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Stay Home and Watch “A Decent Lady from Lviv”

A Decent Lady from Lviv

A comedy full of “frantic passions and crazy actions” based on Liuba Klymenko’s novel “A Decent Lady From Lviv” appeared in free access. The film can be viewed on the Derzhkino YouTube channel. “A Decent Lady from Lviv” is an erotic comedy based on the book of the same name by Liuba Klymenko. The director […]

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Sounds of Quarantine

The Ukrainian band TVORCHI recorded a track that consists of the sounds of quarantine. The band members called on the Ukrainians to stay home.  The video appeared on the official Facebook page of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. In it, the musicians open and close windows, turn on and off the water, and even […]

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Ukrainian illustrator has created a graphic story about the quarantine in China

Yuliia Tveritina, an illustrator from Kyiv who now lives in China, has created a short graphic story about the life of the quarantined people in China. Yuliia describes her first-hand experience of the quarantine in China: “Of course, there was no work during the epidemic. Since the beginning of January, the rumors about the Wuhan […]

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5 Rock Songs Based on Shevchenko’s Poems

While coronavirus is raging in the streets, many of us are staying home working remotely, spending time with our families and waiting for the pandemic storm to pass. It is high time to listen to some good music and to fill ourselves up with the life energy that is radiated by the works of our […]

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Works of Art You Can Eat from Dinara Kasko

2 in 1: a cake and architecture, a hobby and professionalism, a mom and a world-famous pastry chef. We think this is very cool! Kharkiv confectioner Dinara Kasko is well-known all over the world. She has combined her architect’s precision, an artist’s imagination and advanced 3D modelling skills in her own unique recipe for success. […]

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10 Honest Reasons to Visit Kyiv

Honest tips on what to see and where to eat in Kyiv from Honest Guide, the Prague-base video-bloggers Janek & Honza from Prague hail Kyiv as the new Berlin and a “very very unique” city in this funny and streetwise vlog. They invite you to discover for yourself the must-see gems of Kyiv, including Arsenalna […]

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Breaking the Silence: New Ukrainian Video Poetry

We invite you to enjoy the surreal ambience of the five original Ukrainian video poems. Breaking the Silence (2017)is a cycle composed of five video poems united by their meditative atmosphere and otherworldly visual imagery. The project was put into life by PicOi LIVE Production. It consolidates under its umbrella poetic works of well-known Ukrainian […]

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12 things you may not know about Ukraine

An ultimate list of surprising must-know-about-Ukraine facts from Kiron Reid Kiron Reid is a Liberal activist, writer, researcher, lecturer, and a very welcome guest in Ukraine. In his speech, full of warm humour, he offers a touchingly personal perspective on Ukraine’s extremely motley cultural and social mosaic. You will hear about the usual suspects such […]

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MH17 — What Happened?

Today four years ago, passenger flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing 298 people!

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The extraordinary beauty of the ordinary

Writer and photographer Lina Burger shares her photographic impressions of genuine Ukraine Lina has been our regular contributor since the very beginning and her posts, always full of sincere tenderness for Ukraine and its people, have enjoyed wide popularity. Apart from being an inspired writer Lina is also a talented photographer able to grasp both […]

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