Ilya Ponomarev: My fear is that we will soon see the fighters of Novorossiya in the Kremlin

The Nose had a chance to talk with Ilya Ponomarev, the only member of the Russian State Duma who voted against the annexation of Crimea in 2014. He now lives in exile in California.


The Warship Controversy

On 14 July, the French embassy in Kiev became the centre point of a global protest connected to the ongoing war in Eastern Ukraine. Dozens of Ukrainians took to the streets in 22 countries to express their opposition to the French sale of Mistral warships to Russia. The contract was signed between the former President of France, Nicolas… Continue reading The Warship Controversy


The Bright Lights of Maidan

Maidan is not dead – yet. Last night, its main stage hosted a concert in support of the Ukrainian army fighting in the East. For such a low-key event, the showcasing of Ukrainian talent – both young and old – was pretty formidable. With its flashmobs, poetry readings, folk songs and impassioned speeches, the cries of… Continue reading The Bright Lights of Maidan