Districts are here defined as areas within cities that can be considered distinct based on their individual fame or their current development or renewal schemes. After the neglect of the late communist era and the economic and political collapse that preceded the current rise of capitalism, many post-communist cities have had to renew, redevelop, or repurpose large sections of their cities. Many of these articles are about those efforts. Many others are about famous attractions such as Theatre Square in Moscow or Podil District in Kyiv.

Podil District in Kyiv

Podil: Persons, places, and things from my favorite district in Kyiv Free and always open Month of April, 2017 Photojournalism by Rebekah Welch Podil, podil, podil. If you ever go to Kyiv, all the Ukrainians you meet will tell you that you have to go to Podil. Once, a particularly pompous Russian professor even went […]

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