Songs written by soldiers fighting on the frontline in eastern Ukraine SEP 7, 2016 – From Ukraine Today: “The social art project War Songs (in Ukrainian #ПісніВійни) is a large-scale public initiative, which aims to find and professionally record songs created by Ukrainian soldiers who have fought and are still fighting on the frontline in the Donbas […]
Stalin Regime in 1932-33 Murdered Millions in Ukraine Through Forced Starvation NOV 9, 2015 – A new memorial was unveiled in Washington, DC this weekend that is dedicated to the millions who died in the Ukrainian Holomodor Genocide that happened in 1932-33 in Ukraine. Joseph Stalin’s regime, through a forced starvation campaign, seized wheat and land […]
Blogger Chase Johnson Compares Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” to Putin SEP 5, 2015 – Chase Johnson, an “Ex-Pat Living in Tbilisi, Georgia” that researches and writes about international and affairs and political economies, has an interesting piece up on Medium.com about the doctrines of Vladimir Putin and Taylor Swift and uses Swift’s song “Blank […]
Pro-Kiev activists pressure airlines to remove pro-Putin pianist’s music SEP 2, 2015 – Kiev-born Russian pianist Valentina Lisitsa has been removed from the inflight entertainment of both Lufthansa and KLM airlines by pressure from pro-Kiev activists for her pro-Russian and Pro-Putin stances and statements. Valentina has shown strong support for the invasion and annexation of Crimea, […]
One-Time Deep Purple Stand-In Says “I have no love anymore for the United States” SEP 1, 2015 – Rock vocalist Joe Lynn Turner, who has sang for bands in their later years such as Rainbow and Deep Purple after the main vocalist had left, spoke out in a press conference recently praising the dictator Vladimir Putin […]
ART EXHIBITION IN KIEV DISPLAYS REVOLUTION AND PASSION OCT 7, 2014 – An art exhibit displaying “The fire of love. Dedication to Maidan.” is on display in Kiev, showcasing some the best Ukrainian artists and showing in art and expression their undying support for the freedom movement in Ukraine. Check out the prints on Photo.unian.net here: http://photo.unian.net/eng/themes/46278/ (Photo credits: […]
JTMP has launched a new campaign called, “Stand With Ukraine!” together with the hashtag #StandWithUkraine. This campaign will feature activist music videos, articles and more that center around the Ukrainian people fighting for independence and democracy. Check it out! (photo credit: Mstyslav Chernov)
ACTIVIST-SINGER WEAR KYIV, UKRAINE T-SHIRT JUNE 29, 2014 – A mobile upload onto the Internet of Madonna wearing a Kyiv, Ukraine t-shirt (you can say or spell it ki-ev or kyiv) showing her support for the democratic ideals breaking out across Ukraine. The photo came from nashkiev.ua Facebook’s page here.
PUTIN’S MILITIA DISRUPTS VOTING IN EASTERN UKRAINE May 27, 2014 – Ukrainians went to the polls yesterday in Kiev and western Ukraine in large numbers, some election observers say as high as 60%, and elected the “Chocolate King” Petro Poroshenko as President (pictured left), as Putin’s militia smashed ballot boxes and seriously suppressed the vote in […]
May 5, 2014 – Some members of the Canadian band Lemon Bucket Orkestra have teamed up with local musicians from Kiev and are touring Europe and singing about peace and justice, hoping to calm things down and avoid war. They are calling it the Lemonchiki Project, paying homage to the lemons activists had to put in their mouths to deal with the Berkut tear-gassing them as they tried to take control of their country away from the Putin puppets who were destroying their country. Read their story and find out more of this exciting project at the Lemonchiki Project website.