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Men outside a pub in the back streets near Ploshchad Rynok, Lviv, Ukraine  

Men outside a pub in the back streets near Ploshchad Rynok, Lviv, Ukraine

Faces of Ukraine

March 18th 2012
From the northernmost limits of the former Soviet Union to the westernmost, from the Siberian Arctic to the tranquil, warm, historical European town of Lviv, was 3.5 days of train travel and a temperature rise of more than 40°C. People came and went, the train's denizens morphing from one sort to another as surely as did the landscape through which we traveled. At Moscow I changed trains, the ... read more
Europe » Ukraine » Lviv

Ukrainian Flag Ukraine was the center of the first Slavic state, Kievan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kievan Rus was incorporated into the Gran... ... read more
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