The site of the worst nuclear disaster in history has become a tourist attraction, in part due to the 2019 TV mini-series “Chernobyl.”
Darmon Richter ventured to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to record the remnants of one of the world’s most serious nuclear disasters.
“A group of more than ten adult men surrounded a boy of maybe 14 to 16 years old and started to punch him laying on the ground when [Gleb] Garanich intervened,” Andrew Kravchenko, another photographer, told Hyperallergic.
During a conflict between municipal guards and activists protesting the privatization of Kyiv’s cinemas, a group of over 300 protesters was met with violence and homophobic slurs.
Amazing Stories of Crimea attempts to show the historical diversity of cultures in Crimea spanning several centuries.
In December, a professor at the National Academy of Arts in Kyiv, Ukraine damaged a student’s artwork depicting the Russian army as phalluses. This follows a number of attacks on political artworks by rightwing groups across the country.
Often unremarked or dismissed as state propaganda, Ukraine’s Soviet-era mosaics are also artworks in themselves that speak to a complex history.
On February 7, men wearing balaclavas stormed into the Visual Culture Research Center and destroyed an exhibition of work about the Maidan Revolution by artist Davyd Chychkan.
Ukraine’s largest monument to Vladimir Lenin is finally coming down, and you can join local spectators in watching the whole ordeal live.
The Russian Woodpecker is a documentary about zombies.
A city in Ukraine has gone over to the dark side.
It’s been nearly a quarter century since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, but the physical reminders of Central and Eastern Europe’s communist past are still provoking controversy.