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The Awesome Ukraine Book Series

One does not have to live in Ukraine for many years to gain a sufficient understanding specific things that make up the nation’s unique...

The Future Of Shopping In Ukraine: A Conversation With Retail Expert Nic Wolfs

With the approach of the Holidays, everyone’s mind turns to festive decorations, new party outfits, special treats and, of course, gifts — in other...

W8Less: A Warm-Hearted Family Business

While Ukraine is facing a crisis that manifests itself in many aspects of life, there are still people who feel responsible for the ones...

The Greek Park – The Birth Of A New Public Space

While Primorsky Boulevard and the Potemkin Stairs are staples of Odessa’s architecture and history, the neighboring green spaces have been neglected for many years....

My Odessa: Ian Levinzon

My favorite place in Odessa would have to be the Russian Theater. It is one of the most central and beloved locations for all...

Kiev Fashion Days Dispatch: Day 1

This is the first of a series of dispatches by Maria Romanenko from Kiev Fashion Days. Each day, she will publish an account of...

Modernist Kharkiv: Behind The Battle To Protect Avant-Garde Architecture In Post-Maidan Ukraine

Kharkiv’s Freedom Square hosts one of the largest modernist architectural ensembles in Europe, a reminder of the city’s leftist heritage. But the space was...

Made In Ukraine: How A Home-Grown Fashion Movement Is Helping To Build A Nation

In the aftermath of the Euromaidan movement, a wave of designers and retailers has come to the fore, ready to meet the needs of...

An Architectural Strategy For Odessa: A Dialogue With Ruslan Tarpan

The builder and restorer Ruslan Tarpаn is a prominent figure in the Odessa business world, but has a media reputation of being a private...