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The Mystery of How Kiev Shaped Early Christianity in Norway

Posted 11/13/2018

The third largest Norwegian city is Trondheim.

It is best known for being linked to unruly Viking kings but now it turns out to become a key to learn how Norway received Christianity.

And it is from a place where not many could have imagined possible - Kiev!

 

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Oleksandr Usyk brings down the curtain on Tony Bellew’s brilliant career, - Independent

Posted 11/11/2018

And so this is the way Tony Bellew’s extraordinary professional boxing career ends, both with a bang and a whimper. “It is hard to go out like this, a loser,” Bellew sniffled at a desperately sad post-fight press conference in a small side room at the Manchester Arena, above the din of a small team of roadies dissembling the prize ring. “But I just would not have been able to live with myself had I not taken him on.” (Article)

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Ukrainian team wins Counter-Strike tournament in Copenhagen, sets some records

Posted 11/8/2018

S1mple’s teammates were heard laughing and cheering in the background after the Natus Vincere star clutched the round, but the Ukrainian remained remarkably calm considering what he had just accomplished.

Kostyliev has seen plenty of success recently, as his Natus Vincere squad recently won the $125,000 BLAST Pro Series tournament in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Full Story)

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"I'd rather have dined on the floor (of the Ukrainian house), than on the table of any Russian prince," -English traveller Edward Clark on differences between Ukraine and Russia in the year 1790

Posted 11/4/2018

 

Full Free Book is HERE  

* The quote about dining on the floor of the Ukrainian house (in the text it is "Malo-Russian house") is on p. 49.

The passages about Ukraine are on pp. 46 -50.

 

There is another observation the author made on the relationship between the Don Cossacks and the Russians on p.50.

It appears to prove itself true for the effect the Russians have on the civilization even in our days: 

 

"The Cossacks are justified in acting towards the Russians as they have uniformly done; that is to say, in withdrawing as much as possible from all communion with a race of men, whose association might corrupt, but could never advance, the interests of their society."

 

Interestingly, the author notes that the Don Cossacks not just did not associate themselves with the Russians, but they even made every efford to avoid them for the corrupting effect Russians had on the society.

But if the Don Cossacks were not Russian, who were they? Where did they originate and come from?

Intuitively, Edward Clark appeared to be close to making another conclusion which he still failed to make, that the Don Cossacks consisted mostly of the Ukrainian Cossacks who had to resettle because of Russia's assaults on the Zaporozh Sich. 

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Historic letter: Jerusalem patriarch had once rebuked Moscow patriarch over Kyiv

Posted 11/2/2018

In the letter, the primate of the church of Zion is rather harsh toward the new patriarch of Moscow. Indeed, the Jerusalem patriarch rebukes his Moscow counterpart throughout the entire text, stating that the latter has gone well beyond the limits set down by the Holy Fathers and that he has caused damage to the Church. (Orthodoxie)

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Ukrainian Army's Recruitment Video ranked #2 Worldwide

Posted 11/1/2018

Making a military recruitment video is a challenge. In a single television spot, you have to convince someone to make the life-altering choice to enlist in their nation's military. America, traditionally, has always put out a true and tested message: Your life will be better for joining the team. We put forth an extreme effort to create an excellent, compelling commercials that plant the seeds of patriotism and duty. (BusinessInsider)

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Canadian Spaceport for Ukrainian Rocket Animation

Posted 10/31/2018

The animation, set with local music, guides the user through the various proposed facilities including the integration of payload on the Ukrainian Cyclone 4M rocket. (Article)

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Re-Imagining Galicia | Metropole

Posted 10/31/2018

A center of eastern European culture, it was established as a crown land by the Habsburgs in 1772, combining parts of western Ukraine and eastern Poland, as the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria. For Ukrainians, writes historian Timothy Snyder, the creation on of Galicia was an opportunity to get out from under what they saw as Polish oppression; for the Poles, it was seen as the beginning of occupation. (Story)

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Superb Svitolina beats Stephens to win 2018 WTA Finals

Posted 10/28/2018

Elina Svitolina won the biggest title of her career after mounting a three-set comeback win over Sloane Stephens to claim the 2018 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global. (WTAtennis)

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Fairfax to acquire AXA insurance business in Ukraine

Posted 10/27/2018

Fairfax Financial Holdings, the Toronto headquartered group, through its subsidiary FFHL Group, is looking to purchase 100% of the life entity AXA Insurance Life and the non-life entity AXA Insurance. (International Invesment)

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Kyiv (Key-Eve)

Capital of Ukraine, one of the ancient and most beatilul cities in Europe. Take a craneflight over this amazing city!
If you land in Kiev, there are places you will want to visit:
 
 
 

Lviv (Leo-Viv)

City of Leo or Lion. Situated on the border between Ukraine and Poland, it represents the synergy of two cultures. 
 
 
 
 

Odessa (Oh-Dessa)

Colorful port city on the Black Sea famous all over the world.