Category Archives: Culture

Five hundred embroidered shirts to be shown in first documentary about Ukrainian “vyshyvanka”

By Valeria Radzievska, Gazeta.ua 12.17.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine [Editor’s note: A “vyshyvanka” is the name for a traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirt that has many regional patterns and symbols encoded into its stitches]. The trailer for the first feature documentary about … Continue reading

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Russian Actionist artist’s attorney: “Pavlensky is likely in a psychiatric hospital”

 By Kommersant.ru 12.10.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine The attorney of Actionist artist Petr Pavlensky, who was accused of vandalism for setting fire to the door of the FSB building in Lubyanka, believes that her client is in … Continue reading

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Security Service of Ukraine warns ancient icons being smuggled to Russia

Press Center of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) 10.03.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine The Security Service of Ukraine together with customs officers at the “Yunakivka” post in Sumy region discovered and seized five ancient icons that … Continue reading

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The Music of Warriors project: Thunderstruck. #FreeSavchenko

By Oleksander Tkachuk, founder, “Music of Warriors” project 08.20.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine The “Music of Warriors” resumes with a violin performance by Lviv resident Teresa Catarina, a talented musician in Lviv’s Cantabile Orchestra and a member of the Right Sector who has … Continue reading

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Flowers of chocolate and wool. #FreeSavchenko

By Sasha Lirnyk 08.13.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine I wanted to write again about the “brothers-kryssiyans” [‘Russian rats’], but I thought – why talk about crap right before Independence Day [August 24th]? Therefore, I will write about the … Continue reading

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