Oleksandr Khomenko

Photo editor, Photographer, Quadcopter operator

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Put it all in grape

Business Owners

Put it all in grape

Grape is intrinsic to the place. It is believed that Tavria hosts the best vineyards in Ukraine. This place is blessed with sun and fertile soil. Albert Fedotov, a farmer from the city of Oleshky, grows grape, collects different varieties and...

Kosiv: A Motorcycle Club amid the Mountains

Museums

Kosiv: A Motorcycle Club amid the Mountains

The Carpathian town Kosiv, which is mainly known in Ukraine for its ceramics and the traditional market, has been also familiar to moto culture fans for a long time. A local enthusiast Vasyl Kuryshchuk has been developing it for 40...

Krasnoilsk Malanka. The revival of the carnival

Traditions

Krasnoilsk Malanka. The revival of the carnival

Bukovyna is considered to be a region that preserved old customs of Christmas holidays celebration better than anywhere else in Ukraine. Local people call their original Malanka “pereberiya” (pereberiya comes from the Ukrainian word “pereberatys” meaning to change dress, to...

Roma of Zolotonosha

National Minorities

Roma of Zolotonosha

Since the Roma appeared in Zolotonosha, the locals have changed their attitude towards the Roma like the Roma changed their way of life. It happened mostly because of the local Romany activists, who established non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and even a...

The Roma of Pavlohrad

National Minorities

The Roma of Pavlohrad

When thinking of the Roma, our imagination often draws nomads who stop for some time somewhere on the outskirts of the town. However, this image can be dismissed by active community organizations of the settled Roma who cherish their traditions,...

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