Ban Hate Monger Valentina Lisitsia

Ukraine hate monger Valentina Lisitsia should be banned from entering Canada and performing anywhere in this country. This should be the stand of anyone who holds normal social values and abhors hate speech of any kind, period. I could not agree more with the president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress president Paul Grod who concluded…

West Will Not Arm Ukraine With Lethal Weapons

So the West will not arm Ukraine with lethal weapons, and I personally think this is a bad investment for security in the region.  Don’t worry, contemporary Ukraine and its friends will find a way to arm itself. The West has been anally hesitant on helping Ukraine to defend itself against a clearly aggressive neighbour…

Social media and information warfare: A Thunderclap Case Study

There should be no doubt in any sane individual’s mind that Russia is waging a very hybrid war against Ukraine, which includes social media and information warfare, with all its trolls and scum that try to distract those working in Ukraine’s interest from being positive. As pointed out by Paul Goble, Vladimir Putin is clever…

A Call to Ukrainians and Supporters of Ukraine to Look at Something New

The Ukrainian community regardless of where it is, is always looking for money to support the countless projects that are underway. This has even become more of a reality in the last year. It is time that the community try to find something new in social media. Just over two weeks ago I wrote a…

Tsū: A New and Disruptive Type of Social Media

Every once in a while something new jumps into the foray of social media that either goes unnoticed or really shakes things up. In this case I want to write about the latter case and a relatively new arrival that some social media gurus have called a new and disruptive type of social media. This…

Dmytro Potekhin, a personal look at his abduction

  You can download the file here: Nash Holos Nanaimo 2014-1015 Hour2   When my friend Dmytro Potekhin was abducted on August 7, 2014 the situation in Ukraine became very personal. One of the reasons it became so personal was clear; he was a good friend of mine. The second reason that really kind of…

Behind the Scenes and Sharing with the World

Montreal –  Any of you have ever read my materials here in the last couple of years are very well aware of my stance on what is going on in Ukraine. Though for those of you who have not, my work with media started after the death of Georgiy Gongadze when I started reporting from…

Desparate measure of a desparate bandit

As I write this short blog, I would like to go back to something that I mentioned a several years ago about a particular character by the name of Viktor Yanukovych. Anyone who has followed things in Ukraine clearly knows that there is nothing but Kangaroo Court justice in the country. Some people even believe…

A Letter to MSN Now

Dear Mr. Mangione, Having worked as an editor and a journalist it was always of utmost important that my readers and audience were provided with information that is correct and accurate. It at times behooves me when I see such errors as the one that you made in your caption to the video of the…

Digital antennaes, who are you kidding…

A few years back Canada along with other nations went to digital and High Definition and it took a bitof time before all channels were switched over, but given a limited budget and making the switch I opted for a converter. Spending money on a new TV made no sense to me at the time.…