Dozens of priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP) are leaving Ukraine in fear of persecutions, the head of the sector for interreligious liaisons at the Russian Orthodox Church’s Synodal Department for External Church Relations Priest Dimitry Safonov told on Monday. 212 more words
Ukraine plans to replace its existing Soviet-style traffic police with a new patrol police operating along Western lines. This article describes hiring and training for the patrol police in Kiev, due to start work in about a month, followed by several other major cities later in 2015.
Clashes, tires on fire outside Ukrainian parliament in Kiev
Clashes are reported in central Kiev where crowds of protesters are rallying against the economic crisis and the soaring cost of private loans. 327 more words
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Today, the DNR Minoborony reported, “Over the past 24 hours, the enemy committed 52 ceasefire violations. The enemy fired at us twice with rocket systems, 13 times with artillery, and seven times from tanks; besides this, they used mortars, ATGMs, and RPGs and small arms. 43 more words
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.