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Monthly Archives: May 2015


Russia sends another humanitarian convoy to Donbas

Russia sends another humanitarian convoy to Donbas

Convoy with so-called humanitarian aid makes its way to Ukraine. Russian Federation violates international norms for 28th time. In the morning of May 28 new columns of so-called Russian humanitarian convoy started to Ukraine. According to Russian officials, the column consists of 100 trucks that carry 1000 tons of ‘humanitarian aid’. They ensure that trucks […]

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Amazing angels by Eugenia Gapchynska

Amazing angels by Eugenia Gapchynska

The most expensive Ukrainian artist and amazing world of her angels. Eugenia Gapchynska was born in 1974 and began to study at Art College at the age of 13. She also studied in Nuremberg Art Academy for two years, then moved back to Kyiv. Eugenia Gapchynska has participated in 35 art exhibitions so far, she […]

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It was impossible to blow up runway of Donetsk airport, – ‘cyborg’

It was impossible to blow up runway of Donetsk airport, - ‘cyborg’

On Putin’s birthday terrorist fighters behaved like zombies. Runway of Donetsk airport was impossible to destroy. Cyborg, defender of Donetsk airport, serviceman of 95th airborne brigade Ivan Trembovetskiy said that during his interview for Ukrainian ‘Channel 5’. ‘Runway was impossible to destroy’, – said cyborg with call sign ‘Sea cadet’. – ‘it was recently built. […]

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Yesterday artillery and tanks fire in Donetsk sector

Yesterday artillery and tanks fire in Donetsk sector

Previous 24 hours in zone of anti-terrorist operation didn’t resemble the desired ceasefire. Press service of anti-terrorist operation informs this in Facebook. This night terrorists used tanks, mortars and artillery with prohibited calibers to shell positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donetsk and Luhansk sector. Such settlements as Shchastya, Opytne, Avdiivka, Pisky and others suffered […]

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Ukrainians have developed energy-saving device

Ukrainians have developed energy-saving device

Small sensor device is called Ecoisme. It can monitor energy consumption of each device in the house or apartment. Gadget must be connected to the main power cable. Sensor recognizes specific sound that is produced by many electric devices after switching on. Unique algorithm helps Ecoisme to differentiate large domestic appliances as well as small […]

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Detained Russian servicemen shocked that Russia gives up on them

Detained Russian servicemen shocked that Russia gives up on them

  Statements of detained Russian serviceman Aleksandrov contradict to interviews of his wife. Arrested men complain that Russian embassy doesn’t pay attention to them. Two Russian servicemen were recently arrested in Eastern Ukraine. Reaction of Russian side on their appearance in Media was more than strange. Russia and self-proclaimed republics gave different version of origin […]

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Ukraine 111 years ago in colored photos

Ukraine 111 years ago in colored photos

These images of typical Ukrainian villages were taken 111 years ago and they are absolunely amazing. Photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorskiy was one of pioneers of colored photography in early XX century. His works had great advantage over black and white photography because they could display soul. Enjoy soul and calm beauty of typical Ukrainian village in […]

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Vyshyvanka was everyday clothes in second half of XX century

vyshyvanka in xx century Ukraine

Could you guess it? Some 40 years ago vyshyvanka was everyday clothes in Western Ukraine. These are photographs taken in village of Kryvoryvnya in Western Ukraine.   Young as well as elderly people used to wear embroidered clothes and not only for holidays. By the way, national day of Vyshyvanka is celebrated in Ukraine on […]

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Situation in Ukraine doesn’t get better

latest situation in Ukraine

Terrorists in Eastern Ukraine keep violating ceasefire regime and fire with weapons of prohibited caliber. Press center of anti-terrorist operation informs this. Situation in Eastern Ukraine doesn’t improve, shelling with casualties continues. For example, on May 20 from 06.00 pm terrorists shelled a number of settlements in Donetsk sector every hour, as if by schedule. […]

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Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine

Day of Vyshyvanka in Ukraine

Day of Vyshyvanka is new Ukrainian nationwide celebration intended to preserve ancestral traditions of creating and wearing embroidered ethnic clothing. This holiday is celebrated on the third Thursday of May. Day of Vyshyvanka is original and self-sufficient, it doesn’t have any state or religious bases. One sparking idea gave start to national holiday in 2007. […]

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