Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
April 3, 2019

What Does Comedian’s Big Win Mean for Ukraine?

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won the 1st round of Ukraine’s presidential election and has a strong chance of winning the run-off on April 21. We analyse what his...
Ukraine Explained
March 27, 2019

From “pro-Russian” to “pro-European”: The Evolution of Ukraine’s Core Candidates Programs in the past 20 years (1999-2019)

UkraineWorld looks into changes in the agendas of Ukrainian presidential elections over the last 20 years.
Ukraine Explained
March 21, 2019

10 Things To Know 10 Days Before The Elections

The first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections will take place in 10 days time. We have prepared a “survival guide” for you: here are 10 key things to know...
Ukraine Explained
March 19, 2019

Women as Presidential Candidates: Who Are They, and Why Are They Silent about Women's Rights?

Ukrainians are expecting the upcoming Presidential elections to be held on 31 of March. Ukraine's Central Election Commission registered 44 candidates and only 4...
Ukraine Explained
March 15, 2019

Understanding Ukrainian history: interview with Yaroslav Hrytsak

Ukraine's history from Medieval Rus' to 20th century: interview with Yaroslav Hrytsak, one of the most known and most quoted Ukrainian historians.
Ukraine Explained
March 14, 2019

Europe’s Donbas: How Western Capital Industrialized Eastern Ukraine

Russian aggression in Donbas in 2014 drew Europe's attention to this forgotten region. We would like to remind you, however, that the industrial potential of Donbas...
Ukraine Explained
March 13, 2019

Why Are Cossacks Key to Understanding the Ukrainian Nation?

The Ukrainian Cossack has come to symbolize Ukraine’s ethnic image, much like the medieval knight of Western Europe or the Samurai of Japan. In fact, only a minority...
Ukraine Explained
March 12, 2019

Why Ukraine Would Not Be European without Volunteers

There would be no modern and European Ukraine without volunteers. In 2013-2014, they made the Revolution of Dignity come true. Later, in 2014, they joined the Ukrainian...
Ukraine Explained
March 11, 2019

Ukraine's Election 2019: LIVE Updates (first 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
March 5, 2019

Who Is Ready to Lead Ukraine?

It’s election season in Ukraine. While there are forty-two candidates officially registered, the competition, according to recent polls, comes down to three: incumbent...