Today in downtown Kiev twenty cars were smashed by a crane truck which had a brake malfunction. Here are some photos and a video:
A strong rain last night turned downtown Kiev into a mudpit. There was that much water that it took mud and debris with it and flooded cars, stores, etc. Here are some photos by Vladimir Bugaenko and others, all on one page:
In Kiev Ukraine man drives Volvo look like brick:
Strongest rainfall reported for 50 years. Video:
Vladimir Chaika turned a hallway of his apartment building – a building where he got an apartment – into a 19th century palace. What you see here is a work in a progress – not finished yet. However the man spent already sixteen years of his life.
Another set from another foreigner who visited “closed” country Soviet Union in 1968. His main cities of focus were Kiev and Odessa which are Ukraine now, but at time it was a pretty much Russian cities as any other city in USSR. Take a look, some atmospheric photos, and which is nice they are in full color.
John Shultz has visited Kiev in 1958 and brought back tons of photos. Kiev the capital of Ukraine now, was a Soviet city at one time and also a capital of Ukrainian Socialistic Soviet Republic,one of the Fifteen Soviet States. Those were not just photos but awesome color slides of the city at that time. Very atmospheric in telling the story. Take a look!
Just some interesting images of an aircraft-carrying heavy Soviet cruiser “Kiev” having its military campaign somewhere in the Atlantic waters. It is cool to see what equipment it had aboard and other curious details.
The pictures are dated 1987.
If you drive near Kiev, Ukraine you probably want to take a look on this fairy tale castle standing near the road. People say that this structure impresses them a lot, when during the routine drive they see such a thing standing not far from the road. Many go and try to have a better look up close – so when they arrive a couple of 10 feet tall (3 meter) statues meet them. See details inside:
A street sweeping janitor from one of the neighborhoods of Kiev, Ukraine has been spotted with a pair of white cats sitting on his head and shoulders while he is performing his daily routines. According to the locals this man is sweeping this streets here almost each day and often he comes out to work like this – with cats sitting quietly with, or should we say on him. A couple more photos inside: