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October 16, 2020

Deep History: What Medieval Rus’ Has to Do With Ukraine

Today’s Ukraine has strong ties with Medieval Rus’, both politically and culturally. Our new video, produced together with the Ukrainian Institute, tells more about...
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October 14, 2020

Reviving Crimean Tatar Art in Kyiv

Artist and activist Rustem Skybin fled the Russian occupation of Crimea in March 2014. In spite of many obstacles, he has opened a studio in Kyiv to revive the traditions...
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October 9, 2020

Big Frontier: How Ukraine Emerged from European Borderlands

The first "Ukraine in 2 Minutes" video explains how Ukraine has emerged from being a European borderland into a genuinely European country.
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October 7, 2020

First Food Bank in Ukraine

According to the World Bank, Ukraine is one of the top food waste producers in Europe. To change this, young entrepreneur Rostyslav Kosyura moved from Germany to...
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September 17, 2020

First Inclusive Tailor Shop In Ukraine

While inclusion is still a wishful thinking in Ukraine, some companies are trying to change the situation by putting the idea of socially responsible business in...
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August 24, 2020

Ukraine's Independence: The Deeper Story

When on 24 August 1991 Ukraine proclaimed independence, it became an unexpected nation for many observers. In our new video, we explain why Ukrainian independence...
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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.