Donetsk Airport Revisited

[Updated 29-May-2014] Heavy shooting and a bomb blast rocked the international airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk this morning after it was seized by heavily-armed pro-Russian separatist rebels. Gunmen from the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ arrived at the airport shortly after Petro Poroshenko claimed victory in a presidential …

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The Donetsk Dandy Dozen – 12 Pics from Ukraine’s 5th Largest City

I haven’t seen Donetsk, the fifth largest city in Ukraine, on too many ”must-see’ lists. It also wasn’t on my list of places where I expected to wake up on 40th birthday.

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Calendar Made of Matches

Shortlisted at this year’s Golden Drum Advertising Festival which concluded Friday in Portorož, Slovenia, was this calendar by Ukrainian designer Yurko Gutsulyak. Festival winners listed here.

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Kiev I.

KIEV — In transit; not much time in the Ukrainian capital. This time, it was just as well. Outside was cold, snowing, slightly overcast with a bitter wind in the air; basically living up to the few preconceived notions I had about early February Kiev. Standing on the tarmac in …

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