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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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