Stories about Ukraine from January, 2017
Meet ‘VKgoeswild,’ Ukraine's Classical Pianist-Turned Rocker
Despite winning numerous awards at international classical piano competitions and training with some of the biggest names in classical music, Viktoriya Yermolyeva decided to tackle another kind of music: rock.
Mapping the Smells of Kyiv
A small motley crew “with notepads taken from conferences and scraps of paper” recorded the scents of Kyiv this winter. The results, it turns out, are glorious.
Website That Published ‘Yanukovych Blog’ Says It Was Fake
Little more than two weeks after first appearing on the news website Korrespondent, a blog purportedly written by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been deleted by the publication's editors.
Ukraine Bans Russia’s One Independent TV Station
The Ukrainian government has voted to remove Russian independent TV station Dozhd from its list of approved foreign broadcasters, giving providers one month to remove the station from their networks.
How Russia’s Conservative Movement Broke Through Online
In the last few years, we witnessed a conservative renaissance on the RuNet, though it's unclear where the community goes from here.