The State of Kyiv: 17 February 2020

The State of Kyiv: 17 February 2020

Hello and welcome to your weekly dose of Ukrainian coolness and lameness. Here’s what’s been cool and uncool last week. Cool: A Ukrainian-born director won an Oscar. Elena Andreicheva who was born in Kyiv but lives in London shared the award with Carol Dysinger in the...
The State of Kyiv: 10 February 2020

The State of Kyiv: 10 February 2020

Hello there, This is your weekly wrap-up of Kyiv’s cool and uncool occurings from last week. And here’s what we have for you: Cool: A photoshopped image with the US actor Keanu Reeves placed into the famous 1932 photograph of New York City’s construction workers was...
The State of Kyiv: 3 February 2020

The State of Kyiv: 3 February 2020

Hello and welcome to our weekly newsletter briefing you on the cool and uncool things that happened in Kyiv this week. Cool News If you wanted to see some comedy gold, watch this ex-Ukrainian MP climb over a barbed-wire fence to get to the headquarters of Ukraine’s...
Scary Mass

Scary Mass

My brother Pete (the Temp) has been in Kyiv for the past 10 days for a series of workshops and gigs. It’s been a fun week and a good excuse to get out and see the city. Yesterday we took our bikes and joined a Halloween-themed ‘Critical Mass‘ bike ride through the...
Why come back to Ukraine?

Why come back to Ukraine?

Some thoughts from Sviatoslav Sviatnenko In recent months I have heard lots of questions why coming back to Ukraine, as well as dozens of my friends are willing to leave Ukraine as soon as possible.. Well guys, here are 10 reasons to come (back) to Ukraine (at least,...