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Ukraine conflict through the lens of documentary photographer Noah Brooks

Can war become an inspiration? How can something that cruel, chaotic and bloody trigger imagination and be turned into a work of art, a fleeting moment melted into a lasting shape of a photograph? Noah Brooks has been looking for an answer in the trenches of Shyrokyne, Ukraine. Noah had been following news about the […]

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February 18-21, 2014 in Ukraine – photo and video chronicle of Revolution of Dignity

These days Ukraine commemorates memory of Heavenly Hundred – people who died during Revolution of Dignity (or Euromaidan) in late 2013 – early2014. On February 18-21 activist hold a number of activities among which are: a minute of silence in memory of killed heroes, audio and video installations, film demonstrations and multimedia project demonstrations. A […]

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January 22 in our history – Day of Unification of Ukraine

January 22 in our history – Day of Unification of Ukraine

Today Ukraine celebrates the Day of Unification. 97 years ago the declaration of Unification of two Ukrainian People’s Republics was announced in Kiev. This day officially became a holiday in 1999. In 2011 the former president Victor Yanukovich canceled Day of Unification and in late 2014 Petro Poroshenko made this day a state holiday again. […]

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I don’t know why they do it, but Lenin must be spinning in his grave

Vladimir Lenin dressed in Ukraine's national football team uniform

There have appeared photographs of monument to Vladimir Lenin dressed in Ukraine’s national football team uniform. This leader of proletariat stands in Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine.   This is actually not the first time when Lenin monument gets dressed here. Last year this iron man was dressed in vyshyvanka. Few attempts to destroy the monument within decomunization […]

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Walk across deserted Luhansk – photo reportage

Walk across deserted Luhansk – photo reportage

User of social networks went across Luhansk and posted on the internet what he found. Luhansk through the camera looks like a deserted city. There’re few pedestrians and vehicles, shops and offices gape with broken windows. According to advertisement on poles, cash and transportation services still actively promote themselves. Source: newsdaily.com.ua

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New armored vehicle Godzilla created in Kyiv

New armored vehicle Godzilla created in Kyiv

One of Kyiv companies that creates armored vehicles has introduced military armored vehicle ‘Godzilla’ created on base of military track Ural. Machine is designed for 14-18 places and can withstand firing with Dragunov sniper rifle  and AK-47 assault rifle. In addition to cabin and paratroopers’ section, bottom and fuel tank are also secured by armored lists. […]

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Our nation lives until we have such people

10 years old boy donated money for Ukrainian Army

10 year old boy donated all money he got for his birthday for Ukrainian Army. To years old American boy of Ukrainian origin Danylo gave $1600 for Ukrainian Army. He invited many guests for his birthday party. The boy asked them to bring money instead of presents and said he would use this money to […]

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Lonely beaches and pavements or Crimean spring 2015

Lonely beaches and pavements or Crimean spring 2015

Blogger under nickname ‘Crimea Ukr’ published photos of popular tourist locations in Crimea – they are empty. Despite warm weather beaches of Koktebel, Feodosia and Sudak were without tourists during May holidays. Souvenir sellers also suffer from lack of clients. May holidays were usually a final rehearsal before tourist season in Crimea. In 2013 100 000 […]

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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 […]

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Terrorists hide their tanks near schools and kindergartens

Terrorists hide their tanks near schools and kindergartens

This video was recently uploaded by aerial reconnaissance of Dnipro-1 regiment. It looks like Russia-backed fighters still act in correspondence with declaration of Vladimir Putin that he made when Crimea was annexed: ‘We shall place our weapons and soldiers behind women and children, net in front of them, but behind’. Recently aerial reconnaissance registered concentration […]

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