Category Archives: “Voices” in English

“I will refuse all medals:” Remembering Ilovaisk by remembering “Sam”

By Mihail Lermontov-Nikolov, Chief of Staff of the 46th Separate Donbas volunteer Battalion of special purpose, of Ukraine 08.21.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine I will refuse awards [medals]. I Mikhail Nikolov, call sign “Lermontov,” Chief of Staff of … Continue reading

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Nadiya Savchenko’s Book: “It’s a Strong Name, Hope.” #FreeSavchenko

Excerpts from the soon to be published book by Nadiya Savchenko: “It’s A Strong Name, Hope.” [Nadiya means ‘hope’ in Ukrainian, so the title is a play on her own name]. By Nadiya Savchenko, posted by Svyryd Opanasovych with thanks to … Continue reading

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The Music of Warriors project: Thunderstruck. #FreeSavchenko

By Oleksander Tkachuk, founder, “Music of Warriors” project 08.20.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine The “Music of Warriors” resumes with a violin performance by Lviv resident Teresa Catarina, a talented musician in Lviv’s Cantabile Orchestra and a member of the Right Sector who has … Continue reading

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Flowers of chocolate and wool. #FreeSavchenko

By Sasha Lirnyk 08.13.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine I wanted to write again about the “brothers-kryssiyans” [‘Russian rats’], but I thought – why talk about crap right before Independence Day [August 24th]? Therefore, I will write about the … Continue reading

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Leonid Plyushch, activist and dissident: A remembrance. #FreeSavchenko #freesentsov #FreeKolchenko #FreeKostenko

06.05.2015 Voices of Ukraine senior staff Leonid Plyushch, a legendary human rights activist, dissident and symbol of resistance to the totalitarian Soviet regime, died in France yesterday at the age of 76. “Leonid died on Thursday morning [June 4]. He … Continue reading

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