Posts Tagged 'Ukraine'

Caring for Yanukovych’s Abandoned Zoo [video]

45 Most Powerful Photos Of 2014


BuzzFeed collected some of the most powerful images that sum up what happened in 2014. Surely, 2015 will be better! (hope, hope)

See all the photos HERE.


Man Narrowly Missed Both Doomed Malaysia Airline Flights

Maarten_de_Jonge_SmAccording to BuzzFeed –

Maarten de Jonge was supposed to fly on both Flight MH370, which has yet to be found after disappearing over the Indian Ocean in March, and MH17, which was likely shot down over Ukraine this week, reports Netherlands public broadcaster RTV Oost. The athlete told RTV Oost he still plans on flying to Malaysia later this week, and that despite his close calls with disaster, he isn’t too worried about the flight. “I have been lucky twice,” he reportedly said.

Read more HERE.


The Saddest Little Museum Ever [pics]

Pirogovo Museum in Kiev. The museum was founded on the outskirts of Kiev in 1976. Its territory is divided into sectors for temporary and territorial principles. The exhibits presented in the “Pirogovo” acquaint visitors with the architecture of Ukrainian villages, peasant life and folk art of the Ukrainians. Many homes on life in those years, and in some souvenir shops are open.

Visit the sad little museum HERE.


Tours Of Chernobyl Now Available

ChernobylPanorama Tours (020-8754 3135, offers three-night breaks in Kiev, including flights from Gatwick, transfers and B&B accommodation at the Hotel Rus, from £355pp (two sharing). Full-day excursions from Kiev to Chernobyl cost from £95pp.

Read the TimesOnLine article HERE.


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