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It has been 4 years “since” 2014

On August 24th, 1991 Ukraine become an independent country portraying itself as a democrat state by existing in a benign geopolitical environment. Ukraine is a nation that has inherited a rich history and distinct cultural heritage. It has been four ...

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Ukrainian Easter – a Celebration of Life

Today, more than a million Canadians have some form of attachment to the Ukrainian culture which has enriched charming customs, symbolisms, and ceremonies many of which have come down from pre-Christian times. Religious ceremonies of the Ukrainian ancestors were closely ...

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Taras Shevchenko the Man

A national poet, revolutionary democrat and fighter for human freedom. Taras Shevchenko used his rare talents of poetry and painting to fight Russian tsarist tyranny and suffered a martyr’s fate in exile. His name has become a household word among ...

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Ukraine. Birth of a Nation

Ukraine occupies an important strategic position in Europe, both from a human and the material basis. By tracing the fate of the Ukrainian people through the centuries we can explain the process by which Ukraine has appeared upon the maps ...

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Traditions in Ukrainian Christmas

Many of today’s Ukrainian customs come to us from ancient times. In fact Ukrainian customs date from pre-Christian days. When Ukraine accepted Christianity in 988 AD, it was much simpler to incorporate the ideals of Christianity into the existing way ...

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Holodomor – Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933

November is an important month for the Ukrainian community, the National Holodomor Memorial Day is acknowledged, remembering the victims and raising awareness of the 1932-1933 Famine in Ukraine.   The Holodomor (manmade famine) is one of the most heinous crimes ...

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