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  • Chernobyl 30 Years Later, In 360

    Thirty years ago, on April 26, 1986 the world’s worst nuclear accident occurred in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The surrounding area, like the town of Pripyat, were evacuated. This is how the area looks — 30 years later. Be sure to view this video on your mobile device and move it around so you can experience the full 360 degree perspective.

  • The Chernobyl Disaster: How it Happened

    On April 26, 1986, a routine safety test at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine spiraled out of control. Follow the dramatic events that led to the world’s worst civilian nuclear disaster.

  • What Ukraine needs now

    Two years ago, the people of Ukraine toppled the criminal and tyrannical regime of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych after police opened fire on protestors in Kyiv’s Independence Square. Over 100 people were murdered for making one simple demand of their government — that Ukraine’s citizens be treated with dignity. Those who perished defending the […]

  • Google Maps replaces Soviet place names in Ukraine

    Google maps has replaced Soviet place names in Ukraine with new ones approved by the parliament. The changes were made almost nine months after President Poroshenko signed a law on de-communization. Over 175 towns, villages and districts have been renamed on the popular search engine. Read more and see the full video on Ukraine Today

  • Ukraine vs. Russia: A long and unhappy history

    War and peace. The tangled and bloody history of Ukraine and Russia is longer than Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece and there’s no final chapter. Few historians know more about the distant and modern origins of the current war, and prospects for peace, than award-winning author and Harvard professor Serhii Plokhy. His new book, The Gates of Europe, deconstructs […]

  • Meet Ukraine’s “Invisible battalion” of women

    Brave beauty. Twelve fearless women are depicted on a Ukrainian calendar for 2016. However, they represent a much larger group of Ukrainian female soldiers, whose service is usually left unnoticed. These women deserve to be called brave not only because they actually participate in the war in eastern Ukraine. They also fight on the invisible front of stereotypes, […]

  • Viktor Yanukovych interview with BBC Newsnight

    Ukraine’s former president, and current fugitive, Viktor Yanukovych sat down with BBC Newsnight to do his first interview with western media on Monday, June 22 2015. It’s not surprise that Yanukovych denies any wrong doing in the fleecing of Ukraine, blames the war in eastern Ukraine and annexation of Crimea on the Maidan revolution and feels that […]

  • Ukraine’s House of Trade Unions Redesigned

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    The Trade Unions Building in Kyiv was at the forefront of the revolution in Ukraine last year. During the events that unfolded in Independence square, the building was burned and badly damaged. Currently it stands borded up and covered as the plan for a new look unfolds. The ‘Kyiv-Project‘ has remained what the Trade Unions […]