Tag: Ukraine

This is amazing. But also so sickening the amount of wealth former Ukrainian president Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych was living in when the rest of the country was in such poor condition. After being ousted, Ukrainian protesters and citizens took control of his former palace and are beginning to open the house to the public. Inside, […]

chernobyl-Gerd-Ludwig

Photo: Gerd Ludwig/INSTITUTE Funded partially by a Kickstarter campaign, photographer Gerd Ludwig has gone back to Ukraine for the 3rd time in recent years to document the changing landscape and people affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear meltdown. In the photos posted at The Big Picture, Gerd can be seen photographing the interior of the […]

train-tunnel-in-Ukraine

Photo: Oleg Gordienko There’s a real place in the Ukraine that looks like this. It’s apparently called the “Tunnel of Love” and it’s beautiful even when it’s not all green. I wonder if a train actually still runs through it.