Ukrainian man with TH ties: Things aren’t bad everywhere

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – When you see fiery protests, and a world power slowly moving into a country not their own, it may be easy to dismiss it, as another world event. However, Nick Telezyn has a differing viewpoint.

“For years the Ukraine has been taken over from the west, from the east, from the north, from the south. All they ever wanted was their own country.  That’s all they really want. They just kind of want to be left alone,” Telezyn said. He is the General Sales Manager at WTHI-TV.

He also has family, living in Ukraine. He gets to talk to them everyday. On Wednesday, he was gracious enough to have his great nephew speak a little to News 10. He lives in Lviv, the western part of the country.

News 10 asked Nick to ask Roman, what’s the mood like where he is.

“It’s peaceful here. People have jobs. They’re going to work,” Roman Telezyn replied.

He went on to say that he did not want to see war come to his country. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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