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June 10, 2020

Controversies around the Babyn Yar Memorial and Russian money: interview with Yosyf Zissels

A scandal around the Babyn Yar Memorial in Kyiv highlights problems in Ukrainian memory policy and its dependence on external influences. UkraineWorld talked to...
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May 29, 2020

How Ukraine can get back 30 billion euros in unpaid court-ordered debts

A quarter of Ukraine's annual GDP equals outstanding court decisions. To change this situation, Ukraine needs to create a better regulatory framework. It is important...
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May 18, 2020

Rethinking The Memory Of WWII: Key Messages From European Intellectuals

75 years after the end of WWII, European intellectuals discussed why it is important to rethink the war’s memory today, and how it shapes the present. UkraineWorld...
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May 15, 2020

Who Is at War Against Global Democracy? Discussion

Meet Anne Applebaum, Peter Pomeranzev, Rebecca Harms, Daniel Fried, Arseniy Yatseniuk, Volodymyr Yermolenko and Danylo Lubkivskyi at a new Kyiv Security Forum online...
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May 6, 2020

Brave New World. How the Pandemic Is Changing the International System and Ukraine's Place in It

As a result of the continuing quarantine, many highly-respected people have found themselves with more time and motivation to contemplate humanity's state and future....
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April 17, 2020

Why Ukraine’s fight against the virus deserves a look

On the surface, there is nothing interesting in Ukraine’s fight against coronavirus. Although we don’t know what will happen next, something in Ukraine’s reaction...
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March 20, 2020

What should we learn from coronavirus?

It doesn't matter whether you’re a black man or white man. Coronavirus knows neither Muslim nor Christian. Coronavirus understands neither Turkish nor Japanese,...
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March 12, 2020

Post-Merkel Germany: What can Ukraine expect?

Chancellor Merkel is preparing to step down after a decade and a half in power. What will her departure mean for German policy towards Ukraine and Russia?
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March 10, 2020

Why we should never forget about Crimea

Six years ago, in February 2014, Russia started an operation to establish its military and political control over Crimea.
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March 4, 2020

Ukraine’s Government Fell: Why, and What Does It Mean?

On March 4 the Ukrainian Parliament sacked the government of Oleksiy Honcharuk, and voted in favor of appointing a new prime minister, Denys Shmyhal. Many ministers...