“Ukraine in English Newspapers from 1654 to 1657”
Yaroslav Fedoruk is a senior scholar at the Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Holding a Doctor of Sciences in History, his interests focus on international relations in the mid-17th century and his current work focuses on how English journalists represented events in Ukraine. At HURI, he will examine English newspapers from 1654-57, producing a collection of extracts pertaining to events in Ukraine during the last years of Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky. The newspapers provide important information about the Okhmativ campaign, Cossack raids on the Black Sea coast, the Treaty of Vilnius, and more.