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.
January 13, 2020

5 Myths About Ukrainian History You Probably Believe

Russia intensively propagates its own vision of history using a complex mixture of facts and fictions, knowledge and manipulations. Find out five myths about Ukrainian history you probably believe.
Ukraine Explained
January 5, 2020

Ukraine’s 2019 in Music: Bands, Singers and Albums Worth Checking Out

If there’s one thing that sustains its drive in Ukraine, it is surely the national music industry. By the number of new voices and sounds, it can be only compared to the upgrading of the Ukrainian...
Ukraine Explained
January 3, 2020

Ukraine in 2019: Zelensky, Donbas, Kolomoysky and more

2019 was an unusual year in Ukrainian politics. The spectacular victory of Volodymyr Zelensky and his political force at both the presidential and parliamentary elections defined its outlook...
Ukraine Explained
December 27, 2019

Ukrainian Cinema in 2019: Top Ukrainian Films You Should Know About

Over the past few years, Ukrainian cinema has been rising from the ashes. And 2019 has finally seen the potential fully unfold. The Ukrainian movie industry has become more genuine and diverse...
Ukraine Explained
December 19, 2019

Ten Key Tech-Related Developments in Ukraine in 2019

2019 has been quite an eventful year in Ukraine’s tech sphere. A new government is in place, which claims to have put digitalisation and the IT sphere among its top priorities. Social media and...
Ukraine Explained
December 17, 2019

Quick To Learn: Why Esports Are Developing Fast In Ukraine

A major sports event took place in 2019. It attracted approximately two million concurrent viewers from all around the world at it’s the peak of its viewership. The prize fund of the event came...
Ukraine Explained
December 16, 2019

Normandy, Take Two: Does the Format have a Chance for Reincarnation?

Ever since he assumed office last May, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been particularly vociferous about the need to revive the Normandy Four meetings. The format that had been in...
December 10, 2019

Ep. 17 – What are the outcomes of the Normandy Summit?

Host Volodymyr Yermolenko (Ukraine World, Internews Ukraine) welcomes to the studio Christopher Miller, correspondent covering Eastern Europe for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, BuzzFeed News,...
December 10, 2019

The Devil in the Details: Risks of Donbas Peace Process after Normandy Summit

On 9 December Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met Russian President Vladimir Putin, French leader Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris, to end the war in Donbas....