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Ukrainian And Jewish Political Prisoners In The Gulag: Toward Solidarity, Mutual Understanding And Cooperation

  The penal institutions in which the Soviet Union imprisoned dissenters had as their purported aim not simply the act of isolating and punishing political...

DOCU/HIT: The journey with incredible documentary eight!

The top-notch festival of documentary features about human rights, Docudays UA, has come to Odessa. The screenings take place at the Green Theater and...

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...

The Easter Habits Of Bessarabia

Every spring, when the first truly sunny days come to Bessarabia, nearly every household in the region takes part in a baking and cooking...

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...

How To Write A Book In The Ukrainian Literary Context 

By Daria Popovich, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop This is an excerpt from a longer work in progress on working on...

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...

Make Ukrainian Street Photography Mainstream

It’s hardly a surprise that cities are becoming a subject of academic study. Sociology, history, landscape urbanism and more general “urban studies” have all...

The Escape

Translated from the Ukrainian by Reilly Costigan-Humes and Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler. “The Escape” was published in Andriy Lyubka’s 2016 book of short fiction “A...

Humor in Odessa: Traditions and Modern Times

Throughout the former Soviet Union, Odessa is considered the capital of humor. It’s unclear exactly how this came to be, but most people who...