Donbass with Texas. Episode 17: “Questions & Answers 2”

Today’s issue of our weekly program “Donbass with Texas” is in format of Question and Answers. Russell answers the questions that you wrote to him in the comments in Vkontakte, Facebook, Odnoklasniki social networks, in our Livejournal blog. Texas covers many interesting and important topics, including the elections in the United States, the attitude towards the LGBT movements, music and much more.

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Donbass with Texas. Episode 16: “What is fascism”

In Kalininsky district of Donetsk, there is a Mine Shaft #4/4 Memorial. During the 700 days of their invasion, the Nazis killed and threw more than 75,000 civilians, prisoners of the war and resistance fighters down into this shaft, which was 365 metres deep, at the beginning of the occupation. In the end, the shaft was only 65 metres deep. Whole families were exterminated.

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Donbass with Texas. Episode 14: “Unfinished War”

On June 22, 1941, Vsevolod Grigoriyevich Kozorez was a 15-year old kid from a small town of Putivl in Sumy region of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. He remembers that day very well and tells in detail how the radio announced that the war began and that the Nazi air forces starting bombing the cities of USSR. The days when Soviet people went to the frontline are forever stamped in his memory. Vsevolod Kozorez will never forget the days when the Germans entered the city and started executing communists, Jews, Gypsies…

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Donbass with Texas. Episode 13: “Donbass Football”

Before the war, Donetsk was well-known as the capital city of football. And despite the fact that the DPR team hasn’t gone to France for the European Championship this year, football in the republic is still alive and keeps developing. As a substitute for ex-prominent and luxurious clubs, escaped for Ukraine, you will discover some new teams and the start-up of a new league.

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Donbass with Texas. Episode 12: “The Rebuilding of Nikishino”

We have revisited Nikishino in order to have a hand in the reconstruction of this long-suffering rural settlement. Now the volunteers of ‘Donbass Patriotic Forces’ are laying the foundations for the two family homes, destroyed by the Ukrainian artillery. We did not come empty-handed. We brought some building implements that had been bought with the money, raised in France. And we decided to help with our manual labour as volunteers. For further information about Nikishino, being rebuilt, watch the new episode of “Donbass with Texas”.

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