Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
January 3, 2020

Ukraine in 2019: Zelensky, Donbas, Kolomoysky and more

2019 was an unusual year in Ukrainian politics. The spectacular victory of Volodymyr Zelensky and his political force at both the presidential and parliamentary...
Ukraine Explained
December 27, 2019

Ukrainian Cinema in 2019: Top Ukrainian Films You Should Know About

Over the past few years, Ukrainian cinema has been rising from the ashes. And 2019 has finally seen the potential fully unfold. The Ukrainian movie industry has...
Ukraine Explained
December 19, 2019

Ten Key Tech-Related Developments in Ukraine in 2019

2019 has been quite an eventful year in Ukraine’s tech sphere. A new government is in place, which claims to have put digitalisation and the IT sphere among its...
Ukraine Explained
December 17, 2019

Quick To Learn: Why Esports Are Developing Fast In Ukraine

A major sports event took place in 2019. It attracted approximately two million concurrent viewers from all around the world at it’s the peak of its viewership....
Ukraine Explained
December 16, 2019

Normandy, Take Two: Does the Format have a Chance for Reincarnation?

Ever since he assumed office last May, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been particularly vociferous about the need to revive the Normandy Four meetings....
November 28, 2019

Memocracy: How Social Networks Affect Politics In Ukraine

This study proves that Ukrainian Facebook, Instagram and VKontakte are flawed virtual mirrors that provide us with only a distorted picture of society. They all...
Ukraine Explained
October 23, 2019

Ukraine Essays Book To Be Presented in Krakow, Poland

The book in English about Ukraine “Ukraine in Histories and Stories: Essays by Ukrainian Intellectuals” will be presented at the International Book Fair in Krakow...
Ukraine Explained
October 12, 2019

Seven takeaways from Zelensky’s marathon press conference (and one surprise)

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky set a world record yesterday. He held the world’s longest press conference for any state leader in history.
Ukraine Explained
October 10, 2019

Ukraine & Space: 7 Things Worth Knowing

In Soviet times, Ukraine was famous for its rocket and space industry. On gaining independence, the country has retained its prestigious status as a space state,...
Ukraine Explained
October 9, 2019

Ukraine: a Book of Essays to be Presented in Germany

The book in English about Ukraine “Ukraine in Histories and Stories: Essays by Ukrainian intellectuals” will be presented in Germany: in Berlin (Oct 16), Frankfurt...