Park Life

July 27, 2011

By Conor Risch

Kiev’s Gidropark, built during Ukraine’s period of Soviet rule, sits on an island in the Dniepar River. Opened in 1965, the park hosts a mixture of Kiev residents and people from villages outside the city who come to the park to swim at the beaches and play. For photographer Yelena Yemchuk, Gidropark is also a figurative island where Ukrainians step...

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