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July 28, 2020

Ukraine In 5 Minutes. Religion: How Eastern Christianity Influenced Ukraine's History

In 988, Prince Volodymyr accepted Eastern Christianity and initiated the process of baptizing the whole country. Watch the video by Volodymyr Yermolenko to find...
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July 23, 2020

Ukraine In 5 Minutes. Why Are Cossacks Key to Understanding Ukraine

If you know the history of the cossacks, you won’t be surprised to find that Ukrainians, who seem quiet and humble at first sight, can go to protest on Maidan and...
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July 15, 2020

Ukraine In 5 Minutes. Declaration of State Sovereignty of Ukraine

July 16 marks 30 years since Ukraine adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty. In our new video, Volodymyr Yermolenko explains how this document was adopted...
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July 2, 2020

Ukraine In 5 Minutes. Ukraine as a Borderland: Is It Good or Bad?

Ukraine as a Big Frontier, as a Borderland – why this metaphor is important and why it is dangerous. Brief reflection by UkraineWorld chief editor Volodymyr Yermolenko.
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May 4, 2020

How Russia Monopolizes The Memory of World War II

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, the bloodiest military conflict in human history. While for many nations WWII is about grieving,...
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May 1, 2020

How Bars and Restaurants Survive Quarantine in Ukraine

Due to the lockdown in Ukraine, over 30,000 food facilities have suspended their work. Watch our explainer by Iryna Matviyishyn and Kostiantyn Romashko to find out...
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February 25, 2020

Kyiv Offbeat Places You Should Visit

When in Kyiv, you will most definitely see Maidain, St. Sophia Cathedral and the Statue of the Motherland. However, Ukraine's capital has some hidden and unconventional...
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January 13, 2020

5 Myths About Ukrainian History You Probably Believe

Russia intensively propagates its own vision of history using a complex mixture of facts and fictions, knowledge and manipulations. Find out five myths about Ukrainian...
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September 18, 2019

Role of social networks in Ukraine’s parliamentary vote

The Ukrainian parliamentary elections campaign provoked a tsunami in social networks. Watch our explainer to find out how social media influenced the results of...
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August 20, 2019

Who are the Ukrainian prisoners of Kremlin?

Since its intervention in Ukraine, Russia has imprisoned around 118 Ukrainians on political grounds. We have listed the cases of just some of them for you to know...