Oleksiy Radynski

Oleksiy Radynski is a journalist, media activist and videomaker based in Kyiv, Ukraine. He is a member of Visual Culture Research Center, an initiative for art, knowledge and politics founded in 2008. He is an editor of Political Critique magazine (Ukrainian edition). 

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    Prayers for the dead
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    In Kyiv, Metropolitan Pavel – aka ‘Pasha the Merc’ – has succeeded in closing down Ukraine’s only specialist HIV/AIDS clinic, which was inconveniently located in the grounds of the Pecherskaya Lavra. A new clinic has yet to open, and now all the patients can do is pray…

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    A storm in a paint pot
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    The Russian Orthodox Church has, since the late 1990s, become an increasingly powerful force in Ukrainian politics and society. But the violent desecration of a piece of modern art shows it is also increasingly intolerant of different viewpoints.

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