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There are 17 item(s) tagged with the keyword "ukraine".

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1. Homecoming to Mother Russia

Russian women: give birth in Syrian prisons, drive metro trains, make news (and borsch), and welcome children home from the dead.

Tags: media, metro, graffiti, Moscow, prison, children, taiga, mushrooms, bureaucracy, hockey, putin, elections, Ukraine
2. Odessa's Underground

In which we explore the cats, catacombs, and contraband of a Russian imperial port.

Tags: Catherine the Great, cats, babel, jews, jewish, trade, black sea, russian empire, Ukraine
3. The Road to Nowhere

This week, Russians are caught in the act by means of butter, watermelon, and a controversial color

Tags: police, Ukraine, st. petersburg, Petersburg, Far East, snow, ice, food, corruption, bribes, bribery, baikal, lake baikal, Siberia
4. A Friend of Both Russia and Ukraine

Yes, it is possible to be a Russophile and a Ukrainephile. We explain how.

Tags: cultural exchange, Gogol, folklore, rus', history, kyiv, russian language, language, Ukraine
5. Lake Koyashskoye

On the eastern tip of Crimea is a mysterious, salty lake. We take you there.

Tags: travel, Black Sea, Ukraine, Crimea
6. Jedi Masters, Moon Colonies, and More

This week goes intergalactic with a moon colony, two jedi masters, and several unhappy taxi drivers.

Tags: putin, space, ukraine, moscow
By Irina Bukharin
7. Russian Fairy Tales of Royalty and Rappers

We have a trio of uplifting stories this week: a Russian rapper freed, a Russian beauty turned royalty, and a literal (and strange) military lift.

Tags: Crimea, ukraine, krasnodar, kremlin
By Irina Bukharin
8. Ice Age Part 10, Coming Soon to a Russia Near You

The weather in Russia this week was chilly with a hint of thaw, at least regarding science and political relations.

Tags: ukraine, Vladivostok, siberia, navalny, china, putin
By Irina Bukharin
9. Steppes Ahead

The idea of separate and competing government powers may have found its first expression in a constitution composed in 1710, in Ukraine.

Tags: constitution, law, ukraine
10. Oleg Sentsov: Immutable FAQs.

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is on the 15th day of a hunger strike in a northern-Siberian prison. Anton Dolin explains how Sentsov's case is a sad miscarriage of justice, and what one can or cannot do about it.

Tags: Ukraine, dissent, law, political prisoners
By Anton Dolin

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