Poland’s Ambassador to Ukraine on the vision of the European Union, the evolution of his country's role and place in it, and Polish-Ukrainian relations
|11 January, 2016||World|
Karol Modzelewski "The seed of authoritarianism has sprouted in the minds of Eastern European peoples due to frustration with liberal democracy"
Polish dissident and leading ideologue of Solidarność on Poland's post-communist transition and domestic authoritarianism
|11 January, 2016||World|
What role Gazeta Wyborcza played in Poland's transition from communism to democracy
|27 February, 2015|
Polish Member of the European Parliament who actively contributed to bringing his country to the European Union in the 1990s, speaks about political divisions in the EU, the change of European attitude towards Ukraine and Russia today over the past year, and about arguments the EU expects from Kyiv to continue its support for Ukraine
|8 October, 2014||Economics|
Transition from oligarch economy to EU membership for Ukraine
|28 June, 2014|
“With the current crisis, it is seen in Berlin as key for German foreign policy not to act on its own, but in conjunction with others”
The Ukrainian Week speaks to Susan Stewart from the Berlin-based SWP research center about the reasons for Germany’s ambivalence in the current Ukrainian crisis, Poland’s role as the geopolitical player in the region, and Euro-Atlantic relations
|22 May, 2014||World|
Roderick Parkes: “The splits in the EU are completely different this time compared to the ones I’ve seen in the past”
The Ukrainian Week talks to Roderick Parkes, EU programme coordinator at the Polish Institute of International Affairs, about how united the EU is on resisting Russia, Germany’s idea of federalization, and how the current crisis has impacted the relations between Germany and Poland
|10 March, 2014||Society|
Poles supported the Maidan gladly and passionately – more so, I think, than Russia supported the anti-Maidans
|16 July, 2013||News|
The Economist: Volyn remains one the darkest chapters in the Polish-Ukrainian history, and one of the most misunderstood
On July 14 Poland’s President Bronisław Komorowski visited Ukraine for a memorial service for the victims of the Volyn tragedy in 1943-44. He was joined by Ukraine’s Vice Premier Kostiantyn Hryshchenko.
|15 July, 2013||News|
On July 14, Poland’s President Bronisław Komorowski and Ukraine’s Vice Premier Kostiantyn Hryshchenko commemorated the victims of the Volyn massacre in Lutsk
|30 April, 2013|
Ukraine must have its own national history, not one dictated by Moscow. And the Ukrainian Insurgent Army is one of its elements.
|22 January, 2013||World|
Adam Michnik: “Neo-Soviet Putin culture and the Berlusconi-type mafia culture have come to co-exist in Ukraine”
Polish civil and political activist Adam Michnik told The Ukrainian Week about the outlook for democracy in Ukraine.
|9 November, 2012||World|
Aleksander Smolar: “Full democracy can be revived in Ukraine only if citizens put pressure on the government”
For 21 years now, since Poland moved from socialism to democracy, Polish political scientist Aleksander Smolar has headed an influential NGO, the Stefan Batory Foundation, which was instrumental in developing open civil society in Poland and which has been involved in a number of national and international projects in Eastern Europe.
|10 October, 2012||World|
A new investigation into the causes of the tragedy that took the lives of President Lech Kaczynski and other top Polish officials suggests that there may have been explosions on board their aircraft
|7 September, 2012||History|
Jerzy Nowosielski as a mediator in Polish-Ukrainian intercultural dialogue
|2 August, 2012||World|
Marek Michalak, Poland’s Ombudsman for Children, talks about upbringing without corporal punishment
|23 July, 2012||World|
Wojciech Borodzicz-Smoliński talks about modern Warsaw-Vilnius relations
|7 October, 2011||History|
The failure of Ukrainian elites to agree among themselves for the sake of independence in the 14th and 15th centuries led to the breakup of the Rus’ principality and incorporation of its parts into Poland, Lithuania and Hungary
|1 August, 2011||World|
Poland has the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) since July. Will Ukraine benefit from this?
|12 July, 2011||Politics|
No future can be built without respect for history from both sides