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Must-see places when visiting Kiev

Must-see places when visiting Kiev

Kiev or Kyiv according to Ukrainian spelling is the largest city in Ukraine. It lies on both banks of Dnirpo (Russian spelling Dnieper) River and has plenty of interesting places for sightseeing. Below we have collected must-see Kiev attractions that one should not miss if he wants to feel the spirit of this old city.   […]

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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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Ukrainian street art

Ukrainian street art

Current political and military situation finds its reflection in Ukrainian street art. Many artworks feature Taras Shecvhenko, Ukraine’s most prominent poet, writer and artist. Some artists include lines of Shevchenko’s verses. For example: ‘Fight – and you will overcome!’. This artwork was created in Lviv in 2014 and it features heroes of Heavenly Hundred. Here […]

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Despite terrorist act Heavenly Hundred was commemorated

Despite terrorist act Heavenly Hundred was commemorated

February 23, 2015 Despite terrorist act in Kharkiv, the participants of peace march commemorated heroes of Heavenly Hundred   On February 22, 2015 terrorist act took place in Kharkiv during peace march in commemoration of Heavenly Hundred heroes. The grenade which was thrown into the marching crowd killed 2 people. 10 civilians received wounds of […]

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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 […]

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One year after the Revolution

Under siege babylon13

February 19, 2015 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 […]

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Ukrainian tribute – video +18

Ukrainian tribute - honor the heroes today

  Today, on January 22, in Kyiv there will be held Veche for the memory of the first heroes of Heaven Hundred. Heaven Hundred are more than 100 civilians and patriots killed in centre of Kyiv a year ago during Maidan Revolution. In addition, people will honor the memory of cyborgs – defenders of Donetsk […]

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Public and deputies will control investigation of crimes committed against peaceful protesters of Euromaidan

Public and deputies will control investigation of crimes committed against peaceful protesters of Euromaidan

December 1, 2014 Public control of investigation of crimes against Euromaidan This was said during press conference dedicated to status of investigation of crimes against the Revolution of Dignity. There will be created Commission for prosecution of people involved in crimes committed during Euromaidan initiated by Public Sector of Euromaidan in Verkhovna Rada and Deputy […]

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