Ukraine is still the focus of headlines around the world, and John Kerry just arrived in Kiev Tuesday. But what about Ukrainians watching the chaos from over 4,000 miles away, here in Boston?
Peter Woloschuk, media coordinator for the Boston branch of the Ukrainian Congress Committee. Historian of Greater Boston Ukrainians. Teaches communications and journalism at Northeastern, Boston College and UMass Boston. Former deputy director of communications for the city of Boston.
- "U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine today. In Kiev, as Russian troops crawl over Ukraine’s Crimea and protests denounce invasion."
- "Tensions in Ukraine have been escalating after the elected President Viktor Yanukovych and his allies were ousted in a popular uprising in February."
- "The escalating crisis in Ukraine created turmoil in global markets on Monday, hitting stocks from Wall Street to Ukraine and causing a spike in oil and natural gas prices that could reach into consumers’ wallets."
This segment aired on March 4, 2014.