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· August, 2005

Stories about Ukraine from August, 2005

Ukraine: Materialist dialectic

Blog de Connard oozes sarcasm at attempts by Belgian singer-songwriter Michel Querriere to “avoid the materialist West” in the Ukrainian capital.

Ukraine: Quality, not quantity

Dan McMinn at Orange Ukraine argues that quality is better than quantity when it comes to economic performance by the new Ukrainian government.

Ukraine: Where to buy black lipstick

Blog de Connard has discovered the Ukraine Gothic Portal for all things Gothic, industrial, dark metal, cyber, fetish, romantic, independent, electro, dark folk, synth and medieval.

Ukraine: Memories of Soviet youth camps

For Ukrainian blogger Veronica Khokhlova, the 80th anniversary of the former Soviet Communist Pioneers youth camp at Artek brings back memories of her own experiences.

Ukraine: Translator May Lose Job?

Neeka's Backlog brings us a report from a Russian newspaper that Natalya Dmytruk, the sign language interpreter for the state TV channel, may soon lose her job. Dmytruk played a...

Ukraine: Too Much Time Watching the Soaps

Orange Ukraine debunks a number of myths about the state of government in Ukraine today.

Georgia & Ukraine: Georgian President and Ukrainian PM get it on. In a helicopter.

Siberian Light points out that Russian filmmakers are trying to cash in on the relationship between two former Soviet republics by making a blue movie that features the doppelgangers of...

Russia & Ukraine: A novel scam…

SiberianLight notes a novel scam: the Ukrainian mafia have started counterfeit mystery book, using the name of a best-selling Russian writer…

Ukraine: Teachers’ Salaries

Neeka's Backlog looks at the wages paid to college professors and school teachers. The headline on the news article she links to? “Professors are to be given a salary that...

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