It is still one year before the Summer Olympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro next year. But Ukraine’s Anna Rizatdinova, one of the world’s top rhythmic gymnasts, already feels like time is going too fast.
Members of the Ukrainian-American community in Chicago on Aug. 22 started an online petition to stop Ukrainian singer Ani Lorak from performing in the U.S. in January.
Joseph Sywenkyj, an American photographer of Ukrainian descent, has been collecting stories of injured Ukrainian servicemen and EuroMaidan protesters for the dramatic documentary photo series called “Wounds.”
A tall, sturdy man with black hair and a long salt-and-pepper beard walks into the Kovalskyi's Optical Space, an upscale boutique that sells eyeglasses in Kyiv. He shakes the raindrops off his coat and immediately becomes the center of attention when he jokingly asks the staff to "turn off the shower."
What does Zlocci sound like? Like something Italian, right? But in fact it's Ukrainian, smelling not of pizza and prosecco, but abuse of power and illicit enrichment.
In between rehearsals, famous Ukrainian pop singer Zlata Ognevich sits at the piano in a sound recording studio in Kyiv, wearing a colorful summer dress.
Nadiya Antonets has come up with a creative answer to the Russian slur of referring to Ukrainians as ukrop (dill in Russian) – by using the herb in her portraits.
The social experiment filming public reactions to a gay couple holding hands and walking through a city center has been brought to Kyiv by Bird In Flight, an online photography and visual culture magazine.
Tired and exhausted from his trip to the U.S., Ukrainian movie director Myroslav Slaboshpytsky politely asks to be interviewed over the phone. Returning to Ukraine on July 1, the director had been busy for a month showing his movie "The Tribe" to American audiences.
Friedrich Chernyshov was 19 years old when he told his parents he wanted to change his sex. Their reaction mirrored that of Ukrainian society to the issue of transgenderism - a lack of understanding, active discouragement, and a breakdown in relations.
Austrian pop-star Thomas Neuwirth, who performs as the well-known drag queen Conchita Wurst, appeared at the Music Station in Tokyo in a grey dress made by Ukrainian fashion designer Lara Quint.
A volunteer group in Kyiv - Brat za Sestru (A Brother for a Sister) - has been set up to provide free security escorts for unaccompanied women traveling home late from work.
Pro-Russian Serbian musician and film director Emir Kusturica has been banned from performing at a concert in Kyiv in honor of the thousandth anniversary of the death of Kyivan Rus Prince Volodymyr the Great.
Ukrainian rock and pop singer Anastasiya Prykhodko gave her last concert in Crimea on March 8, 2014, just a week before Russia illegally annexed Crimean's peninsula.
Ukrainian pop singer Vladislav Levytsky was killed in a car accident on June 2.
A performance of the "Don Quixote" ballet at the Kyiv Opera House on June 5 was particularly special for one of the ballerinas on stage.
Popular American political cartoonist Daryl Cagle said Ukraine lacks metaphors to help him portray the country and its people, according to an interview he gave the Kyiv Post on May 20 at an outdoor exhibition of his works in Kyiv's Podil district.
With the help of fashion designers, vyshyvanka – traditional Ukrainian embroidered blouses and dresses – have made it from folk clothing to fashion trend. No wonder that some Ukrainian designers offer high-end vyshyvankas for picky clients with money.