Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Category: Eastern European

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Honoring Ukraine’s National Poet Through His Art

Honoring Ukraine’s National Poet Through His Art

A NY exhibit marks the 200th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko's birth.

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‘Coming Out’ as a Russian Immigrant

‘Coming Out’ as a Russian Immigrant

Playwright and performer Anna Fishbeyn tells her story in "My Stubborn Tongue."

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Warsaw Uprising Mural Coming to Greenpoint

Warsaw Uprising Mural Coming to Greenpoint

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 is being commemorated in Greenpoint by a mural which will be updated annually as a "living memorial," Nowy Dziennik reports.

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Behind the Wheel with a ‘Love Hunter’

Behind the Wheel with a ‘Love Hunter’

Serbian native Milan Mumin's story of rock star-turned-taxi driver has been turned into the film "Love Hunter." CUNY TV's Independent Sources sits down with its star and co-producer.

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Day in the Life: A Russian Carriage Driver

Day in the Life: A Russian Carriage Driver

Natasha Kabanova's daily routine, from the stable to Central Park, is presented in a series of photos.

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Oldest Polish Bakery, Greenpoint Icon, to Move

Oldest Polish Bakery, Greenpoint Icon, to Move

The Greenpoint building that houses the New Warsaw Bakery is being sold, but the owner says that the iconic institution will reopen elsewhere, though possibly not in the traditional Polish neighborhood, reports Nowy Dziennik.

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Alleged Insult under NYPD Probe, Says Polish Paper

Alleged Insult under NYPD Probe, Says Polish Paper

The charge that police officers insulted Polish people following an assault on two Polish Americans is being investigated by the NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau, the Polish Consulate General's legal department told Nowy Dziennik.

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Connecting Polish in Greenpoint to Their Roots

Connecting Polish in Greenpoint to Their Roots

Poland native Marta Pawlaczek is organizing events in the Brooklyn neighborhood to bridge the disconnect many older Polish residents feel with their heritage.

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Complexity of Crisis in Ukraine Examined

Complexity of Crisis in Ukraine Examined

Panelists at the CUNY Graduate Center, looking behind the headlines, explored questions of language and identity.

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The Peculiar Lure of Brighton Beach

The Peculiar Lure of Brighton Beach

An essay in the Jewish Daily Forward examines the love-hate relationship Russians have with Brighton Beach.

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Graffiti Defaces Symbol of Polish Greenpoint

Graffiti Defaces Symbol of Polish Greenpoint

Some see the recent vandalism of an iconic Polish flag on a water tower as an attack on the Polish residents of the changing Brooklyn neighborhood, reports Nowy Dziennik.

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