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  • What Ukraine needs now

    Two years ago, the people of Ukraine toppled the criminal and tyrannical regime of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych after police opened fire on protestors in Kyiv’s Independence Square. Over 100 people were murdered for making one simple demand of their government — that Ukraine’s citizens be treated with dignity. Those who perished defending the […] More

  • Google Maps replaces Soviet place names in Ukraine

    Google maps has replaced Soviet place names in Ukraine with new ones approved by the parliament. The changes were made almost nine months after President Poroshenko signed a law on de-communization. Over 175 towns, villages and districts have been renamed on the popular search engine. Read more and see the full video on Ukraine Today More

  • Ukraine vs. Russia: A long and unhappy history

    War and peace. The tangled and bloody history of Ukraine and Russia is longer than Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece and there’s no final chapter. Few historians know more about the distant and modern origins of the current war, and prospects for peace, than award-winning author and Harvard professor Serhii Plokhy. His new book, The Gates of Europe, deconstructs […] More

  • Ukraine’s Eurovision entry aimed at Russia

    Ukraine has chosen a song about wartime mass deportations of the Crimean Tatar ethnic minority ordered by Joseph Stalin to represent the country at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Susana Jamaladinova‘s song 1944, performed under her stage name Jamala, was chosen Sunday night by a three-person jury and 380,000 votes from viewers of the country’s televised final […] 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

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