Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
February 1, 2019

Poroshenko Runs on Stay the Course Platform

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko finally announced that he will seek reelection at a packed forum on January 29 in Kyiv.
Ukraine Explained
December 21, 2018

Are Oligarchs Revealing Their Election Preferences on Ukrainian Television?

An analysis of the news reveals who Ukrainian oligarchs are promoting on their TV channels in the run up to the 2019 elections.
Ukraine Explained
December 17, 2018

Ukraine’s an IT Powerhouse. So Why Isn't It Making More?

Ukraine’s information technology sector has been among the country’s fastest growing industries, and IT experts from Ukraine have found international success. Its...
Ukraine Explained
December 14, 2018

What You Need to Know About the Modern Ukrainian Fashion Industry

In 2014, Ukrainian fashion designer Vita Kin introduced her new brand Vyshyvanka by Vita Kin. Within a year, she was a remarkable success throughout the world with...
Ukraine Explained
December 14, 2018

Service Film Production in Ukraine: Rise or Fall?

In the past years, it became a regular news cause: another major brand chooses a location in Kyiv, Lviv or Odesa to shoot their promotional video for the foreign...
Ukraine Explained
December 13, 2018

Unexpected Ukraine: For People Who Don't Like Standard Guides

Ukraine has plenty unique places to offer.
Ukraine Explained
December 13, 2018

10 Reasons Why Ukrainian Music is a World-Class Phenomenon

It's widely known that one of the world's most famous Christmas songs - The Carol of the Bells – was based on the Ukrainian song Shchedryk, written in 1916 by composer...
Ukraine Explained
December 13, 2018

Five Ukrainian Startups that Astonished the World

Ukraine’s massive agriculture sector is world-famous, but the country is also winning increasing recognition for its technology startups. Many of them are household...
Ukraine Explained
December 12, 2018

Hunger for Change in Ukraine, but Not Much on the Menu

Supporting people who have never held office and haven’t even explicitly declared their candidacy says a lot about the public mood in Ukraine.
Ukraine Explained
November 27, 2018

Masterpieces of Ukrainian literature: 7 works (or more) you can read in English

Ukrainian fiction is still a terra incognita for many reading people worldwide. For one thing, most people outside of Ukraine simply don't speak the language. And...