Ukraine Explained

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...
Ukraine Explained
November 1, 2018

Innovations Make Ukraine More Comfortable for Disabled People

Although Ukraine is not the best-adapted country when it comes to accommodating disability, some Ukrainian innovations aim to better engage disabled people into...
Ukraine Explained
October 2, 2018

Does Poroshenko Have a Chance at a Second Term?

Purple posters with three words, “Army, language, faith” line the road to the airport in Kyiv, Ukraine. In smaller letters, they proclaim, “We are going our own...
Ukraine Explained
September 26, 2018

Serhiy Taruta: Yet Another Champion of “Painful Compromises”

At the end of 2016, Victor Pinchuk—one of Ukraine’s wealthiest oligarchs and sponsor of the recent YES 2018 conference—published an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal...
Ukraine Explained
September 14, 2018

5 Hot-Button Political Issues to Follow in Ukraine This Fall

A new political season is starting in Ukraine. The next parliamentary session will be the second to last before the presidential election on March 31. The upcoming...
Ukraine Explained
September 6, 2018

Docudays UA Goes on European Tour

Between October and December 2018, the Docudays UA will, for the second time, organize the cultural diplomacy project See Ukraine: The Empty Pedestal; this year,...
Ukraine Explained
August 22, 2018

10 Internationally Recognized Ukrainian Designers You Probably Don’t Know

Mass production of many goods is dominated by China, but sophisticated consumers prefer one-of-a-kind things. Countries like Italy and the Netherlands have proved...
Ukraine Explained
August 20, 2018

10 Ukrainian Sport Stars You’ll Never Forget

The main resource and the biggest fortune of a nation are its people. No matter how rich the lands are or how good the geography it, it’s the people make a country...