This is not a rating. The Ukrainian Week has decided to put aside that common approach for determining the "most influential," "richest" and "most successful" Ukrainians. Our chief criteria for inclusion was different - the ability to move ahead, counteract, develop and act as a catalyst for healthy processes. Remarkably, 2011 offered a number of collective images. These are communities of like-minded people who feel their responsibility for what is happening in the country. They may be evidence of a nascent civil society.
November 21, the 4th anniversary of the Maidan, begins in Kyiv with a prayer for the Heavenly Hundred, the protesters killed at Instytutska Street in February 2014, and the victims of earlier shootings, police violence throughout the revolution
According to recent sociological studies, there have been no significant changes in the mood of Ukrainians over the last three years. The scarcity of demonstrations cannot be attributed to loyalty to the current government, but rather to the fact that the opposition is equally far away from understanding what the citizens need and how these needs can be met
Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement