Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
May 20, 2020

Competitive, vibrant, and partly free: Key facts about Ukraine’s telecom industry

The most recent major development in the telecommunications industry in Ukraine has been the launch of 4G internet. It took place only in late 2018, while most other...
Ukraine Explained
May 12, 2020

A Pact with the Devil: Why Ukraine’s Democratic Uprisings Have Been Followed by Revanchism

On the surface, the one-year rule of President Volodymyr Zelensky has shown a continuation of Ukraine’s movement closer to the EU and NATO. Under the surface, however,...
Ukraine Explained
April 23, 2020

Unprepared Ukraine must learn from Chornobyl fires

As war-torn and pandemic-hit Ukraine entered April 2020, the last thing the country needed was more drama. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened.
Ukraine Explained
April 22, 2020

Dance Against COVID-19: Eleven Interesting Summer Festivals in Ukraine

Will Ukraine’s best music and art festivals be postponed, or take place on schedule? We will keep track in this constantly-updated article
Ukraine Explained
April 8, 2020

Ukrainian Online Attractions Worth Checking Out During Quarantine

Staying under quarantine due to the novel coronavirus poses challenges beyond just wearing masks and working from home. It also probably means you’re in for a lot...
Ukraine Explained
April 3, 2020

How Ukraine’s Volunteers and Businesses Are Rescuing the Nation from COVID-19

The global coronavirus pandemic is a daunting challenge for Ukraine, which has been trying to reform its healthcare system. Its civil society, volunteers and private...
Ukraine Explained
March 31, 2020

Zelensky VS Kolomoiskyi: Why The President Goes Against The Oligarch

On March 30th, during a dramatic sitting that protracted into the night, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's Parliament) adopted the agricultural land market law and took...
Ukraine Explained
March 28, 2020

Ukrainian Culture Held At Gunpoint Amidst Coronavirus Crisis

In its fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country, the Ukrainian government may sacrifice one of the country’s biggest assets since the Euromaidan...
Ukraine Explained
March 21, 2020

What quarantine in Ukraine means for foreigners

From 16 March, all foreign citizens are barred from entering Ukraine till at least 3 April. Here is some of the key information worth knowing about, according to...
Ukraine Explained
March 9, 2020

Ukraine seeks to reinvent its relations with the UK after Brexit

Contrary to what one might think, Brexit has set a brand new agenda for a far wider circle of actors than just for Great Britain and the European Union. With its...