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18 OctoberBreaking news
Since Belarus’ Paritetbank was not acceptable for the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
15 OctoberBreaking news
Leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church were meeting in the Belarusian capital on October 15 amid a dispute over moves toward independence for the Orthodox Church in Ukraine
12 OctoberWorld
During the 28th Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdrój (Poland) The Ukrainian Week discussed with the President of the Center for the Study of New Generation Warfare about the situation in the Black Sea and the historical and modern aspects of the confrontation between the USA and Russia.
9 OctoberBreaking news
Volodymyr Balukh has suspended a months-long hunger strike pending his expected transfer to a prison in Russia
8 OctoberBreaking news
Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov has started writing a new script while serving his term in a Russian jail
3 OctoberBreaking news
These Ukrainians were captured from 2014 to 2018
1 OctoberBreaking news
Information confirming Rudkovsky’s guilt was obtained through joint investigative procedures conducted by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and the Interior Ministry
28 SeptemberWorld
How Russia is building a network of influence in Slovakia
27 SeptemberBreaking news
Hostilities in the Sea of Azov are heating up, and the U.S. is increasing its involvement
25 SeptemberEconomics
How Russia is turning Crimea into a military base by changing its economy and society
22 SeptemberBreaking news
The operation itself took half an hour
19 SeptemberBreaking news
A ban on the use of cultural products, namely movies, books, songs, etc., in the Russian language in the public has been introduced in Ukraine`s Lviv region
17 SeptemberBreaking news
The Russian military said on Monday (Sept 17) that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from the arsenals of the Ukrainian army
15 SeptemberBreaking news
Russia’s Orthodox Church said on Friday it would no longer participate in structures chaired by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
4 SeptemberBreaking news
Russian propaganda systemically lowers the number of officially recognized casualties on the part of Russian occupation forces in eastern Ukraine's warzone
23 AugustWorld
Anti-cult movements as an instrument in Russia’s hybrid war
17 AugustSociety
How close is Ukraine to autocephaly for its Orthodox Church?
21 JuneSociety
How to overcome Russian cultural domination
17 MaySociety
How Russian lobbyism works in sports
26 AprilWorld
How the re-election of Vladimir Putin revealed Russia’s weaknesses and can benefit Ukraine
23 MarchPolitics
What cyberthreats Ukraine is likely to face in 2019 elections, and what it is doing to prevent them
28 FebruaryWorld
How did a one-time hawkish Reagan aide become Putin’s favorite congressman?
26 FebruarySociety
Compared to many other countries in Europe, Ukraine’s religious life is very active, although there is no state religion. So how do politics and religion work together here?
26 FebruarySociety
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate is expanding its influence and propaganda in Donbas
20 September, 2017World
Why the Kremlin needs private military companies
19 September, 2017World
How the Russian opposition sees Ukraine
15 September, 2017
The place of freedom and free people in today's Russia
23 June, 2017Society
Legislation and bills on the state language: current status and expectations
23 June, 2017Society
Is Ukrainian society ready for changes in language policy
28 April, 2017Politics
Current state and plans in Ukraine’s defense industry
23 March, 2017Society
What might cause the “Russian Spring” to make a comeback in Ukraine and where might this happen?
23 March, 2017Society
What prevented Kremlin curators from realising the "Crimean scenario" in most regions of South-Eastern Ukraine?
12 December, 2016
Verkhovna Rada Vice-Speaker on re-balancing power in Ukraine, the effect of the Minsk process, and occupied territories
12 December, 2016Politics
How elections in the Donbas usually play out
12 December, 2016Society
Why is Russia rushing to put an end to the warlords in its self-proclaimed republics in occupied Donbas?
18 July, 2016World
Germany and Russia are the two states whose relations of the past 250 years have been defining the fate of Europe in general, and Ukraine in particular
31 March, 2016
The pope sacrificed his principles and the trust of a part of his faithful for the sake of a “deal” that looks like nothing more than the division of spheres of influence between competing bureaucrats under cover of “communicating” and “dialog” between two parts of a sundered religious community
5 February, 2016Society
After the hybrid war, time to deal with the hybrid independence
31 January, 2016Society
How television paralyzes people
29 January, 2016
Presidential envoy for the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbas and member of the humanitarian subgroup in the Minsk Negotiating Team talks to The Ukrainian Week about prisoner exchange, the amnesty for militants and Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia
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
12 November, 2015
The danger of clownish dictators
30 October, 2015
Why absurd opinions on “Ukrainian nationalists” are so persistent, and need to be refuted again and again
15 October, 2015Society
British writer and media expert on how media simulacra affect various audiences and why it is helpful to watch Ukrainian experience and mistakes in combating them
13 October, 2015Society
The Ukrainian Week polls the military, officials and politicians about the prospects for a longterm ceasefire
25 September, 2015
Russia does not understand itself as relation of domination, and in fact not as a relation at all. To it, Ukraine was and is Russia
20 August, 2015
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Spokesperson on its mandate and tasks in Ukraine
19 August, 2015Economics
The direction taken by Crimea's economy destroys its self-sufficiency and makes reintegration into Ukraine exceedingly difficult
19 August, 2015World
The interests and prejudices of officials and diplomats from the UN, OSCE, Council of Europe and other international agencies sometimes affect policy decisions more than they should
17 August, 2015
It is much easier to take the approach of multiple narratives than to accept that one side is right and the other wrong
6 August, 2015Society
Ukrainian victories in the East
6 August, 2015
An analyst who tries to win back our threatened sense of self-confidence and sober-mindedness
23 July, 2015History
How Ukrainians have developed tolerance for other religions
16 July, 2015Society
Believers in Eastern Ukraine faced brutal intolerance, repression and murder
17 June, 2015History
Empires are fated to drag along with them a cast iron wreath of invincibility and lead chains of infallibility. An empire can never lose or make a mistake, otherwise, it’s not really an empire
10 June, 2015World
The Ukrainian Week spoke with Raimonds Vejonis, the newly-elected President of the Republic of Latvia and Minister of Defense when this interview was made, about NATO revival, the "deterrent effect," Putin's unpredictability, and the cost of the conflict in Ukraine to Riga
5 June, 2015World
Latvian Minister of Culture spoke to The Ukrainian Week about Russia’s war for the hearts and minds of young people, and ways for Latvia and Europe to resist it effectively
20 May, 2015
It is in Europe’s interests to prevent Ukraine from becoming a failed state and to contribute to its democratic normalisation
14 May, 2015World
The first speaker of the Seimas of the independent Lithuania and EMP until recently on the way Europe is changing its perception of Russia, the shifting "center of Europeanness", and why it is crucial for Ukrainians to resist disenchantment
14 May, 2015
Europe won’t bear the cost or the risk for the defences it needs. That won’t change until Europeans are a lot more scared or angry than they are now—which may be too late
27 April, 2015
How the Putinian lobbying succeeds in catching even smart and good faith people inside a framework of gross lies, where they can no longer acknowledge facts
16 March, 2015Politics
Why an international strategy to return Crimea is necessary and what implications the militarization of the peninsula will have for the Black Sea and Mediterranean region
16 March, 2015Politics
The annexation of Crimea from December 2, 2013, through April 4, 2014
16 March, 2015World
How visible Crimea is a year after annexation internationally, how seriously the threat of its militarization is seen in the West, and why Barack Obama is reluctant to provide effective support to Ukraine
5 March, 2015
Boris Nemtsov paid the highest price for his freedom and also for the ideal he cherished all his life, the ideal of yet another Russia
27 February, 2015History
Why is Russia so persistently aggressing on Ukraine?
23 February, 2015
President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria in exile, Akhmed Zakayev, talks to The Ukrainian Week about what Kadyrovites want in the Donbas, the December clashes in Grozny and Makhachkali as an extension of the Russo-Chechen war that has gone on with varying intensity for nearly 25 years now, the illusory friendship of Vladimir Putin and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, and the coming of ISIL to the Northern Caucasus.
21 February, 2015World
Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is part of a broader, and more dangerous, confrontation with the West
21 February, 2015World
François Heisbourg and Judy Dempsey comment on the leadership of the USA and Germany in the Ukraine-Russia conflict, delivery of weapons to Ukraine and the new world order
20 February, 2015World
around NATO borders and in Central Asia
3 February, 2015Politics
Opting for imports of coal and electricity from Russia on the background of the still existing gas and nuclear dependence makes Ukraine totally vulnerable to Kremlin's potential blackmail
2 February, 2015Economics
If current trends in bilateral trade are maintained, by 2016 Ukraine will be ready to survive even a full-scale Russian trade blockade
27 January, 2015Security
Key legal aspects of the emergency situation imposed in Eastern Ukraine
27 January, 2015
Why it will fail sooner than the Russian leader expects
26 January, 2015Society
For four days, the Russian "brothers" made preparations to shoot down Ukrainian troops near Ilovaysk
31 December, 2014Politics
Donetsk-born MP Yegor Firsov on his home region: In contrast to most regular citizens, who saw the riots from outside, I knew the process from inside. From the very first days, I clearly understood that there was a guided, controlled rebellion, in which everyone skilfully played the roles designated to them
13 November, 2014
Western misperceptions on the Russo-Ukrainian war
12 November, 2014
The Ukrainian Week speaks to Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe about the prospects of freeing Ukrainian political prisoners from Russian prisons, the situation with Moscow's influence in the West and political mechanisms for countering Kermlin's aggression
16 October, 2014Security
Ex-Minister of Defence shares his views on the recent developments in Eastern Ukraine with The Ukrainian Week
22 August, 2014News
In a comment on the crossing of the Ukrainian border by the Russian convoy for The Ukrainian Week, Daniel Holtgen, Spokesperson of the Council of Europe Secretary General, says that the CoE appeals to both sides to find an agreement which respects Ukraine’s territorial integrity and international law
20 August, 2014News
A convoy of Russian military vehicles enters Luhansk, reports Hromadske.tv journalist referring to the commanders of army units currently on the frontline
15 August, 2014News
A convoy of APCs and army trucks has crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border at Izvaryne, the checkpoint captured by the separatists, the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters report
12 August, 2014World
Why Ukrainians still view aggressors as "friends" and "brothers"
16 July, 2014News
At night on July 16, the militants shelled anti-terrorist operation forces four times, reports Dmytro Tymchuk, coordinator of the Military and Political Research Center
13 July, 2014News
A cluster of the Russian military was detected near the village of Heivka, Stanychno-Luhansk County, Luhansk Oblast, 3 km from the Russian border on the Ukrainian territory, on July 12, National Security and Defence Council info-center spokesperson Andriy Lysenko reports
9 July, 2014History
The Russian elite now want to restore an empire, based on historical arguments at that. These kinds of arguments once gave rise to the Russian Empire and they will, once shattered, spell an end to it
1 July, 2014
What can Putin hope to achieve at this stage? In terms of gains, there are two potentially lasting effects of this aggression that could play into his hands
17 June, 2014News
Ukraine’s Premier Arseniy Yatseniuk believes that Russia has disrupted gas talks not least because of the upcoming visit of President Petro Poroshenko to Brussels to sign the economic part of the Association Agreement with the EU, he said when speaking in Parliament
15 June, 2014News
Andriy Deshchytsia, Ukraine’s Acting Foreign Minister, was at negotiations at the Russian Embassy today. He says Ukraine could suspend diplomatic relations with Russia, but does not specify when that could happen
11 June, 2014World
The EU is beginning to take concrete action against its excessive dependence on Russian gas
11 June, 2014Economics
Russian leaders are certain their country will easily weather Western sanctions. Business disagrees
4 June, 2014News
Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov announces the closing of part of Ukraine’s eastern border, including in Central Luhansk and North Donetsk Oblasts
23 May, 2014
One of the biggest crises the newly re-independent state of Estonia faced was an attempt to establish an autonomous region in its northeast part in 1993
22 May, 2014World
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
17 May, 2014
To defeat the new Fascism will take an immense amount of the concentration of courage, political will and commitment not only in the West and Ukraine but in Russia itself as well
9 May, 2014News
Nearly 20 terrorists were killed and 4 detained during the shooting between Ukrainian police and military and separatists, Arsen Avakov, Ukraine’s Interior Minister, wrote on his Facebook page. Ukrainian law enforcers have lost 1 man, 5 wounded
1 May, 2014Politics
Checkpoints and barricades made out of tires have been installed on the highways of Donetsk region. In the cities administrative buildings have been seized. Groups of masked men armed with sticks and bats control the roads and search the passing transport. Using crowds of civilians as a shield "the little green men" capture Ukrainian armored vehicles
24 April, 2014Society
Said Ismagilov, the Mufti of the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Ukraine Ummah: “The status of Muslims here is far better than in Russia”
23 April, 2014Politics
Russian aggression in Crimea reveals interesting aspects of using criminal groups in politics
23 April, 2014Politics
Ex-premier of Crimea speaks about a fatal four-day procrastination following Russia’s invasion, attempts to bribe Crimean Tatars and reasons why the leaders of Crimea’s enforcement authorities defected to the Russians
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19 October, ,
Since Belarus’ Paritetbank was not acceptable for the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
18 October, ,
Certain little-known facts about reforms in Georgia could be a good lesson for Ukraine
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