Category Archives: Culture

Security Service of Ukraine warns ancient icons being smuggled to Russia

Press Center of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) 10.03.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine The Security Service of Ukraine together with customs officers at the “Yunakivka” post in Sumy region discovered and seized five ancient icons that … 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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In prison, Nadiya Savchenko makes origami art for Moscow children. #FreeSavchenko

By Vira and Nadiya Savchenko 07.07.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine Nadiya Savchenko’s sister Vira tried to visit Nadiya in prison on July 2nd and, although she waited all day to go in and see her sister, the Russian legal … 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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