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Filmed in Odessa:

An Odessa marked the shooting locations of hundreds of films on a city map. It was truly a titanic work and took almost ten years...

A Dialogue With Historian Serhii Plokhii

Serhii Plokhii is one of the most prominent contemporary historians specializing in the history of Ukraine across the English speaking world. Plokhii is the...

On Finding Babel: An Interview With David Novack

The American documentary film maker David Novack has been coming to Odessa for more than twenty years in connection with his interest in the...

The Decommunizing Of Taras Shevchenko

The remarkable poet and artist who is considered to be the father of the modern Ukrainian nation means different things to different people. It...

Happy 222nd Birthday Odessa – Letter From The Publisher

With the fourth issue of the The Odessa Review completed it is a good moment to stop and take stock of what we have...

Lobanovskiy Forever: New Documentary Directed By Anton Azarov

Football fans are looking forward to seeing the new film about legendary coach Valery Lobanovskiy. Anton Azarov, film director from St. Petersburg, shot more...

Odessa Tales with Boris Khersonsky

During the first year that the ‘City Semibasement’ Club was first opened in Odessa, it was so well-attended that it was absolutely impossible to...

“Salon of Rejects”

On September 15, 2017 the “Salon of Rejects” exhibition opens in the ruins of the Odessa Maritime Museum. APL315, Anatoly Gankevich, Igor Gusev, Alexander...

Irena Karpa And Fifi Bristoche Discuss Their Collaboration In A Paris Cafe

The Odessa Review’s managing editor Regina Maryanovska-Davidzon met up with the well known Ukrainian writer Irena Karpa in a Paris Cafe. The singer and song...

Orwell: The Wild Man

This essay forms the core of the book “Orwell & The Refugees: The Untold Story of Animal Farm” “If you look into your mind, which...