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Ukraine’s tycoon-controlled model of economy, where most people are simply not needed in their country, pushes Ukrainians to seek work abroad on a massive scale
15 September, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
Labour migration is changing the way Ukrainians build their relationships
15 September, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Ukrainian migrant workers find it hard to adjust to the environment they find back home, so most go abroad again
15 September, 2012   ▪   Vira Makoviy
Hundreds of millions of hryvnias allocated from the state budget to prepare for the 2012 Olympics, sometimes proved “too little” even for drinking water or good gear. As for the athletes themselves, there has been inefficient use of money.
30 August, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
How will Britain use optimism, hope and sports facilities left after one of the best games in years?
30 August, 2012   ▪   Michael Binyon
Climate conditions have repeatedly changed throughout the Holocene, directly affecting man’s life
3 August, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Pahiria
Global warming is making Ukraine’s climate more oceanic
3 August, 2012   ▪   Olena Maksymenko
Global warming could have both a negative and a positive impact on Ukraine, depending on whether its economy will be able to adapt to climate change in a timely manner
3 August, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Horyn
Cancer is a terrible diagnosis faced by hundreds of Ukrainian children every year. Shortly after they find out about their disease, they end up in cancer treatment facilities where they endure long, painful and challenging treatments. Cancer removes children from their normal lives and most friends forget about them; only their stressed out parents and doctors remain. All this happens at a time when each positive or negative emotion can tilt the scales to one side or another.
2 August, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
The year’s top student innovation project was created in the kitchen of a Donetsk apartment
2 August, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
About 400,000 people are infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. It is the only European country, along with Russia, where the epidemic continues to grow.
31 July, 2012   ▪   Sébastien Gobert
Finally, Ukrainians had a chance to witness the European worldview – free of post-totalitarian fear, restraint, rudeness and anger
21 July, 2012   ▪   Natalia Petrynska
Because of a lack of information, foreigners expect the worst of Ukraine and are generally pleased with what they see. Meanwhile frequent foreign guests are surprised by the fact that old Soviet habits are dying so hard in Ukraine.
6 July, 2012   ▪   Nataliya Gumenyuk
The Ukrainian Week digs into the nation’s insecurities that stem from too much patience, a defensive reaction to what is happening in the country and the inability to find joy in life
5 July, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Urban planning is impossible without organising a transportation system. Striking a balance between cars and pedestrians is a political, rather than technical, issue.
21 June, 2012   ▪   Enrique Peñalosa
Foreign football fans share their impressions of Ukraine with The Ukrainian Week
15 June, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Dougie Brimson, co-author of the “Green Street Hooligans” script, tells The Ukrainian Week whether Ukrainians should be afraid of foreign football fans, coming for Euro 2012
15 June, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
Slavist Yuri Shevchuk on conventional and new scenarios of assimilation, Russification and a pretense statehood
15 June, 2012   ▪   Hanna Trehub
A number of Ukrainians successfully defend their language rights by using their knowledge of the law
15 June, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
The official ceremony for the Gerd Bucerius Award, which are decided by the Zeit-Stiftung Ebelin and Gerd Bucerius foundation, together with the Fritt Ord Foundation (Free Word), took place in Hamburg City Hall on Thursday, 24 May 2012
6 June, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
In the lead-up to Euro 2012, the Western media has been competing to paint the scariest possible picture of Ukraine. The Ukrainian Week looked into what foreigners fear and what they are actually likely to find challenging in Ukraine
4 June, 2012   ▪   Valeria Burlakova
The widespread attitude to Ukraine as a corrupt, failing and ever more authoritarian state is also transferred to its citizens
4 June, 2012   ▪   Zhanna Bezpiatchuk
The dream residence of today’s Ukrainian nouveau riche resembles the kind of luxury restaurant craved by generations of soviet and post-soviet mobs
1 June, 2012   ▪   Oleksa Mann
Many Ukrainians are willing to host foreign football fans at their homes for free
23 May, 2012   ▪   Anna Kalenska
Pseudo-Ukrainian souvenirs are flooding the Euro 2012 market. Below are some tips to help tourists find authentic products instead
23 May, 2012   ▪   Anna Kalenska
Apart from the known dog torturers in the country, many Ukrainians actually drop their careers and sacrifice their health to help abandoned and crippled animals
22 May, 2012   ▪   Anna Kalenska
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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
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
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
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
 
 
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