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  • Thoughts from Kyiv – 17.03.2015

    March 16 was a turning point. On this day, Putin came out of hiding – both literally and figuratively. In the literal sense, Putin’s 11 day absence from public view ended during a press conference with the President of Kyrgyzstan. More

  • Thoughts from Kyiv – 10.02.2015

    The problem with revolutionary times (and in case anyone was in doubt – Ukraine’s revolution continues) is that so many things happen simultaneously that it sometimes can be extremely difficult to keep track. More

  • Thoughts from Kyiv – 07.02.2015

    Yesterday and today Ukrainian public opinion is split between two emotions: distrust and hope. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande spent 5 hours last night in discussions with Putin in Moscow. More

  • Thoughts on Donating to Ukraine’s Frontlines

    [infobox title=’Thoughts from Kyiv’]Thoughts from Kyiv is brought to you by Mychailo Wynnyckyj, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, Director of the Doctoral School, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Below are his thoughts and writings on the situation in Ukraine. [/infobox] This post is addressed specifically to my friends in […] More

  • Thoughts on New Year’s Eve

    [infobox title=’Thoughts from Kyiv’]Thoughts from Kyiv is brought to you by Mychailo Wynnyckyj, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, Director of the Doctoral School, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Below are his thoughts and writings on the situation in Ukraine. [/infobox] It’ll be a quiet New Year’s Eve across Ukraine […] More

  • Thoughts from Kyiv – Putin’s Vision of World Order

    [infobox title=’Thoughts from Kyiv’]Thoughts from Kyiv is brought to you by Mychailo Wynnyckyj, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, Director of the Doctoral School, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Below are his thoughts and writings on the situation in Ukraine. [/infobox] My last post on the current situation in Ukraine […] More

  • Thoughts from Kyiv – 60.08.2014 on Higher Education

    On 1 July 2014 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted Bill 1187-2 – a new law “On Higher Education” for Ukraine. The bill was signed by President Poroshenko on July 31 (amid rumors of a possible veto), and today the text of the legislation was officially published in the newspaper “Holos Ukrainy” making it the new law of the land. More

  • Those are some hollow sanctions over there EU

    I was going to write about the imagery of the Maidan Revolution but then I read an article on the BBC about the latest sanctions against Russia and saw a CNN report about the US sending in ammunition to the Israeli military. More

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