Author: Stefan Jajecznyk

‘Non-lethal’ – foreign aid in Ukraine’s war effort

AFTER a pro-democracy revolution turned bloody, Ukraine was left in a deep political crisis that was exploited by separatist, pro-Russian […]

Strangers in their own homeland: the experience of Ukrainian displaced peoples

AFTER pro-Russian separatists gained control of key government buildings and infrastructure in the spring of 2014, an armed conflict erupted in […]

Europe’s ‘frozen conflict’ – the third year of war in Ukraine

SIMPLY PUT, the war in Ukraine is complicated. A war which started as an uprising in reaction to the pro-democratic Maidan […]

Special delivery: Ukraine’s front-line civilian volunteers

THE WAR in East Ukraine has been raging since mid-2014, where armed groups of separatists, supported by, and loyal to, Russia, […]

Manchester Self-employed the hardest-hit by 2017 Budget

THOUSANDS of self-employed people in the region are reeling after a two percent National Insurance contribution increase was announced in […]

Sharp drop in recorded dog fouling incidents across the Valley

Council chiefs have welcomed a sharp drop in the number of dog fouling incidents reported to the local authority – but […]

Salford activist campaigns to help homeless register to vote

A WELL-KNOWN SALFORD ACTIVIST is helping homeless people in the city to register to vote in the upcoming General Election […]

HUGE fire rages at The Christie hospital in Manchester

SIXTEEN FIRE ENGINES have been sent to tackle a huge fire that broke out earlier in the Paterson building at Manchester’s […]

Gravy Bar hoax leaves Manchester hipsters “gutted”

MANY PEOPLE, including the Evening Standard, The Metro and the M.E.N, fell for the Gravy Bar hoax. The idea was […]

Hero award for Trafford woman who saved pensioner from crooks

A WOMAN FROM TRAFFORD has been given a hero award after preventing scammers from conning an elderly lady. Arlette Naylor, […]