Category Archives: SBU

Casus Vynnychukus and Freedom of Speech

Mykola Riabchuk On January 23, 2012 two policemen approached writer Yuri Vynnychuk at his home in the Western Ukrainian city of L’viv and demanded from him a written explanation of the poems he had presented a few months earlier in

Casus Vynnychukus and Freedom of Speech

Mykola Riabchuk On January 23, 2012 two policemen approached writer Yuri Vynnychuk at his home in the Western Ukrainian city of L’viv and demanded from him a written explanation of the poems he had presented a few months earlier in

Myths of National Consolidation, the Holodomor, and the Holocaust: A Response to Roman Serbyn

John-Paul Himka First off, I would like to thank Roman Serbyn for his critique of my positions as enunciated in my text “Interventions” in its abridged version. I am glad to see the arguments of the other side presented in

Myths of National Consolidation, the Holodomor, and the Holocaust: A Response to Roman Serbyn

John-Paul Himka First off, I would like to thank Roman Serbyn for his critique of my positions as enunciated in my text “Interventions” in its abridged version. I am glad to see the arguments of the other side presented in

Documenting a Tragedy

David Marples This week, Ukrainians worldwide are commemorating the 78th anniversary of the Great Famine of 1932-33, known as the Holodomor (Death by Hunger). In the period 2005-2009, when Viktor Yushchenko was president of Ukraine, several archival collections on the

Documenting a Tragedy

David Marples This week, Ukrainians worldwide are commemorating the 78th anniversary of the Great Famine of 1932-33, known as the Holodomor (Death by Hunger). In the period 2005-2009, when Viktor Yushchenko was president of Ukraine, several archival collections on the

Re-KGBization

By Mykola Riabchuk Within the past half year, the Security Service of Ukraine seems to have become the major national and, increasingly, international newsmaker. Every week they vigorously remind us that they do exist and do not waste the taxpayers

Re-KGBization

By Mykola Riabchuk Within the past half year, the Security Service of Ukraine seems to have become the major national and, increasingly, international newsmaker. Every week they vigorously remind us that they do exist and do not waste the taxpayers