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All the materials marked with tag: 20 years of Ukrainian Independence
4 July, 2012History
Ukraine’s national flag, emblem and anthem have a long history and national status but have yet to become true national symbols
30 August, 2011
29 August, 2011Politics
20 years is a significant stretch of time on the verge of the 20th and 21st centuries, packed with events
29 August, 2011Politics
Independence by instinct
29 August, 2011Politics
Ukraine failed to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the collapse of the USSR. This can be blamed on the unreadiness of the counter-elite and shortsightedness of the political establishment
29 August, 2011
When empires crack, states emerge on their ruins, the emergence of which no one counted on
29 August, 2011Politics
Lost opportunities
29 August, 2011Politics
In its first years of independence, Ukrainian politics took the steps necessary for the creation of Ukraine as an independent country but never resolved the fundamental problems of its development
29 August, 2011Politics
Bagging the country
29 August, 2011Politics
The late 1990s brought a system of governance to Ukraine that sent the country tumbling into poverty
29 August, 2011Politics
The assassination of Vadym Hetman removed all barriers to the chaotic disbursement of the banking and financial sector in Ukraine and opened the way for the tycoon-controlled economy
29 August, 2011Economics
The first steps
29 August, 2011Politics
The failed test
29 August, 2011Politics
The inability of the oligarch regime to withstand systemic pressure from abroad virtually led to the loss of sovereignty. It was only the response of society that saved the country
29 August, 2011Politics
Throughout all 20 years of the new history of Ukraine, schemes have been used for energy resource supplies, to the detriment of the country, but which made specific people much richer
29 August, 2011Politics
The wasted trust
29 August, 2011Politics
The opposition failed to fulfill the task of society and eliminate the oligarch and lumpen system in the early 2000s. There is still hope for the emergence of a new counter-elite
29 August, 2011Politics
Only a force that relies on the middle class and a right-centrist ideology can pull Ukraine out of the oligarchs' vicious circle
29 August, 2011Politics
The new elite must show the way to eliminating the oligarch-controlled model and discovering Ukraine’s potential
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today, Alla Lazareva,
UAH 6,659, 11,951 and 7,451, an equivalent of $256, 450 and 280 – this is how an average Ukrainian sees desired subsistence, average wage and pension across Ukraine, according to SOCIS, a sociology center. According to the State Statistics Bureau, the real numbers are UAH 1,777, 8,725 and 2,479 respectively, or around $68, 335 and 95.
yesterday, Andriy Holub,
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day before yesterday, Siarhei Pulsha,
The opportunity to travel to neighboring countries without hindrance has had an effect people in the regions of Ukraine most distant from Europe – despite the war, they have begun to travel actively. The Ukrainian Week talked to Stanislav Chernohor, experienced traveller and head of the Community Development Foundation in Kramatorsk.
20 July, Yelyzaveta Honcharova,
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