In memory of the late Roman Olynyk-Rakhmanny

Roman Olynyk (pseudonym: Roman Rakhmanny)
Born 26 December 1918 in Piddnistriany, Ukraine.
Died 24 June 2002 in Montreal, Quebec, after a long illness, leaving to mourn his wife of 54 years Nadia (ne Chmara) and two children, Alexander Roman and Marta Daria.
Journalist, newspaper editor, Ph.D. in Slavic Studies (Universit de Montral), lecturer at McGill University, announcer-producer and later head of the Ukrainian Section of CBC's Radio Canada International (shortwave), author of more than a thousand articles and essays published in Western European, Ukrainian migr, Canadian, American, Latin American, and Australian newspapers and journals. These essays range over the fields of politics, literature, and history, and have appeared in several collections, including e.g., Krov i chornylo (Blood and Ink, 1960), Vohni samostiinoi Ukrainy (The Flames of an Independent Ukraine, 1978), and In Defense of the Ukrainian Cause (1979). A former member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, the Ukrainian anti-Nazi and anti-Soviet resistance movement.