Ukraine Explained
February 20, 2020

6 years after killings of Maidan protesters: Is Ukraine still committed to Maidan Values?

February 20, 2014 was the most tragic day of Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity of 2013-2014, known as “Maidan” or “Euromaidan”. At least 48 people were killed on Instytutska street in downtown...
Ukraine Explained
February 18, 2020

Reading in Ukrainian: The Resurgence of the Ukrainian Book Industry

When I was a child growing up in the nineties, seeing a book in Ukrainian was like a miracle. There were very few publishing houses which printed books in Ukrainian. Those which were available...
Ukraine Explained
February 17, 2020

Statement On The 12 Steps For A "Peaceful Settlement" For Ukraine

More than 80 Ukrainian diplomats, experts, and civic activists have signed the statement on the 12 Steps For A "Peaceful Settlement" For Ukraine
Ukraine Explained
February 11, 2020

“Men’s Business” Turns Female: Stories of Gender (In)equality in Ukraine - Part 2

Women’s increasing presence in male-dominated fields has not removed the discrimination and pressure they face in Ukraine.
Ukraine Explained
February 11, 2020

Zelensky Changes His Key Manager: What Does This Mean?

On February 11 President Zelensky dismissed the head of the presidential office, Andriy Bohdan, and replaced him with Andriy Yermak, his former aide. We asked Ukrainian reporters and political...
Ukraine Explained
February 6, 2020

“Men’s Business” Turns Female: Stories of Gender (In)equality in Ukraine - Part 1

Women’s increasing presence in male-dominated fields has not removed the discrimination and pressure they face in Ukraine.
Opinions
January 25, 2020

Ukraine in Davos: key takeaways

In January 2020, Ukraine took part, as is tradition, in the World Economic Forum in Davos, one of the largest global events of the year. We went there too, and here’s what we saw and heard.
Ukraine Explained
January 21, 2020

10 successes of Ukraine in 2019 you don’t know about but should

It has become a tradition at the beginning of each new year to look back at the successes and failures of the last year.
Russian Aggression
January 20, 2020

What Is Going On in Donbas? - Interview with Representative of Ukraine’s Ombudswoman

Against the backdrop of political twists and turns in Ukraine, Donbas has ceased to be in the media spotlight. UkraineWorld talked to the representative of the Ukrainian Ombudswoman in the Donetsk...
Opinions
January 17, 2020

Ukrainian Prime Minister Tried (Unsuccessfully) to Resign. What Does This Mean?

On January 17, Ukrainian Prime Minister Honcharuk submitted a letter of resignation to President Zelensky. Despite this, he remained Prime Minister. We explain why.