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February 28, 2020

Funds for Good: How the EU’s Bank Makes Ukraine a Better Place

Ukraine’s economy will be able to do much better by improving the country’s infrastructure and spurring the development of its regions. To understand how EU funds...
Ukraine Explained
February 22, 2020

Kyiv Food Market: Key Trends Of Capital’s Vibrant Gastronomic Life

The past several years have brought a boom in Kyiv’s restaurant industry. This industry in Ukraine’s capital has been rapidly flourishing with numerous cafés, restaurants,...
Ukraine Explained
February 20, 2020

6 years after killings of Maidan protesters: Is Ukraine still committed to Maidan Values?

February 20, 2014 was the most tragic day of Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity of 2013-2014, known as “Maidan” or “Euromaidan”. At least 48 people were killed on Instytutska...
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...