Decapitating Lenin Statues Is the Hottest
VICEDecapitating Lenin Statues Is the Hottest New Trend in UkraineVICEWe had a fun story with the city administration of Melitopol, a city in southeastern Ukraine. We knew they had three monuments, taken down and parked somewhere. We asked to see them. We called. We wrote letters. We tried to ask high-ranking contacts to ...
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 11:44 am
Limited Victory Day Celebrations in Ukraine
Sputnik InternationalLimited Victory Day Celebrations in Ukraine Shaded by Clashes With RadicalsSputnik InternationalSeveral altercations also occurred in the Ukrainian towns of Zhytomyr and Melitopol. A total of 14 people were injured in clashes at the WWII commemoration event, which took place at the monument of Eternal Glory in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro (former ...and more »
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 11:04 am
Andreas Umland: The Kremlin's Kerch
Kyiv PostAndreas Umland: The Kremlin's Kerch challengeKyiv PostThis and other effects of a full-scale war for Mariupol, Berdyansk, Melitopol etc. could trigger Ukrainian mass emigration into the European Union via Ukraine's “green borders” with Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania (or via other routes). Perhaps ...and more »
Posted on 4 May 2017 | 8:16 am
After 3 years, Ukraine's war still has
GuilfordianAfter 3 years, Ukraine's war still has impactGuilfordian“On the one hand, living here in Lviv, thousands of kilometers from the conflict zone, I almost do not feel the impact of war, except economic issues and (internally displaced people) problems. Even when I was in Melitopol, which is very close to ...and more »
Posted on 10 March 2017 | 6:30 am
Ukraine's Rada registers draft law for
Ukraine's Rada registers draft law for support to Russian languageTASSYevgeny Balitsky was elected to the Verkhovna Rada in the city of Melitopol in Ukraine's south-eastern Zaporozhye region. He used to be a member of the Party of Regions before the ban of the latter by Ukrainian authorities. On June 3, 2012, the Rada ...
Posted on 28 December 2016 | 1:12 pm
Weyburn man worried about wife in eastern
Every day, Al Brewer calls his new wife Elena in the eastern city of Melitopol Ukraine. He hasn't seen her since March when he returned home to Canada after their wedding in the Ukraine. He thought she would be safe far away from the danger. Unfortunately ...
Posted on 1 May 2014 | 12:32 am
Chronicles Of Crises In Our Communities
She had come to tell her neighbor that although they were not well acquainted, Henya-Bluma made a very favorable impression on her — and she had a friend whom she knew from way back in Melitopol, Ukraine. Yosef Pearlman was a 34-year old widower whose ...
Posted on 17 September 2013 | 11:44 pm
Vodka vending machine in city center sold
A vodka vending machine in the town center of Melitopol, Ukraine, and the city's tax inspectors are not amused. Authorities are investigating how a coffee vending machine ended up converted to dispense vodka and fruit juice mixers. The machine accepted ...
Posted on 9 September 2013 | 4:48 pm
Illegal vodka vending machine seized in
Tax inspectors in the south-eastern city of Melitopol, Ukraine are looking for the owners of a converted coffee machine that dispensed vodka that was installed in the middle of the town centre, according to a report on a local television channel.
Posted on 8 September 2013 | 11:07 pm
Coffee Machine Becomes Vodka Machine
This was a brilliant move. A spirit-loving resident of Melitopol, Ukraine transformed a coffee vending machine into a vodka dispenser, providing shots for $1. Chasers and mixers were available for an additional fee, and the machine was available 24/7 to ...
Posted on 7 September 2013 | 2:21 am