Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
May 22, 2019

How Has Populism Influenced Political Culture in Ukraine?

Ukrainian statehood is relatively young, but its political culture has a vast legacy that is continuously reflected in Ukrainian elections. What are the main characteristics...
Ukraine Explained
May 14, 2019

Life in a Valise: Installation About Displaced Persons Unveiled in Kyiv

How much of one’s life can fit into a suitcase? This is the question that around 1.5 million Ukrainian internally displaced persons have dealt with for the past...
Ukraine Explained
May 3, 2019

NATO's anniversaries: is Ukraine invited for a birthday party?

The year 2019 is filled with NATO celebrations: 70th anniversary of the Alliance and the 10th anniversary of the NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine. Alongside this,...
Ukraine Explained
May 3, 2019

Eat in Ukraine: The 10 tastiest Ukrainian dishes

Ukrainian food is delicious but still not well-known around the world. Here is a brief overview of the 10 most outstanding Ukrainian dishes.
Ukraine Explained
April 30, 2019

You Can Learn A Lot About Ukraine By Watching Its Football

Ukrainian football, which managed to survive shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, embarked on a new model of development beginning from the 2000s. The...
Ukraine Explained
April 30, 2019

Hot Wet Ukrainian Summer: Ten Interesting Summer Festivals in Ukraine

We have selected the best music and art festivals right across Ukraine, which would be a perfect summer trip destination.
Ukraine Explained
April 25, 2019

Ukraine’s Language Law in Questions and Answers

On April 25th Ukraine’s Parliament adopted the Law “On Functioning of Ukrainian Language as a State Language”. Here we explain the key provisions of the law in...
Ukraine Explained
April 24, 2019

Zelenskiy’s populism 2.0. What it means for Ukraine

The political plan of President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy is largely unknown. Will his presidency be as unique as his rise to power?
Ukraine Explained
April 19, 2019

Ukraine's Election 2019: LIVE Updates (second round)

The first round of Ukraine's Presidential elections took place on 31 March, while the second round is set for 21 April. This article is your go-to place for all...
Ukraine Explained
April 8, 2019

What Ukraine's presidential candidates say about human rights?

Ukrainians voted for a new President on 31 March. Ahead of the second round on 21 April, we analyse the programs of the top-5 candidates that people supported to...