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There are 26 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Ukraine".

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1. New York, Back on the Map

After sixty years of going by another name, New York, Ukraine, is back in action.

Tags: Ukraine, new york, communism, history, cities
2. Letters from the Front

The packet of 11 letters and 12 postcards reached me from Kharkov, through a combination of fate, serendipity and sheer luck. They were written by my father, Alexander Suchovy, from the front during World War II, and were addressed to his first wife, Varvara, and their son Vasily.

Tags: ukraine, kharkov, soldiers, world war ii
3. Chernobyl Disaster

In an odd way, it was only after watching the HBO miniseries Chernobyl that I fully appreciated just how great a catastrophe threatened mankind on that April day in 1986.

Tags: nuclear, ukraine, gorbachev, chernobyl
4. The West's Holodomor Unmasker

A street in Kyiv is being renamed in honor of a journalist who helped expose Soviet Ukraine’s deathly famine.

Tags: journalism, Ukraine, kiev, kyiv
5. Eurovision Revisited

“It's nice to receive such news from Europe!”

- Ukrainian singer Ani Lorak on winning the revote for Eurovision 2008

Tags: Ukraine, eurovision
6. "He Loved Freedom and Russia"

The extraordinary life of the advocate Lev Kupernik.

Tags: judaism, ukraine, jews, pogroms, law
7. Raining Cats and Hot Dogs

Psychic cats and patented tools are priceless. Hot dogs cost 39 rubles.

Tags: environment, uzbekistan, Ukraine, food, inventions, World Cup, prison, Trump, cats
8. American Folk Dance? Ukrainians Can Swing It.

Swing dance talent and passion is surprisingly strong in Eastern Europe.

Tags: lithuania, st. petersburg, culture, cultural exchange, Ukraine, dance
9. Go, Go to Ukraine to Find Gogol

Small-town Ukraine shows a different side of one the famous "Russian" writer.
 

Tags: cossacks, travel, Gogol, Ukraine, literature
10. Homecoming to Mother Russia

Russian women: give birth in Syrian prisons, drive metro trains, make news (and borsch), and welcome children home from the dead.

Tags: media, metro, graffiti, Moscow, prison, children, taiga, mushrooms, bureaucracy, hockey, putin, elections, Ukraine

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