Chornobyl Exclusion Zone: all expedition materials

The night of April 26, 1986, in the city of Pripyat, Polissia, had occurred the biggest catastrophe in the history of nuclear energy. The explosion at the fourth unit of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Station led to tragic consequences with...

100 Photos of Ukraine – 2019

Every year, the Ukraїner expedition covers tens of thousands kilometres around Ukraine discovering the most fascinating locations and heroes from the east to the west and from the south to the north. In 2019, the team has travelled more than...

Zhytomyr as seen by Valerii Kharchyshyn

In the Ambassadors project, well-known Ukrainian artists become informal guides to the cities where they spent some of their most formative years. In the fourteenth episode, the frontman of the band Druha Rika (‘Second River’ — tr.) will introduce us to the...

Polissia singing

In the villages of Polissia, the tradition of authentic Polissian singing has been preserved. Stari Koni, Komory, Svalovychi — in these and some other villages in Polissia, there are still people who remember the old songs that were known and...

Kostopil. Building a chess center from scratch

In a town of Kostopil in Polissia, Oleksandr Kozak founded a chess club which grew to become a center of intellectual development. Oleksandr turned an empty abandoned building inhabited by rats into a place where local people regularly go to...

100 Photos of Ukraine – 2017

We have had a bright and adventure-filled 2017 here at Ukraїner and before welcoming 2018, it’s time to take a look back at our year in photos. Over the last twelve months, our team has embarked on six expeditions within...

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