Kyiv is changing really fast, and it's no longer a cozy city. Construction is everywhere. A developing country's developing capital.
Here's what we see from our balcony now:
There's another monster, already completed, very close to this one (earlier pictures are here, here and here).
Try to imagine how horrible the traffic there is going to be at 9 AM and at 6 PM, once both buildings are filled to capacity with people who drive their own cars to work.
Two more pictures of construction from a recent walk - Saksaganskogo, near Ploshcha Peremohy: