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Slovyansk’s pedestrian crossings now have motivational slogans (photos)

By bzh.life, a magazine publication of urban life in the big city. Photos by Larissa Kovalenko, Alexei Ovchinnikov, Marina Danilova 10.11.2016 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine Participants of the platform “Zmіsto” created motivational pedestrian crossings in Slovyansk [Donetsk … Continue reading

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Kyiv Comic Con 2016: Here’s to People with Fire in Their Eyes

By Maria Stanislav, Op-Ed for Voices of Ukraine 18.05. 2016 I’m very fond of my grandfather. His story is one of a classic self-made man, who walked the route from a stonemason to a company founder, while all the while remaining one of the … Continue reading

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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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