Select Bibliography: Media on Holocaust Aspects of News from Ukraine (2014-2015)

[Compiled by Dovid Katz]

February 2015

11 February 2015. ‘New York Times whites out Ukraine’s brown shirts’ by Robert Parry.

1 February 2015.  CounterPunch: ‘Toronto Star is running with the extreme right in Ukraine’ by Roger Annis.

January 2015

24 January 2015.  Foreign Policy Journal: ‘The US and Ukraine: Dumb and dumber’ by William Blum.

8 January 2015.  Prague Post: ‘[Czech President] Zeman criticizes historical Ukrainian leaders’ by Raymond Johnston.

6 January 2015. ‘Are there Nazis in Ukraine A visit to Lviv’ by Joshua Tartakovsky.

4 January 2015.  Jerusalem Post: ‘Wiesenthal Center pans Svoboda march but many Ukrainian Jews aren’t worried’ by Sam Sokol.

1 January 2015.  124news: ‘Brussels must confront revival of fascism in Eastern Europe’ by Efraim Zuroff.

December 2014

December 2014.  History Today: ‘Collaborator: No longer a dirty word?’ by Gareth Pritchard and Desislava Gancheva.

31 Deember 2014.  Anton Shekhovtsov’s Blog: ‘A comment on the involvement of the Patriot of Ukraine in the Ukrainian revolution’ by Anton Shekhovtsov.

25 December 2014.  The World Post / Huffington Post: ‘Ukraine: Still failing World War II’ by  Nikolas Kozloff.

24 December 2014.  BloombergView: ‘A great year for the far right’ by Leonid Bershidsky.

14 December 2014.  Defending History: ‘A visit to Ukraine. Where the Holocaust becomes a negligible detail’ by Frank Brendle.

13 December 2014.  BBC News Europe: ‘Ukraine underplays role of far right in conflict’ by David Stern.

9 December 2014.  Kyiv Post: ‘Poroshenko grants Belarusian neo-Nazi Ukrainian citizenship’ by Halya Coynash.

8 December 2014.  The New York Times: ‘Driving Ukrainians into Putin’s arms’ by Lev Golinkin.

8 December 2014.  Defending History: ‘A lowpoint in American (and Canadian) diplomacy?’

6 December 2014.  Russia Insider: ‘Israeli Zionist: Ukraine glorifies Holocaust crminals — Western support must end’ by Arkady Molev and Vladimir Golstein.

December 2014.  History Today: ‘Collaborator: No longer a dirty word?’ by Gareth Pritchard.

3 December 2014.  News by InSerbia: ‘Why Did US, Canada and Ukraine vote against condemning Nazism at the UN?’ by John Meinhold.

November 2014

30 November 2014.  Defending History: ‘Tomas Venclova speaks out on Banderism and its European analogues’.

28 November 2014.  The Times of Israel: ‘Ukraine bonanza for upgraded Holocaust denial’ by Dovid Katz.

28 November 2014.  Global Research: ‘Ukraine and the UN resolution against “the glorification of Nazism”: The US vote at the UN is “Holocaust Denial” – Here’s why’ by George Eliason.

27 November 2014. Rights& ‘Why the “West” is supporting Ukaine’s neo-nazis’ [earlier Global Research piece by George Eliason].

26 November 2014.  JP Updates: ‘UN resolution against Nazism embroiled in Russia-Ukraine antisemitism charges’ by Boruch Shubert.

26 November 2014.  Huffington Post: ‘Why Canada voted against resolution at UN to combat “glorification of Nazism”‘ by Ryan Maloney.

25 November 2014.  Jerusalem Post: ‘Russian-Ukrainian spat over anti-Semitism reaches the UN’ by Sam Sokol.

23 November 2014.  National Post: ‘Russia criticizes Canada for voting against its UN resolution to combat “glorification of Nazism”’ by Joseph Brean.

23 November 2014.  Defending History: ‘Text of US Rep. John Conyers’ proposed amendment restricting aid to pro-Nazi forces in Ukraine’.

18 November 2014.  AlterNet: ‘How the Israel lobby protected Ukrainian neo-Nazis’ by Max Blumenthal.

13 November 2014. Spiegel Online: ‘Interview with Henry Kissinger: ‘Do we achieve world order through chaos or insight?’ [interview of Henry Kissinger by Juliane von Mittelstaedt and Erich Follath].

13 November 2014.  Guardian: ‘Ukraine has ignored the far right for too long – it must wake up to the danger’ by Volodymyr Ishchenko.

13 November 2014.  NewsEurope: ‘Far-Right, ultranationalists played crucial role in Euromaidan: analyst’.

12 November 2014. ‘Volydymyr Parasiuk is no peace-loving freedom fighter’.

12 November 2014. ‘When Henry Kissinger makes sense’ by Robert Parry.

7 November 2014.  Human Rights in Ukraine: ‘Disastrous police appointment’ by Halya Coynash.

October 2014

26 October 2014.  Twitter: ‘Ukraine’s #1 neo-Nazi Dmitry Yarosh (Pravy Sektor) wins seat in single-mandate district in east’ by Mark Ames.

25 October 2014. ‘Svoboda nazi apologist quits party to become head of Security Service propaganda’.

21 October 2014.  Russia Insider: ‘Ukraine’s descent into fascism and how the West turns a blind eye’ by Vladimir Golstein.

19 October 2014.  The Sunday Times: ‘Far-right groups turn heroics into votes in Ukraine’ by Bojan Pancevski & Kristina Jovanovski.

16 October 2014.  Defending History: ‘Ukraine’s “centrist” leaders honor Holocaust-era Nazi collaborators as “heroes”’.

September 2014

28 September 2014.  Defending History: ‘Alex Ryvchin speaks out at Babi Yar Memorial event in Sydney, Australia.

23 September 2014.  Jewish Chronicle: ‘Nazi truth that West refuses to recognize’ by Michael Goldfarb.

19 Septemberr 2014.  Defending History: ‘Western media begins to report on Nazi allegiance in parts of Ukraine’s military’.

Fall 2014.  Jewish Review of Books: ‘What we talk about when we talk about Stepan Bandera: a rejoinder to Dovid Katz’ by Konstanty Gebert.

Fall 2014.  Jewish Review of Books: ‘Poland is not Ukraine: A response to Konstanty Gebert’s “The Ukrainian question”’ by Dovid Katz.

13 September 2014.  International Business Times: ‘Ukrainian soldiers filmed wearing Nazi helmets deny neo-Nazi links’ by Aaron Akinyemi.

10 September 2014.  Guardian: ‘Azov fighters are Ukraine’s greatest weapon and may be its greatest threat’ by Shaun Walker.

9 September 2014.  NBC News: ‘German TV shows Nazi symbols on helmets of Ukraine soldiers’ by Andy Eckhardt.

9 September 2014.  The Hill: ‘Video shows Ukrainian soldiers wearing Nazi symbols’ by Rebecca Shabad.

August 2014

30 August 2014. Foreign Policy: ‘Preparing for war with Ukraine’s fascist defenders of freedom’ by Alec Luhn.

16 August 2014. ‘The hushed-up Hitler factor in Ukraine’ by Dovid Katz.

16 August 2014. ‘Mass killing in East Ukraine and the failure of liberal intellectuals’ by Joshua Tartakovsky.

13 August 2014. ‘Ignoring Ukraine’s neo-Nazi storm troopers’ by Robert Parry.

11 August 2014.  The Telegraph. ‘Ukraine crisis: the neo-Nazi brigade fighting pro-Russian separatists’ by Tom Parfitt.

9 August 2014.  The New York Times: ‘Ukraine strategy bets on restraint by Russia’ by Andrew E. Kramer [see penultimate paragraph].

July 2014

26 July 2014.  Jewish Currents: ‘The Neocons and Holocaust revisionism in Eastern Europe’ by Dovid Katz. Part II.

22 July 2014.  Jewish Currents: ‘The Neocons and Holocaust Revisionism in Eastern Europe’ by Dovid Katz. Part I.

15 July 2014.  The Nation: ‘Kiev’s atrocities and the silence of the hawks’ by Stephen F. Cohen.

June 2014

Summer 2014.  Jewish Review of Books: ‘The Ukrainian question’ by Konstanty Gebert.

10 June 2014.  The Times of Israel: ‘Getting it wrong on Ukraine’ by Dovid Katz.

May 2014

22 May 2014.  The Nation: ‘Western media coverage of the Ukraine crisis is as distorted as Soviet propaganda’ by Vladimir Golstein.

22 May 2014.  BBC Radio World Service: ‘Ukraine’s citizen soldiers’ by Tim Whewell.

19 May 2014.  History News Network (HNN): ‘Why the revival of nationalist myths in Ukraine should alarm us’ by Tarik Cyril Amar and Per Anders Rudling.

6 May 2014.  Defending History: ‘Reply to a Roger Cohen opinion piece on Ukraine and Lithuania’ by Dovid Katz.

2 May 2014.  Arutz Sheva: ‘Neo-Nazis honor Ukrainian SS on Holocaust Memorial Day’ by Tova Dvorin.

April 2014

3 April 2014.  Global Research: ‘The media’s disinformation campaign on Ukraine: “There are no neo-Nazis in the interim government”’ by John Ryan.

March 2014

31 March 2014. ‘Local view: Is Ukraine democratic?’ by Paul A. Olson.

28 March 2014.  BBC News Europe: ‘Ukraine leader Turchynov warns of far-right threat’.

28 March 2014.  The Conversation: ‘Ukraine’s “forgotten history” sowed seeds of bitter division’ by Filip Slaveski.

25 March 2014.  Washington Post: ‘A ghost of World War II history haunts Ukraine’s standoff with Russia’ by Anthony Faiola.

24 March 2014.  Tablet: ‘Supporting Ukraine means opposing antisemitic nationalism now, not later’ by Tarik Cyril Amar, Omer Bartov and Per Anders Rudling.

19 March 2014.  International Business Times: ‘Ukraine: Svoboda party building close relations with Germany’s neo-Nazi NPD party’ by Jack Moore.

19 March 2014.  NBC News: ‘Far-right Ukrainian lawmaker assaults state TV boss’.

18 March 2014.  Foreign Policy: ‘Yes, there are bad guys in the Ukrainian government. It’s time for a frank conversation about some of the unsavory characters in Kiev’ by Andrew Foxall and Oren Kessler.

18 March 2014.  Reuters: Insight. In Ukraine, nationalists gain influence — and scrutiny’ by By Sabina Zawadzki, Mark Hosenball and Stephen Grey.

14 March 2014. ‘US fueled rise of Neo-Nazis in Ukraine, McCain stands with party leader on stage’ by Ralph Lopez.

13 March 2014.  Los Angeles Times: ‘Ukraine’s threat from within: Neofascists are as much a menace to Ukraine as Putin’s actions in Crimea’ by Robert English.

11 March 2014.  Huffington Post: ‘The neo-Nazi question in Ukraine’ by Michael Hughes.

11 March 2014. ‘Ukraine: The enemy of your enemy is not always your friend’ by Zoltan Grossman.

11 March 2014.  The Real News: ‘Svoboda and the history of Ukrainian nationalism (1/2)’ [interview with Per Anders Rudling].

10 March 2014.  Huffington Post: ‘Putin, Ukraine and antisemitism: it’s real’ by Richard Brodsky.

10 March 2014.  Counterpunch: ‘Ukraine: The sovereignty argument, and the real problem of fascism [“Going into the woods to fight Jewry and other filth…”]’ by Gary Leupp.

7 March 2014.  BBC News Europe: ‘Ukraine’s revolution and the far right’.

7 March 2014.  FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting): ‘Denying the far-right role in the Ukrainian revolution’ by Jim Naureckas.

7 March 2014. ‘Blind eye turned to influence of far-right in Ukrainian crisis: critics’ by Bruce Livesey.

6 March 2014.  The Nation: ‘The dark side of the Ukraine revolt’ by Conn Hallinan & Foreign Policy in Focus.

5 March 2014.  Channel 4 News: ‘How the far right took top posts in Ukraine’s power vacuum’.

5 March 2014.  History News Network: ‘Ukraine’s toxic history of fascism and ethnic cleansing’ by Robert Thurston.

4 March 2014.  International New York Times: ‘What Putin really wants’ by Ruslan Pukhov [see final paragraph].

3 March 2014. ‘Blitzer, Amanpour spar on CNN’ by Hadas Gold.

3 March 2014.  Counterpunch: ‘The rise of the quasi-fascists. The dark side of the Ukraine revolt’ by Conn Hallinan.

1 March 2014.  The Daily Beast: ‘Can Ukraine control its far right ultranationalists?’.

February 2014

28 February 2014.  BBC Newsnight: ‘Neo-Nazi threat in new Ukraine’ by Gabriel Gatehouse.

28 February 2014.  Haaretz: ‘Ukrainian nationalists strive to shake off allegations of antisemitism’ by Lolita Brayman.

25 February 2014.  Salon: ‘Is the US backing neo-Nazis in Ukraine?’ by Max Blumenthal.

25 February 2014.  Reuters: ‘Russia evokes World War Two in media blitz on Ukraine’ by Elizabeth Piper.

24 February 2014.  AlterNet: ‘Is the U.S. backing neo-Nazis in Ukraine?’ by Max Blumenthal.

23 February 2014.  Buenos Aires Herald: ‘Ukraine’s bloody turmoil’ by Joshua Keating.

23 February 2014.  European Jewish Press: ‘Ukrainian Jews fear that the anger will be directed at the Jews, as has happened in the past’ by Yossi Lempkowicz.

22 February 2014.  Arutz Sheva: ‘Report: As Ukrainian unrest unfolds, antisemitism rises’ by Tova Dvorin.

21 February 2014.  Arutz Sheva: ‘Tea with neo-Nazis: the violent natinalist in Ukraine’ by Inna Rogatchi.

20 February 2014. ‘Ukraine: the view from the west’ by David Marples.

19 February 2014.  International Business Times: ‘Euromaidan: The dark shadows of the far-right in Ukraine protests’ by Palash Ghosh.

13 February 2014.  Irish Times: ‘Ukraine’s revolutionaries reject “fascist” jibe as conflicting histories collide’ by Daniel McLaighlin.

January 2014

30 January 2014.  The Nation: ‘Stephen F. Cohen: Right-wing extremists control the Kiev protests’.

3 January 2014.  Irish Times: ‘Ukraine right revives wartime symbols amid “revolution”‘  by Dan McLaighlin.

December 2013

28 December 2013.  Kyiv Post: ‘Andreas Umland: How spread of Banderite slogans and symbols undermines Ukrainian nation-building by Andreas Umland.

16 December 2013.  4 News: ‘Protests continue in the Ukrainian capital after an endorsement from US Senator John McCain’.

12 December 2013.  Office of Congressman Hakeem S. Jeffries: Letter to the Ukrainian ambassador in the United States.

August 2013

August 2013. UCSJ statement on the Ukrainian Svoboda party.


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