Life in Ukraine. Live, @ first hand.

Tag Archives: Kyiv


Mother Motherland decorated with wreath of poppies

Mother Motherland decorated with wreath of poppies

Motherland Monument in Kiev has been decorated with wreath of red poppies – new symbol of victory day in Ukraine. The monument to Motherland stands in Kyiv museum of Great Patriotic War and is visible from every part of Ukrainian capital. This morning locals noticed that the monument has been decorated with wreath of red […]

Read more

May Day in Ukraine and main country’s communist in kefir

May Day in Ukraine and main country’s communist in kefir

Today Ukraine celebrates Labor Day or International Worker’s Day. For the first time this was ‘celebrated’ on May 1 in 1886 when American workers organized strike demanding 8 hour working day. Strike and demonstration ended with bloodshed. In July 1889 in memory of strike of workers in Chicago Paris Congress of II International decided to […]

Read more

More than 300 hectares of woods burnt in Chernobyl zone

More than 300 hectares of woods burnt in Chernobyl zone

Fires in Chernobyl zone began on April 28 at 12.45 on the territory of forestry ‘Chernobyl Forest’. State Emergency Service informs this. Fires spread across forestry territories in exclusion zone and near evicted settlements of Buryakivka, Rudnya-Illinytska, Glynka and Lubyanka. 320 hectares of territory burned in total. 51 vehicles and 305 people were involved in […]

Read more

The Right Sector refuses to hand over weapons and wants to continue negotiations with presidential Administration

The Right Sector at Presidential Administration

  Today about 300 members of volunteer Ukrainian corpus The Right Sector conduct meeting at presidential Administration in Kyiv. The Right Sector at Presidential Administration The reason for this protest is encirclement of their base in Dniproptrovsk oblast by Ukrainian servicemen and demand to hand over their weapons. Press secretary of the Right Sector Artem […]

Read more

Beauty of Kyiv by roofer Yaroslav Segeda

beautiful Kyiv

Photos of capital of Ukraine made by roofer Yaroslav Segeda. See the magnitude and beauty of this old city. Source: social networks

Read more

Meeting in memory of Nemtsov in Kyiv – photo reportage

February 28, 2015 In the center of Kyiv people bring flowers and candles in memory of Russian oppositionist Nemtsov who was recently shot in Moscow On the Independence Suqare in the center of Kyiv there is a meeting in memory of Borys Nemtsov. According to reportage by Channel 5 people bring flowers and candles to […]

Read more

Ukraine commemorates heroes of Heavenly Hundred

Ukraine commemorates heroes of Heavenly Hundred

February 20, 2015 Kyiv remembers the heroes of Heavenly Hundred This day one year ago there was massive murder of protesters in the center of Kyiv on Independence Square. Hundreds of people come to commemorate the killed heroes. They bring flowers, candles and photos of Heavenly Hundred heroes. A number of measures are planned in […]

Read more

One year after the Revolution

Under siege babylon13

Video by Babylon’13 ‘Under siege’ – events in Kyiv that took place on these days last year This video was posted last year. It was made after February 18, the night when there were battles on the streets of Kyiv. Local residents bring food, medicine and supplies to the protesters while men guard the barricades […]

Read more

Deputy Director of the Anti-Corruption Committee of Maidan found dead in his flat in Kyiv

Deputy Director of the Anti-Corruption Committee of Maidan found dead in his flat in Kyiv

December 2, 2014 Activist of Anti-Corruption Committee of Maidan killed in Kyiv Alexander Kostrenko, Deputy Director of Anti-Corruption Committee of Maidan found dead in his flat yesterday. Activist of the organization Anton Chernysh informs about this on Facebook. According to new agency LB.ua, the police have already found out that Kostrenko has been stabbed in […]

Read more

Verkhovna Rada of 8-th convocation has started the first session [photo reportage]

Verkhovna Rada of 8-th convocation has started the first session [photo reportage]

November 27, 2014 Ceremonial session of Verkhovna Rada of 8-th convocation Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the previous convocation Oleksandr Turchynov opened the session. The anthem was performed by chorus. After that new Members of Parliament exclaimed greeting ‘Glory to Ukraine! – Glory to Heroes!’. The opening of the ceremonial session was […]

Read more