Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
October 2, 2018

Does Poroshenko Have a Chance at a Second Term?

Purple posters with three words, “Army, language, faith” line the road to the airport in Kyiv, Ukraine. In smaller letters, they proclaim, “We are going our own...
Ukraine Explained
September 26, 2018

Serhiy Taruta: Yet Another Champion of “Painful Compromises”

At the end of 2016, Victor Pinchuk—one of Ukraine’s wealthiest oligarchs and sponsor of the recent YES 2018 conference—published an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal...
Ukraine Explained
September 14, 2018

5 Hot-Button Political Issues to Follow in Ukraine This Fall

A new political season is starting in Ukraine. The next parliamentary session will be the second to last before the presidential election on March 31. The upcoming...
Ukraine Explained
September 6, 2018

Docudays UA Goes on European Tour

Between October and December 2018, the Docudays UA will, for the second time, organize the cultural diplomacy project See Ukraine: The Empty Pedestal; this year,...
Ukraine Explained
August 22, 2018

10 Internationally Recognized Ukrainian Designers You Probably Don’t Know

Mass production of many goods is dominated by China, but sophisticated consumers prefer one-of-a-kind things. Countries like Italy and the Netherlands have proved...
Ukraine Explained
August 20, 2018

10 Ukrainian Sport Stars You’ll Never Forget

The main resource and the biggest fortune of a nation are its people. No matter how rich the lands are or how good the geography it, it’s the people make a country...
Ukraine Explained
July 11, 2018

Unexpected Ukraine: Long Roads To Must-See Places

For a traveler who is likely to trust TripAdvisor in choosing destinations for a holiday, a tour to Ukraine will likely get him to the exclusion zone around the...
Ukraine Explained
July 9, 2018

Not Temporary Resettlers: 4 years in the Lives of IDPs in Ukraine

Since the annexation of Crimea by Russia and the beginning of the war in Donbas in 2014, Ukraine has been facing the biggest forced internal migration since the...
Ukraine Explained
June 25, 2018

Ukraine’s History: 10 Key Books in English

Although Ukraine has become a focus of international attention in recent years, it remains terra incognita for many audiences. Repeated conquests and their legacy...
Ukraine Explained
June 21, 2018

What are Ukraine’s Export Priorities: the EU, CIS or Asia?

When Russia started its aggression against Ukraine in 2014, it not only annexed Crimea and started the military conflict in Donbas, but also launched a trade war...