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The Ukrainian Week presents Vasyl Lisoviy’s investigative memoirs about the repressive techniques used by the KGB against the activists of the 1960-1980s dissident movement in Ukraine.
1 August, 2012
In July 1942, the soviet command shamefully retreated from Sevastopol, leaving its defenders to the mercy of fate
1 August, 2012   ▪   Ihor Losiev
On their long way from the North Caucasus to Africa, Alans laid the foundation of medieval military tradition in Europe and inspired British mythology
24 July, 2012   ▪   Kostiantyn Rakhno
Ukraine’s national flag, emblem and anthem have a long history and national status but have yet to become true national symbols
4 July, 2012   ▪   Andriy Rukkas
The Ukrainian government has implemented just one of all the “reforms” it declared two years ago – cultural policy in Ukraine has returned to the Russian-Soviet framework
3 July, 2012   ▪   Vladyslav Hrynevych
His earliest childhood memory is a long gloomy corridor in a barracks. Yaromyr Mykytko was born on 12 March 1953 in Prokopievsk, Kemerovo Region. When he was three, his family returned to Galicia but his parents kept their Siberia experience to themselves for a long time
3 July, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Syrtsov
The Ukrainian Week interviewed eyewitnesses of the Second World War, and their stories are far removed from the idolised image of the “Great Patriotic War”
27 June, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Pahiria
Oral history does not only wipe out the barriers between professional historians and simple people, but can also become a powerful instrument for desovietization
26 June, 2012   ▪   Yuriy Voloshyn
He formulated the idea of a political nation and advocated an aristocratic path toward building a Ukrainian state
18 June, 2012   ▪   Ihor Hyrych
‘Ukraine’, as a title, gained its political and geographical role in the 19th century
1 June, 2012   ▪   Ihor Hyrych
The Treaty of Rapallo between the Weimar Republic and Soviet Russia paved the way to a revival of German military power after the First World War
21 May, 2012   ▪   Andriy Rukkas
Jerzy Eisler talks about the role of history in contemporary Poland and the country's experience with de-sovietization
3 May, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Pahiria
The aggravation of Russia–Latvia relations over history proves again that conflicts stemming from memories of WWII have not abated
3 May, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Varying interpretations of 20th century history prevent the movement to acknowledge Communist crimes from spreading throughout Europe
3 May, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Pahiria
The omnipresent “managing and leading force” of soviet gender norms dominated relationships between men and women in the Soviet Union, leaving a heavy imprint on their development and evolution
18 April, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Pahiria
In the early 21st century, the words Celts and Celtic became entrenched in the arsenal of pop culture as well as commercially successful for everything from beer and cigarettes to basketball teams
17 April, 2012   ▪   Hennadiy Kazakevych
90 years ago, when Ireland gained its independence from Great Britain, Ukraine lost its independence on the other side of Europe
17 April, 2012   ▪   Hennadiy Kazakevych
Ukraine’s Navy, set up 20 years ago, is struggling to survive
12 April, 2012   ▪   Ihor Losiev
A golden pectoral saved poet and archeologist Borys Mozolevsky from prison in Mordvia
12 April, 2012   ▪   Volodymyr Panchenko
Despite their short sojourn in Ukrainian territory, Gothic tribes made a large contribution to the culture of ancient Ukraine
30 March, 2012   ▪   Yevhen Synytsia
Who has the right to claim Gothic heritage in 20th-century? This becomes part of an ideological struggle in Ukraine
30 March, 2012   ▪   Yevhen Synytsia
In March 1917 a wave of national revival surged over Dnieper Ukraine, only to be wasted later by the Central Rada
28 March, 2012   ▪   Yaroslav Faizulin
How Russian Army units were made Ukrainian
22 March, 2012   ▪   Dmytro Kalynchuk
In the 1930s, millions of Ukrainians were killed and russified in Eastern Slobozhanshchyna* and the North Caucasus
14 March, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
1942 saw the beginning of the mass deportation of people from Ukraine for forced labor in the Third Reich
27 February, 2012   ▪   Tetiana Pastushenko
Historical memory invented by Russia – from books to films in which facts do not always match the reality – is being imposed on Ukrainian society
9 February, 2012   ▪   Serhiy Hrabovsky
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Although there’s been a sharp reduction in trade and commercial ties with Russia and in Ukraine’s dependence on its neighbor, some key sectors still show levels of interaction that pose a threat to national security
23 June, Oleksandr Kramar,
The amalgamation of territorial communities has been chaotic. This may lead to unequal funding, abilities to support themselves and impact on local residents
23 June, Oleksandr Kramar,
Decentralisation started in Odesa Oblast almost eighteen months ago. The initiative was sometimes successful in the north, while the south has seen a fundamentally different process
23 June, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Legislation and bills on the state language: current status and expectations
23 June, Roman Malko,
 
 
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