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Ukraine: A Photo Essay

I just returned from yet another epic trip to Ukraine and here's my new photo essay.

 

KYIV:

 

For "Ukraine: Welcome to Air-Brushed Civil War," click here.

 

For "Reflections On The War With Russia," click here.

 

For "Yalta European Strategy: From Bono to Pinchuk to Zakaria to Spaceships," click here.

 

For "From Hipsters to Feminists to Reformers to Artists and Radicals: Welcome to Kyiv's Youthful Maidan Generation," click here (updated from an earlier article).

 

For "Ukrainian Identity: Welcome to Zoloti Vorota and Medieval Motifs," click here (updated with more photos).

 

For "Kyiv's Murals: Sorting Through Historical and Political Identity," click here (updated).

 

For "The Evolution of Maidan Square," click here (updated).

 

For "Ukraine, Art Nouveau and the Debate Over 'Westernization,'" click here (updated).

 

For "Traditional Russian and Ukrainian Life," click here (updated).

 

For "A History of Vandalism: Welcome to Ukraine's Historic Holocaust Site," click here (updated with new photos at the end).

 

For "Orthodox Church Shakeup in Ukraine: A Photo Essay From Kyiv to Chernihiv to Ivan Mazepa," click here.

 

For "Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine's Revolutionary Cafe," click here (updated).

 

UZHGOROD:

 

For "Uzhgorod: Welcome to Moorish-Style Synagogue," click here.

 

For "Uzhgorod: Welcome to Old Ungvar, Hungarian Fort and Subterranean Dungeon," click here.

 

For "Uzhgorod: Welcome to Rusyns, Hutsuls and the Ethnographic Museum," click here.

 

For "Offbeat Uzhgorod: From Maria Theresa to Czechoslovakia to Transcarpathian Independence," click here.

 

LVIV:

 

For "Lviv: Welcome to Thorny Nationalist Politics," click here.

 

For "Voyage to Lviv: Echoes of Central Europe," click here.

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Russia and Ukraine: A Three Month Photo Essay

From July to October I was in Russia and Ukraine.  Here is my photo essay organized by topic.

 

Centennial of the Russian Revolution:

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Welcome to Ukrainian Expo Center and Other Soviet Remnants," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Welcome to Kronstadt Revolt," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Welcome to Moscow Metro," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Soviet Belorussians of the Moscow Metro," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Vestiges of Soviet Union in Moscow," click here.

 

For "Glimpses of Russia's Revolutionary Past," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Welcome to Krymskaya Statue Garden," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Stark Soviet Statues," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Welcome to Historic Pavilions," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Gorky House," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: What Constitutes 'Revolutionary Art'?" click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Glimpsing the Soviet Era," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Strange and Odd Curios From the Soviet Era," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: St. Petersburg Statues," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: Soviet Relics at the Flea Market," click here.

 

For "Russian Revolution at 100: The Place of Ethnic Minorities," click here.

 

Ukraine in the Post-Maidan Era:

 

For "Viktor Yanukovych's Estate," click here.

 

For "The Evolution of Maidan Square," click here.

 

For "Ukrainian Identity: Welcome to Zoloti Vorota," click here.

 

For "Kyiv's Murals: Sorting Through Historical and Political Identity," click here.

 

Foods of the Former Soviet Union and Ethnic Groups:

 

For "Ukraine: Exploring Different Ethnic Cultures Through Food," click here.

 

For "St. Petersburg and Moscow: Foods of the Former Soviet Union," click here.

 

For "Russian Perceptions of Ethnic Peoples," click here.

 

Russia and Ukraine:

 

For "Traditional Russian and Ukrainian Life," click here.

 

For "Moscow Metro: Ironies of Russian-Ukrainian Friendship," click here.

 

For "Old Marketplaces: St. Petersburg and Kyiv," click here.

 

Russian Naval Power:

 

For "Russian Nationalism and Naval Power," click here.

 

For "Historic Seafaring St. Petersburg," click here.

 

Art and Architecture:

 

For "Ukraine, Art Nouveau and the Debate Over 'Westernization,'" click here.

 

For "Russia, Westernization and Art Nouveau," click here.

 

For "St. Petersburg: An Imperial City," click here.

 

Youth Culture:

 

For "A Tour of Russian Hipsters," click here.

 

Religion:

 

For "Devout Religion in the New Russia," click here.

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Maidan Year Three: Revolution Comes Full Circle Amidst Police Reform, U.S.-Trained Right Wing SWAT Force and Former Venezuela Ambassador

To read my most recent article, click here.

To see a version of this article with embedded photos, click here.

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