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The State of Kyiv: 10 July 2020

Hello there. We’re into August now. And while it may feel like summer is coming to an end very quickly, there is one thing there’s never a shortage of in Kyiv -- weird and amusing stories! Here’s, as always, a selection of the top 10 from the week. Cool news: IKEA is...

The State of Kyiv: 3 August 2020

Hello, We’re easing into the last month of summer. Here’s the news we have for you this week. Cool news: Netflix will make its first film in Ukraine – The Last Mercenary. The action-comedy, starring none other than the martial arts legend Jean-Claude Van Damme, will...

The State of Kyiv: 27 July 2020

Hello, This week, a host of strange things have been happening all over Ukraine, including – most notably – the two hostage-taking situations in the western city of Lutsk and the central city of Poltava. And, in the name of the newsletter’s title, we also look at the...

The State of Kyiv: 20 July 2020

Good day to you from Kyiv, Today we have a nice variety of positive stories from Ukraine’s cinematography, postal services, and travel updates. We also look at some tragic events that happened in Kyiv and eastern Ukraine. Cool news: The fires in Ukraine’s eastern...

The State of Kyiv: 13 July 2020

Hello and welcome to the State of Kyiv midsummer newsletter, After banning cafes and cinemas from working after 10 p.m. Kyiv has now reallowed it. Though mass cultural and entertainment events are still not allowed to be held past 10 p.m. Here are some other cool and...