There was no way I was visiting Odessa, Ukraine, without visiting this former statue of Vladimir Lenin that has been remodelled into Darth Vader, sitting in the courtyard of a factory complex just out of town.
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After spending a week working out of coworking spaces and anti-cafes in Odessa, Ukraine, I wrote this quick guide to the best places to get some work done in the seaside port town.
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This bizarrely decorated hallway in an otherwise unassuming Soviet-era apartment block in Kyiv is easily the creepiest place I have ever been, and a perfect contribution to Atlas Obscura.
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My first contribution to Atlas Obscura, Ukraine’s Yard Of Lost Toys is a small apartment block courtyard in the western city of Lviv that has become a makeshift museum to lost and abandoned toys.
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In February 2016, I travelled to the town of Pripyat and the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, inside the Chernobyl Exclusion zone, site of the worst nuclear disaster in history.
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