Maxim Dondyuk – Ukraine: Culture of the Confrontation | LensCulture

Ukraine: Culture of the Confrontation – Photographs by Maxim Dondyuk | LensCulture

The winter of 2013 changed Ukraine forever — three months of bloody clashes, tears, fear, Molotov cocktails, burning car tires, deaths, and the struggle between groups with two opposing world views

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In my photos I tried to show the scale of all that happened in the centre of the country. Very often I lost the line between reality and fiction. I forgot the place, time and the cause of what was happening. In one moment the battle scenes reminded me of the terrible days of the previous wars. In another, the frosty, fiery battle turned Maidan Nezalezhnosty into a phantasmagoric place. Carefree, obstreperous Kiev completely lost its familiar features.