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· March, 2008

Stories about Ukraine from March, 2008

Ukraine, Poland: Tusk Visits Kyiv

Leopolis reports on Donald Tusk's visit to Ukraine: “The biggest development of the trip was the signing of a cross-border visa agreement for small-time Ukrainian traders living 50 kilometres from...

Russia, U.S.: A Foreign Policy View

Valery Dzutsev offers a view on why “there is so much tension between the US and Russia.”

Ukraine: “Imported Ideology” and Hate Crime

Ukrainiana blames “imported ideology” for hate crime in Ukraine.

Russia, Ukraine: The Nose; Andropov vs Khrushchev

De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis, in the March 25 entry, pays tribute to “The Nose” by Nikolai Gogol and quotes from Yuri Andropov's 1970 proposal to suppress Nikita Khrushchev's memoir.

Europe: Recognition of Kosovo

Balkan Baby and readers discuss Kosovo's independence.

Poland, Ukraine: Euro 2012

20 East writes about Euro 2012, to be hosted by Poland and Ukraine: “As I live in Warsaw, I’ll worry more about the Polish side of things although one general...

Central and Eastern Europe: Easter Roundup

Adventures in Wheelville marks Easter in Slovenia; Polandian writes about the “ingredients” of “the nationwide ‘holiday shuffle'” in Poland, and Kinuk describes her family's Polish holiday feast; Csíkszereda Musings writes...

Ukraine: Construction in Kyiv

Ukrainiana writes about undesirable construction that is changing Kyiv – here and here (with photos and video).

Ukraine: “Fortress Kerch”

The Gaws writes about a tour of a fortress in Kerch.

Ukraine: “NATO Naysayers”

Ukrainiana writes about Ukraine's “NATO naysayers” – “local” and foreign.

Ukraine: Kyiv Mayoral Election

Ukrainiana reports on the yet another upcoming election in Ukraine: “It finally happened! In a long-awaited vote, the Verkhovna Rada Tuesday paved the way for new mayoral elections to be...

Ukraine: Protesting Yushchenko's March 8 Address

Natalia Antonova writes about an open letter to president Victor Yushchenko posted in a Ukrainian feminist LJ community: “Basically, people are outraged that on the 8th of March, International Women’s...

Ukraine: More on the Ukrainian Investment Summit

Moscow Rules blogs about the final day of the Ukrainian Investment Summit in London.

Ukraine: A Hacker's Party

Orange Ukraine links to the Washington Post's Security Fix blog for its coverage of a new Ukrainian party founded by a hacker: the Internet Party of Ukraine.

Ukraine: Minister of Transport's Transportation

Ukrainiana reports on the coverage of “the transportation habits of Yosyp Vinsky, a former member of the Socialist Party and current Minister of Transport.”

Ukraine: Investment Summit

Moscow Rules blogs the 4th Ukrainian Investment Summit – here and here.

Israel, Soviet History: Pictures From the Exhibition on Refuseniks

Pictures from an exhibition on the Soviet refuseniks at the Museum of the Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv – by LJ user mozgovaya (Israeli journalist Natasha Mozgovaya). (Text in Russian.)

Ukraine: Yet Another Election?

Orange Ukraine reports on the possibility of a new parliamentary election in Ukraine, the third one in three years.


If anyone, for some reason, needs a sign saying this in Ukrainian – “Attention! I park like an idiot, stay away from me!” – you can download it here. Created...

Ukraine: Kyiv Gallery Crawl Presentation

Olechko‘s “Kyiv gallery crawl presentation” slide show is here.

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