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    Apple Watch commercial shot in Kyiv

    Apple’s latest commercial may feel a bit familiar to those who have travelled within Ukraine. In the new ad “Roll,” we see a skateboarder walking through a crowded train station. That train station(s) is Kyiv’s Central Railway Station and Zoloti Vorota metro station. He pops in a pair of AirPods, browses through a list of […] More

  • Famed bassist Flea tries hand at Bandura

    Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, arguably one of the best bassists of all time, has tried his hand at the Ukrainian folk string instrument, the bandura. The band is spotted in Kyiv, Ukraine enjoying Ukrainian sites and culture. More

  • Experience Ukraine

    Ukraine is the largest country in Europe. We have a unique mixture of attractions – the seaside, mountains, kilometers of rivers and lakes, marvelous cities and authentic countryside. More

  • Freedom or Death! documentary film

    A trailer for the documentary film “Freedom or Death” which highlights events in Ukraine in 2013-2014. The film shows how peaceful pro European protests in Kyiv escalated into a war with Russia. More

  • Ukraine band create amazing music video with iPhones & iPads

    Ukrainian based indie band Brunettes Shoot Blondes released their music video for Knock Knock back in 2014 to much praise. Its been heralded as a ground breaking animated short featuring 14 iPhones and iPads and this past weekend won the ‘Best Concept’ award at the Berlin Music Video Awards 2015. The band also has another cool […] More

  • 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 […] More

  • Euromaidan SOS – One Year is a Lifetime

    The demonstrations in Ukraine, widely known today as EuroMaidan, started as a reaction to the refusal of president Yanukovich to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union. It was perceived by the protesters as a concession in response to Russian blackmail. There was a pro-European demonstration, with very determined but not overwhelming public participation. More

  • Thoughts from Kyiv – Putin’s Vision of World Order

    [infobox title=’Thoughts from Kyiv’]Thoughts from Kyiv is brought to you by Mychailo Wynnyckyj, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, Director of the Doctoral School, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Below are his thoughts and writings on the situation in Ukraine. [/infobox] My last post on the current situation in Ukraine […] More

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