Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
January 16, 2018

“Little Russia”: What Ukraine Would Look Like If The “16 January Laws” Had Been Implemented

Exactly 4 years ago, on 16 January 2014, amid the Euromaidan protests, Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada attempted to adopt legislation which would legalise the dictatorship...
Ukraine Explained
January 12, 2018

Ukraine: What to Expect in 2018

One should not have wild expectations for Ukraine this year. Although the country is more than a year away from the March 2019 presidential election, structural...
Ukraine Explained
December 22, 2017

Ukraine 2017: Breaking vicious cycle?

Here we will try to make sense of what 2017 brought Ukraine. Many events and trends of the past year will certainly have consequences for what the future holds for...
Ukraine Explained
December 13, 2017

What Ukrainians Really Think: 10 Key Insights from Ukraine’s 2017 Opinion Polls

Ukraine is a complicated, changing country. It’s far too easy to imagine that the proclamations and positions presented by Ukraine’s government and civil society...
Ukraine Explained
December 6, 2017

10 Things To Know About Today’s Ukrainian Army

Ukraine celebrates national armed forces day on December 6th honoring its military. This is an occasion to look into some interesting facts about the Ukrainian Army....
Ukraine Explained
November 24, 2017

Famine And Memory: 10 Things To Know About Holodomor

Since 1998, the fourth Saturday of November has been commemorated in Ukraine as the day honouring the memory for victims of Holodomors, i.e. numerous attempts by...
Ukraine Explained
November 21, 2017

Ukraine’s Transport Potential: Key Facts You Should Know

As they say in real estate, location is everything. Thus Ukraine, the biggest country in Europe and one that is advantageously located, has a major role to play...
Ukraine Explained
November 13, 2017

Why Today’s Ukraine Is Different From Ukraine Which Welcomed Paul Manafort

The recent arrest of Paul Manafort in the US has raised the topic in the Western media about his corrupt links to the Ukrainian authorities. Manafort was indeed...
Ukraine Explained
October 26, 2017

MP Wounded After Explosion In Kyiv: What Do We Know Now

On 25 October, at 22:15, a bomb went off near the car of Ihor Mosiychuk, Ukrainian MP from Radical Party. As a result, 3 people were wounded and 2 died. Mosiychuk’s...
Ukraine Explained
September 27, 2017

Ammunition depot explosion in Central Ukraine: what we know so far

48th arsenal of the А1119 military base near Kalynivka (Vinnytsia region) has caught fire last night. First explosions were reported at 22:00 on Tuesday, 26 September....