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Odessa Tales By Boris Khersonsky

Eleven years after the breakup of the Soviet Union, the Odessa Intelligentsia joined the ranks of the “I think and speak in Russian” club....

How Can We Return the Richters to Ukraine?

The year 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of Sviatoslav Richter’s birth. Richter’s native city did not let the moment pass by. All over Odessa,...

Kafka On Screen In Western Ukraine

Ukrainian Director Ivan Orlenko On His Debute Film “In Our Synagogue”. “In Our Synagogue” is the first film by Ukrainian director Ivan Orlenko. The 30-minute,...

Koktebel Jazz Festival Diary: Days 3 + 4.

Day 3 My third day at the Koktebel Jazz Festival began with high hopes andn even greater expectations. The day began with a press tour to...

The Odessa Review’s OIFF Diary: Day 4 — King of the Belgians, The War...

King of the Belgians By Ulyana Dovgan The feature Stills, directed by Dmitriy Tomshpolskiy, became a hot topic during the fourth day of the 8th OIFF....

March 16 – April 15, British and Ukrainian Artists in Kharkiv

Emerging British and Ukrainian Artists Show their Work in Kharkiv The British Council opens the 2018 exhibition season with a presentation of works by UK...

Twenty Years Of Bridge-Building

Since 1997, the intellectual journal Krytyka has projected an alternate future program for Ukraine: democracy, openness, internationalism. For twenty years, The journal has been...

The Architectural And Cultural Treasures Of Odessan Dachas

When Spring truly arrives in Odessa, sometime in April or May, many Odessites suddenly recall that they have a “dacha.” A “dacha” is a...

Jamala: The Voice Of Ukraine

Raised on jazz, soul and the traditional songs of her Crimean Tatar people. She experienced the temptations of easy fame and betrayal. She lost...

To Clarice Lispector, Wherever She Might Find Me

Four decades after her passing, the acclaimed Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (December 10, 1920 — December 9, 1977) is becoming ever more lionized for...