Category: UKRAINE

Bitter Harvest: Ukrainian nationalist fantasy as film

By Jason Melanovski, wsws.org 18 March 2017 Directed by George Mendeluk; screenplay by Mendeluk and Richard Bachynsky Hoover The Canadian-produced historical drama Bitter Harvest premiered February 24 in the United States, primarily showing in “art theaters” and in areas of the country with a large Ukrainian population. Bitter Harvest is another attempt to equate the “Holodomor” [death by hunger] in Ukraine with theContinue reading

CINEMA: Oliver Stone’s Ukraine on Fire, documentary seeks to rectify major lies about that nation.

he Russian channel REN TV was the first broadcaster to show the documentary ‘Ukraine on Fire’ produced by Academy Award winner Oliver Stone. The film revolves around the bloody armed coup in Kiev that took place three years ago. The documentary shot by Ukrainian director Igor Lopatonok was screened at the Taormina International Film Festival in Italy early in 2015, but the generalContinue reading

The Did-You-Talk-to-Russians Witch Hunt

By Robert Parry Consortium News Dateline: February 18, 2017 the anti-Russian frenzy sweeping American politics and media, Democrats, liberals and mainstream pundits are calling for an investigative body that could become a new kind of House Un-American Activities Committee to hunt down Americans who have communicated with Russians. The proposed commission would have broad subpoena powers to investigate alleged connectionsContinue reading