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 reasons end up getting divorced after they get their new foreign citizenship. In the meantime, they often manage to get...
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 Dmirtri Potekhin in the country. In a second post, the blog says that consultations were held with the leader of...
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 about the culture and tourism minister's suggestions to move these monuments to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
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.
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 in the oft-unprofessional debate among ultra-nationalists.”
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.
Ukraine: Babiy Yar
The Turkish Invasion visits Babiy Yar in Kyiv and writes about its history.