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August 20, 2020

“For Your Freedom and Ours!” – Ukrainian Civil Society Sends a Message of Solidarity with Belarus

Last week, prominent Ukrainian intellectuals and civil society activists sent a message of solidarity to Belarusian protesters. UkraineWorld has published the English...
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August 18, 2020

How the Belarus Protests May Affect Ukraine and Eastern Europe

About 200 thousand people took streets in Minsk to protest against the regime of Lukashenka in Belarus, election fraud and brutal police crackdown against protestors....
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August 18, 2020

Belarus’ Uprising Continues a Chain of Revolutions of Dignity in Eastern Europe – Opinion

Danylo Lubkivsky, a well-known Ukrainian diplomat and civic activist who previously served as Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister, shares his views about Belarus’s...
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July 15, 2020

Countering Negativity: How Solutions Journalism Can Help Us Find Hope Amid COVID-19

Since the pandemic hit, the public need for answers has pushed many journalists to rethink their approach to telling stories. Ukrainian and international experts...
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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...