Archive for November, 2019

On November 19, 2019 the annual event which was called the most expected in Ukraine was held. BEST FASHION AWARDS is the only professional ceremony of awards in Ukraine, established […]

Need a pick-me up? Grab a ticket, pick a seat, and let theatre work out the kinks For Ukrainians, a trip to the theatre isn’t just about dressing up and […]

No, it’s not a new superhero franchise (but maybe someone should pitch the idea to Hollywood?) Living in Ukraine, where so much of our collective medical knowledge is based upon […]

Hot on the heels of Chornobyl is Sky Atlantic and HBO’s Catherine the Great, the latest production to focus on this part of the world.  As well as dispelling some […]

“I walked through villages and twelve collective farms. Everywhere was the cry, ‘There is no bread. We are dying…’”  These words are taken from a report published in the western […]

As Ukraine continues its path towards Europe, it gets harder and harder to find those little Soviet-style quirks that make life in this country so unique. But if you want […]

O.Torvald has released a long-awaited new album for their fans. In fact two of them at once! The fresh recording consists of two conceptual parts, which differ in form and […]

When my accumulated hours of teaching seemed to be on par with my accumulated hours of riding the Kyiv metro, so began the tedious task of searching for new work. […]

On 23 October 2019 World Bank released its annual ranking Doing Business 2020 which proved that economic environment in Ukraine becomes more attractive for investments: Ukraine climbed for 7 positions […]

Kyiv’s newest hotline — saving lives It was the evening of 14 October when a veteran of the war in the Donbas region of Ukraine picked up his phone and […]

Though many disastrous events throughout history have earned the nickname ‘Black Friday’, the term took on a whole new meaning in the 1980s when Americans began using it to refer […]

There are more than 190 countries and billions of people on this little planet we call Earth. From time to time, different states are at odds with each other, but […]

The life of a student – an international student – in Kyiv. On 17 November, students around the globe will celebrate. Prior to the party, we here at What’s On […]

Contrabando – a venue described as “food and wine”. But, on the contrary, is much more.    Set in central Kyiv, a stone’s throw from Shevchenko Park, Contrabando has only […]

Kama tries to take gastronomic pleasure to a new level. Do they succeed? From the top of the Riviera House, despite the persistent fog maintaining an eerie yet consoling blanket […]

As long as taxi drivers complain because they don’t understand where to drop you off – is it Pivnichnyi Bridge or Moskovskyi? Velyka Vasylkivska or Chervonoarmiiska? – local initiatives continue […]

Sadly, Ukraine has become embroiled in a teeny tiny but of political scandal in the United States. For those looking for a quick catch up, here’s the Cliffs Notes…  First […]

The International Court of Justice, a UN court based in the Hague, has just ruled to dismiss Russia’s arguments that this body does not have jurisdiction to judge a case […]