Ukraine Explained

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....
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...