Ukraine stories, books, poems, and more

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Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War… Read More
What takes place in Ukraine today is the beginning of revolution in Russia (even if revolution in Russia will occur after long time), because Russian imperialism holds its domination over its own, Russian, proletariat thanks to colonial oppression Read More

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Translation from Russian into English of Nina Khmelnitsky's poem about war and peace, Quran and Tora, love and brotherhood. Read More
A fascinating analysis of Stalin's purges. Conquest ensures that Stalin's horrors will never be forgotten so long as this book is in print. Read More

Poem / Historical Fiction

November 20, 2013

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From all of the world's disasters and catastrophes, the explosion of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant is the saddest and most disturbing one for me. I felt like I have to write about it, just like a way to show my respect and grief for the men who had lost… Read More

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When strangers meet under the deep blue ocean sky. Read More

Book / Travel

September 29, 2012

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In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion. Between the Cartwheels is the sequel to that cartwheel, his… Read More
What would you do if you hurt the woman you loved beyond what is in human nature to forgive? That is the problem that Morkel has to overcome. As the celebrated author, 'M---, No Time for Love', Morkel has vowed to never write a love story, or a story with… Read More
What would you do if you hurt the woman you loved beyond what is in human nature to forgive? That is the problem that Morkel has to overcome. As the celebrated author, 'M---, No Time for Love', Morkel has vowed to never write a love story, or a story with… Read More
Concerning several events of the year 2008 Read More

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A young, inexperienced American man in Ukraine falls in love with a beautiful woman. Getting her attention and affection in return is quick, but that's not his main problem. He wants to help and to build in this mysterious foreign land, and his desire to do too much complicates his… Read More
This is the story of a Russian sniper who finds many things in the rubble of Berlin, including love and comradeship. Follow the Russian sniper through the rubble of Berlin as he tries to outlast the war. Read More

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I was a volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps in Ukraine in 2002 and 2003. I taught English as a foreign language at a secondary school. This story is about the students I knew and about the kindness they shared with me. I have compiled several stories such as this… Read More

Book / Thrillers

May 24, 2009

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A special forces Thriller based in Ukraine and introducing a new hero, former SAS trooper, Aidan Snow ‘Attacked’ by an unknown adversary, ‘Framed’ for two assassinations, ‘Hunted’ by the Ukrainian Security Service. The life of former SAS soldier Aidan Snow has just been destroyed… Now teaching at an International school… Read More
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