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Chernobyl Survivor Flags Women’s Radiation Risk

Published by Women’s eNews, April 2011. On the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster in northern Ukraine, a former liquidator offers sobering warnings about radiation exposure, with particular cautions for women near the Japanese nuclear plant catastrophe.

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Scottish Feminists Commemorate Suffragette History

Published on the Scottish American Society website, Oct. 2009. On the 100th anniversary of Scotland’s suffragette procession, feminists are paying tribute to these women by holding workshops, theatre performances and forums across the country.

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International Ukrainian Football Tournament held in Adelaide, Australia

Published in the Ukrainian Weekly, Jan. 2008. Soccer is a sport with the power to unite friends, enemies and strangers from around the globe. The game proved its power when it enticed Ukrainians from Great Britain and Ivano Frankivsk to fly to the land Down Under to play in the second-annual International Ukrainian Football Tournament (IUFT).

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Ukrainians in the U.K. demand recognition of Genocide of ‘32-’33

Published in the Ukrainian Weekly, Dec. 2007. Margaret Siriol Colley was only eight years old when she first heard about the Holodomor, the Soviet-engineered famine that killed 7 to 10 million Ukrainians from 1932 to 1933. It was August 1933, and her Welsh uncle Gareth Jones had just returned from Ukraine with a story to tell – one that Colley said at the time she could barely comprehend.

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In the Land of Kilts: A Look at the Ukrainian Diaspora in Scotland

Published in Spectrum: Quarterly Magazine of the British Ukrainian Society, Dec. 2007. Take a trip to Scotland and you’ll most likely see the usual tourist sights: the monumental Edinburgh Castle, the rugged Scottish Highlands and a mysterious loch or two. But some weeks ago a different sort of attraction lured a group of English and American tourists to the land of kilts, where they spent their Friday night at an obscure pub in need of redecorating: the Edinburgh Ukrainian Club.

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Stairway to Heaven

Published in TIME Magazine Europe, Nov. 2007. Since its inception in 1707, Fortnum & Mason has become the premier department store of the British élite. Yet despite its flair for conspicuous consumption, F&M has struggled with “customer circulation.”

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Laura Bush advocates for Africa

Published by Medill Reports, July 2007. First Lady Laura Bush spoke at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, addressing a topic that she calls essential to American security: the future stability of African nations.

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