Tag Archives: Ukraine

Kyiv Forever

With all of the horrendous news coverage from the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the brutal devastation of its cities and town it’s easy to forget that just a short time ago it was a normal European nation. The wonderful … Continue reading

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Never Again Is Now

The “Never Again Gallery” project is an online effort by  20+ Ukrainian artists that uses the similarities between the visual campaigns that persuaded people in Allied nations during WWII and the messaging we see daily today regarding Russia’s invasion of … Continue reading

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Life’s More Enduring Than War

Life’s More Enduring Than War When the water runs out, light fades, frost falls, and the firmament freezes over, we won’t stoop to prose. Тhe grasses, dry and stiff, have not yet grown above us. Until the words run out, … Continue reading

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Orwell, Animal Farm and Ukraine

In 1946, Ihor Szewczenko ,who was a linguist who had been editing pocket-sized Ukrainian-English dictionaries for refugees in displaced persons camps in Germany, wrote to George Orwell requesting permission to translate Animal Farm into Ukrainian. He explained that his Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Mapping Ukraine

Regular visitor to Travel Between The Pages know that I have a healthy obsession with maps. In my humble opinion, it’s impossible to truly understand the world without well drawn maps to guide the way. Throughout the current crisis in … Continue reading

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Art Against War

 The 4th Block is an association of Ukrainian artists and designers that is focused on social justice and environmental issues. It was founded in 1991 by graphic designer Oleg Veklenko  after his personal experience dealing with the Chernobyl nuclear plant … Continue reading

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Is History Repeating

The pamphlet Plight of Ukrainian DPs : a few typical letters of many being received daily from Europe describing the tragic plight of Ukrainian displaced persons whom the Soviets would forcibly repatriate and doom to enslavement, persecution or death, was published in … Continue reading

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Stand With Ukraine

It’s heartening to see the response from street artists around the world who have created amazing murals to support the Ukrainian people in such a short period of time.  

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Ukraine: Finding Context

Like most people these days, I have been trying to learn more about the regional war that Putin has launched against Ukraine and to put it all in context. Sadly, I must admit that I have always paid more attention … Continue reading

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Books for Ukrainian Kids

Theodore’s Books in Oyster Bay, N.Y., is hosting a drive to send children’s books to facilities in Europe being used by Ukrainian refugees. Former U.S, Congressman Steve Israel, Theodore’s owner, said, “As a Congressman, I was able to support funding … Continue reading

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