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Kyiv--Walking With Marta

 
 
 
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Kyiv--Winter's Last Snowmen

 
 
 
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March 5, 2006

Winter's last snowmen - or are they? It's snowing again today, on March 6...


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Marta--February 2006

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Marta--Jan. 24, 25, 26 and 29

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Kyiv--Khreshchatyk--Yulia Tymoshenko's Day

 
 
 
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I went out for a walk with Marta and was quite shocked to see the scale of Tymoshenko's campaign event - Khreshchatyk was completely hers. I started taking pictures, and five minutes later a man came up to me and told me to move over to the sidewalk as there'd be cars driving here. As I stepped away, Tymoshenko arrived in a black Mercedes, accompanied by two jeeps. Miraculously - and very conveniently - my mother-in-law and her friend ran into me, so I passed Marta in the stroller to them and spent some time walking around on my own, taking pictures. Ran into the man I met during the 2004 Maidan - he was one of the guys blockading the presidential administration. It was very strange to see him, strange that he recognized me and even stranger that I recognized him. (Nicholas, he said hi to you!)

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One month before the election, Tymoshenko's focus is on spring and the feminine: "Spring Will Win" is the current slogan; during her brief address, she spoke of March 8 (International Women's Day). Also, Lent was mentioned, and Maslyanitsa, and free pancakes were being made by girls wearing Tymoshenko's scarves, and there was a line to get them. And people basically fought each other to get all those hats, scarves and ribbons with Tymoshenko's logo for free.

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I'll try to write more on my blog tomorrow - here.


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