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Oct 26, 2018

Hunger is being used as a weapon in the sieges of places like Aleppo, Homs and Eastern Ghouta in Syria.  There have been food blockades in Yemeni ports.  

In the 1930’s Joseph Stalin used hunger to starve the Ukrainian nation.  That starvation of millions to death has a name:...

Oct 11, 2018

Born in Edmonton, based in Montreal, rooted in reggae… a song writer and recording artist known only by her first name, has expanded her influence to Ukraine.  This week, Nasha Kasha hears from Auresia and reggae with a Ukrainian vibe.

Nasha Kasha 124- Building Banduras and Bards

Oct 3, 2018

In 16th century Ukraine, itinerant travellers sang of news, heartache and tradition.  They accompanied themselves on a multi-stringed lute-like instrument called the bandura.  Today, Nasha Kasha- explores the making of the bandura, and we’ll meet contemporary bards, who play and promote Ukraine’s national...