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The rationale behind transferring the peninsula to the Ukrainian SSR in 1954
5 January, 2015   ▪   Serhiy Hromenko
Russia insists that Kharkiv does not belong to Ukraine. Meanwhile, even several waves of Russification failed to make it truly Russian
23 November, 2014   ▪   Svitlana Potapenko
The image of today’s Odesa is a product of the variety of ethnic, social and professional groups you wouldn’t have seen often elsewhere in Ukraine: Ukrainian writers and Italian architects, Ukrainian chumaks, the old-time salt traders, and Jewish merchants, Ukrainian sailors and French designers, Ukrainian Cossacks and Russian officials, Ukrainian scholars and Polish revolutionaries, Ukrainian students and Greek entrepreneurs, as well as profiteers, port coachmen and policemen with no distinct ethnic origin. One thing they all had in common was freedom of spirit, ideas and actions.
18 November, 2014   ▪   Olena Bachynska
That turbulent period taught Ukrainians that the ideals of national freedom and solidarity must not be squandered on attractive slogans about social equality, “land and freedom” or “land to peasants”
26 September, 2014   ▪   Yurii Tereshchenko
International lawyer Volodymyr Vasylenko speaks about the events leading to Ukraine's independence
24 September, 2014   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
Historian Stanislav Kulchytsky speaks to The Ukrainian Week about why the Kremlin needs Ukraine, what threat the annexation of Crimea poses for Russia, what the essence of the problem in Ukrainian-Russian relations is, and how the political Ukrainian nation is emerging
15 September, 2014   ▪   Roman Malko
Ukrainian sociopolitical movement between the mid-19th and early 20th century seemed to involve only “conscious Ukrainians”. Even then, however, forces existed which had not yet actively declared their pro-Ukrainian nature but had huge sociopolitical potential
19 August, 2014   ▪   Yurii Tereshchenko
The Russian elite now want to restore an empire, based on historical arguments at that. These kinds of arguments once gave rise to the Russian Empire and they will, once shattered, spell an end to it
9 July, 2014   ▪  
In 1918, Ukrainian conservatives tried to implement a reform agenda that was free of populism and relied on private property as the foundation of culture and civilization
1 May, 2014   ▪   Yurii Tereshchenko
The Ukrainian Navy in the Crimea has long traditions. In 1771, the Cossacks jointly with the Russian army and with the support of Zaporizhzhian Cossack boats overcame the short-lived resistance of the Turks and Tatars and conquered the peninsula. The tsarist Black Sea fleet was built primarily in the shipyards of Mykolaiv and Kherson, and many Ukrainians were its admirals, officers and seamen. In 1917-18, part of the fleet was Ukrainianized and pledged allegiance to the Central Rada.
23 March, 2014   ▪   Yaroslav Tynchenko
Federalization of Ukraine in the past: who, how, when and with what consequences
7 March, 2014   ▪   Leonid Zalizniak
The 1932-33 Holodomor was a consequence of the Bolsheviks’ efforts to completely eradicate private property
17 December, 2013   ▪  
U.S. Federal Judge Bohdan A. Futey discusses the international legal precedents that could allow Ukraine to demand recognition of the Holodomor as genocide in an international court
29 November, 2013   ▪   Hanna Trehub
Ukraine’s economic relations were originally European. So were its social lifestyle and institutions
20 November, 2013   ▪   Oleksiy Sokyrko
Caught between warring superpowers and without a state of their own, Ukrainians formed the Ukrainian Insurgent Army with an eye to the creation of an independent nation
29 October, 2013   ▪   Ivan Patryliak
Stalin’s moves to establish communist governments in Central and Eastern Europe relied largely on local elements and tools already tested in the USSR
16 October, 2013   ▪   János Tischler
Why Ukrainian insurgents did not become Soviet and Nazi collaborators
5 October, 2013   ▪   Oleksandr Pahiria
The Battle of Vienna took place 330 years ago. It was the final and most significant battle between Christian Europe and the Muslim East
20 September, 2013   ▪   Oleksiy Sokyrko
The dawn of Indo-Europeans on the Ukrainian steppes
5 September, 2013   ▪   Leonid Zalizniak
State monopoly, limited competition and the excessive exploitation of resources was always the basis for the economic model that the Kremlin tried to force upon Ukraine
22 August, 2013   ▪   Oleksiy Sokyrko
Bulgaria recently published a list of former KGB agents in the country and reveals the hidden impact of its totalitarian past on the nation’s current life
19 July, 2013   ▪   Vitaliy Ohiyenko
By mastering new ways of procuring food, ancient people were freed from the dependence on natural factors, causing their numbers to grow exponentially
6 July, 2013   ▪   Leonid Zalizniak
The 1953 uprising initiated by Ukrainian political prisoners in the Norilsk forced labour camp was the first step towards the downfall of the Gulag.
14 June, 2013   ▪   Ihor Derevianyi
Becoming Ukrainian was as difficult and controversial for Pavlo Skoropadskyi as it was for the Ukrainian nation
31 May, 2013   ▪   Ihor Losiev
Accomplishments and failures of the 1918 Pavlo Skoropadskyi reforms
31 May, 2013   ▪   Dmytro Kalynchuk
Service in the Canadian army during World War II helped Ukrainian immigrants integrate into Canadian society and saved many from return to a certain death in the USSR
15 May, 2013   ▪   Larysa Zariczniak
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Can the middle class drive Ukraine's independence and development?
today, Maksym Vikhrov,
How the myth that Ukrainians are inclined towards lawlessness is used against them and why a sense of responsibility to your own people is so important
day before yesterday, Oles Oleksiyenko,
From the Lisbon Protocol to the Budapest Memorandum. When, why and how the concept of Ukraine’s status as a non-nuclear weapon state was designed? Declaration of Ukraine’s status as a non-nuclear weapon state and strengthening of its independent statehood. Negotiations on the outline of Ukraine’s non-nuclear weapon state status under international law: process and outcome. The time of wasted opportunities. Budapest Memorandum: a historic mistake or inadequate actions by Ukraine’s government? Modern model to guarantee Ukraine’s security as a non-nuclear weapon state.
14 July, Volodymyr Vasylenko,
The Ukrainian Week spoke with Germany’s special envoy to Ukraine on reform in governance and decentralization, Georg Milbradt, about German government assistance in the implementation of reforms and about the successes and difficulties faced in this process.
13 July, Olha Vorozhbyt,
 
 
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