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· July, 2010

Stories about Ukraine from July, 2010

Ukraine: Photos From Kherson, Berdychiv, etc.

Danil Nikitin's photos from Kherson, Berdychiv and a number of other Ukrainian locations (UKR).

Ukraine: Simferopol Graffiti

At Russia! blog, Tatyana Bokova-Foley re-posts photos of the graffiti in the Crimean capital of Simferopol and writes about the possible identity of the artist who created them.

Ukraine: “Food Nostalgia”

The Pickle Project writes about the post-Soviet ““nostalgia cuisine” and the Ukrainian Puzata Khata chain restaurant.

Russia-Ukraine: Putin the biker

Siberian Light sums up some reactions to Russian Premier Vladimir Putin's participation in a biker meetup in Ukrainian city of Sevastopol.

Ukraine: Yanukovich's first months

Foreign notes comments on an article in Ukrainian newspaper Segodnya about President Yanukovych's first months in office.

Ukraine under Yushchenko

Anna Babinets of Open Democracy writes about Ukrainian president Yanukovych's reforms to unravel the legacy of the Orange revolution.

USA-Ukraine: Towards Kiev, nothing has changed

Ukrainiana gives a critical comment on US State Secretary Hillary Clinton's visit to Ukraine and how little has changed in US policy towards the country since 1995.

Ukraine: Crimean Tatar Heritage

Linda Norris of The Uncataloged Museum writes about her first encounter with the Crimean Tatars and their culture.

Ukraine: Ceramics Festival and Farmers’ Market in Opishne

At The Uncataloged Museum, Linda Norris posts photos and writes about her visit to the National Museum of Ceramics in the village of Opishne in the Poltava region, and at...

Belarus, Ukraine: Chernobyl Evacuations, Exclusion Zone

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe writes about the Polesie State Radiation Ecological Reserve in Belarus, and cites Soviet-time evacuation documents, listing numbers of people who were evacuated from the areas close...

Ukraine: Greeting Hillary Topless

Ukrainiana posts photos and video of FEMEN's topless appeal to Hillary Clinton, who visited Kyiv last week: “Hillary, help! Hillary, help! No strong woman, no free country!”

Ukraine: UK Visa Application Process

Leigh Turner, the British Ambassador to Ukraine, writes that “in the busy summer months from May-September, you should if at all possible start the visa application process 5-10 weeks before...

Ukraine: #KyivRain Photos

Heavy rains cause flooding in some of Kyiv's neighborhoods. Twitter hashtag is #kyivrain (RUS, UKR); photos by @mrija – here, here, here and here; by @woofer_kyyiv – here; by @meua...

Ukraine: Mysterious Deaths at the Kiev Zoo

The Kiev Zoo has recently attracted attention of both the traditional and citizen media because of the alarming events happening there: quite a few animals at the Zoo have died...

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