British-Ukrainian Law Association re-launched during Magna Carta celebrations in London

The British-Ukrainian Law Association (BULA), a bilateral legal organisation, held a re-launch reception in London during the Global Law Summit on February 25, 2015, marking 800 years since the sealing of Magna Carta. BULA, originally founded in 1993, has over the past two decades focussed on British-Ukrainian bilateral legal relations. Its Chairman, the highly distinguished Judge John Dixon, sadly passed away last September. During the opening remarks at the re-launch reception, Alexander Walsh, a recognised British litigation lawyer and acting chairman of BULA said: “The >>>

Ukrainian Book Club in London – The writers of Donbas in Ukrainian literature: Ivan Svitlychny

The next meeting of the Ukrainian Literary Club will take place on Saturday, February 21st, 11.00AM at the Ukrainian Institute, London.  We will discuss the works of human rights campaigner, politician and poet Ivan Svitlychny. (see link to his writings http://www.ukrcenter.com/Література/19599/Іван-Світличний) The Literary Club in London provides an opportunity for those interested in Ukrainian literature to meet and discuss both classical and contemporary works. The club meets monthly and is led by London-based Ukrainian poet Volodymyr Oleyko. works >>>

A year later, reflections on the life of Bohdan Solchanyk and the other Heavenly Hundred

In memory of Bohdan Solchanyk – a 28 year old promising historian, a faculty member at the Ukrainian Catholic University, a poet, a young man in love – one of Ukraine’s Heavenly Hundred, killed by a sniper shot one year ago on Maidan Read article by Bishop Borys Gudziak is the head of the department of external church relations for the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the president of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. From the Kyiv Post: For the past year, every day we see and hear of painful numbers – x servicemen and y civilians killed by shelling >>>

Ukrainian books of the last decade – a talk by Svitlana Pyrkalo

We are delighted to invite you to a talk – Ukrainian books of the last decade –  by Svitlana Pyrkalo, a prominent literary observer, writer, journalist and panel member of the BBC Ukrainian Book Award (given in partnership with the EBRD cultural programme). The talk will take place on Thursday, 12 February, 7.00PM at the Ukrainian Institute, London, 79, Holland Park, London, W11 3SW.  Svitlana is a London-based writer, journalist and translator who writes in Ukrainian, English and Russian. She graduated from the Kyiv National University, linguistics faculty, and >>>

Why Vladimir Putin cannot be trusted – Radio interview with Andy Hunder, Ukrainian Institute, London

Andy Hunder, The Globalist, Monocle 24, February 12, 2015, 6AM, London Click here to listen to Radio interview with the Ukrainian Institutes’s director, Andy Hunder, on the morning of Thursday, 12 February, 2015, minutes before a peace deal was announced in Minsk, explaining why Vladimir Putin cannot be trusted The Globalist, Monocle Radio, 6.00AM, London, February 12, 2015     >>>