Ukraine Explained
March 21, 2019

10 Things To Know 10 Days Before The Elections

The first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections will take place in 10 days time. We have prepared a “survival guide” for you: here are 10 key things to know facing the first round.
March 21, 2019

#WordsAndWars Digest 3: The Kremlin’s Narratives About Ukrainian Elections

With Ukraine preparing to elect its president in March and April, pro-Kremlin information sources persuade Ukrainian citizens that their vote will be falsified.
Russian Aggression
March 20, 2019

Interview With Military Expert: How Russia Uses The Arms Trade To Expand Its Global Influence

Russia remains one of the biggest global arms exporters. It uses the trade in weapons to not only earn money, but to expand its global geopolitical influence.
Ukraine Explained
March 19, 2019

Women as Presidential Candidates: Who Are They, and Why Are They Silent about Women's Rights?

Ukrainians are expecting the upcoming Presidential elections to be held on 31 of March. Ukraine's Central Election Commission registered 44 candidates and only 4 of them are women. This has been...
Ukraine Explained
March 15, 2019

Understanding Ukrainian history: interview with Yaroslav Hrytsak

Ukraine's history from Medieval Rus' to 20th century: interview with Yaroslav Hrytsak, one of the most known and most quoted Ukrainian historians.
Ukraine Explained
March 14, 2019

Europe’s Donbas: How Western Capital Industrialized Eastern Ukraine

Russian aggression in Donbas in 2014 drew Europe's attention to this forgotten region. We would like to remind you, however, that the industrial potential of Donbas was built up in 19th-early...
Ukraine Explained
March 13, 2019

Why Are Cossacks Key to Understanding the Ukrainian Nation?

The Ukrainian Cossack has come to symbolize Ukraine’s ethnic image, much like the medieval knight of Western Europe or the Samurai of Japan. In fact, only a minority of Ukrainians belonged to...
Ukraine Explained
March 12, 2019

Why Ukraine Would Not Be European without Volunteers

There would be no modern and European Ukraine without volunteers. In 2013-2014, they made the Revolution of Dignity come true. Later, in 2014, they joined the Ukrainian army and supported it...
Ukraine Explained
March 11, 2019

Ukraine's Election 2019: LIVE Updates

The first round of Ukraine's Presidential elections will take place on 31 March, while the second round is set for 21 April. This article is your go-to place for all election-related news.
March 11, 2019

Why Kundera was wrong or how Ukraine gained its place in Europe

Thirty years ago the Berlin Wall fell and so did the old world order. The Soviet Union only survived a couple of years . Some might remember the vision of Mikhail Gorbachev about the common "European...