Tag: Kyiv

Idée D&B: Babi Yar, a new DAU project?

Babi Yar is a fascinating place. Despite the dozens of thousands of victims that lay under the trees, the park is quite pleasant in autumn. Despite the crushing memory of the 1941 tragedy, the place is marred in controversy. Latest in a long series, the appointment of Russian Ilya Khrzhanovsky as artistic director. Madman or genius, does he want to reproduce his DAU project at Babi Yar?

BMB Ukraine: 2020 issues (1/2)

Fabrice Deprez is the managing editor and writer of BMB Ukraine, a weekly brief focused on political developments in Ukraine. The newsletter launched in March 2019 in order to cover the presidential campaign, and has kept track of events in Ukraine since. You can subscribe here. June June 5: Ukraine’s Politicians Gear Up for Local ...

Mediapart: Avec les feux de Tchernobyl, l’Ukraine ouvre enfin les yeux sur la question écologique

A travers ce drame, l’Ukraine s’est découverte, elle aussi, victime du changement climatique. C’est un choc pour le pays, longtemps considéré comme le “grenier à blé” de l’URSS puis de l’Europe.

Ouest France: Le feu menaçant autour de Tchernobyl

Malgré la pluie salvatrice de la nuit du 13 au 14 avril, plus de cent hectares d'une faune et flore uniques en Europe sont partis en cendres.

“No capitulation” rally in Kyiv ahead of the Paris “Normandy summit”

Several thousand protesters gather on Kyiv Maïdan Nezalezhnosti and in cities across Ukraine to remind Volodymyr Zelenskyy of their “red lines” and their refusal of a “capitulation” in the negotiations with Vladimir Putin in Paris. Among these red lines: not to discuss federalisation of Ukraine, not to hold elections in Donetsk and Luhansk self-proclaimed republics, ...

RTS: Rudy Giuliani à Kiev, à la recherche du scandale

Rudy Giuliani est arrivé à Kiev sans prévenir, sur un vol Wizzair. Il s'est vite fait remarquer. Alors que les Démocrates demandent l'activation des articles d'impeachment à Washington, lui recherche le scandale.

PRI: Ukraine remains split over how to achieve peace in contested Donbas region

This article was published by Public Radio International on November 6th, 2019. Last month, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy stepped into the press room of the Bankova, — an imposing Soviet-era building with Corinthian columns — and made a public announcement that sparked nationwide confusion and then — anger: He stated that he agreed with Russia ...

RFI: Les Carpates ukrainiennes à l’épreuve d’un développement économique sauvage

Amazonie, Sibérie, Afrique équatoriale... Les forêts de la planète sont en mauvais point, y compris aux portes de l'UE. Reportage sur les Carpates ukrainiennes, entre une déforestation illégale et des projets immobiliers ambitieux.

Klitschko/Zelenskyy (and Bohdan): A Boxer-Mayor knocked out by a Comedian-President?

Zelenskyy promised a "cleaning-up" of the political class. Klitschko speaks of "the will of Kyivians" above all. Both may have hidden agendas. Who is to win?