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Category Archives: Ukraine

Chernobyl – Holiday in a Radioactive Zone – August 2017

Anyone with half an education will know a little about this Soviet catastrophe that shook the world. Not only was it the world’s first big nuclear disaster, which caused clouds … Continue reading

August 9, 2017 · 5 Comments

Duga – Soviet Woodpecker – Ukraine – August 2017

If you have ever seen the Divergent movie series you might have remembered the absolutely ridiculous fence that surrounded futuristic Chicago. It’s actually a nod to a fascinating piece of … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Victory Day – May 9th

Every year on May 9th the countries of the old Soviet Union celebrate Victory Day; the day when the Nazis surrendered. I had the privilege of watching the rehearsals in … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Ukraine

The Ukraine is an absolute delight!  Independent since 1991 the country is a varied and fantastic blend of friendly people, great terrain, good food and affordable prices.  Unfortunately, Dasha and … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

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