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· June, 2008

Stories about Ukraine from June, 2008

Russia, Ukraine: Energy Issues

Kremlin.Inc posts his presentation on Ukraine's energy policy; Robert Amsterdam writes on Gazprom and Anatoly Chubais.

Ukraine: Paul McCartney in Kyiv

Ukrainiana writes about and posts photos and video from Paul McCartney's concert in Kyiv.

Ukraine: NATO Ads and Protests

Ukrainiana writes about pro-NATO ads and anti-NATO protests in Ukraine.

Russia: Mail-Order Brides

Anna Ershova shares her thoughts on “how (not) to date a Russian woman”: “According to some of my sociologist friends, many Russian women who marry a foreigner out of material...

Armenia: Ukrainian Color Revolutionary Visit

And Nothing Else Matters [RU] comments on a recent visit by a prominent architect of the Ukrainian Orange Revolution to Armenia, highlighting the fact that the activist's own blog shows...

Ukraine: Chernobyl Photos

“Chernobyl 2006: 20 Years On” – over 60 photos from a trip to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, by Phil Coomes (Flickr user blinkofaneye).

Ukraine: Victor Pinchuk and Paul McCartney

Vasyl of uaMuzik explains why he decided not to attend Paul McCartney's concert in Kyiv.

Ukraine: Charity Tennis Tournament

Scenes from the Sidewalk is posting updates on the Strokes Against Hopelessness charity tennis tournament, currently being held in Kyiv.

Ukraine: Paul McCartney in Kyiv

Greetings from Kyiv was liveblogging Paul McCartney's Kyiv concert (15 posts).

Ukraine: Donating Blood in Kyiv

MoldovAnn writes about donating blood in Kyiv on World Blood Donor Day.

Ukraine: Kyiv People vs Construction Workers

Ukrainiana posts a video of a fight between residents of one Kyiv neighborhood and “construction workers who landed on their doorstep.”

Ukraine: Rinat Akhmetov

Ukrainiana writes about Rinat Akhmetov, allegedly the richest man in Ukraine, the CIS and the EU.

Ukraine: Soviet Monuments to Chernobyl?

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe writes about president Yushchenko's order to demolish some 20,000 Soviet-era monuments in Ukraine, as part of the commemoration of Holodomor, the great famine of 1932-33, and...

Ukraine: United Center Party

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe writes about Ukraine's new pro-presidential political party.

Ukraine: Chicken Kiev

The Turkish Invasion tries Chicken Kiev, in Kyiv.

Europe: Prometheism

Vilhelm Konnander writes about Prometheism and post-Soviet geopolitics.

Ukraine: Politics Update

Updates on the worsening of the political situation in Ukraine – at Foreign Notes and Ukrainiana.

Ukraine: The Language Issue

Ukrainiana writes about “the language issue” in Ukraine: “Russian as a Turkish dialect of Old Ukrainian vs. Ukrainian as a Polish dialect of Old Russian represent the two opposite poles...

Ukraine: Lviv Pictures

Pictures from Lviv – by Little Miss Moi.

Russia, Ukraine: Cruiser ‘Aurora'; Baptism of Rus

Cyprus Convention, Cruiser ‘Aurora’ and the story of the introduction of Christianity by Prince Vladimir 1020 years ago – at De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis.

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