I look at everyday life, as well as the big political events, affecting Ukraine and particularly the city of Ivano-Frankivsk at this time of upheaval, revolution and crisis.
I am a lecturer, so I have a lot of contact with all sorts of people in the city and beyond, and I try to incorporate their views, feelings and experience into my writing.
I've covered all sorts of things, from neo-Nazi marches to a funeral of protester, from going to the market to drinking in a Soviet theme pub.
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UK British expat living in Ukraine
- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 29-07-84
- Interest: Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Ukraine, Poland, football, theatre
- About me: I'm a British lecturer working in western Ukraine for over two years now. I've been here during all the upheavals of Euromaidan, revolution and the Crimea crisis. The Euromaidan revolution inspired me to start my blog. I try to cover not simply political events or those in mainstream media, but draw attention to the everyday aspects of life in the Ukrainian provinces.
- Social networks:
- A review of Bachmann and Lyubashenko (eds), The Maidan Uprising, Separatism and Foreign Intervention (2014)
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 9:02 pm
- On the Scottish referendum: An “Englishman’s” disappointment
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:26 pm
- Family History and History’s Ironies: Births, Deaths and Forced Migration
Posted on 18 June 2014 | 6:46 pm
- Back in the UK
Posted on 14 June 2014 | 9:08 pm
- From Storming to Mourning the Security Service in Ivano-Frankivsk – Part 2: Or, From the Corridor of Shame to the Pantheon of Heroes
Posted on 4 June 2014 | 11:53 am
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