Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
June 3, 2020

In Memory of Ukraine’s Great Composer: How Myroslav Skoryk Enriched the World’s Music

Myroslav Skoryk, Ukraine’s world-famous music composer and conductor, died at the age of 82 in Kyiv on 1 June. UkraineWorld remembers Myroslav Skoryk’s life and...
Ukraine Explained
May 28, 2020

Ukrainians Who Fled Putin Face New Pandemic Realities

For Ukraine's IDPs, the healthcare concerns and economic hardships of the coronavirus crisis have been particularly challenging. Living in relatively unfamiliar...
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
May 1, 2020

Coronavirus in Ukraine: LIVE Updates

Regular updates about the situation with COVID-19 in Ukraine: number of cases and deaths, quarantine and lockdown measures, key trends, vaccination etc
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...