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The Intellectual’s Guide To Ukrainian Reality Television

A few months ago at a party in Kyiv, I met a young woman who worked at the Ukrainian television channel STB. “Oh, that’s...

Ukrainian Literature’s Boy Wonder Goes West

A profile of Ukraine’s most ambitious young writer. On the surface, Andriy Lyubka is hardly an intimidating presence. With his boyish face and long, sandy hair,...

Understanding The Fundamentals Of “Design Thinking”

Over the last year, Ukraine has seen a boom in lectures and workshops on “design thinking”. The concept may sound like an industry insider...

A Short Biography Of Ukraine’s Hottest Musical Icon

Over the last year, ONUKA has shot to critical and popular success both at home and in Europe. But front-woman Nata Zhyzhchenko’s greatest accomplishment may...

The New Nude: A Modern Outlook On Ukrainian Erotica

The lavishly illustrated volume “Ukrainian Erotic Photography” deals frankly with sexuality in contemporary Ukraine. The book has created a wave of excitement and has...

The Different Ways That Christmas Is Celebrated Around Europe

  Christmas is considered to be the main holiday of the year in most Christian societies but it is celebrated in vastly different ways across...

The Year In Ukrainian Illustration

It has been an important year for Ukrainian artists. They have raised new and important topics in their works and enchanted audiences with their...

Keep Your Eyes Peeled: 2018 In Ukrainian Film

In 2017, Ukraine released more than 30 films — shorts and features, dramas and documentaries, Ukrainian films and co-productions with other countries, wide releases...

The New Year In Moldavanka

The writer Yulia Verba has recently published a very funny book of short stories “Spawn of the Moldavanka” set in the dilapidated communal courtyards...

Michael Reva on Michael Reva:

FATE HAD IT SO THAT I LIVE IN A COUNTRY WHICH IS CURRENTLY SICK. AND I HAVE TO TREAT HER. WE DO HAVE VERY BEAUTIFUL...