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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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Vacation in Chernobyl – TIME Video

Published by, Jan. 2008. Looking for a very unique tourist destination? Try Chernobyl, where you can tour the infamous nuclear disaster site.

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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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