Project Postcards from Maidan: Meet Russian-speaking Vitaly from Sumy.
I am truly moved/touch by Ukraine’s/Ukrainians’ indomitable spirit, determination, patriotism and valiant resolution !!! I am Cuban, and witnessed first hand the horrors of communism many years ago, as well as the nastiness, arrogance and intransigence of the soviet occupiers of MY country….
What a contrast when in 1964– when I arrived in Chicago as a refugee I met sooo many children whose parents too had escaped from Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia !!!!
I had a Ukrainian boyfriend for 6 years in the early 70’s, and it was through him that I really studied Ukrainian history seriously, and made it my goal to one day visit Ukraine. I was very lucky to have done so 4 years ago, during a trip to Slovakia. I entered through Uzhgorod, took the TransCarpathian Express to Kyiv, then after a few days flew to Simferopol, and took a taxi to Yalta, where I stayed 4 days…. I realized at last my long-life dream of climbing up to the SWALLOWS’ NEST CASTLE in Gaspra !!!! What an incredible journey that was !!!!
and I am going to make it a point to come back once the AGRESSORS have been kicked out !!!!
VIVA UCRANIA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FROM A FELLOW FIGHTER
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Article by: Olena Makarenko Over the last few months, rumors have intensified that Ukraine will hold early parliamentary elections. Also, Ukraine’s population has become increasingly disappointed with the performance of its state leaders...
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