to cross...

Mythology

Volodymyr Kish. Some decades ago, I remember reading a very powerful book titled “The Power of Myth”, by an American writer and self-professed mythologist by...

Obzhynky

My cousin Hryts from Pidkamin in Brodivshchyna was in a fine mood when I talked to him a few days ago. As he pointed...

Shadows of Invasions Past

Russia’s current invasion of Ukraine is sadly just the latest in a painfully long list of aggressions that it has suffered over the past...

Remembrances of War

Every year on November 11, Canadians commemorate Remembrance Day in memory of those who perished during World War I. Some 9 million soldiers and...

The Movie Everyone Sould See

Last week saw the world premiere of a wonderful new documentary film titled "The Music of Survival" at the TIFF Lightbox Theatre in Toronto....

The Perils of Poroshenko

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko returned home last week after what can be deemed a fairly successful trip to Canada and the U.S. There is...

A Turning Point

As I write this, the Ukrainian flag is once again flying over the city of Slovyansk in the Donetsk Oblast. For the past three...

A Modern Morality Play

The crisis in Ukraine, which started some eight months ago with a small protest on Maidan Nezalezhnosty, continues to drag on with little sign...

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A Personal Tribute to Vitaliy Shevchenko

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