Behind the Screens “News Reporting from Ukraine”

News coverage from Ukraine hasn’t always been of the highest quality (in fact most foreign media coverage has been pretty poor), so I was interested to see this event take place in Brussels. Unfortunately I couldn’t attend because I was back in Kyiv, but as the intro says: “Television is an essential and trusted source of…

EuroMaidan Photo Inspires Europe

Ukrainian student Katherine Ozeranets won a prize this week in a European photography competition called ‘Inspired Impressions’. The competition was organised by a UK charity called ‘Bite the Ballot‘ and students were asked to submit pictures that capture what being European means to them in the modern day. The competition was aimed at students within the EU,…

Now you can play ‘Angry Ukrainians’

Revolution is no laughing matter. However, as Ukrainians have shown time-after-time, there’s plenty of room for humor, mockery and piss-taking during EuroMaidan. Here’s the latest offering: an action packed Android game that lets you play at being an angry Ukrainian. Launched yesterday, the game already has 244 votes and a 4.5 star rating. It wont replace…

Singing for the signature

As thousands of Ukrainians descended on Maidan Square this weekend in support of Ukraine’s ‘European future’, the Ukrainian diaspora in Brussels gathered in Place Luxembourg to do their bit. Unsurprisingly, this involved singing, smiling and lots of blue and yellow. Sadly I missed the songs, but I catch some of the action :-) More on…

100th post!

2 years 100 posts 122,000 visitors from all over the world – even North Korea (thanks Kim Jong ;) …and Ukraine has still not perished, yet. Viva Ukraine! Here’s a massive cheese-grater…