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3 July, 2012History
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
20 March, 2012Culture
Les Kurbas’ innovative approaches went against the canon of social realism, so he was first removed from a cultural milieu and then physically destroyed
27 January, 2012Society
Cécile Vaissié: “Democratic traditions work only when the government is balanced by an independent judiciary and freedom of speech”
18 January, 2012History
Defying prohibition, Ukrainian political prisoners celebrated Christmas in Polish, Nazi and Soviet prisons and camps
5 December, 2011Society
Ilkka and Vappu Taipale talk about social capital, consensus and innovation in their home country
25 November, 2011History
The last mass deportation of Ukrainians was carried out 60 years ago to satisfy Moscow's interests
7 November, 2011Culture
Until the end of his life, Oleksandr Dovzhenko dreamed of ideal communism, even though after shooting the film Zemlia (The Earth), he knew it would be a human tragedy
13 September, 2011History
Writer and film director Heliy Snehirov was unable to exist in the crushing Soviet atmosphere and paid for freedom with his life
22 August, 2011Culture
He distributed anti-Soviet leaflets, burned the Soviet flag, and set up public organizations. Today Pavlo Otchenashenko is active in Odesa’s Ukrainian movement
15 July, 2011History
Heorhiy Moskalenko and Viktor Kuksa raised the blue-and-yellow flag in Kyiv 45 years ago
14 June, 2011Society
Dmytro Hrynkiv was sentenced to seven years in correction camps for creating an anti-Soviet armed underground organization in Galicia
6 June, 2011History
Valerii Marchenko chose death over submitting to evil
5 April, 2011World
Dissident Valeriy Kravchenko got into the anti-communist movement at Arsenal, a showcase soviet plant
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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
21 November, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Ukraine’s Parliament has started to change the electoral system. Will they be able to finish the job and what will change if the reform goes through?
20 November, Andriy Holub,
What political ambitions do Yulia Tymoshenko and her party hope to achieve before the 2019 elections?
20 November, Roman Malko,
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
20 November, Andriy Holub,
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