As beautiful as a pysanka

‘The world is as fragile as an egg and as beautiful as a pysanka’ A few weeks before Easter, I walked out of the metro near my house and noticed a group of Babushkas crowded around a woman who was demonstrating a new gadget. While they maintained their cool-but-unforgiving ‘tough-guy’ stances (as all babushkas seem…

EURO 2012 promos

As Ukraine gets ready to host the European football championships in June the country, well parts of it, ┬áhave had quite a serious cosmetic makeover. Streets have been repaired, roads built, airports opened and stadiums erected. Kyiv and Lviv got new logos, and the metro system even got new ‘English’ language signs! In addition to…