September 11 2001 – Memories of Countless Losses

For many people the events of September 11 2001 seem to have occurred just yesterday. I like many others who are old enough to remember can in their mind’s eye picture exactly where they were during that brutal attacks on the World Trade Center on that beautiful Tuesday morning. At that time I was living…

Andrei Sakharov’s Theory of Symmetry

It has been a quarter of a century since the passing of Andrei Sakharov a Nobel Prize winning physicist, dissident and civil rights activist, and I sometimes wonder how little has changed in Russia since then? Particularly since Russia’s invasion of Crimea and its incursion into the Donbass region with some of the finest of…

The V4 Must Help Ukraine Win its Struggle for a Democratic Future

In the near future I will be having guest posts from contacts I have globally. The first of these guest posts is below. By Volodomyr Valkov In November 2013 Ukraine was peacefully preparing to sign the Association Agreement with the European Union at the Vilnius summit. Back then it would have probably been considered an…

A Call Out to President Poroshenko – Your Inaugural Address

Dear Mr. President Poroshenko, As a Canadian of Ukrainian heritage and someone who has dedicated at least all of my adult life to Ukrainian issues including working on democracy development during my nearly ten years living in Ukraine, I would like to congratulate you on your election on May 25, 2013 and upon your inaugural…

Yanukovych: A 21st century theater of the absurd

Update background I wrote the piece below on September 8, 2011 and while the main body below will remain intact as a parody, there are a few things that I would like to preface them with due to some recent comments of our hero below. The man who took a complete about face after publicly…

Black Thursday – Just How Much Scum Bags Want to Hold on to Power in Ukraine

Montreal. – In Ukraine the parliament of Ukraine passed a sweeping set of laws in order to curb democracy, freedom of speech and media, taking the country back into the middle ages in regards to just how people will be treated. I will list twenty-seven points that the new legislation which was rammed through Ukraine’s…

Europe’s Sado-masochistic Approach Towards Ukraine

The line in the sand was drawn over a month ago when special Berkut forces descended upon peaceful protesters on Kyiv’s Independence Square, also known as Maidan Nezalezhnosti, it new seems that Europe is taking a sado-masochistic approach towards Ukraine. In the last forty-eight hours the powers that be have upped the ante by employing…

Dear fellow citizens, policy makers and citizens of the world!

We, the citizens of Ukraine, are asking for your help and appealing for your support and solidarity. In Ukraine the power has been seized by a group of oligarchs leading by the President Yanukovych who violently dispersed peaceful demonstrations against the anti-Ukrainian policy of the President Yanukovych. In the early morning they attacked unarmed people…

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…

Ukraine’s lawless language law

The Yanukovych regime’s handling of the language law “is a classic example of its utter hypocrisy.” If you are a political strategist in Ukraine and you really want to divide the electorate, follow the lead of President Viktor Yanukovych and his supporting cast of MPs in the parliament, primarily from his own Party of Regions…