Feature Interviews 2014

David Katscma, President of Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival, gives a “sneak preview” of this year’s festivities in Dauphin, MB August 1-3, 2014. Aired July 16, 2014 (Nanaimo edition) and July 20, 2014 (Vancouver edition).
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Lidia Wolanskiy, freelance journalist formerly from Canada, now living in Yaremche, Ukraine, with an update and analysis on the situation in Ukraine in the aftermath of the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 by Russian terrorists in eastern Ukraine. Aired July 20, 2014 (Vancouver edition).
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March 09, 2014.

Mirko Petriw, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Vancouver branch, with an insightful analysis of the most recent Russian aggression towards Ukraine via Crimea.
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Smail Tantana, a Crimean Tatar residing near Simferopol, on how the Russian aggression in Crimea is affecting his personal life, and his hopes for a future that include Crimea remaining with Ukraine.
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Volodymyr Valkov, of the Jewish Heritage Museum in Lviv, on the potential negative implications of the recent Russian aggression against Ukraine.
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February 02, 2014
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Inna Tsarkova, Canadian Embassy employee in Kyiv whose car was torched on Feb. 1st in front of her home. She describes what happened, as well as the questionable conduct of the police officers sent to investigate the incident.
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January 26, 2014.

Mirko Petriw, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Vancouver branch, with an update on the ongoing unrest in Ukraine and suggestions on suggestions for Canadian politicians to apply sanctions against the corrupt regime still hanging on to power in Ukraine.
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Lydia Wolanskiy, freelance journalist formerly from Canada, now living in Ukraine, with an update from Kyiv on events at the Maidan.
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January 22, 2014
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Mirko Petriw, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Vancouver branch, on the escalating violence in Kyiv, with a political analysis of current events and historical context of this January 22, formerly Ukrainian Independence Day, now Ukrainian Unity Day.
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Volodymyr Valkov, of the Jewish Heritage Museum in Lviv, on recent claims of anti-semitism in Ukraine as well as how the Euromaidan protests are affecting him, his family and friends, and his work at the museum.
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January 19, 2014
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Mirko Petriw, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Vancouver branch, on shale gas in Ukraine and update on the Euromaidan protests. Vancouver edition.
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January 15, 2014
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Serhiy Hohlov, of Kharkiv. Serhiy, bassist with the metal group Oceans Red, speaks with Ryan and Tetiana about how Euromaidan inspired their music video for their song Riot. He also discusses the mood in eastern Ukraine towards Euromaidan.
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January 01, 2014.

Yuri Lukhanov & Oksana Romaniuk. Two media professionals from Ukraine discuss the erosion of press freedom in Ukraine under the Victor Yanukhovych regime, including intimidation tactics against journalist such as Tetiana Chornovil, who was severely beaten after a high-speed car chase. Guests: Yuri Lukhanov, of the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine; Oksana Romaniuk, of the Institute of Mass Information (Reporters Without Borders, Kyiv Affiliate). Length: 13:20.
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Nicky Rubin.
British ex-pat rock ‘n roller living and working in Kyiv discusses his life, his music, and his reasons for working and living in Ukraine. Length: 15:47.
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