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· April, 2009

Stories about Ukraine from April, 2009

Ukraine, Russia: Tymoshenko-Pugacheva Duet

Ukrainiana writes about a Yulia Tymoshenko-Alla Pugacheva duet.

Ukraine: Art Exhibits; Kyiv Pics

IZO writes about some of Kyiv's current art exhibitions, and posts a few random pictures from the streets of the Ukrainian capital: “The place is rich in facture, people don't...

Russia, Ukraine: Swine Flu Prevention

Short updates on anti-swine flu measures taken in Russia and Ukraine – at IZO: here, here, here, here, here, and here.

Ukraine: The Ruins and the Greed

LJ user sabeloff posts pictures of the ruined remains of a seaside young pioneer camp in Odesa and shares the recent history of the place - which, unfortunately, is a...

Ukraine: Saturday Cleanup in Kyiv

Ukrainiana posts photos and video from this past Saturday's cleanup in Kyiv, and writes: “IMHO, the effort lacked coordination and field resources. There weren’t enough bags for everyone. Some people...

Ukraine: Chernobyl

Ukrainiana‘s Chernobyl anniversary post is here: “We remember.”

Ukraine: More on Chernobyl Photo Exhibit

More pictures from Michael Forster Rothbart‘s Chernobyl photo exhibit in Kyiv

Ukraine: Chernobyl – Michael Forster Rothbart's Photos; Mohamed Makhzangi's Book

The Uncataloged Museum reports on the opening of Michael Forster Rothbart‘s Chernobyl photo exhibit in Kyiv. Bint Battuta in Bahrain reviews Mohamed Makhzangi's Memories of a Meltdown; the book's author,...

Ukraine, U.K.: Kyiv Mayor's Pic in Daily Mirror Pedophiles Story

Ukrainiana reports that a picture of Kyiv mayor Leonid Chernovetsky was used to illustrate a Daily Mirror story on polygraph tests for pedophiles.

Ukraine: Bulgakov Museum's Blog

The Uncataloged Museum links to “one of Kyiv's first museum blogs”: Mikhail Bulgakov Museum (UKR).

Ukraine: Chernobyl Photo Exhibit

The 23rd anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe is in two days, and Chernobyl and Eastern Europe Blog posts a press release for Michael Forster Rothbart‘s photo exhibit that opens in...

Kosovo, Ukraine, Russia: Social Media and Politics

Blogging Balkanistan writes that Kosovo’s PM Hashim Thaci is planning to join Facebook and that “several leading opposition party candidates already have accounts.” Petro's Jotter explores the Ukrainian political Twitter-sphere,...

Ukraine: Ceramics Museum; Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

The Uncataloged Museum reports on a trip to the National Museum of Ukrainian Ceramics in the village of Opishne, in the Poltava region. Chernobyl and Eastern Europe posts a 2006...

Ukraine: Cleaning Up and Littering Down

Observations on the “public, private and personal space” in Kyiv – at The Uncataloged Museum. Photos and video of the damage done to Kyiv's environment during this year's Easter holidays...

Ukraine, Russia: Local Women, Western Men

“Why Ukrainian women go for Western men” and vice versa – at IZO.

Ukraine: “New Safe Confinement” for Chernobyl

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe posts “a short video showing the design of the New Safe Confinement structure that is designed to cover the original Sarcophagus and remains of Reactor 4...

Russia, Ukraine: Education in Russian/Ukrainian

Window on Eurasia writes about “a Russian activist [who] has written President Dmitry Medvedev asking that the Kremlin help Russian regions provide assistance to Russian-language schools in Ukraine.”

Ukraine: Good Museum Leadership

The Uncataloged Museum writes about Ukrainian women and good museum leadership.

Ukraine: Luxury Cars and Taxpayers’ Money

Ukrainiana writes about Ukrainian officials’ luxury cars acquired on taxpayers’ money, “a cheap commodity in Ukraine.”

Ukraine: “Operation Yatsenyuk”

Leopolis writes about the prospects of Arseny Yatsenyuk – “a glimmer of hope shines for many in Ukraine who are fed up.”

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