The Russian president held a televised meeting with his advisors around another unusually long table, sparking another torrent of satirical memes.
Ukraine Wants to Designate Chernobyl a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The site of the worst nuclear disaster in history has become a tourist attraction, in part due to the 2019 TV mini-series “Chernobyl.”
The Shadow of Chernobyl
Darmon Richter ventured to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to record the remnants of one of the world’s most serious nuclear disasters.
Photojournalist Saves Teenage Boy From Attack After Ukrainian LGBTQ Pride Parade
“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.
Violent Clashes Erupted at One of Kyiv’s Oldest Cinemas
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.
Crimea’s Amazing History Told Through Art
Amazing Stories of Crimea attempts to show the historical diversity of cultures in Crimea spanning several centuries.
Political Art Exhibitions in Ukraine Face Attacks and Censorship
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.
Ukraine’s Monumental Soviet-Era Mosaics
Often unremarked or dismissed as state propaganda, Ukraine’s Soviet-era mosaics are also artworks in themselves that speak to a complex history.
Masked Men Destroy Exhibition at Kiev Art Space
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.
Good Bye, Lenin! Ukraine Dismantles Its Largest Monument to the Communist Leader
Ukraine’s largest monument to Vladimir Lenin is finally coming down, and you can join local spectators in watching the whole ordeal live.
An Artist’s Quest to Confirm a Chernobyl Conspiracy Theory
The Russian Woodpecker is a documentary about zombies.
Lenin, I Am Your Father: Darth Vader Engulfs Ukrainian Communist Statue (and Brings Free Wifi)
A city in Ukraine has gone over to the dark side.