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All the materials marked with tag: Cossacks
11 January, 2016History
Most of the crimes against Ukrainians have been at the hands of other Ukrainians. What’s important now is to understand how this phenomenon of the Malorosians or Little Russians happened
26 September, 2014History
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”
10 September, 2014Navigator
Château de Dinteville preserves the memories of Cossack Hetman Pylyp Orlyk, and his son Hryhir, a French diplomat and a tireless promoter of independence for the Cossack nation
20 September, 2013History
The Battle of Vienna took place 330 years ago. It was the final and most significant battle between Christian Europe and the Muslim East
31 May, 2013History
Becoming Ukrainian was as difficult and controversial for Pavlo Skoropadskyi as it was for the Ukrainian nation
31 May, 2013History
Accomplishments and failures of the 1918 Pavlo Skoropadskyi reforms
10 December, 2012History
The union between Bohdan Khmelnytsky and the Tatars, signed in early 1648, was intended to secure significant military successes, but relationships between the parties were far from straitforward
10 December, 2012History
The formidable talent of Bohdan Khmelnytsky and the helplessness of the Polish troops at the time led to an outstanding Cossack victory in the Battle of Batih
12 April, 2012History
Ukraine’s Navy, set up 20 years ago, is struggling to survive
6 September, 2011History
In the outskirts of Dnipropetrovsk, one can still find the remains of a fortress built by Ivan Mazepa at the site of an older Cossack village.
4 July, 2011Investigation
Ukrainian cossacks have turned into a thieving band of generals in fancy dress
17 February, 2011History
Mazepa failed because of greedy Ukrainian Cossack officers and the clergy's obsession with self-importance
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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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