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Chaos in Kiev as “Financial Maidan” Turns Violent

Thursday, May 21, clashes took place in downtown Kiev, where crowds protesting the soaring cost of private loans and the economic crisis Ukraine’s been plunged into since the coup last year set fire to car tires and tried to break into the parliament building. 98 more words


Daily Life of Gods

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov creates these wonderful mash-ups from classical paintings and street scenes in Kiev. In his series “The Daily Life of Gods” he photoshops cherubs, angels, goddesses, and historical figures into images of public transport, cafes and city streets.



Mass riots in front of the Parliament building in Kiev: tyres are burning once again

Traffic along Hrushevskyi Street is blocked. Police units have been summoned to the center of the city. 156 more words


Day 421 -- May 21, 1975


“Today’s Daily Telegraph made note of the fact that the Russians are finally erecting a proper memorial to the victims of the Babi Yar massacre in Kiev in 1941 – and about time, too, as I remember our guide not knowing anything about its location when I brought up the subject back in September!” 101 more words


Kiev Crew, Sick Of You : An Interview with the Sike!, Reminded and Kentawr tribe.

By Tieuma

The first time I organised a show in Strasbourg, it was this February when I was told that a huge pack of Ukrainians needed some help on their way through Europe. 2,239 more words

Patriotic Despair: Impressions From Post-Maidan Kiev

It had been three years since I had last visited Ukraine. Back then, the country was in anticipation of the Euro 2012 championship, the road to the airport lined with portraits of then President Yanukovych and… 1,397 more words

Nuclear Paranoia: Kiev May Deploy Missile Defense Systems Over 'Threats'

The Ukrainian National Security Service Secretary spotted a “nuclear threat” somewhere. He also called for imposing additional restrictions on Russia.


Ukraine may consider placing missile defense systems in its territory after consultations, Ukrainian National Security Service Secretary Oleksander Turchynov said Wednesday.“I don’t exclude that we will be forced to hold consultations on placing missile defense systems in the territory of Ukraine for security against nuclear ,” Turchynov’s press service quoted him as saying. 30 more words