Monthly Archives: December 2017

Ukrainian Dual Historiographies – Part VI

Dear Readers: Today continuing this series, based on this piece in VZGLIAD by reporter (and historian) Dmitry Lyskov. A housekeeping note:  After today’s post, I need at least one more segment to complete this Ukrainian Rada story.  Therefore I will … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Dual Historiographies – Part V

Dear Readers: Continuing my series, based on this piece in VZGLIAD by reporter Dmitry Lyskov.  Lyskov is debating a few points of Ukrainian history from that important year 1917-1918.    Where we left off, the October Revolution has broken out … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Dual Historiographies – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing my series, based on this piece in VZGLIAD by reporter Dmitry Lyskov, concerning the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1918.    Lyskov has paraphrased the account of that one crucial year of history as described in this Ukrainian textbook.  … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Dual Historiographies – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing my series, based on this piece in VZGLIAD by reporter Dmitry Lyskov, concerning the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1918.    As I mentioned yesterday, Lyskov’s piece is written as a historical debate with this particular textbook of Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Dual Historiographies – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my series, based on this piece in VZGLIAD by reporter Dmitry Lyskov, concerning the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1918.    Yesterday I introduced the character of Mikhail Grushevsky, just to set the stage.  Lyskov’s focus is actually a … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Dual Historiographies – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I start a new series, based on this piece in VZGLIAD by reporter Dmitry Lyskov.  It is about Ukrainian history of 100 years ago.  One theme is dual power, accompanied by dual historiographies.  In our time there … Continue reading

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How They Live In the Far North

Dear Readers: As Christmas approaches, one needs to pay due homage to the various peoples who comprise the aboriginal natives of the Earth’s Far North.  I saw this piece in Izvestia, penned by reporters Alexandra Anikeeva and Evgenia Priyemskaya.  There … Continue reading

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