Stories about Ukraine from May, 2008
On May 12, Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov was declared persona non grata in Ukraine, following his calls for Russia to take ownership of Sevastopol, a Ukrainian Black Sea naval port....
Belatedly, a link to a Eurovision report by BBC's Mark Mardell – and over 150 comments to his post.
Foreign Notes writes on the relationship between PM Tymoshenko, president Yushchenko, and the Party of the Regions.
Foreign Notes writes about PM Yulia Tymoshenko's defeat in the Kyiv election, her meeting with PM Vladimir Putin, and the future of her cabinet.
Five installments of pre-election Kyiv photos, video and commentary – at Ukrainiana: here, here, here, here, and here.
Edward Hugh of A Fistful of Euros discusses inflation, currency revaluation and politics in Ukraine.
Ukrainiana comments on two more Kyiv mayoral candidates and their campaign ads.
Photos from Russia and Ukraine by Flickr user In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (via Olechko).
Last week, Ukraine banned Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov from the country, after he called for Russia to take ownership of Sevastopol, a Ukrainian Black Sea naval port. The incident received...
Ukrainiana posts a few more videos of the Kyiv mayoral campaign ads.
Ukrainiana dissects the ad campaign of one more party running in the May 25 Kyiv mayoral election.
Window on Eurasia writes about the 64th anniversary of the Crimean Tatar deportations by Stalin – and about Tercuman, a newspaper launched by Ismail Gaspirali, a Crimean Tatar educator and...
A guided tour through Ukraine's current political advertisement – at Ukrainiana.
Stephan of Everybody I Love You has created a Soviet Milk Stores group on Flickr (four pictures there so far).
Okeksandr Demchenko writes about the alleged voting fraud in the “Great Ukrainians” TV show.
Lots of interesting and informative posts on Crimea and Crimean Tatars, including the most recent one, with photos, about Khydyrlez, “the annual Crimean Tatar May celebration of strength and vitality”...